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Book/Printed Material Proclamation. By the United States in Congress assembled

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Title

  • Proclamation. By the United States in Congress assembled : Whereas information has been received from the comptroller of the Treasury, that various certificates of final settlement issued by the commissioner for settling the accounts of the army, to the officers and soldiers of the United States, have been counterfeited by some fraudulent and wicked persons ...

Names

  • United States. Continental Congress.
  • Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794.
  • Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.
  • Thompson, E., active 18th century, annotator.
  • Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [New York : s.n., 1785]

Headings

  • -  United States.--Continental Army--Pay, allowances, etc
  • -  Forgery--United States
  • -  United States--New York--New York

Genre

  • Broadsides--New York (N.Y.)--1785
  • Proclamations--United States--1785
  • Broadsheet format (Printing)--New York (N.Y.)--1785
  • Annotations (Provenance)--New York--18th century
  • Autographs (Provenance)--New York--18th century

Notes

  • -  Offering a reward of five hundred dollars for the arrest and conviction of persons guilty of forgery of certificates.
  • -  Signed and dated: Done at New-York, this second day of February, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five ... Richard Henry Lee, president. Charles Thomson, secretary.
  • -  Imprint from Evans. Formerly ascribed to the press of John Dunlap in JCC, v. 29, p. 915 (#446); but later volumes reject Dunlap as printer. Cf. JCC, v. 33, p. 753.
  • -  Evans 19327
  • -  Journals of the Continental Congress, 446
  • -  ESTC W23919
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy has inscription: The foregoing published by order of His Excellency the Presdt with advice of council. E. Thompson, NY.
  • -  Scanned card stamped as no. 2574 and 2575. LAC sba 2021-04-29.
  • -  LAC sba 2021-04-29 no edits (2 cards)

Medium

  • 1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 42 x 27 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Cont Cong no. 105

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898095

Online Format

  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Richard Henry Lee, Charles Thomson, E Thompson, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. Proclamation. By the United States in Congress assembled: Whereas information has been received from the comptroller of the Treasury, that various certificates of final settlement issued by the commissioner for settling the accounts of the army, to the officers and soldiers of the United States, have been counterfeited by some fraudulent and wicked persons. [New York: s.n, 1785] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898095/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, Lee, R. H., Thomson, C., Thompson, E. & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1785) Proclamation. By the United States in Congress assembled: Whereas information has been received from the comptroller of the Treasury, that various certificates of final settlement issued by the commissioner for settling the accounts of the army, to the officers and soldiers of the United States, have been counterfeited by some fraudulent and wicked persons. [New York: s.n] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898095/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, et al. Proclamation. By the United States in Congress assembled: Whereas information has been received from the comptroller of the Treasury, that various certificates of final settlement issued by the commissioner for settling the accounts of the army, to the officers and soldiers of the United States, have been counterfeited by some fraudulent and wicked persons. [New York: s.n, 1785] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898095/>.