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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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Acts. 367


An Act for the Payment and Assessment of the Publick Charge of
this Province for this Present Year One Thousand Seven hundred
and twenty four.

Whereas there hath been Three hundred Eighty Seven Thousand
Nine hundred and Eighty four Pounds of Tobacco and Five hundred
thirty nine Pounds One Shilling and Ten Pence Currant money of
Maryland in money laid out and Expended for the Publick Charge
of this Province to the thirty first day of October in the year of our
Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and twenty four to the Intent
the same may be satisfied and Paid to whom the same is due as by the
Journals of the Leavy and Lists of Payment thereto anexed Appears,
Be it Enacted by the right Honourable the Lord Proprietor by and
with the advice and Consent of his Lordships Governeur and the
upper and lower Houses of Assembly and the authority of the same
that the said Sume of Five hundred and thirty nine Pounds One
Shilling and Ten Pence Currant money aforesaid be satisfied and
Paid to whom the same is due out of the Publick Stock of money
lodged in the Treasurers hands of this Province and that the Tobacco
now raised and to be Lodged in the hands of the severall Sheriffs of
this Province be applyed and a Leavy or equall assessment of Six-
teen Pounds of Tobacco Per Poll be by Virtue of this Act levyed and
assessed upon the Bodies and Estates of the taxable Inhabitants of
this Province and Paid to the severall Persons to whom it is due
according to the Journall of Accounts and Disburstments for the
necessary Charges of this Province which have been Examined
and now Stated and allowed of by this Present Generall Assembly.

Liber LL, 5
Acts
Acts of 1724,
ch. 23
p. 40

An Act for Ascertaining the form of the Oath of Judge or Justice.
Whereas the Oath of Judge or Justice appointed to be taken by the
Statute of the Eighteenth of Edward the Third does not in many
particulars provide for the Constitution of this Province, nor Suit
the Circumstances of any other Proprietary Government and for that
the Oath of Judge or Justice proper to be taken in this Province is
not Ascertained by any Act of our own
Be it therefore Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordships Gov-
erneur and the Upper and Lower houses of Assembly and the
Authority of the same That at some Convenient time after the end
of this present Sessions of Assembly and before the last day of March
next the following Oath shall be taken as the proper Oath of Office
by all Judicial Magistrates within this Province changing only what
is to be changed according to the different Stations of such Magis-
trates Viz. You shall Swear that as a Justice of the Provincial
Court of Maryland in all Articles of his Lordship's Commission to
you directed you shall do equal Law and Right to all the Kings Sub-
jects Rich and Poor according to the Laws Statutes and reasonable
Customs of England agreeable to the Useage and Constitution of

Acts of 1725,
ch. 1
p. 41
(The
Proprietary
dissented)
[Other Acts
of this
Session are
printed in
Vols. 35 and
36 of the
Archives]



 
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