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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That
every Ordinary-Keeper or Inn-holder to be licenced as aforesaid,
shall within Six Months after granting their respective Licences, be
hereby obliged to provide and maintain, if they keep Ordinary at the
Court-House in any County, Four good and substantial Beds, or at
the City of Annapolis aforesaid, Six good and substantial Beds,
over and above what is for their own Families Use, with sufficient
warm Covering for the same, together with Accommodations of
Oats, Hay and Straw for Litter, and Indian Corn, with Stabling
for Ten Horses at least; And if any Ordinary be kept at any other
Place or Part of the County than at the Court-house, such Ordinary-
Keeper shall within the Time aforesaid, be provided with Two
spare Beds with Covering, and sufficient Stabling and Provender
for Six Horses at least, under the Penalty of Two Thousand
Pounds of Tobacco, One Half thereof to his Lordship, his Heirs
and Successors, to be applyed for the Use aforesaid, the other Half
to him or them that shall inform or sue for the same; to be recovered
by Bill, Plaint or Information, wherein no Essoyn, Protection or
Wager of Law to be allowed.
Provided always, That no Person or Persons so licenced, or to be
licenced to keep Ordinary as aforesaid, shall, during the Time of
such their keeping Ordinary, be Delegates, Justices of the Peace,
Attornies, Deputy-Commissaries, Clerks, Sheriffs, Deputy-Sheriffs,
or hold any other publick Office whatsoever, for any County within
this Province.
And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That if
any Ordinary-Keeper shall keep evil Rule in his House, upon Com-
plaint made thereof to the Justices of the County-court of such Or-
dinary-Keeper's Mis-behaviours, or keeping evil Rule in his House,
the said Justices of the County-courts are hereby authorized and
impowered to suppress such Ordinary-Keeper, and call in such
Licence.
And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That any
Ordinary-Keeper disabled or supprest as aforesaid, or any other
Person that shall presume to keep Ordinary without Licence first
had and obtained as aforesaid, shall for every Month he or they
shall keep Ordinary as aforesaid, forfeit and pay Two Thousand
Pounds of Tobacco, and so proportionably for a longer or shorter
Time that any Person shall sell Liquors, or do contrary to this Law,
One Half to his Lordship, His Heirs and Successors, for the Use
aforesaid, and the other Half to him or them that shall sue for the
same, to be recovered in any Court of Record within this Province,
by Bill, Plaint or Information, wherein no Essoyn, Protection or
Wagrer of Law to be allowed.
And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That no
Person or Persons inhabiting within this Province, not having law-

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