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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1757-1758
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APPENDIX


I

THIS SUPPLY BILL, OR ACT FOR His MAJESTY'S SER-
VICE, A MEASURE DESIGNED TO PROSECUTE THE WAR,

APPROPRIATED £20,000 TO BE RAISED BY TAXES ON INCOMES
AND FROM OTHER NEW SOURCES OF TAXATION, WAS PASSED
BY THE LOWER HOUSE AT THE SEPTEMBER-DECEMBER

1757 SESSION, AND REJECTED BY THE UPPER HOUSE. IT
WAS THE CAUSE OF A LONG AND BITTER STRUGGLE BETWEEN
THE TWO HOUSES. IT WAS PRINTED BY JONAS GREEN, THE

PROVINCIAL PRINTER, IN FEBRUARY 1758, AND is CALLED
"THE ASSESSMENT BILL" IN AN ADVERTISEMENT IN THE
Maryland Gazette FOR FEBRUARY 16, 1758. THIS is A
REPRINT OF A RARE PAMPHLET, A COPY OF WHICH IS IN
THE MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

By the Lower House of Assembly, December I, 1757.
On Motion,

Ordered, That the Bill, entituled, An Act for granting a Supply
of Twenty Thousand Pounds for his Majesty's Service, and the
more immediate Defence and Security of the Frontier Inhabitants
of this Province; and Emitting Ten Thousand Pounds thereof in
Bills of Credit; and Raising a Fund for Sinking and Replacing the
Whole, by an equal Assessment on all Estates, Real and Personal,
and Lucrative Offices and Employments, returned this Day with a
Negative from the Upper House, be Printed by the i4th Day of
January next, with the several Indorsements thereon, and such
Part of the Proceedings as relate thereto; and that Two Printed
Copies be delivered to each Member of the Upper and Lower Houses
of Assembly, and One to every Clerk of the several County Courts
of this Province, to be lodged in the respective County Clerks Offices,
for the Perusal of the Inhabitants of each County; and forwarded
in the same Manner, by the Printer, as the Laws, Votes and Pro-
ceedings, are directed to be.
Signed per Order, M. Macnemara, Cl. Lo. Ho.

An Act for Granting a Supply of Twenty Thousand Pounds for his
Majesty's Service, and the more immediate Defence and Security
of the Frontier Inhabitants of this Province; and Emitting Ten
Thousand Pounds thereof in Bills of Credit; and Raising a Fund
for Sinking and Replacing the Whole, by an equal Assessment on
all Estates, Real and Personal, and Lucrative Offices and Em-
ployments.

Printed
Pamphlet.
Md.Hist.Soc.



 
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