Wythe, William Ellery & Committee on Clothing to John Hancock, 4 November 1776
Philadelphia Nov 4 1776
Please to pay to the Delegates of the State of Connecticut, the Sum of Seventy thousand Dollars, to be by Them transmitted to the Governor & Council of Safety for that State, to be by Them improved to passage Clothing for the Soldiers in the Service of the united States, They to be accountable & Charge the Sums to the Committee, according to a Resolve of Congress of the 25th Sept. Last.
(To the Honble John Hancock, Esq
President of the Congress) by
Com. on Clothing
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