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Bill Presented by Mr. Jenkinson


THURSDAY, May 4, 1775.

Mr˙ Jenkinson presented to the House, according to order, a Bill for the Encouragement of the Fisheries carried on from Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Dominions in Europe, and for securing the return of the Fishermen, Sailors, and others, employed in the said Fisheries, to the Ports thereof, at the end of the fishing season; and the same was received and read the first time.

Resolved, That the Bill be read a second time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a second time upon Tuesday morning next.