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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1748-1751
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Acts. 123


An Act to prohibit the raising of Swine in Leonard's-Town in
St. Mary's County.

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 the
same, That no Person or Persons whatsoever, living or to live within
Leonard's Town in St. Mary's County, shall, after the End of this
present Session of Assembly, under any Pretence whatsoever, keep
or support within the same Town, any Swine belonging to them-
selves, or any other Person whatsoever, unless such Swine be kept
within such Person or Person's Inclosure so keeping or supporting
such Swine.

Liber B. L. C.

No. 3
[Swine not
to be kept in
Leonard's
Town,
except in
Inclosures.]

And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That any
Person or Persons that shall be convicted before any Magistrate, on
Confession or Proof of transgressing against this Act, shall pay Five
Shillings Current Money, for each Transgression; the same to be
levied on the Body, Goods or Chattels of the Offender, by way of
Execution, as in Case of small Debts, and be applied to the Use of
the Free-School of the County aforesaid.

[Penalty,
and how
applied.]

June 4th 1748
Read & Assented to by
the Lower House of As-
sembly
Signed p Order.
M. Macnemara Cl. lo. ho.

On behalf of the Right
Honourable the Lord
Proprietary of this Prov-
ince I will this Be a Law.
Sam: Ogle

the great Seal in

wax appendt

4th June 1748
Read & Assented to by
the Upper House of As-
sembly
Signed p Order
J. Ross Cl. Up. Ho.

An Act for ascertaining the Bounds of King and Queen Parish in
St. Mary's County, and for making the same, and All-Faiths,
compleat Parishes, on the Death of the Reverend Mr. John
Urquhart, present Incumbent of All-Faiths Parish, lying in
St. Mary's and Charles Counties.

No. 4

Whereas by an Act of Assembly made at a Session of Assembly
begun and held at the City of Annapolis, on the First Day of May,
Seventeen Hundred and Forty-four, entituled, An Act appointing
Commissioners for dividing St. Mary's County into four Parishes,
and to erect that Part of All-Faith and King and Queen Parish,
lying in Charles County, into a distinct Parish, It was enacted, That
the County of St. Mary's should be divided into four several Par-
ishes, to become such on the Death or Removal of the then present
Incumbents; And whereas the Power given to the Commissioners
mentioned in the said Act, was, through some Accident, neglected
to be executed, so that at another Session of Assembly, held at the
said City of Annapolis the Fifth Day of August, Seventeen hun-
dred and forty five, one other Act was made, Entituled, A supple-
mentary Act to the Act Entituled, An Act appointing Commission-

[Preamble.]



 
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