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

Session
Laws

such Time expir'd) be possess'd and interested in the said Lot or
Lots, as in their first and former Estate; any thing in this Act con-
tained to the contrary notwithstanding.
And be it further Enacted, That there shall be allowed to all
Debtors whatsoever, owing any Tobacco to any Person or Persons
whatsoever or howsoever, such Debtor bringing his Tobacco to the
Town aforesaid, and there paying the same to his Creditor or Cred-
itors, or his or their Receivers, the Sum of Ten Pounds of Tobacco
per Cent, for every Hundred Pounds of Tobacco so brought to the
Place aforesaid, and there paid as aforesaid; to be deducted out of
such Debtors said Debt, or allowed of in Bar or Discount of any
Action to be brought against any Debtor or Debtors, by any Cred-
itor or Creditors, in any Court within this Province.

1725
Chap. II
[Wm Parks
compilation,
1727, p. 272]

An Act for destroying Squirrels and Crows.

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 from and after the Twenty Fifth Day of Decem-
ber next, Every Master, Mistress, Owner of a Family, or single
Taxable, in the several and respective Counties within this Prov-
ince, shall be, and are by this Act obliged Yearly, fat some Time
before the laying their County Levy,) to produce to some One of
the Justices of their County, Three Squirrels-Scalps, or Crows-
Heads, for every Taxable Person they shall pay Levy for that Year ;
and the Justices of the Peace before whom such Squirrel- Scalps or
Crows-Heads shall be brought, shall be and is hereby obliged to
cut off, or cause to be cut off the Ears, or otherwise destroy such
Squirrel- Scalps, and destroy such Crows-Heads that shall be so
produced to him, to prevent their being produced a Second Time ;
and give such Person a Certificate under his Hand, certifying the
Number of Squirrel-Scalps, or Crow-Heads, such Person brought
before him; which Certificate the Person obtaining the same shall
lay before the Justices of their County at the Time of laying the
County-Levy; and the Justices shall then cause a List of the Tax-
ables of their County to be laid before them in Order, from thence
to compare the Number of Taxables each Person pays in the County,
with the Certificates produced.

1725
Chap. III
[Wm Parks
compilation,
1727, p. 273]

An Act for Relieving the Inhabitants of this Province from sundry
Aggrievances they lie under, occasioned by the Scarcity of To-
bacco within this Province, in the Year Seventeen Hundred and
Twenty Four.

Forasmuch as the Act of Assembly made at a Session of Assem-
bly begun and held at the City of Annapolis, on the Sixth Day of



 
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