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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning public finance
United States. Continental Congress
January 20, 1785
Volume 17, Page 180

A RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS.

By the United States in Congress Assembled,
Jan. 20, 1785.

On the report of the Committee to whom were referred a Letter of 3rd November, 1784, from the Honbl. John Adams & a Letter of the 11th of the same month from the Honbl. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson.

Resolved. that the paragraph in the joint Letter respecting the Communications they have received from the Count de Vergennes upon the subject of the Dutch Loans guaranteed by France and the particular loans of France, as also the paragraph respecting the Letter of Mr. le Grand to Mr. Franklin and the Letter of Mr. Adams be transmitted to the several Executives and they be requested to lay them before their respective Legislatures for their information upon the Subjects on which they treat, under injunctions of secrecy.

CHARLES THOMSON, Secy.