. 2 Geo. 2, c. 35, §1 (1729). Closing quotation mark supplied. Emphasis JA
has omitted a clause reciting the areas in which the Act applies, which extends coverage
from that in prior acts (notes 531
, above), to “any other province or country in America, that now belongs or hereafter
shall belong to the Crown of Great Britain.” The final “&c.” covers the omission of
“in any of the said colonies or plantations, without his Majesty's royal license for
so doing first had and obtained.”
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.