An Act to continue several Laws relating to the giving further Encouragement to the Importation of Naval Stores from the British Colonies in North America

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An Act to continue several Laws relating to the giving further Encouragement to the Importation of Naval Stores from the British Colonies in North America

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Title continues: "to the Encouragement of the Silk Manufactures; and for taking off several Duties on Merchandize exported, and reducing other Duties; to the preventing the clandestine Running of Goods, and the Danger of Infection thereby; to the encouraging the Growth of Coffee in His Majesty's Plantations in America; to the Free Importation of Cochineal and Indigo; to the granting a Bounty on certain Species of British and Irish Linens exported, and taking off the Duties on the Importation of Foreign Raw Linen Yarns, made of Flax; to the importing Salt from Europe into the Province of Quebec in America; to the encouraging the Manufacture of Leather, by lowering the Duty payable upon the Importation of Oak Bark, when the Price of such Bark shall exceed a certain Rate; to the more effectual Encouragement of the Manufactures of Flax and Cotton in Great Britain; to the allowing the Importation of Rape Seed, and other Seeds used for extracting Oil, whenever the Prices of Middling British Rape Seed shall be above a certain Limit; to the allowing a Drawback of the Duties on Rum shipped as Stores, to be consumed on Board Merchant Ships in their Voyages; to the clandestine Running of uncustomed Goods, and preventing Frauds relating to the Customs; to the further Punishment of Persons going armed or disguised, in Defiance of the Laws of Customs or Excise; to the Free Importation of certain Raw Hides and Skins from Ireland, and the British Plantations in America; and to the Duties on Spirits made in Scotland, and imported into England."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1796
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    8 pages. 31 cm. Paper, disbound. Clean. "Anno Tricesimo Sexto George III Regis."

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