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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Act of the Virginia General Assembly concerning foreign debts
Virginia. General Assembly.
Volume 02, Pages 835-836

[Hening's Va. Statutes at Large. A. D. 1663. Vol. 2. P. 189.]

Whereas it was omitted to be incerted in the printed laws of this country that monies due in England for any consideration not imported into this colony should not be pleadable here It is therefore enacted and

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declared that the said act was never repealed, but that it hath alwayes bin and still does continue in force, and that according to the tenor thereof noe debt whatever is pleadable against any inhabitant of this country but for goods imported in this country.