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Bill Number0037Session1783
Title For facilitating the trade and intercourse between this kingdom and the United States of America.
Variant Title(s) To facilitate and promote a commercial intercourse between this kingdom and America. [27 Oct.]
Initial Bill Stages
Originating Body Commons
Leave or Order 27 Oct 1783Leave or Order to Right Honourable John Foster [0805]
Presented 28 Nov 1783Presented by Right Honourable Mr Foster [0805]
2nd Reading & Committed 29 Nov 1783   
Reported 4 Dec 1783Reported by Right Honourable John Foster [0805]
Sent to Other House 5 Dec 17832nd House Reporter Charles Wilkinson Jones Viscount Ranelagh [4050]
Sent to Chief Governor 10 Dec 1783   
Privy Council Stages
Received & Referred to Law Officers13 Dec 1783 
Petition to English Privy Council None 
Decision of the English Privy Council Approved 
Engrossed 18 Dec 1783 
Returned Bill Stages
Royal Assent 22 Dec 1783 
Statute Number 23 & 24 George III c.9
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