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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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continuance of this Act one Justice of the Provinciall Court such as
shall be appoynted by the Provinciall Court shall at the end of each
& every Court the same day or day after unless Sunday be the day
after and if so on the Munday following appoint the Attorneys and
Clerk to meet him at the Court house where they are required &
Enjoyned by the Tennor of this Act to call over the Docquett of all the
Causes to be tryed at the Court following and to make a Cattalogg
or Docquett of all the Causes Tryable at the Court following as
aforesaid and therein apportion twenty Causes per day to be tryed by
the said next Provinciall Court in which this order and rule as to
preferrence of the Countys shall be observed & kept that is to say
first there shall be allowed and sett apart for Tryall of the Pleas of
the Crown in Crimminal matters the first & second day of the Court
and after the Crown Tryalls and Matters are over there shall be
twenty Causes apportioned for each day till all the Causes tryable are
heard & determined or otherwise ended determined or continued in
which Cattalogg or Docquett all the Causes of Ann Arrundell County
shall be first Tryed, and next to them the Causes of Baltemore
County, and next to them the Causes of Calvert County, and next to
them the Causes of Prince Georges County, and next to them the
Causes of Charles County, and next to them the Causes of St. Maryes
County, and next to them the Causes of Kent County, and next to

them the Causes of Talbott County, and next to them the Causes

of Caecill County, and next to them the Causes of Dorchester County,
and next to them the Causes of Somersett County, and if the Causes
of one County amounts not to one dayes charge according to order for
the day of Twenty Causes the number shall be made up by the Causes
ariseing out of the next County, and if one County Causes amounts
to more than twenty Causes according to the Charge & business of
each day the remaining causes of the said County shall be assigned
for the next dayes hearing and if not enough for the next day as
aforesaid to be made up in the next County in degree as aforesaid.
And when the Docquett of all the Causes Tryable the Court follow-
ing in each Court as aforesaid by the Justice & Attorneys aforesaid
is called over & Setled as aforesaid in the order aforesaid the said
Justice & Attorneys shall all signe the same and the Clerke shall make
out a Coppy of the same for every County in the Province, and shall
signe it as a true Coppy and shall send to every Clerke of each County
Court of this Province to affix and sett up at the Court house or other
publick place that all persons in the County may take notice thereof
and those concerned attend at the times appointed for the Tryall of
Causes they are concerned with and to the end the pleas of the
Crown especially in Crimminall matters may be duly attended by all
persons Concerned Be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid by
and with the Advice & consent aforesaid that the Attorney Generall
and Soliciter Generall of this Province for the time being shall duly
attend at the Port of Annapolis where the Provinciall Court is held

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