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1001500 Sum total of the supplies granted by this feffion 18299153 18 11 를 From hence we may see, that if from the sum to-19616119 19 9 tal of the supplies granted by the last preceding 1470000 fession, we deduct the docoool. then granted for the fupport of the civil lift, and the 670,000l. then 18146119 19 92 granted to the king of Prussia, the fum total of the fupplies granted by this feffion, will exceed what was granted by the last in the sum of

153033 19 And as to the provisions made by this feffion for raising these supplies, I shall observe, that as foon as the house had, on 21 November, agreed to the two first resolutions of the committee of fupply, it was resolved, that the house would, on the 22d, refolve itself into a committee of the whole house, to confider of ways and means for raising the supply grantet to his majesty; and the resolutions of this committee, as agreed to by the house, were as follow :

NOVEMBER 24. 1. That, towards raifing the supply granted to his majesly, a land tax of 4s. in the pound, and no more, be raised within the space of one year from, &c. 2037854 19 11

2. That the duties on inalt, &c. be further contipued for one year, &c.

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2787854 19 11 DECEMBER 15. 1. That the sum of twelve millions be raised by annuities in manner following: that is to say, that evesy contributor to the said twelve millions shall, for every 100l. contributed, be intitled to an annuity transferrable at the Bank of England, after the rate of 4 per cent. per annum, for nineteen years, and then to fand reduced to 31. per cent. per annum, redeemable by parliament; and also to an annuity, transferrable at the Bank of England, of il. per cent. to continue irredeemable for a certain term of 98 years, and then to cease; the said annuities of 41. per cent. and 11. per cent. to be charged upon the finking fund, to commence from the 5th day of January 1762, and to be payable half yearly on the 5th day of July, and on the 5th day of January in every year; and that the faid 4 per cent, annuities shall be added to, and

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made, one joint stock of transferrable 4 per cent. annuities at the Bank of England, with such other 4 per cent. annuities transferrable at the Bank of England, as shall, by any act of this present session of parliament, be charged upon, and made payable out of, the finking fund; and that every such contributor shall, for every sum of 801. per cent. paid in to the cashiers of the Bank of England, apon account of his share to the said annuities, after the rate of 4 1. per cent. per annum, be entitled to 100 l. capital in the said stock of 4 1. per cent. annuities ; and for every sum of 20 1. paid in like manner, upon account of his share in the said annuities of 1 1. per cent. shall be intitled to an annuity of il. to continue for a certain term of 98 years, in manner above-mentioned.

That every contributor Thall, on, or before, the 23d of this instant December, make a deposit with the cashiers of the Bank of England of 15 l. per cent. on such part of the sum, or fums, to be contributed by him towards the faid sum of twelve millions, as shall be payable in respect to his share in the said 4 per cent. annuities, and also a deposit of 15 1. per cent. on such part of the sum, or sums, so to be contributed. as shall be payable in respect of his share in the said i l. per cento annuities, as a security for his making the future payments respectively, on, or before, the times herein after limited ; that is to say,

On 9,600,000 I. to be paid in refpe&t of the faid 4 per cent. annuities.

10 per cent. on or before the roth day of Febru

ary next.
10 per cent. on or before the 23d day of March
10 per cent. on or before the 21st day of April next.
10 per cent. on or before the 26th day of May next.
10 per cent. on or before the 2zd day of June next.
15 per cent. on or before the 18th day of August

next.
10 per cent. on or before the 17th day of Sep-

tember next.
10 per cent. on or before the 20th day of Octo-
On 2,400,000 1. to be paid in respect of the said
il. per cent. annuities.

25 per cent. on or before the 10th day of March
30 per cent. on or before the 12th day of May next.
30 per cent. on or before the-zist day of July next.

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Which several sums so received shall, by the faid ca. £o
fhiers, be paid into the receipt of his majesty's exche.
quer, to be applied, from time to time, to such fer-
vices as shall then have been voted by this house, in
this session of parliament, and not otherwise.

And that every contributor, who shall pay in the whole of his contribution on account of his share in the said 4 per cent. annuities, at any time, on or before the 18th day of September next, or on account of his share in the said i per cent. annuities, on or before the 13th day of May next, shall be allowed a difcount after the rate of 3 per cent. per annum on the sum so compleating his contribution respectively, to be computed from the day of compleating such contribution, to the zoth day of October next, in respect of the sum paid on account of the said 4 per cent. annuities, and to the 21st day of July next, in respect of the sum paid on account of the i l. per cent. annuities.

I ?000000 2. That there shall be paid for every window, or light, in every dwelling house inhabited, or to be inhabited, within the kingdom of Great Britain, which Thall contain eight or nine windows, or lights, and no more, the yearly sum of one shilling, for every window, or light, in such house, to commence from the fifth day of April 1762.

