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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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Acts. 113


to & for the severall & respective Commissioners of the severall &
respective County Courts within this Province at the severall &
respective Courts to be held for the said Countys, upon Examination
had before them of the publicke Charges of their said severall &
respective Countys and Allowances by them made of the same to
Levy & raise Tobacco for payment and satisfaction of the said sev-

erall & respective County Charges and the Sherriffs Sallary for the
Collecting thereof by an Equall Assessment upon the body, goods &
Chatties of the Freemen & Inhabitants of the said severall Countys
any Act, Law, Custome & Usage heretofore had & made to the
contrary in any wise notwithstanding provided allways that the
Accounts of the said County Charge be kept upon Record faire
written in a booke by themselves sign'd by the Clerk of the said
County Court and be returned to his Excellency the Governor &
Councill, according to certain Act of Assembly of this Province made
at a Generall Assembly held at the port of Annapolis the 30th day of
Aprill In the yeare of our Lord 1696, and be Lodged according to
the directions of the said Act. And Be It Further Enacted by the
Authority aforesaid that if the Justices of the severall & respective
County Courts shall Levy & pay any account or accounts which by
Law is not allowable the said Justices so offending shall forfeite &
pay each Justice for such offence the Summe of Five thousand
pounds of Tobacco The one halfe to his Majty his heires and suc-
cessors for the use of the Free schoole, the other halfe to him or
them that shall Informe, or sue for the same, to be sued for & recov-
ered in the Provinciall Court of this Province by Bill, Plaint or In-
formation where no Essoyn Protection or Wager of Law shall be
allowed. And Be It Further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid that
a certain Act of Assembly made at a Generall [Assembly] begun
& held at the City of St Maryes the tenth day of May in the yeare of
our Lord 1692 Intituled an Act Impowering Commissioners of the
County Courts to Levy & raise monyes to defray the Necessary
Charge of their Countyes. Be & is hereby repealed & made voide.
This Act to Endure for three yeares or to the end of the next Session
of Assembly which shall first happen.

Public
Record
Office,
London.
C. O. 5,
Vol. 731,
Maryland.
From
1694-1702.
Acts

An Act for Rectifying the ill practices of the Attornys of this Prov-
ince & for ascertayning the Attorny Generall and Clerke of the
Indictments Fees.
Whereas by a certain Ordinance of Assembly made at a Generall
Assembly held at the port of Annapolis the 20th day of May Anno
Domini 1695. It was ordained that the Attorney Generall of this
Province should have four hundred pounds of Tobacco Fee for all
Actions he should bring upon Bonds taken in the name of our Sov-
eraigne Lord the King & putt in suite in the provinciall Court of this
Province to be paid by the party bound in the said Bond & for all

Acts of
March,
1697/8,
ch. 7



 
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