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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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Assembly Proceedings, April 1658. 371


of the Indians vnlesse such person be proved to beare armes
to an Hostile intent, & contrary to the vsuall & allowable cus-
toms of the Country for each mans defence.
In wittnesse whereof we the said Captaine Josiah Fendall
Lieutenant of the Province of Maryland, & Philip Calvert
Principall Secretary of the same haue sett our hands and fixed
his Lordships greate Scale for this Province.

Liber H. H.

This Present Gennerall Assembly haueing Considered the
Present State of this Province and finding the Agreement
according to the said Articles, greatly conduceing to the honnor
of the Lord Baltemore, and the peace of the Province, as also
tending to the remoovall of those feares and jellousies too fre-
quently knowne amongst vs, and greatly furthering the vniting
of the whole Inhabitants and bringing them to a better Capacity
against the Incursions of the Indian Enemy whom wee haue
obserued to take advantage of our former distraction. Bee it
therefore Enacted by the Lord Proprietary of this Province, by
and with the Consent of this Gennerall Assembly, that the said
Articles be to all intents and purposes Jnviolably observed and
confirmed

U. H.

Journal
1659-69
p. 57

The vpper house haue
assented Philip Calvert

The Burgesses
haue assented Thom Turner
Clarke

2 An act Concearning the Gage of
Tobacco Hogsheds


Whereas severall Complaints have bene made by divers
Masters of Ships of the vnreasonable Size of Tobacco Caske
made in this Province, whereby they are disabled to answere
such fraight as they engage for, and thereby discouraged to
bring their Shipps here which may tourne to the apparant
decay of Trade, if not tymely prevented. Bee it therefore
Enacted by the Lord Proprietary of this Province, by and with
the Consent of this Gennerall Assembly, That All Tobacco
Hogsheds which shall hereafter be made within this Province
shalbe of the Size of fforty three Inches in length, and twenty
Seven Inches in the head, and not vnder the Size of fforty two
Inches in length, and twenty Six in the head. And that what
Cooper or Coopers or other persons that shall make Tobacco
Hogsheds and doe not observe the Gage aforesaid shall forfeit
the said Caske, and (vpon complaint thereof made) be sensured
for his or their default by each respective County Court where
such person, or persons doe inhabit. This Act to continue

P. 58



 
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