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as to the 20th resolution of this There were twenty refolutions day, it was as follows: of the said committee reported and That such bounties as may here. agreed to by the house ; by the afier become due and payable, first of which, all duries then pay- under the several acts which have. able to his majesty, upon goods been made for the encouragement imported into, or exported from of the British 'white-herring fishery, the Ife of Man, were abolished; be paid by the receiver general of but by the eighteen next follow. the cuítoms, in that part of Great ing rosolutions, a great variety of Britain called Scotland, out of any new duties upon such goods were monies remaining in his hands.. imposed, which I do not think it These were alfthe resolutions of necessary to tranfcribe, as so very the committee of ways and means few people in this kingdom can agreed to by the house, and with now have any trade or correspon. regard to the fums thereby prodence with that illand, and those vided for, and which can now be that have must provide themselves ascertained, they stand as fol. with a copy of the act itself. And lows:
Sum total of such provisions as can now be ascertained 8753256 16
Excess of the provisions
225528 15 113
Thus we see that the fum total taken from the land-tax, without even of those provifions made by granting any sum of money for re. this feffion, whose produce can be placing it, as was done in the preascertained, or nearly ascertained, ceding feflion ; for in this session exceed the grants ; but then we the committee of supply only reare to consider, that no money folved by the resolution of the 25th was by this session granted for the of March, that provision should be pay and cloathing of the militia made for the militia but did not during the year 1767, the whole grant any particular sum for that of that expence being now to be purpose; therefore this resolution
by the act 3 Geo. III. chap. 12. he redeemed, and paid off, on the 5th of January next, after discharge ing the interest' then payable in respect of the same.
4. To enable his majesty to redeem and pay off the said one fourth part.
875000 0 0 5. Towards paying off and discharging the debt of the navy
300000 OO 6. To make good the deficiency of the grants for the service of 1766.
129144 2 8
3045920 13 7 MAY 5. 1. Upon account, for enabling the Foundling, Hospital to maintain and educate such children as were received into the same, on or before the 25th of March 1760, from the 31st of December 1766 exclusive, to the gift of December 1767 inclusive, and that the said sum be issued and paid as on former occasions
28000 0 2. Upon account, for enabling the said hospital to put out apprentice the said children, so as the said hospital do not give with any one child more than 71.
1500 0 0
MAY 19. That the half pay of the licutenants of his majesty's navy is unequal to the rank their commissions bear, and the time they have been in his majesty's ser, vice,
JUNE 15. 1. Upon account, towards satisfying the expences incurred by the committee of the company of merchants trading to Africa, on account of the efta. blishment of Senegal, and its dependences, after the 29th of October, 1765
2. For further enabling his majesty to defray the contingent expences of the forces serving in NorthAmerica
Sum total of the supplies granted in this feflion
horse-hair hats, and bonnets, which Ways and means for raising the from and after the second of April,
above fupply granted to his Ma. 1767, Ihall be entered inward at jefty, agreed to on the following any port or place in this kingdays, viz.
. 2. That an additional duty of Nov, 27, 1766.
6. be laid upon every pound THAT the usual temporary weight avoirdupoise of platting,
1 malt tax be continued from or other manufacture of balt, or the 23d of June, 1767, to the 24th straw, chip, cane, or horse-hair, of June, 1768, 700,oool.
to be used in, or proper for, makMARCH 2, 1767.
ing of hats or bonnets, which, That the sum of 3s in the from and after the said ad of April, pound, and no more, be raised shall be entered inwards at any within the space of one year, from port, or place, in this kingdom. the 25th of March, 1767, upon
APRIL 16. lands, tenements, hereditaments, 1. That towards the supply pensions, offices, and personal ef. granted to his majesty, the sum of tates, in that part of Great Britain 1,500,oool be raised in manner called England, Wales, and the following, that is to say, the sum town of Berwick upon Tweed ; of goo,oool. by annuities, afrer and that a proportionable cess, ac. the rate of 31. per cent. to com. cording to the ninth article of the mence from the sth of January last, treaty of union, be laid upon that and the sum of 600,000 by a part of Great Britain called Scot. lottery to consist of 60,000 tic. land, 1,528,5681. us. 11 d. kets, the whole of such sum to be MARCH 9.
divided into prizes, which are to 1. That the charge of the pay be attended with the like 31. per and cloathing of the militia, in cent, annuities, to commence from that part of Great Britain called the 5th of January, 1768; and England, for one year, beginning that all the said annuities be transthe 25th of March, 1767, be de. ferrable at the Bank of England, frayed out of the monies arising by paid half-yearly on the 5th of Juthe land. tax, granted for the Ter- iy, and the 5th of January, in eve. vice of 1767.
ry year, out of the finking fund, 2. That the sum of 1,800,000l. and added to, and made part of, be raised by loans or exchequer the joint stock of 31. per cent. an, bills, if not discharged with inter- nuities, which were consolidated eft thereupon, on or before the 5th at the bank of England, by cer. of April, 1768, to be exchanged tain acts made in the 25th and and received in payment, in such 28th years of the reign of his late manner as exchequer bills have majesty, and several subsequent usually been exchanged and re. acts, and subject to redemption by ceived in payment.
parliament ; that every contri. APRIL 2..
