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Great Britain. Acts. Act...paying off..South Sea annuities...for establishing the colony of Georgia

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03498 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1733 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Act of Parliament that pays off one million South Sea annuities, and using money for various purposes, including "Marriage Portion of the Princess Royal," in establishing the colony of Georgia, and paying debt. Act also makes reference to building of new churches within cities of London and Westminster.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLawBuilding ConstructionReligionImmigration and MigrationAustralia and Pacific IslandsFinanceMarriageWomen's HistoryDebtWestward Expansion

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