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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
Volume 13, Page 246   View pdf image (33K)
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246 Papers relating to the Associators' Assembly, 1689.

P. R. O.

And Whereas it is thought convenient for the encourage-
ment of trade and dispatch of shipping that naval Officers be
appointed in convenient districts in this Province Be it
Ordained & enacted by this present Generall Assembly and
the authority of the same that Capt: Samuel Bourne be and is
hereby appointed naval Officer for Patuxent river and the bay
and Capt: John Coode for Potomack River and Mr Robert
King for Somersett County in this Province to have and to
hold the said respective Offices as aforesaid Who are to per-
form the respective trusts belonging to the said Offices as such
navall Officers have formerly done or by law ought to doe.
And that there may be noe obstructions in proceedings
about the Probat of Wills and the affairs of Admrcon Be it
Ordained and enacted by the authority aforesdthat the respec-
tive Commissioners and Officers aforesaid in their respective
County Courts be and are hereby empowered and authorized
to take the Probat of Wills and grant letters of Administration
with good security according to law, and to keep a true &
jjerfect record of the same among the Records of the respec-
tive County Courts aforesaid And as to other matters actions
or process in the said Courts undetermined they are to be con-
tinued and proceeded upon according to their first comence-
ment and originall process at the next Court according to Act
of Assembly And that noe in such proceedings shall be
sufficient to reverse any Judgement in either provll or County
Courts nor shall there be any advantage taken thereby to the
prejudice or detriment of any person whatsoever anything in
this present Ordinance or any other law to the Contrary in
anywise notwithstanding
And Be it likewise ordained constituted & enacted by the
authority aforesaid that the provinciall Court of this Province
and all other matters, actions or process therein are to be and
continue in the same state manner and condition according
to their respective natures as formerly left upon the Records
of the said Court as they last adjourned or as they now stand
soe to be and continue as aforesaid untill their Majesties
further pleasure be knowne in relation to this Province, and
the books records and papers of the said Provinciall Court or
belonging to the respective publick Offices att St Marys be
and are hereby committed to the care Custody and charge of
Mr John Llewellin who is to look after and preserve the same
to the best of his ability, for which he is to keep a man there-
at the publick charge of this Province which shall be allowed
in the publick leavy.
And Be it likewise ordained constituted and enacted by the
authority aforesaid, that the temporary laws of this Province
be and are hereby continued and in force according to their

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
Volume 13, Page 246   View pdf image (33K)
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