May 7

v6:77

Tuesday, May 7, 1776.

Ordered, That the Instruction, which, upon Thursday last, was given to the gentlemen appointed to prepare and bring in a Bill pursuant to the Resolutions which, upon the 29th day of April last, were reported from the Committee of the Whole House, to whom it was referred to consider of the Petition of the Merchants and Traders of the Town and County of Poole, (praying to be permitted to export Provisions and other necessaries, for the use of the British Fishery carried on at Newfoundland, and the places adjacent,) and of the several other Petitions referred to the consideration of the Committee, and were then agreed to by the House, to prepare the said Bill, pursuant to the Resolution which, upon the 26th day of April last, was reported from the Committee of the Whole House, to whom it was referred to consider further of so much of an Act made in the thirteenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled "An Act to regulate the Importation and Exportation of Corn," as relates to the ports and places into which Com and Grain may be imported and landed, without payment of the duties, and was then agreed to by the House, be discharged.