An Act for Allowing the Exportation of certain Quantities of Wheat, and other Articles, to His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America, and to the Island of Saint Helena, and to the other Settlements belonging to the United Company of Merchants of England

An Act for Allowing the Exportation of certain Quantities of Wheat, and other Articles, to His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America, and to the Island of Saint Helena, and to the other Settlements belonging to the United Company of Merchants of England

London: Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1776. Title continued: "trading to the East Indies, and of Biscuit and Pease to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Bay Chaleur, and Labrador; and for Indemnifying all Persons with respect to Advising or Carrying into Execution His Majesty's Orders of Council already made for Allowing the Exportation of Wheat, and other Articles." [2], 995-1000 p.; 31 cm. (folio). Disbound. Title page reads "Anno Regni Georgii III. . . . At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Twenty-ninth Day of November, Anno Domini 1774, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third . . . And from thence continued, by several Prorogations, to the Twenty-sixth Day of October, 1775; Being the Second Session of the Fourteenth Parliament of Great Britain." Woodcut royal coat of arms above the imprint. Woodcut headpiece and historiated initial at the beginning of the act. The act permits certain foods to be exported to the British sugar colonies and the British fishing colonies in Canada, because the normal supply of food has been interrupted by the "Troubles and Disturbances which are still subsisting in many of the Colonies in North America." In Very Good+ Condition: disbound; chipped at tail of spine; clean and bright. Very Good +. Item #001994

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