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Lovelace, Fran. (fl. 1672) Order to the masters of all vessels to declare any liquor traded at Kingston, Esopus, and Albany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04852 Author/Creator: Lovelace, Fran. (fl. 1672) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript signed Date: 1672/03/14 Pagination: 1p. + docket 39.6 x 31.7

Summary of Content: The order states that the masters of many vessels have been trading liquor in Kingston, Esopus, and Albany without paying the necessary duty. Lovelace therefore declares that from henceforward, anyone who wishes to trade liquor in those places must first declare their intentions to the custom house and pay the lawful duty.

People: Lovelace, Fran

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceTaxes or TaxationGovernment and CivicsAlcohol

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