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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1740-1744
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596 Assembly Proceedings, May 1-June 4, 1744.

Session
Laws

from the Cross Paths, by a Line drawn East to the exterior Bounds
of the old Parish, and from thence by such Metes and Bounds as
shall take in all that Part of St. Stephen's Parish, which lies to the
Northward and Westward of the before Lines, so far as St.
Stephen's Parish extended to Elk River, and then by Elk River to
the Beginning at Town-Point aforesaid; shall be taken from St.
Stephen's Parish aforesaid, and be erected into a new Parish, and
called by the Name of Augustine Parish, and shall, from and after
the Time aforesaid, by Virtue of this Act, be deemed, reputed ad-
judged, and taken for Augustine Parish, and not as Part or Parcel

p. 5

of St. Stephen's Parish aforesaid; and that the Boundaries afore-
said shall always be deemed, taken, and reputed as the undoubted
Boundaries to divide the Parish aforesaid, and that the Inhabitants
of Augustine Parish aforesaid shall have and enjoy all Benefits,
Privileges, Powers, and Authorities, in every Respect, equal with
any Inhabitants of any other Parish within this Province, hereto-
fore had, or hereafter may have.

The Chapel
on Bohemia
Manor to be
deemed the
Parish-
Church of
Augustine's
Parish.

And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the
Chapel lately built on Bohemia Manor, lying within Augustine Par-
ish aforesaid, shall be reputed, taken, and deemed as the Parish
Church for Augustine Parish aforesaid, any Law, Statute, Usage,
or Custom, to the contrary notwithstanding: And that the Free-
holders of the last mentioned Parish, at a certain Day to be by them
appointed, shall have full and ample Power to elect and make choice
of Six select Vestrymen and Two Church-Wardens, and the same
to alter and renew at such Times and in such Manner as the Laws
of this Province do direct.

The present
Incumbent
to officiate in
both
Parishes.

And be it further Enacted and Declared, by the Authority afore-
said, That it shall and may be lawful for the Rev. Hugh Jones, pres-
ent Incumbent of St. Stephen's Parish aforesaid, to continue to offi-
ciate and serve as Incumbent in both the said Parishes, so divided
as aforesaid, and to receive the Forty per Poll from both the said
Divisions or Parishes, in the same Manner he now doth, and hath
hitherto done before this Division, during his Life, or so long as he
shall continue Incumbent of St. Stephen's Parish aforesaid, or until
he shall find Cause voluntarily to quit one or other of the said Divi-
sions, as if this Law had never been made; any Law, Statute, Usage,
Custom, or any Thing herein before contained, to the contrary not-
withstanding.

Chapter IV.
Allowance
to Jonas
Green for
Printing
the Laws,
&c.
[Continued

by 1745
Ch. , and
1747 Ch. 7]

An Act for the speedy and effectual Publication of the Laws of this
Province, and for the Encouragement of Jonas Green of the City
of Annapolis, Printer.

Be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary, by
and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governor, and
the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of



 
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