1778-04-10 (static/transcriptions/1778/04/016.jpg)1778. Sittings. [Friday] April 10.
The Bengal Note purported to be for money Lent and was payable with Twenty Four per Cent per Annum. It is dated 1183: 4th of Bysack, at the latter end of the year aforesaid. The Writer of the Note explain’d, that by the latter end of the year he meant that Bysack was about Ten Months after the last Poonea, or settlement of the Rent, and so near the end of the year according to the collection; though Bysack is the begging of the year according to the Bengal Almanach.
It was alledged by the Advocates for the Defendants, that the Gomastahs sign’d by compulsion, and that afterward the Ranny put her Seal by compulsion.