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At a General Assembly of the governor and Company of the English colony of Connecticut: ... holden at Hartford, on the second Thursday of May ... 1776. Whereas the article of salt is of great importante [sic] and necessity ... it is therefore judged necessary to encourage the manufacturing thereof in this colony
BountiesSalt industry and trade
1 sheet ( p.) ; 33 x 22 cm.
Continues: whereupon it is resolved, by this assembly, that the sum of one hundred pounds be paid out of the public treasury, of this colony, to the person or persons that shall erect proper works and fats, for the making and manufacturing common salt ...
Offering bounties for the manufacture of salt. Signed: A true copy of record, examined by George Wyllys, sec'ry.
Ascribed, by Evans, to the press of Timothy Green of New London; but more likely printed at Hartford. Not in Johnson, H.A. New London.
N-YHS copy: fabric lining.