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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1771 to June-July, 1773
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from such Judgement or Determination to the Provincial Court in
such manner and upon such Terms as Writs of Error or Appeals
might or could be prosecuted before this present Act.

Liber R. G.
1773

And be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid that the Justices
of the several and respective County Courts shall have full Power
and authority by virtue of this Act to try according to Law all and
every Person and Persons who shall after the end of this present
Session of Assembly commit any Offence or Crime whatsoever
although it may subject such person or persons to the pains of
Death and upon Conviction of the Offender or Offenders in due
Course of Law in the County Court of the County in which the
Crime or Offence shall be committed give Judgement according to
the nature and quality of the Crime or Offence any Law or Usage
to the Contrary notwithstanding.

[Justices of
the County
Courts may
try Persons
for any
Crimes, tho'
they may
subject them
to the Pains
of Death.]

This Act to continue for seven Years from the end of the present
Session of Assembly and to the end of the next Session of Assembly
that shall happen after the said seven years.

[Continu-
ance.]

By the Lower House of
Assembly June 23.d 1773
Read and assented to
Signed by Order
Jn.° Duckett Clerk Lo. Ho.

On behalf of the Right
honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary of this Province
I Will this be a Law
Rob.t Eden

By the Upper House of
Assembly June 23.d 1773
Read and Assented to
Signed by order
U Scott Cl. Up. Ho.


the great seal

in Wax Appendant


No. 2 An Act to continue the Acts of Assembly therein mentioned
Be it enacted by the right honourable the Lord Proprietary by
and with the advice and consent of his Governor and the upper and

p. i73

lower Houses of Assembly and the Authority of the same That
An Act of Assembly of this Province entitled "An Act for the
Relief of such Persons as cannot find Surety for their appearance
to testifie as a Witness against any Person arrested accused or
prosecuted for any criminal Matter" made at a Session of Assembly
begun and held at the City of Annapolis the third Day of June
one thousand seven hundred and fifty two be and is hereby continued,
and shall remain and be in full force for and during the Term of
seven years and to the End of the next Session of Assembly which
shall happen after the End of the said seven years. That another
Act of Assembly of this Province entitled, "An Act to enable the
several and respective County Clerks within this Province to re-
move some of the County Records and Papers from the public
Offices," made at a Session of Assembly begun and held at the
City of Annapolis the tenth Day of May seventeen hundred and
forty eight be and is hereby continued and shall remain and be in
full force for and during the Term of seven years, and to the
End of the next Session of Assembly which shall happen after the

28

[Sixteen
Acts, which
would have
expired with
the Session,
Continued.]



 
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