The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776]; Transcribed and Published, (in Accordance with a Resolution of the General Assembly) Volu

The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776]; Transcribed and Published, (in Accordance with a Resolution of the General Assembly) Volu

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...governments accordingly. An Act to supply the Treasury in the present extraordinary Emergencies of Government and for creating and issuing Bills of Credit. Whereas it is resolved by this Assembly to raise one thou-sand effective men to joyn with the neighbouring governments to secure his Majesty's territories from any further encroachments of the French and to remove such as are already made, and it is further resolved to raise an additional numhcr not exceeding live hundred men, to augment our forces in case of need, and the more effectually to secure his Majesty's interest in North America: And in order to make a competent supply of the treasury with money, to pay the extraordinary expences for his Majesty's service occasioned thereby, Be it enacted by the Governor, Council and Representative!, in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, That all and every person or persons who are the possessors of 266 now outstanding bills of credit of this Colony, who will and do bring in the same to the committee hereafter in this act appointed to receive them, each possessor shall have signed and delivered to him by the committee aforesaid orders on the Treasurer of the Colony for the time being, containing the value of the bills of credit so brought in and delivered to the committee. The first order shall be drawn and signed for one third the said value, and made payable the first day of May, 1756, with lawful interest until paid: another order shall be drawn and executed by said committee for one third of said value, and made payable the first day of May, 1757, with the lawful interest; and one otherorder shall in like manner be for one third of said value, and made payable the first day of May, 1758. The form of such orders shall be as...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236668715
  • 9781236668714