The American Congress having declared it to be the interest of the United States to encourage agriculture, by the cultivation of large plantations, and to purchase their merchandize from Europe, have in consequence considerably lowered the duties on such merchandize.

They have also resolved to sell four or five millions of acres of land, instead of two millions which they sold annually in the States; the produce of which will son suffice to prevent the necessity of circulating paper money any longer.

Citation: Glasgow Advertiser (Glasgow, United Kingdom), 11 December 1789, available at the Scissors and Paste Database,