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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1737-1740
Volume 40, Page 584   View pdf image (33K)
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584 Assembly Proceedings, April 23-June 5, 1740.

Lib. B. L. C.

Province any Law usage or Custom to the Contrary notwithstanding
And be it further Enacted that all & Every such Person afd Inlisting
& receiving the bounty afd shall Pass & repass over all Ferries within
this Province fferriage free whilst such Person or Persons shall Con-
tinue in his Majesty's Service & be in the Actual Exercise of his duty
And for the better Ascertaining the time of return of the Persons or
Soldiers afd from the Expedition afd Be it further Enacted that he
or they so returning shall Apply to the Court of the County where
he or they shall Incline to reside to be held next after such return &
Produce to the Justices of that Court his or their Certificate or
Certificates of Discharge afd which Certificate or Certificates the
same Justices respectively are hereby required to cause to be En-
rolled amongst the Records of their Courts & an Indorsment to be
made by their Clerk under his hand & the Seale of such Court of the
Day of the Inrollment thereof from which Day the Exemptions afd
for the Seven Years afd shall Commence And that it may the more
Certainly Appear what Persons have so Voluntarily Inlisted them-
selves in his Majesty's Service as afd & who may hereafter Claim
the Exemption & Encouragemt above Granted the said Several &
respective Agents are hereby required & Obliged to return Lists of
such Persons so Inlisted in their Respective Counties (and in what
Company & under what Captain & Lieutenant) to one or more Justice
or Justices of their Respective Counties which Justice or Justices
shall Produce the same to the next County Court which Court shall
order the same to be Recorded by the respective Clerks in the Records
of their Respective Counties Exofficio without fee or Reward And
be it further Enacted by the Authority afd that Jonas Green Printer
be & is hereby directed & required Immediately after the Passing of
this Act to Print & Publish Advertisements setting forth the Severall

p. 196

Bounties & Encouragements by this Act Established for Inducing
Volunteers to Enter into his Majesty's Service Agreable to the laud-
able Intentions hereby Proposed in such form as shall be Ordered by
the Lower House of Assembly of this Province & lodged in the hands
of the Clerk of the said House to the Number of Six hundred & that
as soon as he has so printed the said Advertisements he is by this
Act directed to deliver the same to the Clerk of the Council who is
hereby required with all Convenient Speed to send fifty of the same
directed to Each Sheriff of the Several Counties to be by Each
Sheriff respectively Published & they are hereby Strictly Charged &
required to Publish the same by reading them at all Churches &
Chappells in their Severall & Respective Counties Immediately after
divine Service & before the People shall be dispersed on the next
Lords Day after the same Advertisements shall come to their Re-
spective hands & with all Convenient Speed cause the same to be read
at the Several Court Houses of the Respective Counties to be set up
& Affixed at the Severall Church Doors Chappells Court Houses
& other the most Publick Places in their Several and respective

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