. The congress voted for this construction on 13 Dec. The 13 ships were to cost no more
than $866,666 2/3 and were apportioned as follows: New Hampshire 1, Massachusetts
2, Rhode Island 2, Connecticut 1, New York 2, Pennsylvania 4, and Maryland 1 (JCC
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.