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From F R I D AY J u l.y 27, to F R I D A Y August 3; t
An A C T for .grahtjng certain Duties in the ces of defending, protecting, and fecuring the
Britiflv Colonics and Plantations in Ammca
: per- Joyal Subjefts the Commons of GreatBritpin,
pctua!, an Afl pafied in the Sixth Year of in Parliament aflcmbled, being defirousto:
the Reign of his late Majefty King George make fome Provifion, in this prefent Seffioft ....
:thc Second, (intituled, An Ailfor the better, of Parliament, towards raiting tke faid Reve-ficuring-
and-encouraging the Trade of His riue in America, have refolved to give and
- Majejlys Sugar Colonies in America); for grant" unto your Majefty, the feverai Rates
' . applying the Produce of. fuch Duties, and of and Duties herein after .mentioned ; and do
the Duties to anfe by Virtue of the faid A6t, moft humbly befeech your Majefty, that it
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"towards defraying the Experi(sfo mzybt (:m
ing, protecting, and fecuring, the faid Co- Moji Excellent Maje fly T by -and:vjiih the Ai
loonies, and Plantations for explaining, a
A6t made in the 1 wenty-fifth Yearof the pmU and Commons w this prefent rarltament
Reign of King Charles the Second, (inti- affembled, and by the Authority of the famelhzt
Greenland and Eajlland Trades and for the. 1764, there (hall be raifed levied, colie&ed
letter jecuring the Plantation. Trade) and and paid, unto his Majefty, his Heirs and
foe altering and: difallowing feverai Draw- Succeflors, for. and upon all white or clayed
backs on Exports from this Kingdom, and Sugars of the Produce or Manufa&ure of any r.
more- etfeftually--preventing-the-clandeftine -Colony or PlantationHaAmcrica7notundcr---
Conveyance of Goods to and from the fald the Dominion of his Majcltv, Tiifc -Hciis and
Colonies and Plantations, and improving Succeflbrs f for and upon Indigo andrCTff7e
arid fecuring . theTxade between "the. fame of foreign Prbd.ucc6r.Manuj5uje!;; for ;ind
nnd Great Britain. - upon all Wints ( except French VVjnc) ; for
and upon all wrought Silks, Benrls ami Stuffs
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.;gf0gJ'.H E R E AS ; it is expedient mixed with Silk or Herba,. of the Manure- ; j l' S t
0 that new Pfovifionsnd Regu- lure of Perha, China, or l4.a(r ir:a;a, and all
rW I lations (hould be eltablifhed forC illico painted dycdprintcd'or.iVvi'd there ;
improving the Revenue of this and for'and upon all foreign Linen Cloth call- -w"
: 'TllfKingdom, and for extending - ed Cambrickand French Lawns, -'hK h (hall -l
anu lecunng tne iNavigation oenmportea or nrougrn -into any . voiony -or
"and Commerce between Great-Britain and - Plantation in Amtrica, whichnow is, or here-
your Majefty ?s Dominions in America which after may be, under the Dominion of his tVIa-
nytnereace, nave neen 10 nappuy enlarged : ; jeuy, pis neirs ana oucccsiurc, ine icverii
And whereas?it is :juft and heceiTjryj that a Rates and Duties, following ; That is to fay,
Revenue" be raffed .;fin-y6urMajefty V ftid":Do- '"FofeveryH .
-fluhioflsMn America for defraying the fcxpen- auch oreigri " yhttc or flayed : ougrs, Une
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