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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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354 Assembly Proceedings, October 1654.

L. O. R.

No. 3
Liber B

the said wicldow doe not in convenient time allott forth
porcons to the Children and Record the Same in Court In
Every such case the Court shall have power to appoint and
allow porcons to such Children as aforesaid

41 Mr Robert Brooke's Petition
for his charge on the Publique

Upon the Petition of mr Brooke in relation of his Expence,
being Employed in the Commission, It is Ordered That allow-
ance of one Thousand pounds of Tobacco in full Satisfaction
shall be made to him out of the ffines, and in the mean time
the Assembly doth disburst the same untill such fines shall
Accrew & be found to be answerable to the publick againe

42 It is ordered by the Assembly, That whereas some Charge

p. 439

hath been brought to this house by the Sheriff occasioned by
the default of the Burgesses of the County of Maryes and
Potomock vizt mr Thomas Hatton and mr Job Chandler, so
that there was a necessity of proceeding to a new Election,
That this Charge cannot be Levied on the whole, but where there
where the default was made that is in the County of Maryes and
Potomock, and if the fault appear not to be in the Electors but
in the said Hatton & Chandler then the said County hath
Liberty Granted to recover the Charge on the Delinquents.

43 Concerning Orphan's Estates

It is Enacted by the Authority of this present Assembly That
all persons that have any Estate of Goods Chattells or Lands
in their possession belonging to any who are under age, Shall
Exhibit an Inventory and Accompt of the said Estates, within
three months after the publication of this Act, to the next
monthly Court or to the Provinciall Court, And in case Such
persons who have such Estates in their hands do not at the
time aforesaid present the Inventory and Accornpt of such
Estates as aforesaid, they shall be liable to such Censure as the
Court shall think fitting or to take the sd Estates out of the
hands & possession of such as they shall see Cause.

44 Whereas by a proclamation published and Recorded in
this Province by speciall order and Command from the Lord
Baltemore all the Inhabitants that will not within three months
take that oath which is imposed by his Ldp requiring them to
Acknowledge him to be an Absolute Lord of this Province,
and to have Royall Jurisdiction here shall have their Lands

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