Circular letter from the Providence Committee of Correspondence, followed by a resolve of the town of Providence, July 23, 1779, calling for a convention of delegates to be held at East-Greenwich on the 2d Tuesday of August in order to agree upon measures "for preventing any further depreciation of the Continental currency and for reinstating and supporting the credit thereof" pursuant to the recommendation of Congress in their address of May 26, 1779.
Some copies signed in manuscript: Jabez Bowen, Chairman. [the clerk of the town of] Exeter. Text in two columns.
Bristol B4942. Shipton & Mooney 43684. Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 772.
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Print version: Providence (R.I.). Committee of Correspondence. Providence, July 26, 1779. Sir; By the annexed vote of the town of Providence, you will perceive the anxious desire they possess of having the purposes therein expressed carried into execution. Providence: : Printed by John Carter.,