An Act for rendering more effectual an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne … with regard to the making Experiments of Proposals made for discovering the Longitude. LONGITUDE, PARLIAMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN.

An Act for... making Experiments of Proposals made for discovering the Longitude.
An Act for rendering more effectual an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne … with regard to the making Experiments of Proposals made for discovering the Longitude.

London: Mark Baskett, 1765.

Folio, title, pp. 271-274; disbound yet fine.

For payments up to £2000 to worthy contenders

This Act clarifies the process of paying out prize monies, stipulating that the Commissioners of the Board of Longitude are to pass on the particulars of any individual deemed worthy to the Commissioners of the Navy (who in due course instruct the Naval treasurer to issue a bill of payment). This process is limited to the disbursement of sums up to £2000: greater amounts required parliamentary approval.

This Act clarifies the process of paying out prize monies, stipulating that the Commissioners of the Board of Longitude are to pass on the particulars of any individual deemed worthy to the Commissioners of the Navy (who in due course instruct the Naval treasurer to issue a bill of payment). This process is limited to the disbursement of sums up to £2000: greater amounts required parliamentary approval.

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