3, That there shall be paid for every window, light, in every dwelling-house as aforesaid, which shall contain ten or eleven windows, or lights, and no more, the yearly sum of fix-pence for each window, or light, in such house, over and above all duties chargeable thereupon, to commence from the fifth day of April 1762.

4. That there shall be paid for every window, or light, in every dwelling house, as aforesaid, which shall contain twelve, thirteen, or fourteen windows, or lights, and no more, the yearly sum of one fhilling for each window, or light, in such house, over and above all duties chargeable thereupon, to commence from the fifth day of April 1762.

5. That there shall be paid for every window, o. light, in every dwelling house as aforesaid, which shall contain fifteen, fixteen, seventeen, eighteen, or nineteen windows, or lights, and no more, the yearly sum of three-pence for each window, or light, in such house, over and above all deties chargeable thereupon, to commence from the fifth day of April, 1762.

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6. That, towards making good to the finking fund the annuities charged thereupon, in respect of the faid sum of twelve milions, the faid additional rates and duties upon windows, or lights, be carried to, and made part of, the said fund.

7. That, towards making good to the sinking fund, the said annuities charged thereupon, the furplus of the monies, which žhall, from time to time, arise from the several additional duties laid upon spirituous liquors, by two acts, one made in the 24th and the other in the 33d year of his late majesty's reign, after satisfying all payments charged on the faid duties, which surplus is reserved for the difpofition of parliament ; and also the farther additional duties upon spirituous liquors granted to his majesty, in this session of parliament, be carried to, and made part of, the faid fund.

December 17. 1. That the 41. per centum annuities, transferrable at the Bank of England, payable in respect of the principal sum of eight millions, raised by virtue of an act, made in the 33d year of his late majesty's reign, and also upon the additional capital of 3 1. added to every 100 l. advanced towards the said sum of eight millions, amounting to 2 40000 l. together with the charges and expences attending the same, be, with the consent of the proprietors of the said annuities, charged upon, and paid out of, the finking fund; and that such persons, who shall not, on or before the twenty-first day of June 1762, fignify their diffent in books to be opened, at the Bank of England, for that purpose, shall be deemed, and taken to assent thereto,

2. That all the monies that shall, or may arise, from and after the fifth day of January 1962, of the produce of the several duties on malt, which, by the said act of the 330 year of his late majesty's reign, were made a fund for payment of the said four pounds per cent. annuities, shall be carried to, and made part of, the finking fund.

JANUARY 26, 1762. That towards paying off and discharging the debt of the navy, and also the fum of 5c0000 l. in part

of the supply granted to his majesty, for naval service, there be raised, by loans or Exchequer bills, to be charged upon the first aids to be granted in the next session of parliament; and such Exchequer bills, if por discharged with interest thereon, on or before 25

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15000000 9 1. That the fum granted by act 2 Geo. II. upon account of arrears of his late majesty's civil lift revenues, and now, by his majesty's direction, replaced and refunded out of the arrears of the said revenues, which were ftanding out at the time of his late majesty's demise, be issued and applied

115000 2. That the fum remaining in the receipt of the Exchequer, being part of the fum of icoooo 1. granted to his late majesty in 1758, upon account, towards defraying the charge of pay and cloathing for the militia for that year, and for defraying such expences as were actually incurred, upon the account of the militia in 1757, be issued and applied

3. That the sum remaining in the receipt of the Exchequer, which was granted to his late majesty in 1760, upon account, towards defraying the charge of

pay and cloathing for the unembodied militia, for the year ended

25 March 1759, be issued and applied

800oo 4. That the sum remaining in the receipt of the Exchequer, which was granted to his majesty, in the last session of parliament, upon account, towards defraying the charge of the pay of the militia of England, when unembodied, and of the cloathing of the part of the said militia then unembodied, for one year, beginning 25 March 1761, be issued and applied

70000 5. That the fum remaining in the receipt of the Exchequer, being the furplus of the several duties on malt, established by an ad, 33 Geo. II. for paying annuities, granted in 1760, after satisfying all charges and incumbrances thereupon, to the 5th of January 1762, be issued and applied

73678 0 0 6. That out of such monies as shall, or may, arife of the surpluffes, excesses, or overplus monies, and other revenues, compofing the finking fund, there be issued and applied the fum

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8 7. That towards making good and securing the payment of the sums of money, directed by an act of

2 Geo. II. to be applied in augmentation of the salaries of the judges and justices therein mentioned, within England and Wales, there be granted to his majesty an additional stamp duty of 2 l. upon every piece of vellum or parchment, or sheet or piece of

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