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title:“A Resolution to Suspend the Sale of Public Lands”
authors:George Mason
date written:1780-7-4

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Mason, George. "Letter to Suspend the Sale of Public Lands." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 2. Ed. Robert A. Rutland. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 638. Print.

A Resolution to Suspend the Sale of Public Lands (July 4, 1780)

[4 July 1780]
Resolved, That the treasurer be required to forbear receiving money for the purchase of any waste or unappropriated lands, except upon certificate of settlement or pre-emption rights, until the further orders of the General Assembly therein.

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