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Unknown An act for regulating of trade and exportation

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00275 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [New Jersey] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1694 Pagination: 2 p. 30.5 x 19.4 cm

Summary of Content: Act requiring a security of £100 to be deposited for the transportation of pipe, staves, boards, and timber. It is also stipulated that the timber only be shipped to England, the West Indies, and the Summer or the Wine Islands. An additional note on p.2 states the author's opinion that this act is not meant as an affront or prejudice to New York, but rather, it is intended to promote trade in the province of New Jersey. Docketed on verso.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawMerchants and TradeCommerceGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyCaribbeanOverseas Trade

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