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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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306 Assembly Proceedings, April 1650.

P. R. O.

Colonial En-
try Book
No. 53

other person or persons directly or indirectly take accept receive
purchase or possess any lands tenements or hereditaments
within the saide Province of Maryland or the Hands therunto
belonging from any Indian or Indians to any other use or uses,
But to the use of his said Lordship and his heires Lords and
Proprietarys of this Province or knowingly from any other
person or persons not deriving a legall tytle therunto by from
or under some Grant from his said Lordship or his heires Lords
and proprietarys of this Province legally passed or to bee
passed under his or theire Create seale of the said Province
for the time being soe helpe mee God, &c.

An Act Concerning Accomptants
to the Lord Proprietary

Bee it Enacted by the Lord Proprietary of this Province by
and with the assent and approbation of the upper and lower
house of this Assembly, that all and every person or persons
who shall hereafter att any time make any Accompte or
Accompts or any Entry or Entryes of or for any mony Goods
Chatties Commodities or Merchandizes whatsoever to or for
the use of the Lord Proprietary or his heires unto or with his
or their Secretary of this Province for the time being or unto
any other Officer or Minister of the Lord Proprietary and his
heires by him or them from time to time appoynted or to be
appoynted to receive or take such Accompt or to make such
Entry, And shall not make or deliver a true and just Accompt
or Entry of or for any such money Goodes Chatties Commodi-
tyes or Merchandizes as aforesaid but shall conceale the same
such person or persons after proofe therof made shall forfeite
to the Lord Proprietary and his heires all such monys Goods
Chatties Commodityes or Merchandizes soe concealed and
wherof true and just Accompt or Entry shall not bee made, And
bee it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid that all and
every person or persons within this province who have shall or
may be entrusted with any mony Goods Chatties or Merchan-
dizes to or for the use of the said Lord Proprietary or his
heires shall take his Corporall Oathe upon the holy Evangelists
to bee administered by the Secretary or other Officer thereunto
appoynted by the Lord Proprietary or his heires whoe shall
have power from tyme to tyme by vertue of this Act to admin-
ister the same if they thinke fitt, that all such Accompt or
Entrys for any such money Goods Chatties or other Merchan-
dizes as aforesaid are true and just.


 

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