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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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128 Assembly Proceedings, November 17-December 20, 1769.

No. 12
Liber R. G.
1769

An Act to enable the Justices of Queen Anns County Court for the
Time being to Levy on the Taxable Inhabitants of Saint Lukes
Parish in the said County a Quantity of Tobacco for building a
Chapel in the said Parish,

[Preamble.]

Whereas the Rector Vestrymen Church Wardens and other Prin-
cipal Inhabitants of Saint Luke's Parish in Queen Anns County by
their Humble Petition to this general Assembly have set forth that
the Chapel in the said Parish known by the Name of Saint Andrews
Chapel being originally built of Wood is now old and irreparable
and much too Small for the Congregations which attend it and have
therefore prayed that an Act may be passed to enable the Justices
of the County aforesaid to Levy on the Taxable Inhabitants of the

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said Parish the Sum of Sixty Thousand Pounds of Tobacco at Two
equal Assessments in order to Build a new Chapel in the Place where
the old one now stands and also to enable the Vestry of said Parish
to apply the Thirty pounds of Tobacco per Poll which became due
whilst Saint Lukes Parish was without an Incumbent and what fur-
ther Sums belonging to the Parish are now in the Hands of the said
Vestry towards Defraying the Expence of Building the said Chapel,

[Three Jus-
tices, and the
Clerk, of
Queen
Anne's
County to
meet, and
the Justices
empowered
to assess,
this Year, on
the Inhabi-
tants of St.
Luke's Par-
ish, 30,000
Ib. of To-
bacco, and
the Sheriff's
commission
of 5 per
cent.]

Be it Therefore Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord
Proprietary by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordships
Governor and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly and the
Authority of the same that any Three Justices of Queen Anns County
aforesaid and the Clerk of the said County Court may and are hereby
impowered to meet Together at Queens Town in the County afore-
said at any Time between the Twentieth day of December and the
Twelfth day of January next and at such their meeting the said
Justices are hereby impowered authorized and required to Apportion
and Assess on the Taxable Inhabitants of the said Parish in this
present year the sum of Thirty Thousand Pounds of Tobacco of the
said Sixty Thousand Pounds of Tobacco part together with a Com-
mission to the Sheriff of five per Cent for collecting the same and
the Clerk of the said County Court shall forthwith after the said
Apportionment and Assessment Deliver to the Sheriff of the said
County a Certificate thereof under his Hand and the Seal of the
said County Court

[A further
Sum of
30,000
Pounds of
Tobacco to
be levied on
the Inhabi-
tants of said
Parish, in
the Year
1770.]

And be it also Enacted, That the Justices of Queen Anns County
aforesaid for the Time being shall and may at their November Court
to be held in the Year one Thousand seven hundred and seventy
Assess on the Taxable Inhabitants of the said Parish for that Year
the Further Sum of Thirty Thousand Pounds of Tobacco residue
of the said Sum of Sixty Thousand Pounds of Tobacco together
with a Commission to the Sheriff of Five per Cent for Collecting the
same which Sums of Thirty Thousand and Thirty Thousand pounds
of Tobacco together with his Commission for Collecting the same



 
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