Application from the City Committee, for an order on the circulation of Gold and Silver and Paper Money

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NEW-YORK COMMITTEE-CHAMBER, May 25, 1776.

Upon motion, Resolved, That the Provincial Congress be requested by this Committee to publish an order from that honourable House that no person or persons in this Colony shall presume to ask Silver or Gold in preference to the Continental Bills of Credit, or the Bills of Credit emitted by this Colony, unless by authority previously obtained from Congress.

Extract from the Minutes: JOSEPH WINTER, Secretary.