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title:“A Resolution Authorizing a Settlement with John Ballendine for the James River Canal and Other Property”
authors:George Mason
date written:1779-6-25

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Mason, George. "A Resolution Authorizing a Settlement with John Ballendine for the James River Canal and Other Property." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 2. Ed. Robert A. Rutland. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 530. Print.

A Resolution Authorizing a Settlement with John Ballendine for the James River Canal and Other Property (June 25, 1779)

[25 June, 1779.]
Resolved, That the Governor, with the advice of the Council, be empowered and desired to appoint some proper persons to adjust and settle all matters and accounts between the Commonwealth and John Ballendine, respecting the furnace and lands in Buckingham county, and the lands, works, and canals, near Westham, in the county of Henrico, and to make true report thereof to the Gover-
nor and Council, who are thereupon empowered and desired to cause the contracts respecting the same, to be carried into speedy and effectual execution, on behalf of the Commonwealth, in such manner as they shall judge best, according to the true interest and intent of the same.

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