butor towards the said sum of 1. That an additional duty of 900,000l. Ihall, in respect of eve. 65. be laid upon every dozen of ry 6ol. agreed by him to be con. baft, or straw, chip, cane, and tributed for railing foch fum, be
entitled REGISTER fifth year of his present majesty's Holland and Flanders, except reign upon the importation and cloth of the manufacture of those exportation of Gum Senega and countries. Gum Arabic, be applied towards 2. That an additional duty of making good the supply granted 3d. per ell, be laid upon all dril. to his majefty.
ling, other than canvas drilling, 13. That the sum of 150,000l, which shall be imported into this remaining in the receipt of the kingdom, exchequer, which was granted to 3. That the said duties be carhis majesty, in the last session of ried to the finking fund, towards parliament, upon account, for de. making good to the same, the pay, fraying the charge of the pay and ments to be made thereout, of the cloathing of the militia for one annuities to be established in reyear, beginning the 25th of March, spect of the sum of 1,500,000 1. to 1766, be applied towards raising be raised in pursuance of a "refothe said supply.
lution of this house, on the 16th 14. That a sum not exceeding of April last. 181,000l. of the monies agreed to 4. That an act made in the 7th be paid by a convention between of Geo. II. chap. 18. which was his majelty and the French king, to continue in force from the 24th concluded and signed at London, of June, 1734, for seven years the 27th of February, 1765, for and from thence to the end of the the maintenance of the late French then next session of parliament, prisoners of war, be applied to. and which, by several subsequent wards making good the said fupply, acts passed in the 14th, zoth, 27th,
15. That the sum of 84,604 1. and 33d of his said late majesty, 2 s. 3 d. remaining in the receipt was further continued, from the I of the exchequer on the 5th of expiration thereof, until the 29th April, 1767, of the two sevenths of September, 1767, and from excise, granted by an act of 5 and thence to the end of the then next 6 William and Mary, after satis. feflion, is near expiring, and fit to fying the several charges and in- ' be continued. cumberances thereupon, for the
MAY 7. half year then ended, be carried 1. That there be laid an addi. to, and made part of, the aggre- tional duty of one half penny per. gate fund, and that the said fund ell, upon all foreign canvass, pack. be made a security for the discharge ing, fprufe, Elbing, or Quinbo. of such annuities, and other de, rough, imported into this kingo mands, payable out of the said sum, dom. : as the growing produce of the said 2. That there be laid an addi two sevenths excise shall not be tional duty of id. per ell, on all fufficient to answer,
foreign canvas, Duich barrafs, or MAY 5.
Heffens, imported into this king. 1. That an additional duty of dom. 3d. per ell, be laid upon all linen 3. That all foreign lawns im. cloth or sheeting above one yard ported into this kingdom, be rated English in width, which shall be as Silosia lawns, and pay accord. imported into this kingdom, from ingly.
4. That over and above the said by a policy ftamped with one 5s. duty an additional duty of 3d. per stamp; and to the amount of any yard be laid upon all foreign larger fum, by a policy stamped lawns.
• with two such ftamps. 5. That a fum, not exceeding ... 3. That the allowance autho. 15,000l. per annum arising from rized to be made by an act passed the said duties, do remain in the in the 29th of his late majesty, receipt of the exchequer, as a fund upon prompt payment of the for the encouragement of raising stamp duties on licences for re. and drefling hemp and flax in this tailing beer, ale, and other excise. kingdom, in such way and manner able liquors, be reduced to the as parliament shall hereafter die same rate as the allowances for rect, and that the remainder of the prompt payment of other stamp faid duties be reserved in the ex. duties. chequer for the future disposition 4. That upon the exportation of parliament.
from this kingdom of coffee and MAY 19.
cocoa nuts, of the growth or pro1. That there be granted to his duce of the British colonies, or majesty, upon the postage and con. plantations in America, as mere veyance of letters and packets be chandize, a drawback be allowed, tween Great Britain and the isle of of the duties of customs, payable Man, for every single letter 20. upon the importation thereof, for every double letter 4d. for eve. 5. That grey or scrow falt, falt ry treble letter 6d. and for every scale, sand scale, cruftings, or other ounce 8d. and so in proportion for foul salt, be allowed to be taken every packet of deeds, writs, and from the falt-works in England, other things.
Wales, or Berwick upon Tweed, 2. For the postage and convey to be used as manure, upon payance of letiers and packets, ment of a duty of id. per bushel within the said illand, such rates, only. in proportion to the number of 6. That provision be made, for miles, or stages, as are now efta declaring that ribbands and silks, blished for the island, port, or con. printed, stained, or painted, in this veyance of letters and packets in kingdom, though less than half a England.
yard in breadth, are within the 3. That the monies arising by meaning of certain acts made in the said rates be appropriated to the roth and 12th of queen Anne, fach uses as the present rates of and liable to the duties therein postages are now made applicable. mentioned. JUNE 2.
7. That the duties payable upon .1. That the duties upon log. Succus Liquoritiæ, imported into wood, exported from this king. this kingdom, be repealed. dom, be discontinued.
8. That, in lieu thereof, a duty 2. That the properties of any of 30s. per hundred weight, be laid number of persons whatsoever, in upon Succus Liquoritiæ imported any thip or cargo, or both, be als into this kingdom. lowed to be assured, to the amount 9. That the said duty be ap. of any sum, not exceeding 1oool, propriated to such uses, as the