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

Session
Laws

dred and Seventeen, and in the second Year of his Lordship's
Dominion, &c. Entituled, An Act for Regulating of Ordinaries, ex-
pires the Twenty Ninth Day of September next; and to prevent any
Inconveniency that might happen if the afore-mentioned Act shall
expire before a further Provision could be made for its Continu-
ance, it is therefore prayed it may be Enacted.
And be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprie-
tary, by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Gover-
nour, and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the
Authority of the same, That the abovementioned Act, Entituled,
An Act for Regulating of Ordinaries, be and is hereby revived and
continued to be and remain in full Force, from the Twenty Ninth
Day of September next, until the Twenty Ninth Day of Septem-
ber, which shall be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven
Hundred and Twenty One.

1720
October
Chap. XV
[Wm Parks
compilation,
1727, p. 217 ;
continued by
1721, ch. i ;
1723, ch. 2,
and 1726,
ch. 3; ch.
XXIV.
XXV,
XXVI of
Acts this
Session
printed in
Vol. 34 of
Archives,
beginning at
p. H5]
p. 218

An Act for raising a Duty of Three Pence per Hogshead on all
Tobacco exported out of this Province, for the Uses therein
mentioned. "

Whereas His Lordship the Right Honourable the Lord Proprie-
tor, out of his great Goodness, has been pleased to constitute and
appoint His Honour Charles Calvert, Esq; His Lieutenant Gover-
nour, in and over this his Province of Maryland, to whom we (His
Lordship's good People) yield all due Obedience, as by his Com-
mission we are obliged :
And the better to demonstrate our most humble Gratitude to his
Lordship's pious Inclinations, and to shew the good Respects we
have for and towards the said Charles Calvert, Esqr our present
Governour, and the great Hopes and Expectation we have of his
Honour's good Government over us, we most humbly pray that it
may be Enacted,
And be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietor,
by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governour,
and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the Authority
of the same, That an Imposition of Three Pence Sterling per Hogs-
head, over and above the Duties already imposed on the Export of
Tobacco, upon all Tobacco that shall be hereafter exported out of
this Province, by Land or by Water, and Three Pence Sterling
upon every Four Hundred Pounds of Tobacco, be it in Chest or
Case, be paid by the Master of every Ship or Vessel, or other Per-
son trading into or living in this Province, in Sterling Money of
Great-Britain, or Bills of Exchange, at the Election and Choice of
the said Master or others, to be collected by the Naval Officer of the
Port or District where such Ship or Vessel shall enter, to be ap-
plyed to the uses and in the Manner following, (that is to say)
Three Half Pence of the said Three Pence per Hogshead so to be



 
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