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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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486 Assembly Proceedings, Sept. Oct. 1663.

Liber
W. H. & L.

to Attend that Muster there to Execise and Trayne And this
Act to Continue for three yeares or to the End of the next
Generall Assembly.

An Acte for Amerciaments in the Prouinceall & County Courts.

Whereas many suites are Raysed upon frivolous occasions
by letigeous persons for prevention thereof for the future Bee
itt Enacted by the Right Honnourable the Lord Proprietary by
and with the Consent of the vpper and lower house of this
present Generall Assembly that all persons whatsoever that are
Cast in any cause be they plr or Defte shall be amerced (besides
the damages and Cost to the Recoverourr) ffifty pounds of
Tobacco in the Provinciall Court to be imployed as the Gouer-
nour and Councell shall thinke. And in the County Courts
thirty pounds of Tobacco to be Imployed as the Comissioners
shall thinke fitt For the due Collecting whereof Bee itt En-
acted by the Authority aforesaid that the Clarke of the Pro-
vinciall Courte and the Severall County Courts keepe an Exact
Accompt of the Amerciaments and deliver or send the same
to the Severall Sherriffes of the perticular Countyes who are
hereby required to Collect the same with the Leavyes and are
accordingly Impowred for default of Payment to make distresse
and Comanded not to Returne any Arreares (Executors
& Administrators who cannot pay without orders alwayes
Excepted) And be itt further Enacted That the Clarkes of
the Respective Courts shall give vnto the Cheife Judge of
every Court a list of the Amerciaments that Court Imposed
this Act to Continue for three yeares or to the next Generall
Assembly

An Act for the Repeale of an act made Anno 1661 Entituled
an Act Concerning killing wild Cattle

Whereas Sundry Inhabitants of this Province finding them-
selves much agrieved being Restrayned by vertue of that Act
made att St Johns the Seventeenth of Aprill one thousand Six
hundred Sixty one by Phillip Calvert Esqr intituled an Act
Concerning killing wild Cattle whereby all persons haveing
any marked Cattle amongst wild Gangs cannot presume to
kill their owne marked Cattle att any tyme of the yeare for
their owne Conveniencie Doe therefore pray that itt may be
Enacted And Bee itt Enacted by the Right honble the Lord

Proprietary by and with the Consent of the vpper and Lower

house of this present Generall Assembly That that Act Con-
cerning killing wild Cattle be and is hereby vtterly Repealed
for ever



 
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