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Thomson, Charles [Congressional resolution requiring that taxes be paid in specie].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06047 Author/Creator: Thomson, Charles Place Written: New York, New York Type: Document signed Date: 18 September 1786 Pagination: 1 p. 31.8 x 17.2 cm

Summary of Content: Printed resolution of the Continental Congress that requires the states, Rhode Island and New Jersey in particular, to make payments on requisitions in specie and not in the paper currency issued by the state. Signed as Secretary of the Continental Congress.

People: Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Articles of ConfederationContinental CongressCongressGovernment and CivicsCoins and CurrencyFinanceEconomicsLaw

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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