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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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366 Assembly Proceedings, 1694-1728.

Liber LL, 5
Acts

appointed for the distribution of the Effects of the said Thomas
Dent not less then twenty Days after the making of the said Sur-
render and shall then and there in the Presence of two Justices as
aforesaid and by their advice and directions make distribution of the
Estate of the said Thomas Dent so as aforesaid to be Surrendred
delivered up or transferred amongst such of his Creditor only as shall
then by themselves or their Attorney or attorneys think fitt to be
present at such distribution by an equall and Proportionable distri-
bution thereof to every such Creditor with respect had and in Pro-
portion to the largeness of his or her debt Save that Master John
Courts William Hoskins and Ledstone Smallwood three of the
Creditors of the said Thomas Dent at whose Suit the said Dent is now
in Execution be first allowed and Paid out of the Effects so as afore-
said Surrendred up the Sume of Fourty Pounds Sterling each of them
in full of their Claim against the said Thomas Dents Estate and the
Residue if any to be distributed as aforesaid the Proceedings of the
said Justices and Sheriff in that behalf to be certified to the County
Court aforesaid and there lodged for the Perusall of any of the
Creditors of the debtor aforesaid that shall require the same and
without any free to be Paid thereon or for such Lodging thereof
saving the right of the right honourable the Lord Proprietor his
heirs and Successors and of all Bodies Politick and Corporate and
all others not mentioned in this Act. Provided nevertheless that in
Case the said Thomas Dent or his said Wife shall at any time after
the makeing such Oath as aforesaid be convict of willfull and corrupt
Perjury thereupon or of a willfull Breach or non Complyance with
the tenour uf such Oath that then the said Thomas Dent or his

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said wife shall upon such Conviction be adjudged to stand two hours
in the Pillory and have his or her left Ear cutt off and shall be wholly
deprived of all and Singular the Benefitts designed him by this Law,
and shall be thenceforth lyable to be Prosecuted for any debts or
damages whatsoever in the same manner as if this Act had never
been made any thing herein Contained to the Contrary notwithstand-
ing Provided also that Gerard Fowke and Bennett Hoskins Execu-
tor of Oswald Hoskins Executor of Ann Hoskins Executrix of
Collonell Phillip Hoskins deceased who are Sureties for the said
Thomas Dent on the testementary Bond of Collonell William Dent
deceased be fully released from any future Claim against them or
their heirs forever by any of the Children or Legatees of the said
William Dent for any Sums of money or other goods or Chatties
whatsoever due to them for their filial Portions before the said
Thomas Dent shall have any benefitt of this Act. Provided also and
it is hereby Declared that the said Thomas Dent shall have no Bene-
fitt of this Act untill he shall pay or secure to be Paid unto Messieurs
John Courts William Hoskins and Ledstone Smallwood the Severall
Sums before mentioned.



 
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