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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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516 Assembly Proceedings, 1714-1726.

Session
Laws

required, and which Treasurers for Receiving, Accounting and
Paying the said Duties, as may be directed, according to the Inten-
tions of this Act, shall have and receive the Salary of Two and a
Half per Cent, and no more; and the said Money to be lodged in
the Hands of such Merchant or Merchants in London, as the Upper
and Lower Houses of Assembly shall, from Time to Time, direct.
And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That the
several and respective Clerks of the Provincial and County-Courts
within this Province, shall Yearly, and every Year, during the Con-
tinuance of this Act, .Ex Officio, make out a true and fair List of all
such Alienations as shall be Yearly recorded in the respective Courts,
(That is to say) the Name of the Parties, Grantor and Grantee, the
Dates of the Deeds, and Names of the Lands, with the Quantity
thereof, ready to be delivered to the Agent of the Right Honourable
the Lord Proprietary of this Province, when required of such
Clerks; and in case the Clerk of the Provincial Court shall neglect
to do what is required of him to be done by this Act, he shall forfeit
the Sum of Ten Pounds Current-Money, and the Clerk of the
County-Court so neglecting, as aforesaid, shall forfeit the Sum of
Five Pounds Current-Money, to the Right Honourable the Lord
Proprietary of this Province, his Heirs and Successors, towards the
Support of his Lordship's Government within this Province; to be
recovered in any County-Court within this Province, by Action of
Debt, Bill, Plaint or Information, wherein no Essoyn, Protection
or Wager of Law to be allowed.
This Act to continue until the Twenty Ninth Day of September,
which shall be in the Year of our Lord God, One Thousand Seven
Hundred and Twenty.

1717
Chap. IV
[Evan
Jones' com-
pilation
printed by
Bradford,
1718]

An Act for the Adjournment of Talbot and Baltemore County-
Courts.

Whereas sundry of the Justices of the Quorum of Talbot and
Baltemore County-Courts are Members of the Lower House of
Assembly; and whereas the aforesaid County-Courts are appointed
by Law to be holden the first Tuesday of June, Instant, so that either
such Justices must leave the said House and Service of their Coun-
try, or that such County-Courts must fall for want of their Atten-
dance, unless provided by Law,
Be it therefore Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary, by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's
Governour, and the Upper and Lower Houses of this present Gen-
eral Assembly and by the Authority of the same, That in case there
shall not appear or have not appeared a sufficient Number of Jus-
tices at the Time and Place appointed for the holding the aforesaid
Two County-Courts, and to adjourn them regularly and legally, ac-
cording to. the Tenour of their Commissions, and the Act of Assem-



 
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