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Embargo laid to prohibit the exportation of provisions by water


Resolved by this Assembly, That an Embargo be forthwith laid upon the Exportation out of this Colony by water of the following articles of Provision, viz: Wheat, Rye, Indian-Corn, Pork, Beef, live Cattle and Beans, Bread, Flour, and every kind of Meal, except necessary Stores for Vessels bound to Sea ; and that his Honour the Governour be, and he is hereby desired to issue a Proclamation, laying such Embargo and Prohibition of such Provisions accordingly; such Embargo to continue till the 20th day of May next.