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Government and Politics : Parliament, Acts (31)

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Great Britain. Act for making good deficiencies, and satisfying the publick debts; and for erecting a corporation to carry on a trade to the South-Seas; and for the encouragement of the fishery; and for liberty to trade in unwrought iron with the subjects of Spain (London: Printed by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, printers to the Queens most Excellent Majesty, 1711).


Pittis, William, 1674-1724. History of the present Parliament, and convocation. With the debates ... relating to the conduct of the war abroad ... ( London: Printed for John Baker ..., 1711).


Great Britain. Act for laying additional duties on hides and skins, vellom and parchment, and new duties on starch, coffee, tea, drugs, gilt and silver ware, and policies of insurance (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Queens most excellent Majesty, and the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1712).


Great Britain. Act for laying several duties upon all sope and paper made in Great Britain, or imported into the same; and upon chequered and striped linens imported; and upon certain silks, callicoes, linens, and stuffs printed, painted, or stained (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Queens most Excellent Majesty, and the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1712).


Great Britain. Act for laying additional duties on sope, and paper, and upon certain linens, silks, callicoes, and stuffs, and upon starch, and exported coles, and upon stampt vellum, parchment, and paper (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Queens most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1714).


Great Britain. Act for redeeming the yearly fund of the South-Sea Company (being after the rate of six pounds per centum per annum) and settling on the said Company a yearly fund after the rate of five pounds per centum per annum, redeemable by Parliament (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1717).


Great Britain. Abstract of the several acts of Parliament, commission for taking subscriptions, charter and by-laws of the honourable South Sea Company ([London]:Collected and printed by Richard Mount ..., 1718).


Great Britain. Act for redeeming the fund appropriated for payment of the lottery tickets which were made forth for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and ten, by a voluntary subscription of the proprietors into the capital stock of the South-Sea Company (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1719).


Great Britain. Act for making forth new exchequer bills, not exceeding one million, at a certain interest; and for lending the same to the South-Sea Company at an higher interest, upon security of repaying the same and such high interest into the Exchequer (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1720).


Great Britain. Act for Making Several Provisions to Restore the Publick Credit Which Suffers by the Frauds and Mismanagements of the Late Directors of the South-Sea Company and Others... ( London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1721).


Great Britain. Act for restraining the sub-governor, deputy-governor, directors, treasurer or cashire, deputy-cashire, and accountant of the South-Sea Company, from going out of this Kingdom for the space of one year (London: Printed by J. Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceasd, 1721).


Great Britain. Act for restraining the sub-governor, directors, treasurer or cashire, deputy-cashire, and accountant of the South-Sea Company, from going out of this Kingdom for the space of one year (London: Printed by John Baskett ... and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1721).


Great Britain. Act to disable the present sub-governor, deputy-governor, and directors of the South-Sea Company, at, from, and after the respective times for electing a sub-governor, deputy-governor, and new directors of the said Company (London: Printed by J. Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1721).


Great Britain. Act to enable the South-Sea Company to ingraft part of their capital stock and fund into the stock and fund of the Bank of England, and another part thereof into the stock and fund of the East-India Company (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1721).


Salus populi suprema lex; shew'd in the behaviour of British Parliaments towards parricides, &c., illustrated by precedents in almost every reign, from the time of Edward II, or, Reasons for inflicting the highest punishments on the authors (London: Printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford-Arms, in Warwick-Lane, 1721).


Gordon, Thomas, d. 1750. Compleat history of the late septennial Parliament: wherein all their proceedings are particularly enquir'd into, and faithfully related: with proper remarks, and many secret memoirs interspers'd, concerning the late times ( London: Printed for J. Peele at Locke's-Head in Pater-noster-Row, 1722).


Great Britain. Act for paying off and cancelling one million of exchequer bills, and to give ease to the South-Sea Company, in respect of its present obligation, to circulate or contribute towards circulating exchequer bills (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1722).


Great Britain. Act [sic] for prolonging the times for hearing and determining claims before the trustees, in whom the estates of the late South-Sea directors, and of John Aislabie esq; and likewise of James Craggs esq; deceased (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1722).


Great Britain. Act to prevent the mischiefs by forging powers to transfer such stocks, or to receive such annuities or dividends as are therein mentioned, or by fraudulently personating the true owners thereof (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the Kings most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1722).


Great Britain. Act for further enlarging the times for entring, hearing, and determining claims on the estates vested in the trustees of the South-Sea Company, and for obliging persons to claim stock by the time therein mentioned for money subscriptions (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1723).


Great Britain. Act for reviving and adding two millions to the capital stock of the South-Sea Company, and for reviving a proportional part of the yearly fund payable at the Exchequer, and for dividing their whole capital (after such division made) into two equal parts (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most excellent Majesty, and by the assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1723).


Great Britain. Act for enlarging the times for hearing and determining claims by the trustees for raising money upon the estates of the late directors of the South-Sea Company, and others (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most excellent majesty, and by the assigns of Henry Hills, deceas'd, 1724).


Great Britain. Act for better securing the monies and effects of the suitors of the Court of Chancery; and to prevent the counterfeiting of East-India bonds, and indorsements thereon; as likewise indorsements on South-Sea bonds (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most excellent Majesty; and Thomas Morris, assignee to George Hills, 1726).


Great Britain. Act for enlarging the times for hearing and determining claims by the trustees for raising money upon the estates of the late directors of the South Sea Company, and others; and for relief of the creditors of Robert Knight esq. (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most excellent majesty, and Tho. Norris, assignee to George Hills, 1727).


Great Britain. Act to enable the South Sea Company, with the licence and consent of the East India Company, to take in negroes within their limits of trade, and to deliver the same at Buenos Ayres (London: Printed by John Baskett ... and Thomas Norris, assignee to George Hills, 1727).


Great Britain. Act to discharge the trustees appointed (by an act of the seventh year of His late Majesty's reign, for raising money upon the estates of the late directors of the South Sea Company, and others) of their trust (London: Printed by the assigns of His Majesty's printer, and of Henry Hills deceased, 1729).


Great Britain. Act for the further application of the sinking fund, by paying off one million of South Sea annuities (London: Printed by the assigns of His Majesty's printer, and of Henry Hills deceas'd, 1731).


Great Britain. Act for the further application of the sinking fund, by paying off one million of South Sea stock; and for appropriating the supplies granted in this session of Parliament (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1732).


Great Britain. Act for the converting a further part of the capital stock of the South Sea Company into annuities redeemable by Parliament, and for settling the remaining part of the said stock in the said Company (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most excellent Majesty, 1733).


Great Britain. Act to explain an act passed in the last session of Parliament, intituled, An act for the converting a further part of the capital stock of the South Sea Company into annuities redeemable by Parliament (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most excellent Majesty, 1734).


Great Britain. Act for enabling His Majesty to borrow any sum or sums of money not exceeding six hundred thousand pounds, to be charged upon the surplusses, excesses, or overplus monies, commonly called the sinking fund, redeemable by Parliament (London: Printed by John Baskett, printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty, 1736).