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1767-05-??, Repeal of para. 1 of the Act of 1746 against bribery
May 6, 1767 Broadside issued by the General Assembly of Rhode issue, which proclaimed that the first paragraph of the the Act of 1747 against Bribery
and Corruption. Freeman are no longer required to to take an oath against bribery and corruption. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   At the General Assembly of the governor and Company of the English colony of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, in New-England, in America : begun and held at Newport ... on the first Wednesday in May, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven ... It is voted and resolved, that the whole of that paragraph of the act of the General Assembly, passed in 1746, requiring all the freemen then in the colony, and all that should afterwards be made free, to take an oath against bribery and corruption, be, and the same is hereby repealed ...
OCLC Number:   992725878
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