Addenda: April 1681

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 11, 1681-1685. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1898.

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April 1681

April 13 7072. Minutes of Assembly of Nevis. Seven members present. Proposed, that two members, of whom the Speaker to be one, be chosen to meet the Governor and Council to treat about commuting the four-and-a-half per cent. duty.
April 14 Nine members present. Mr. Philip Lee, Speaker, and Mr. James Walker chosen for above service. Voted that 150,000 lbs. of sugar be raised to defray the Island's expenses, and that a quarter part thereof be raised on the inhabitants of Charles Town, Morton's Bay, and World's End, by estimates. The resolution embodying the vote agreed to by Governor and Council. [Col. Papers, Vol. XLV., No. 78.]