1785.019: House Resolutions asking Congress to Regulate Trade.

Published: 1785

Full Title: In the house of delegates. November 14, 1785. Whereas the relative situation of the United States, has been found on trial to require uniformity in their commercial regulations as the only effectual policy for obtaining in the ports of foreign nations a stipulation of privileges reciprocal to those enjoyed by subjects of such nations in the ports of the United States, for preventing animosities, which cannot fail to arise among the several States from interference of partial and separate regulations, and for deriving from commerce such aids to public revenue as it ought to contribute; and whereas such uniformity can be best concerted and carried into effect by the Federal Councils which … ought to be invested with authority in this case as being within the reason and policy of their institution: …

Author: Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Dunlap & Hayes

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside).


Sheet lacks printer credit; attributed here to press of Dunlap & Hayes, the public printers then, as item was one required in their contract; signed in print: "John Beckley, C.H.D."

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