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title:“Expenses of Convention by George Washington”
authors:George Washington
date written:1787-9-20

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Washington, George. "Expenses of Convention by George Washington." Supplement to Max Farrand's The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787. Ed. James H. Hutson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987. 277. Print.

Expenses of Convention by George Washington (September 20, 1787)

September 20, 1787
Congress assembled. . .
"In Convention Wedy. Sept. 5th. 1787 Resolved, That the United States in Congress be requested to allow and cause to be paid to the Secretary and other Officers of this Convention such sums in proportion to their respective times of service as are allowed to the Secretary and similar Officers of Congress.
Ordered that the Secretary make out and transmit to the treasury Office of the United States an account for the said services and for the incidental expenses of this Convention.
G. Washington, Presidt."
Board of Treasury to take Order to settle with and pay the Officers and incidental charges mentioned in the resolution of the Convention, conformable to the recommendation therein contained.

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