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CHARTERS TO THE DUKE OF YORK, THE COMMISSIONS AND IN-
STRUCTIONS TO COLONIAL GOVERNORS, THE DUKE'S LAWS,
THE LAWS OF THE DONGAN AND LEISLER ASSEM-
BLIES, THE CHARTERS OF ALBANY AND NEW
YORK AND THE ACTS OF THE COLO-
NIAL LEGISLATURES FROM 1691

TO 1775 INCLUSIVE.

1

VOLUME V.

TRANSMITTED TO THE LEGISLATURE BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF STATUTORY

REVISION, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 125 OF THE LAWS OF 1891.

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Qa.QeA.14, 1897

THIRTY-FIRST ASSEMBLY.

Sccond Session.

(Begun Nov. 21, 1769, 10 George III, Cadwallader Colden, Lieut

Governor.)

[CHAPTER 1406.] (Chapter 1406 of Van Schaack, where the title only is printed.]

An Act for collecting the Duty of Excise on Strong Liquors retailed in this Colony from the first Day of January one thousand seven hundred and seventy to the first Day of January one thousand seven hundred and seventy one, inclusive.

[Passed, December 30, 1769.] BE IT ENACTED by his Honor the Lieutenant Governor the Council and the General Assembly, and it is hereby enacted by the Authority of the same that Cornelius Clopper shall be and hereby is appointed Commissioner for collecting the Duty of Excise of and from the several Retailers of Strong Liquors within the City and County of New York from the first Day of January in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy, to the first Day of January which will be in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy one.

AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED by the Authority afore. said that the said Commissioner shall as soon after the Publica. tion of this Act as he shall judge convenient, appoint the several Retailers within the said City and County, and direct and ascer. tain what each Retailer shall pay for the said Duty from the first Day of January one thousand seven hundred and seventy, to the first Day of January one thousand seven hundred and seventy one.

AND BE IT ENACTED by the Authority aforesaid that the several and respective Persons herein after named shall be and hereby are appointed Commissioners for collecting the Duty of Excise of and from the several and respective Retailers of Strong Liquors withia the several and respective Counties of this

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