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Resolution by the Continental Congress concerning salaries of the agents to pay the Continental Army troops
United States. Continental Congress
May 27, 1785
Volume 17, Page 459

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RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS RECOMMENDING THE LEGISLATURE TO EXAMINE THE SERVICES OF THE AGENTS OF THE CONTINENTAL LINE AND MAKE ALLOWANCES.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

By the United States In Congress Assembled.
May 27th, 1785.

Resolved that the Legislature of the respective States to which Regimental and other Agents (appointed for the purpose of receiving from the Paymaster General Certificates on a final settlement of the balances due the officers and soldiers of the late Army) belong, be and they are hereby requested to Cause the services of the said Agents to be examined and make them such allowance as they may think them entitled to and Charge the same to the United States.

That such Agents deposit the Certificates that may remain in their hands with the Supreme Executive of the States to which they respectively belong Agreeably to the Resolution of Congress of the 3d November, 1783.

CHARLES THOMSON, Secy.