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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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132 Assembly Proceedings, April May 1666.

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tradeing as aforesaid into this Province shall buy and sell again
or Transport any such goods Imported Provisions and other
Necessaryes onely Excepted vpon the penalty of forfeiting all

p.31

such goods or the value thereof the one halfe to The Lord
Proprietary the other halfe to the Informer to be Recovered in
any Court of Record within this Province by bill plaint or In-
formacon wherein noe Essoyne Protection or wager of Lawe
to be allowed this Act to Endure for three yeares or to the end
of the next Generall Assembly

An Act prohibiting Comissioners sherriffs and Clarkes
to plead as attorneys in their Respective County Courts

Whereas many Inconveniencyes have happened to divers
persons within this Province by meanes of Comissioners Sher-
riffes and Clarkes pleading as attorneys in their Respective
Courts wherein they bear office for prevencon whereof for the
future Bee itt therefore Enacted by the Right Honble the Lord
Proprietary by and with the Assent of the upper and Lower
house of this present Generall Assembly That from and after
the Publicacon of this Act no Comissioner Sherriffe or Clarke
of those Courts wherein they bear office shall plead as Attorney
for or in behalfe of any person or persons att that tyme Re-
sydeing or being within this Province vpon the Penalty of three
thousand pounds of Tobacco the one one moyety to the Lord
Proprietary the other moyety to the Informer or him or them
that shall sue for the same The said Fine or Fynes to be Re-
covered in any Court of Record within this Province by bill
plaint or informacon wherein noe Essoyne proteccon or wager
of Lawe to be allowed.

An Act Prohibiting the office of Clarkes and Sherriffes
to be officiated att one and the same tyme by one and
the same person

Whereas itt hath been found very prejudiciall to the Inhabi-
tants of this Province that divers persons haue officiated both
the office of Clarke and Sherriffe which hath Occasioned many
Inconveniencyes Bee itt therefore Enacted by the Lord Pro-
prietary by and with the Assent of the upper and lower house of
this present Generall assembly That from and after the Publicacon
hereof that noe person or persons whatsoever shall officiate or
hold both the said offices either by himselfe or his Deputy att
one and the same tyme within this Province vpon the penalty
or forfeiture of tenn thousand pounds of Casked Tobacco the
one moyety to the Lord Proprietary and the other to the In-



 
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