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

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Right Honble the Lord Proprietary of this Prouince by and with
the aduice and Consent of this present Generall Assembly and
by the Authority of the same That after the tenth day of Aprill
in any yeare noe Execucon shall Issue out of any the Courts
of this Prouince against the body or goods of any person or
persons Inhabiting or Resydeing within this Prouince till the
tenth day of October next or till the tenth day of October in
any yeare dureing the Continuance of this Act for any debt or
debts or vppon any accon Judgment or Judgments sued had
or Recovered against any the Inhabitants of or within this Pro-
uince betwixt the tenth day of Aprill and the tenth day of
October in any yeare in the Prouinciall or any the County
Courts of this Prouince for any cause matter or thing what-
Provided such person or persons against whome any such
Judgment is obteyned shall Imediately (after the obteyning
such Judgment together with another party such as the Justices
hereafter menconed shall approve of) Come before one Justice
or more of the Justices of the Prouinciall Court or two Justices
or more of the Respective County Court where such Judg-
ment is obteyned and Confesse Judgment to the party that
obteyned the Judgment as is aforesaid for his debt and Costs
of Suite adjudged with a cessat Executio till the tenth of
October then next following and thereof procure Certificate
under the hand of the same Justice or Justices before whome
the said Judgment shall be Confessed And that such Certifi-
cate shall be a sufficient supersedeas to the Sherriffe to forbear
serveing the Execucon upon the body or goods of the person
soe obteining such Certificate
And if the party be taken in Execucon before such Certifi-
cate be produced That then such Certificate being obteyned
afterwards as aforesaid shall be a Sufficient Supersedeas to the
Sherriffe for the Release of of such person from Imprisonment
vpon that Execucon the party paying or giveing security to
such Sherriffe for his due fees for the Imprisonment And that
the Justice or Justices before whom such Judgment shall be
Confessed as aforesaid shall Returne the Judgment soe Con-
fessed vnto the Clerke of that Respective Court where the first
Judgment was obteyned to be Entred vpon Record for which
Entry the Clerke shall Receive as a fee five pounds of Tobacco
and noe more any law Custome or vsage heretofore had made
or done within this Prouince to the Contrary hereof notwith-

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And Bee itt further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid That
all Lawes Heretofore made for the Limitting and staying of
Execucons be and are hereby Repealed this Act to Continue
and Remaine in force for the Tearme of three yeares or to the
end of the next Session of Assembly which shall first happen

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