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Account of paper currency issued by North Carolina from 1748 to 1761
No Author
1770
Volume 08, Pages 213-214

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[B. P. R. O. America & West Indies. Vol. 217.]

An Estimate of Monies emitted and raised in the Province of North Carolina from the year 1748—Showing to what purposes the same was applyed, by what Taxes sunk, &c.

TIME OF EMISSION & GRANT.
SUMS EMITTED IN PROCLAMATION BILLS.
SUMS EMITTED IN INTEREST NOTES.
TO WHAT PURPOSES APPLIED.
TAXES TO SINK THE SAME.
April 1748
£21350
£2000 For a Fort at Occacock Inlet
One shilling Poll Tax to be collected until the whole sum is paid into the Treasury and burnt.
1500 do at Topsail Inlet
500 do at Bar Inlet
2000 do at Cape Fear River
15350 For publick debts & contingencies of Govt
£21350
12000 For the Virginia expedition
The above Tax continued and 4d. per gallon on all spirituous liquors imported to be collected until the whole sum is paid in and burnt.
2000 Fort Johnston
2000 Fort Granville
1000 Anson and Rowan Counties
4200 The payment of Public Debts
February 1754
40000
6000 Public Schools
7200 Churches and Glebes
2000 Public Buildings
2800 Contingencies of Government
800 To Comrs for stampg & payg out the money
£40000
Septr 1756
£3400
For the Western Frontiers
2s. Poll Tax for the year 1757 and 2d. per gallon on all liquors imported in one year, surplussage to be applied to the contingent charges of Government
May 1757
5306
For the assistance of South Carolina
4s. 6d. Poll Tax for the year 1757, and Tax on suits at Law to raise a sum to discharge this emission.
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Novembr 1757
£9500
£7000 For three Companies for the Service of this Province
6s. 6d. Poll Tax for the year 1758, surplussage to be applied to contingent charges of Government.
2500 For payment of Public Debts
April 1758
7000
For the assistance of General Forbes
4s. 6d. Poll Tax for the year 1759 and 2d. pr. gallon on all liquors imported in four years, surplussage to be applied to contingent charges of Government.
Novembr 1758
4000
For two Companies for Forts Granville and Johnston
3s. 1d. Tax for 1760. Surplussage to be applied to contingent charges of Government.
June 1760
£12000
7000 For the Cherokee Expedition
1 shilling Poll Tax to commence January 1763 and continue till the whole is collected and paid.
2000 Premium to persons killing Indians
3000 Payment of Public Debts
March 1761
20000
For raising 500 men for the service of Virginia and South Carolina
2 shillings Poll Tax to commence January 1764 and continue till the whole is collected and paid.