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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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Assembly Proceedings, April May 1666. 133


former which shall be Recovered by way of accOn bill plaint or
Informacon wherein noe Essoyne proteccon or wager of Lawe
shall be allowed

Liber
WH&L

An Act for the Publicacon of all Lawes within this Province for
the future

p. 33

Forasmuch as many new Lawes have been made this pre-
sent Assembly wherein the welfare of the good people of this
Province is much concerned and divers old Lawes not Suffi-
ciently provideing against the offences by them to be punished
have been made more penall To the end many people of this
Province evilly disposed may be deterred from evill doeing
And that notwithstanding all the Lawes intend that every
person in this Province is bound to take notice of what is
passed in the Assembly because every person is there present
in their representacons yett your Lordships two houses of As-
sembly very well knowing that your Lordship desires not the
destruccon of the very worst of the people of this Province
nor that they should be overtaken by an intendment in Lawe
in a penall Act though not at all too severe for the misdeeds
it intends to punish doe pray that itt may be Enacted And Bee
itt Enacted by the Right Honble the Lord Proprietary with the
advice and Consent of this present Generall Assembly That
from henceforward all the acts that shall passe from this and
all other succeeding Assemblyes shall be from tyme to tyme
fairely transcribed into parchment And by writt vnder the
great seale of this Province from time to time to be passed by
the Chancellor for the tyme then being to the Sherriffe of each
respective County be transmitted and Comandment to them in
the said writts shall be given as well the said Acts in their
severall and respective Countyes in what places to them shall
seeme most Convenient to publish and Proclaime as the said
Acts of Assembly to see firmly observed and kept and be itt
further Enacted that every severall and Respective County
shall from tyme to tyme pay vnto the Chancellor for the tyme
then being for such Transcript of the Lawes and writt vnder
the greate Scale as aforesaid the sume of two thousand pounds
of Tobacco

p.34

An act for Recording the Jourll of the lower howse

Whereas itt it is thought good for the benefitt and inlighting
of Future Assemblies that a Record bee kept of all proceedings
that shall pass in the Lower house of Assembly in this Province
Bee itt therefore Enacted By the Rt honoble the Lord Proprietor

P. R. O.
Colonial En-
try Book

No. 53



 
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