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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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322 Assembly Proceedings, October 1671.

Liber
W H & L

Orchard or Cornefield And uppon neglect of the said Comis-
sioners for appointing overseers and Provideing labourers for
the performance of the said worke they shall be fined four
thousand pounds of Tobacco & Caske and every Labourer
who shall Refuse or Neglect his labour shall be fined one thou-
sand pounds of Casked Tobacco And every Overseer soe ap-
pointed by the Comissioners who shall Refuse or neglect the
performance of his duty in his Charge shall be fined two thou-
sand pounds of Casked Tobacco the one halfe of those fines
to the Lord Proprietary and the other halfe to the Informer or
him or them that shall sue for the same fine or fines to be Re-
covered in any Court of Record within this Prouince by bill
plaint or otherwares wherein noe Essoyne Proteccon or wager
of the Law to be allowed This Act to Continue for three
yeares or to the next Generall Assembly which shall first hap-
pen And Bee itt further Enacted That all former lawes here-
tofore made touching the markeing of high waies be & are
hereby Repealled

An Act prohibitting all sherriffes Subsherriffes
or Deputy Sherriffes all Clerkes Sub Clerkes or
Deputy Clerkes to plead as an attorney in any
Court or Courts within this Prouince where
he or they shall bear such office

Whereas many Inconveniencyes have happened and divers
Complaints haue been made That some persons that haue been
and now are Clerkes of Courts within this Prouince have
pleaded as attorneys within the said Courts and alsoe formerly
That Sherriffes Subsherriffes or Deputy Sherriffes or Counties

p. 64

within this Prouince haue alsoe done the same to the great
trouble of divers of the good people of this Prouince by stir-
ring up of Suites amongst them to aduance their ffees for the
preuencon whereof for the future and for the quiett of the
good people aforesaid Bee itt Enacted by the Right Honble
The Lord Proprietary by and with the aduice and assent of the
upper and lower house of this present Generall Assembly
That from and after the end of this present Session of Assem-
bly noe Clerke or other person that shall haue any thing to
doe with the Records of the Prouinciall Court as a Clarke
shall dureing the tyme as he shall be soe Clerke of the said
Court or haue any thing to doe with the Records thereof plead
in the Provinciall Court as an attorney vnder the penalty of
two thousand pounds of Tobacco for every Cause that he shall
soe plead in the said Provinciall Court two third partes thereof
to be forfeited to the Lord Proprietary to be disposed of for the



 
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