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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1752-1754
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Appendix. 643


The Titles of & Some Observations upon the Laws that
were enacted at a Session of Assembly the 26th of Febru-
ary & at another Session of Assembly held at Annapolis
the 8th Day of May in the fourth Year of His Lordships
Dominion Annoq Dom. 1754.
1. A Supplementary Act to the Act entituled "An Act for amending
the Staple of Tobacco, for preventing frauds in His Majesty's
Customs & for the Limitation of Officers Fees.
By an Oversight of Both Houses the Inspection Law instead
of 5 p C.t the usual Commission had granted the Sheriffs 6 p C.t
for Collection of the Clergy's 30lb p poll which Error is by this
Law rectified.
2. An Act impowering the Justices of Frederick County Court, to
levy on the Taxable Inhabitants of the said County, a Sum of
Current Money for the use therein mentioned. Viz
To repay to a late Sheriff of the said County £118. which the
Magistrates of the County had received of him for the County's
use when it ought to have been paid into the Loan Office, which
by this Law is ordered to be done.
3. An additional Supplementary Act to the Act entituled "An Act
for amending the Staple of Tobacco, for preventing frauds in his
Majesty's Customs & for the Limitation of Officers Fees.
Some of the Inspector's Sallaries that were affixed too low by
the Inspection Law are hereby advanced, & the time of Inspector's
Attendance at some warehouses shortned, & any Person who may
be chosen Inspector is prohibited receiving any Gratuity for his
Resignation.
4. An Act to make it penal to forge or counterfeit the Bills of
Credit of Pennsylvania, New York, East or West Jerseys or the
three Lower Counties on Delaware called Newcastle, Kent, &
Sussex, or to utter or tender the same in payment within this
Province, knowing them to be such.
Since the passing this Law any Person that may presume to
commit the Offence mentioned in the Title or Preamble can be
punished on two Indictments one as a Cheat & afterwards for a
Breach of this Law when before He was only punishable as a
Cheat.
5. An Act to enable the Justices of St Mary's County to levy a
Quantity of Tobacco on the Taxable Inhabitants of King & Queen
Parish in said County for the Purposes therein mentioned, viz
2200Ib Tob.° to repair the Parish Church.
6. An Act impowering the Rector, Vestrymen & Churchwardens of
Port Tobacco Parish in Charles County for the time being to
purchase a Quantity not exceeding two Acres of Land & thereon
to build a Chappie of Ease in the said Parish; & to impower the

Calvert
Papers
No. 546
1754



 
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