The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution, Including the Charters to the Duke of York, the Commission and Instructions to Colonial Governors, the Dukes Laws, the Laws of the Donagan and Leisler Assemblies, the

The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution, Including the Charters to the Duke of York, the Commission and Instructions to Colonial Governors, the Dukes Laws, the Laws of the Donagan and Leisler Assemblies, the

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... untill the twenty fifth day of December one thousand Seven hundred and thirty three there shall be a duty of Six pence on every Gallon of Rum or Other distilled liquors that shall be sent Carried or transported to the Westward of the Town of Schanegtada In Order or with intent to sell and dispose thereof to the Indians either at Oswego or Elsewhere which said Duty on Rum and the Dutys on Indian Goods hereby continued are given and granted to his Majesty his Heires and Successors, to and for supporting the Trading House at Oswego and repaying the money borrowed for that Service and to and for no other use or purpose whatsoever. BE IT FARTHER ENACTED by the same Auth'ori'ty that John De Peyster shall and hereby is appointed Commissioner for managing and securing the aforesaid Duties on Indian Goods and Rum for the best advantage under such Regulations as in the last mentioned Acts or one of them is and by this Act shall be farther directed. And for enabling him for that purpose he shall be and hereby IS Vested with all and Singular the Powers and Authoritys Subject to the Same Directions, Liable to the same Penalties and Entituled to the same rewards as in and by the two last mentioned Acts or any other Act in that behalf is mentioned and expressed in as full and ample manner as if all those matters had been particularly and at large Enacted in the Body of this Act. And the said Commissioner is hereby Enjoyned from time to time to transmit unto the 'I'reasurer of this Colony all the money to arise by Virtue of the said Duties retaining out of the same so much as by the before mentioned Act was for that Service allowed to the three Commissioners therein nramed. And he is likewise not only to doe and perform every matter and thing for...show more

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  • Paperback | 460 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 816g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806859
  • 9781236806857