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Trevir, Thomas & John Hawley Opinion of the attorney general and soliciter regarding an act to prevent fraud

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04837 Author/Creator: Trevir, Thomas & John Hawley Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1696/01/24 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.1 x 19.5

Summary of Content: The attorney general Thomas Trevir, and the Solicitor John Hawley, give their opinions as to whether an act for preventing frauds in the plantation trade should be applied to Scotchmen. Both men state that a Scotchman is a natural born subject of England, and therefore accountable to the provision.

People: Trevir, Thomas
Hawley, John

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Forgery and FraudLawGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMerchants and TradeCommerceGovernment and CivicsNaturalization

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