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: ...counterfeit or Altered Bills shall be done out of this Colony, yet any Grand Jury within the City & County of New York, is hereby Impowered to present the same, & to Set-forth in the Indictment the Place whereby, their Evidence it appeared that the Fact was committed, which Indictment is hereby delcared good, notwithstanding that the Place alledged be out of this Colony, and the Petty Jury's on the Tryals of all Such Issues, shall be returned from the Body of the City and County of New York, any Law_, usage or Custom to the contrary notwithstanding. AND be it further Enacted by the Authority Aforesaid That the Treasurer of this colony, shall be and hereby is required 8: directed upon no account whatsoever to Issue or give in Payment any of the Bills of Credit made Current by this Act, any otherwise than as hereby directed, or as shall be Directed by act or acts hereafter to be passed for that Purpose. AND be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the Bills of credit aforesaid, herein & hereby directed to be made current, shall be unk, Cancelled, and Destroyed by the Treasurer of this Colony for the Time being. in the Presence of the signers aforesaid or the greater number of Them, that shall be then alive, on the Days & times hereafter mentioned, That is to Say, So many of the said Bills of Cerdit as shall amount to the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds, being one Eighth part of the iValue of all the Bills of Credit made current by this Act, or so much thereof, as shall be then in his hands, on or before the first Tuesday of January, which will be in the year of our Lord, one Thousand Seven Hundred & Forty nine, so many of the said Bills as shall amount to the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds being one other Eighth...show more

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  • Paperback | 478 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 844g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236847954
  • 9781236847959