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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
Volume 13, Page 428   View pdf image (33K)
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428 Assembly Proceedings, May 10-June 9, 1692.

Lib. L. L.
No. 1.

return to the next County Court to be held for the said
County, which the said Justices at their County Courts as
aforesaid shall cause the Clerk of the said Court to enter the
said certificate uppon Record, and draw a fair Copy thereof,
affixing his name and the Scale of said County there'unto and
Transmitt the same with all convenient speed to the Govr and
Councill of this Province to be kept on Record in the Councill
Books, for which the said Clerk shall be allowed as for other
matters recorded to be paid by the severall counties, and
for the more sure and certaine Effecting of the same, the
severall Justices of the severall Counties within this Prov-

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ince, which Clerks aforesaid are hereby enjoyned and
required to do and performe the severall Injunctions requi-
site and parts of this Law under the penalty of five
hundred pounds of Tobacco to every Justice failing in
the premisses, and to the Clerk one thousand pounds of
Tobacco to be recovered in their Majestyes names in any
Court of Record in this Province and Employed to the use of
the Parrish where the said Offender shall reside and the Sevll
Parishes being laid out limitted and bounded in the severall
Counties within this Province as aforesaid the Freeholders of
each Parish do within some convenient time within two months
as by the Justices of County Courts aforesaid shall be 'ap-
pointed, meet together at the most convenient place in the
said Parish to be also appointed by the Justices aforesaid,
and there make choice of six of the most able men of the
said respective Parishes to be a Vestry for each respective
Parish as aforesaid, who are hereby Authorized Impowered
and required to take care of preserve and Imploy all such
Tobaccos, Wares, goods and Merchandizes as by this Act
or any other Act hereafter to be made, or by any other
waies or means whatsoevr shall be given or granted raised or
allowed to the use of the Church or Ministry of the said Parish
to which they belong. To which end and purpose the said
Vestrymen or the Major part of them when and as often as
need shall require shall meet together and have a Clerk to
attend them to take the accompt of all such Tobaccos, Goods,
Wares and Merchandizes as by any means as aforesaid shall
accrue to the use of the Ministry in the Parish aforesaid, and
with the first Tobaccos goods Wares and Merchandizes as
aforesaid, shall erect and build in the most Convent place of
the said Parish, one Church or Chappell in such Dimentions

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and Proportions and in such Methods and ways as by the said
Vestry men in their discretion and Judgement shall think fitt
and convenient (such Parrishes as already at the time of the
laying out of the same shall appear to have churches and
Chappells already built in them Excepted) the said Vestry

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
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