Bill for further continuing an act entitled an act for amending the staple of tobacco and for preventing frauds in his Majesty's customs, 1774 May 11.
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Whereas the Act of the General Assembly, made in the fifth Year of his present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for amending the Staple of Tobacco and for preventing Frauds in his Majesty's Customs ," which was continued, and amended by an Act, made in the seventh Year of his said Majesty's Reign, and farther continued by one other Act, made in the tenth Year of his said Majesty's Reign and also farther continued, and amended by on other Act, made in the twelfth Year of his said Majesty's Reign, will expire on the first Day of October 1775, and it is necessary and expedient that the said Act of Assembly be and continued in Force, from and after the said firs Day of October 1775: Be it therefore enacted by the Governor, Council, and Burgesses of this present General Assembly and it is hereby enacted by Authority of the same, that the said recited Acts be, and continue in Force, from and after the said first Day of October 1775, for and during the Term of Years, and no longer.