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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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The Upper House. 389

No 19. An Act providing what shall be good Evidence to prove

U. H. J.

foreign and other Debts, and to prevent vexatious & unnecessary

Chap. XX

Suits at Law, pleading Discounts in Barr, & for repealing an Act

of Assembly therein mentioned

No 20 An Act for the Preservation of the Breed of Wild Deer.


No 21. An Act for reviving & Continuing an Act Entituled an


Act to restrain the ill Practices of Attorneys & to prevent their

taking money fees, and ascertaining what fees shall be allowed to

the Practitioners in the Law, who shall attend the Circuit Courts;

made at a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annap-

olis the fifteenth Day of March Anno Domini One thousand Seven

hundred & twenty five

No 22. An Act for the Assessment of so much Tobacco on the

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Inhabitants of Allhallows Parish in Ann Arundel County as will

build them a new Parish Church.

No 23. An Act for the Relief of Thomas Worsley, Hezekiah


Clarke, & Benjamn Freeman Prisoners in Ann Arundel County Goal


No 24. An Additional & supplementary Act to the several Acts


for the Admin" of Justice in Testamentary Affairs.


No 25. An Act to prevent rigorous Prosecutions on Sheriffs,

Chap. XXV

Testamentary & Deputy Commissarys bonds

No 26. A supplementary Act to the Act Entituled an Act to


prevent the Abuses of Concealing Convicted felons, and other Offen-


ders, imported into this Province; & for the better Discovery of


No 27. An Act empowering a Committee to lay, assess, and ap-

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portion the Publick Levy for this Present Year One thousand Seven


hundred & Twenty nine


After which His Excellency the Governor is pleased to Conclude

the Session with the following Speech Viz.

Gentlemen of the Upper & Lower houses of Assembly

In Answer to the joint Address presented me by both houses on

Wednesday last, I promise you my best Endeavours to engage such

a friendly Correspondence, with Our neighbours of Virginia, as you

desire; which indeed seems the most probable means of promoting

the Value of Tobacco, a common Concern to both Colonies

Gentlemen of the House of Delegates

I sincerely thank you, for the Marks of your Good Will towards

me. I shall give Orders for the Alteration to be made in the Provin-

cial Commission, agreeable to your late Address.

Gentlemen of both Houses

Before I dismiss you, I desire you would favourably accept my

Earnest Wishes for your General Welfare, which I hope you will

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