May the 23d 1705 May the 23d 1705
Read and Assented to by the Read and Assented to by her
house of Delegates Majesties honble Councill.
W Taylard Clk hD. W Bladen Cl Concil.
May the 25th 1705
On the behalf of her most Sacred Majesty Anne Queen of
England &ca I will this be a Law.
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An Act Impowering a Committee to lay assess and apportion
the publick Leavy of this province for this present year
One thousand Seven hundred and five.
Whereas this present Generall Assembly have for the de-
fraying the Publick charge of this province to the twenty third
day of May one thousand seven hnndred and five raised a
certaine Sume of tobacco and mony amounting to the Sume
of two hundred thirty six thousand Six hundred forty seven