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Collection Reference Number GLC00276
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title An Act for making Current seventy thousand Pounds in Bills of Credit…
Date 17 October 1754
Author Lawrence, Robert (cb. 1692)  
Document Type Government document; Business and financial document; Military document
Content Description Fair copy of the act passed by the New Jersey House of Representatives near the beginning of the French and Indian War. Passed with some amendments, the act was meant to raise revenue for expenses during the French and Indian War. The bills authorized seemed to have been revised prior to their actual issue. There are many textual corrections in the document. Lawrence was the Speaker of the House of the New Jersey Assembly.
Subjects French and Indian War  American Indian History  Law  Government and Civics  Finance  Economics  Military History  France  Global History and Civics  Frontiers and Exploration  
People Lawrence, Robert (cb. 1692)  
Place written New Jersey
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; French & Indian Wars; Native Americans; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859