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Title: Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged...
Publisher:  Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, London, 1746,
Seller ID: 71167
[Acts of Parliament]. An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties nowpayable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for cha rging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnishedwith one complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth . [cover adds: A nno Regni Georgii II. Regis, Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberinae, Decimo Nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the First Day ofDecember, Anno Dom. 1741, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovere ign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued by several Prorogations to the Seventeenth Day of October, 1745, being the Fifth Session of this present Parliament]. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett, 1746. Pp. (2)<455-462. Tall 8vo, disbound wraps. An act issued in order to stimulate domestic sail cloth production and usage aboard English ships. P. 461 includes information on sail cloth manufacture and sale in the North American colonies. Occasional light foxing, else vg. 75.00