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Debt incurred by the American States during the War, and State of - the Specie circulating in that Country.

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Ratification of Peace by the American Congress, and their Recommendation of the Loyalists agreeable to the Fifth Article.

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Proceedings of the Town of New Haven,
in the State of Connecticut, (now City of
New Haven.)
AT a town meeting holden in New
Haven, upon the 8th day of March. An-
no Dom. 1784, on motion of Pierpont
Edwards, Esq. voted, That Pierpont Ed-
wards, John Whiting, David Austin,
David Atwater, Samuel Huggins, James
Hillhouse, Jonathan Ingersoll, and Jona-
than Dickerman, be a Committee to con-
fider of the propriety and expediency of
admitting as inhabitants of this town,
persons, who in the course of the late
war, have adhered to the cause of Great
Britain, against these United States, and
are of fair charaćters, and will be good
and useful members of society, and faith-
ful citizens of this State, and that said:
Committee report to this meeting.

To the Town of New Haven, in Town
Meeting assembled.
WE your Committee, appointed “to
consider of the propriety and expedien-
cy of admitting as inhabitants of this
rown, persons, who in the course of
the late war have adhered to the cause
of Great Britain against these United
“ States, and are of fair charaćters, and
“ will be good and useful members of
“society, and faithful citizens of this
“State,” beg leave to report,
That, by the foederal constitution of
the United States, each State, as to its
internal police, is sovereign and indepen-
dent to all purposes not specially except-
cd in the articles of confederation; and
the power of admitting to inhabitancy, is
reserved unimpeached to each State, lia-
ble to no restriótion or limitation, but by
its own municipal laws—That there is
no law of this State which forbids the
persons pointed out in the vote of the
town from coming into or dwelling there-
in—That by the express provisions of the
statutes of this State, each town has the
exclusive right and power of admitting
its inhabitants—That by the articles of
the definitive treaty, and the recommen-
I i 2 dation

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real honour and permanent utility the

measure proposed will be highly exp:-
dient, JOHN WHITING,
IDAVID AUSTIN,
JONATHAN DICKERMAN,
DAVID ATWATER,
JONATHAN INGERSOLL,
PIERPONT EDWARDS,
JAMES HILLHOUSE,
- SAMUEL HUGGINS.
Voted, That the town accept and ap-
prove the foregoing report of their Commit-
tee, and that this town will admit as inha-
bitants thereof, all persons by said report
recommended to be admitted; and the
Seleētmen are direéted to regulate their
condućt towards such persons accord-
ingly.
Voted, That the Sele&tmen of this town
cause the foregoing votes to be published
in the newspaper.
A true Copy of Record,
Examined by so, Clerk.

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A View of the Calmuck Tartars packing up, transporting and refixing their Tents.

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