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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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Assembly Proceedings, May June 1676. 563

satisfy & pay (if the sd judgemt be affirmed) all & singular the
debts, damages & costs adjudged, or to be adjudged upon the
former judgemt and all Costs and damages alsoe to be awarded
for the same delaying of Execution ; unlesse the party so stay-
ing the said Judgemt & Execution, doe pay the same, or render
his body to prison.
And whereas the manner of Appeall at the comon Law, is
unusuall, and not according to the constitution of the Lawes
and practice in England, and yet are found very necessary and
convenient for the good of this Province, and have, by the
Justices of the Prova.ll Cort of this Province, been admitted and
allowed to be in the nature of an habeas corpus, to remove a
Cause from an inferiour Cort to a Superiour. Be it Enacted by
the authority aforesaid, that any Person Pltife, or Defendt may
Appeale from the Judgemt of the County Court, to the Prova.ll
Court, giveing security as aforesd ; and the sd appeall shall be
admitted by the Justices of the Provall Court as in the nature
of an Habeas Corpus, to remove the Cause as aforesd And the

W. H.

Party appealant shall procure a Coppy of the proceedings of
the sd County Court, where such appeale was made, to be
transmitted to the Provall Court, and prosecute his Appeall
there, though then next Provall Court, at his perrill. This Act
to endure for three years, or to the end of the next session of
genll Assembly wc.h shall first happen.

p. 59

An Act for the reliefe of Ann Cawood widdow
and her children.

The Burgesses and Delegates of this present generall As-
sembly haveing taken into their serious consideration
Repealed the great poverty and necessity of Ann Cawood widdow
the relict of Stephen Cawood lately slaine in the service and
defence of this province whose death is the occasion of her and
her children's great necessity And to the end that other persons
may be the more encouraged to venture their lives for the
future for the safety and defence of this Province if occasion be
doe pray that itt may bee enacted and be itt enacted by the
Right Honoble the Lord Proprietary by and with the advice and
consent of the upper and lower houses of the present Generall
Assembly and the Authority of the same That the said Ann
Cawood for the maintenance and reliefe of herselfe and chil-
dren shall be allowed and paid unto her or her Assignes out
of the publick leavy fifteene hundred pounds of tobacco p.
Annum for three yeares now next ensuing to be paid unto
her the said Ann Cawood or her Assignes by the sheriffe of

P. R. O.

Colonial En-
try Book

No. 53

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