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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, September, 1704-April, 1706
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508 Assembly Proceedings, May 15-25, 1705.

Lib. 64.

under them touching the matters and decrees to be made by
the said Commissioners by this present Act thereunto Author-
ized or any three or more of them the said Commissioners
allways giving timely notice of not less than Sixteen days of
the time and Place of their Sitting Saving the right of all
Persons under age non Sanae memorise Feme coverts and
Persons non resident within this Province during Such time
as they shall continue so who shall & are hereby allowed to
Prosecute their claimes within twelve months after such dis-
ability Removed And unless any Party dissatisfyed with Such
a Sentence shall appeall therefrom within thirty days to such
commissioners as his Excy the Governour for the time being
is hereby Impowered to authorize and Appoint by his Com-
mission for that Purpose under the great Seale of this Province
not exceeding five in Number whereof the Majr Part If [not] all
such Commissioners meet or two in case only three meet
shall finally determine thereon in Manner aforesaid without
any further Appeall or review.
And be it Enacted that the said commissioners be & Are
hereby empowered to committ and Punish by fine not Exceed-
ing One thousand Pounds of tobacco all Such Persons who
shall disturb the sitting of the said Commissioners or willfully
refuse to give evidence
And further for the better discovery of Psons rights to
Lands claimed before the said Commissioners. The said
Commissioners or any three or more of them may and are
Empowered to Issue Precepts to the Sher & Surveyr of the
said County to resurvey and make returnes to the sd Com-
missioners Pursuant to the tenr of Such Precepts and warrants
which the said Sher and Surveyor shall and are hereby obliged
to Execute for such reasonable fees as to the said Commis-
sioners shall seem meet and Also the said Commissioners
shall and may make and establish such reasonable table of

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fees to their Clark whom they are to make Choice of with
the approbation of his Excy for the writing and recording
of any matters before them and to the Sher of the said County
who is hereby Enjoyned by his Sufficient deputy constantly
to attend them and serve and Execute all precepts warrants
orders notices in writing or other Sumons as by the said
Commissioners to the said Sher shall be directed not Exceed-
ing one full moyety in proportion to what is allowed by the
Act of Assembly for limitation of Officers fees to the severall
Sheriffs and Clerks of the County Courts which fees are to
be upon Execution as other fees belonging to Clks and
Sheriffs.
And be it further enacted that the Judgment and determina-
tions which shall be made betwixt Party and Party by Authority



 
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