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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning financing of the war
United States. Continental Congress
May 21, 1779
Volume 14, Pages 306-307

RESOLUTION TO APPORTION QUOTA OF REVENUE.

In Congress, 21 May, 1779.

Resolved, That these United States be called upon, in addition to the sum required by resolution of Congress of the 2d of January last, for their respective quotas of forty-five millions of dollars, to be paid into the Continental Treasury before the first day of January next, in the proportion following:

New Hampshire
$1,500,000
Massachusetts Bay
6,000,000
Rhode Island
750,000
Connecticut
5,100,000
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New York
2,400,000
New Jersey
2,400,000
Pennsylvania
5,700,000
Delaware
450,000
Maryland
4,680,000
Virginia
7,200,000
North Carolina
3,270,000
South Carolina
5,550,000
$45,000,000

Georgia, being invaded, is hereafter to raise her proportion.

Resolved, That the said several sums, or any greater sums which shall be paid by any of the States into the Continental Treasury, shall be passed to their respective credits, on interest, on the same terms as are prescribed by the resolution of Congress passed the 22d day of November, 1777.

Extract from the Minutes.

CHAS. THOMSON, Sect'y.