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Great Britain. Acts. An act for the better encouragement of seamen in his Majesty's service

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00399 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1744 Pagination: 16 p.

Summary of Content: Passed on 1 December 1743. Printed by Thomas Baskett and Robert Baskett. Paginated 691-706 + unpaginated title page.

People: Great Britain. Acts

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyNavyLawGovernment and CivicsMaritime

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