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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1773 to April 1774
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ACTS OF THE ASSEMBLY PASSED DURING
MARCH-APRIL, 1774

Liber R. G.
1774
p. 317

At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis
the Twenty third day of March in the Third Year of the Dominion
of the Right Honourable Henry Harford Esquire absolute Lord and
Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and so forth Annoque
Domini One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy four and End-
ing the Nineteenth Day of April Following.
The following Laws were Enacted and Assented to by His
Excellency Robert Eden Esquire, Governor

No. 1

[Provincial
Court ad-
journed to
the First
Tuesday in
May.]

An Act for the Adjournment of the Provincial Court
Be it enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary by
and with the advice and consent of his Governor and the Upper
and Lower Houses of Assembly and the Athority of the same That
the Provincial Court which stands Adjourned to Monday the Twenty
eighth day of this present Month and the Provincial Court to be
held on the Second Tuesday of April next shall be and are by virtue
of this Act Adjourned to the ffirst Tuesday in May next and all
causes Actions Pleas Process and proceedings Civil or Criminal
depending in or returnable to the said Courts shall be and are hereby
Adjourned and continued to the same first Tuesday in May next
and all Process shall be returnable to the said day and the said
Process and every other matter or thing shall be in the same state
and condition as if the said Courts had been held on their respective
days and the Justices of the Provincial Court shall and are hereby
Authorized to Try and determine all such suits and Pleas which
Ought to have been ended at the Court to be held the Twenty eighth
instant at their said next Court in Preference of causes depending
to be determined at the Court which was to have been held on the
Second Tuesday of April next and the Jurors summoned to attend
the said April Court shall and are hereby obliged to Attend on the
said first Tuesday of May next without further Notice and the sum-
monses for Adjourned Court Business shall be returnable to the
first Tuesday in said Month the summonses for the Eastern Shore
business the second Tuesday and the Summonses for the Western
Shore Business on the Third Tuesday in said Month and all Wit-
nesses already Supboena'd [sic] are hereby required to Attend accord-
ingly on the said respective days.

By the Lower House of
Assembly March 28:th
1774 Read and assented
to.
Signed by Order
Jn.o Duckett Cl. Lo. Ho.
4 sides

On behalf of the Right
Honourable the Lord
Proprietary of this Prov-
ince I Will this be a Law
Rob.t Eden

the Great Seal
in wax Appendant

By the upper house of
Assembly March 28.th
1774 Read and Assented
to
Signed by order
James Brooks Cl. Up. Ho.



 
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