Report of the Committee for Propositions and Grievances, 1710.
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That the Receiver Shall pay at the place of Receiving all the Publick Debts by him Received to the Respective persons to whom the Same Shall be due before the Last day of March or in failure therein Shall forfeit Three times the Summ of Tobacco due to be recovered by due Cource of Law — That if a Creditor to whom one or more Hogsheads of Tobacco is owing Shall for Ten days after the Last day of March Neglect to Receive it the Receiver may then weigh the Tobacco and Mark the Hogshead which from that time Shall Lie at the Risque of the Creditor who Shall pay Storeage for the Same according to Law And if the Tobacco due to the Creditor be of Less Quantity than will make a Hogshead it shall be weighed and Sett apart and lye at the risque of the Creditor who shall pay Storeage for the same after the rate of Two pence a Hundred for the first Three Months and one penny for every month after. That the Debtor be Allowed by way of Discount by the Receiver five pounds out of every 110l of Tobacco for all Tobacco by the Debtor to be brought for Country County and parish Levys and five pounds out of every 100l of Tobacco for all Tobacco to be brought for Quittrents Governors Dues Secretarys Sheriffs and Clerks fees — That the Receiver be allowed 5l out of every 105l of Tobacco brought to him for Country County and Parish Levys and 5l out of every 95l of Tobacco brought to him for Quittrents Governors dues Secretarys Sheriffs and Clerks fees for his Sallary for receiving the Same — That the Receiver be allowed 5l for every 100l of Tobacco by him to be paid away for Country County and Parish Levys and 5l for every 90l of Tobacco by him to be paid away for Quittrents and Governors dues and 15l for every 90l of Tobacco by him to be paid away for Secretarys Sheriffs and Clerks fees for his Sallary for takeing care of and paying away the said Tobacco — That the Receiver Shall not be obliged to put more than 750l of Tobacco nor shall put less than 550l of Tobacco in a hogshead and that he be allowed Thirty pounds of Tobacco or Three Shillings of Current Money for every Cask paid away by him at the Choice of the Buyer and that the Receiver allow for every Cask paid to him Thirty pounds of Tobacco or Three Shillings or Current Money at his Choice —