[29 August, 1654.]
3d. Excise per Hundred weight of allum and copperas to be paid by maker from 29 Sept., 1654.; Notwithstanding Ord. of 17 March, 1653.
Bee it Ordained by His Highness the Lord Protector, with the
advice and consent of His Council, That the Commissioners for
the Excise and their Sub-Commissioners and all Farmers and
Officers imployed in the service of the Excise; Do from and after
the nine and twentieth day of September, One thousand six
hundred fifty four, demand and receive for the duty of Excise,
three pence for and upon every hundred-weight, containing five
score and twelve pounds of Allum, and no more; and the same
rate for Copperas to be paid by the maker thereof, the rate in the
Ordinance of the seventeenth of March, one thousand six hundred
fiftie three, notwithstanding.