. The congress recommended to each state an amount of money to be raised by a levy on
its citizens for the benefit of the United States. Additional recommendations included
the ending of emissions of paper and even scaling down the amount in circulation,
keeping courts open for the recovery of debts, opening subscription lists for the
sale of loan certificates, and meeting in regional conventions for the purpose of
controlling wages and prices (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, 2017.