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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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Acts Not Previously Printed. 555


Be it therefore Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietor, 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 from and after the first Day of
December, next ensuing after the End of this present General
Assembly, the said South Side of Patapsco River in Baltemore
County, from the Mouth thereof to the Lower Wading Place over
the Falls at the Head thereof, and from thence with a streight Line
to the Girdle Pines dividing Anne-Arundel and Baltemore Coun-
ties, and with that Dividing Line to the Bay of Cheseapeak; then,
with the Bay, to the Mouth of Patapsco River; shall be divided and
taken from the said Parish called St. Paul's in Baltemore County
aforesaid, and be added and united unto Westminster Parish, in
Anne-Arundel County aforesaid; and shall, from and after the
Time aforesaid, by Virtue of this Act, be deem'd, adjudg'd, reputed
and taken as Part and Parcel of the said Westminster Parish, and
not as Part or Parcel of St. Paul's Parish in Baltemore County
aforesaid; and that the Inhabitants thereof shall have and enjoy all
Benefits and Privileges equal with any other the Inhabitants of the
said Parish, and deem'd and taken in all Respects as Parishioners
of Westminster Parish aforesaid: Any Law, Statute, Usage or
Custom to the contrary, notwithstanding.

Session
Laws

An Act for the better Relief of poor Debtors.

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 every Inhabitant of this Province, who after the
End of this Sessions of Assembly, shall have any Judgment or De-
cree in any Court of Law or Equity, or before any single Justice,
against any other Inhabitant, and will sue out Execution thereon,
it shall be lawful for the Debtor (not having nor being able to pro-
cure the Specie recovered) to pay and discharge himself from such
Execution by the several Things following, being of the Growth or
Production of this Province; That is to Say, Beef in well-seasoned
Cask tared, and the Tare on the Head set merchantable and well
saved, at Three Half-pence per Pound; Pork, in well-seasoned Bar-
rels, or other Casks, tared, and the Tare on the Head, set merchant-
able and well saved; at Two Pence per Pound; Bacon at Three
Pence Half-penny per Pound; dryed Beef at Three Pence per
Pound; Wheat at Three Shillings and Six Pence per Bushel; Oats
at Twenty Pence per Bushel; Barley at Two Shillings per Bushel ;
Indian Corn at Twenty Pence per Bushel; Pease at Three Shillings
and Six Pence per Bushel; Beans at Three Shillings per Bushel ;
and the Prices of the aforesaid Commodities shall be rated in To-
bacco at the Rate of One Penny per Pound in current Money, as
they are before rated, and delivered at the Creditor's Dwelling

1722
Chap. XIII
[Wm Parks
compilation,
1727, p. 234;
continued by
1725, ch. 4,
1728, ch. 6,
1732, ch. 20,
1736, ch. 3;
expired in
1740, but was
revived by
1742, ch. 6,
and 1746, ch.
3, and finally
expired in
1750]



 
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