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Bartlett, Josiah (1729-1795) [Secret draft budget for the United States]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04658 Author/Creator: Bartlett, Josiah (1729-1795) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Printed document Date: circa 19 September 1778 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Partial printed budget that the Continental Congress ordered the Committee on Finance to draft. Recommends a loan of 20 million dollars sterling from Europe and outlines the financial relationship with the states. Also recommends poll taxes and duties. With manuscript notes of Josiah Bartlett on the front and docket of "M. Bartlett" on verso.

People: Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Finance, Economics, Congress, Continental Congress, Revolutionary War, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Government and Civics, Taxes or Taxation

Sub Era: The War for Independence