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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1720-1723
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268 Assembly Proceedings, July 18-August 5, 1721.

Bacon

before a Justice of the Peace, against any Person whatsoever,
the Persons against whom such Judgments or Decrees have
been, or shall hereafter be obtained, shall have the same
Liberty and Advantage, in the same Manner, and before the
same Persons, of Staying such Executions, pursuant to the
Directions of the aforementioned Act, in as full and ample
Manner to all Intents and Purposes, as if they had been par-
ticularly mentioned therein. And that the Justice or Justices
before whom Judgment for the Stay of Execution shall be
confessed, shall make due Return of such Judgments to the
Clerks or Registers of the Courts where such Judgments or
Decrees were obtained, by them to be entered upon Record :
And that the Judgments confessed for Stay of Execution for
small Debts, recovered before a Justice of Peace, the Justice
before whom such Judgment is confessed, shall make Return
thereof to the Clerk of the County Court, who is likewise to
enter the same upon Record; For entering of such Super-
sedeas as aforesaid, the several Clerks and Registers shall
receive the same Fees mentioned in the before mentioned Act.
III. And that the several Clerks or Registers of the several
Courts afore mentioned, after the Tenth Day of November
in any Year, may (on Application to them made, and they
are hereby impowered and required to) issue Execution, as
well against the Principal as Sureties, for the Recovery of the
several Sums in such Supersedeas mentioned, in the same
Manner as by the aforementioned Act is directed.

Chap. IX

An Act relieving and freeing the Inhabitants of this Province,
and Others, removing their families from any other Coun-
tries or Colonies, to settle and inhabit within this Province,
from paying the Duties and Impositions on Negroes for any
of their Domestic Slaves.
Whereas by an Act of Assembly, made at a Session of As-
sembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis, the Twenty-
sixth Day of April, Seventeen Hundred and Fifteen, entitled,
An Act laying an Imposition on Negroes, and on several sorts
of Liquors imported, and also on Irish Servants, to prevent
the Importing too great a Number of Irish Papists into this
Province, an Imposition was laid of Twenty Shillings Sterling
for every Negro imported by Land or Water into this Prov-
ince. And also by another Act of Assembly, made at a Session
of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis, the
Twenty-eighth Day of May, Seventeen Hundred and Seven-
teen, entitled, An Act for laying an additional Duty of Twenty
Shillings Current Money per Poll on all Irish Servants,
being Papists, to prevent the Growth of Popery by the Impor-



 
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