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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning state quotas of money for the war
United States. Continental Congress
June 01, 1784
Volume 17, Pages 73-74

By the United States in Congress, Assembled.

June 1st, 1784.

Resolved that the several States shall be credited in their accounts with the United States for the Specie value of all sums by them paid to their Officers and Soldiers in the Continental Army, due from the United States, provided that such payments shall have been notified to the paymaster general, and by him charged to such Officers and Soldiers in settling their accounts with the United States, and said states shall be allowed interest on the sums so paid, from the time of payment.

That the Superintendant of Finance be directed to render to Congress a particular statement of the articles comprised under the head of contingencies in his accounts already rendered, and that when

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the said Statement, and also his accounts Showing the expenditure of $2,486,511,71 of the 8 millions of Dollars required by a Resolve of the 30th of October, 1781, shall be rendered the Committee of the States shall transmit a Copy of the said Statement, and also of such expenditures specifying contingencies, to any state whose Delegates may require the same.

That 190,000 dollars and 687,828 dollars contained in the estimate of the 18th April, 1783, being comprised in the requisition of the present year under the article of Interest of the domestic debt to the 31st of December, 1782, are when paid agreeably to the said requisition, to be deducted from the estimate first mentioned.