William and Mary, 1691: An Act for the Encouragement of the breeding and feeding of Cattell [Chapter VIII. Rot. Parl. pt. 1. nu. 6.]

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Statutes of the Realm: Volume 6, 1685-94. Originally published by Great Britain Record Commission, s.l, 1819.

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Beef, Pork, Butter, Cheese, &c. may be exported Custom free.; 2 W. & M. c. 4.

For the encouragement of breeding and fatting of Cattell for the co[m]mon good and welfare of this Kingdom Be it enacted by the King and Queens most excellent Majesties by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and [the1] Co[m]mons in this p[re]sent Parliament assembled and by authority of the same That from [and1] after the First day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand six hundred ninety one and from thence forward it shall be lawfull for all and every person or persons native or foreign at any time or times to ship lade carry and transport or export from and out of any Port Harbour or Place within the Kingdom of England Dominion of Wales or Town of Berwick upon Tweed into any part of the World in Amity with Their Majesties all sorts of Beef Pork or Hogsflesh Butter Cheese or Candles free from any Custom or Imposition whatsoever the Act made in the Second year of their present Majesties entituled An Act for granting to Their Majesties a Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage and other Sums of Money payable upon Merchandizes exported and imported or any other Law Statute Usage or other Prohibition to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding