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. Twenty thousand pounds were to be used to clothe the troops needed to fulfill Massachusetts'
quota for the Continental Army. An additional sum, not to exceed twenty thousand pounds,
was to be spent on goods suitable for the Massachusetts market, both purchases to
be sent in the ship Protector.
The remaining amount of the loan was to be held for drawing bills of exchange against
or for future purchase of goods (Mass., Province Laws
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.