The acts and resolves, public and private, of the province of the Massachusetts bay; to which are prefixed the charters of the province. With ... Published under chapter 87 of the Volume 2

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...hereby is, impowred and di-TM£teTM'„ rected to issue forth and emit the sum of thirteen thousand pounds in b?iUofcreditn bills of credit on this province, being ahead' in his hands, and received to b0 emlttodfor taxes, impost, excise or otherwise; all which sum of thirteen thou-Howtobodi. sand pounds is to be employed for the necessary defence and support of pod ofthis government, and protection and preservation of the inhabitants thereof; that the sum of twelve thousand pounds, part thereof, shall be issued out and disposed of by warrant, under the hand of his excellency the governour, with the advice and consent of the council, according to such orders and laws as are in force, and to discharge the several grants of money made or to be made by the court in this session, and for no other use, intent or purpose whatever; and the remaining one thousand pounds shall be applied for the payment of expresses, and all other necessary and unforeseen charges. sect. 2. And the said bills shall pass out of the treasury at the value therein expressed, equivalent to money, and shall be so taken and accepted in all publick payments; and the duties of impost and excise, together with all other incomes shall be a fund and security for the payment and drawing in the said bills into the treasury again, so far as the same will answer. And be it further enacted, sect. 3. That there be, and hereby is, granted unto his most Fund for drawexcellent majesty for the ends and uses aforesaid, and no other, a tax bythaiadof of thirteen thousand pounds, to be levied upon polls, and estates both i'1real and personal, within this province, according to such rules and in such proportion upon the several towns and districts within the same, as shall be agreed...

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