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Virginia Magazine HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY. Vol. XXVI. January, 1918.
No. 1. MINUTES OF THE COUNCIL AND GENERAL COURT? 1622-1629. From
the Originals in the Library of Congress. (continued)  [It has
been found that Order 20 was not omitted in the record, as stated
on page 311, October Magazine, but that, through misarranging the
sheets of the transcripts the concluding section of Order 19, and
the whole of Order 20 were on MS. page numbered 10. This should
have been printed before Order 21 on page 351 October Magazine. MS.
pages marked 12 and 13 should follow Order 21 on page 351 of the
Magazine.] And if any of ye Councell shall heerin make default that
then he shall paye for such his defaulte 300 pound weight of
Tobacco, except it be uppon such lawfull excuse as by the Governor
and maior p 'te of the Councell shallbe approved. 20. It is also
ordered y whereas in regard of divers greate inconveniences y have
befalen us by the ingrossing of como- dities and by greate
quantities of wyne and stronge drinke sold into the handes of such
as have not government to use it and y by reason it hath been left
free for every man to buy what quantitie he thought good him selfe.
To the end we may avoide those and many of the inconveniences w'ch
the whole Colony doth suffer by such confusion and irregular
bryinge upp of Comodities into a fewe mens handes whereby the more
part of the Colony is left unfurnished. There shall therefore in
every Plantation be an sufficyent man chosen as merchant or factor
to deale and buy for all the People dwelling in the said
Plantation. The said goodes so by him bought to be by the Comander
and Chieffe of the place equally devided too all as neere as may be
to the furnishinge of every planter p 'rson And that this may be
the better p...
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