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1650.
18  CÆCILIUS Lord BALTIMORE
CHAP. XXIX.  [ ** ]
An Act for taking an Oath of Fidelity to the Lord Proprietary.  Lib. C and
   
WH. fol. 122.  Lib. WH. fol. 67.  and Lib. WH and L. fol. 10.
Confirmed among the perpetual Laws, by 1676, ch. 2.

 
CHAP. XXX.  [ ** ]
An Act concerning Accountants to the Lord Proprietary.  Lib. C and WH. fol.
   
125.  Lib, WH fol. 149. and Lib. WH and L. fol. 12.
Confirmed among the perpetual Laws, by 1676, ch. 2.

 
CHAP. XXXI.  [ ** ]
An Act concerning Trade with the Indians.  Lib. C and WH. fol. 126.  Lib.
   
WH. fol. 150. and Lib. WH and L. fol. 12.
      Confirmed among the perpetual Laws, by 1676, ch. 2.
     N.B. By this Act  (1.)  All Inhabitants of the Province had free Liberty to trade with any
Indians, for any Beaver, or other Commodities, and the same to export (Corn excepted, which 
could not be exported without special Leave from the Governor) paying a Tenth in Weight or
Value, for all Beaver so traded for, for a Custom to his Lordship, &c.  (2.)  No such Traders
to sell any Arms or Ammunition to any Indians, of Quarrel with, or give just Occasion of Offence
to the Indians, whereby the public Peace, &c. might be endangered;  nor to enhance the
Price of Corn, to the Prejudice of the People;  nor to go out upon such Trade, too weak in
Strength, or Arms, whereby the Indians might be emboldened to do them Mischief.  (3.)  Inhabitants

of this Province, desirous so to trade, were to take out Licence from the Governor (which
was never to be denied upon Application) and give Security for observing the Provisoes above mentioned.
(4.)  No Persons, not being Inhabitants, were permitted to trade with the Indians, without

special Licence, under the Great Seal, on pain of Confiscation of all Goods and Commodities
so traded with, or for, &c.

 
CHAP. XXXII.
An Act for Fees to the Sheriff.  REP. 1676, ch. 2.
 
CHAP. XXXIII.
An Act concerning the Registering of Births, Marriages and Burials.  REP.
   
1678, ch. 16.
     N.B. All the Acts of this Session, from chap. 2, to 22, inclusive, are recorded in the Land-Office,
Lib. N° 3. from fol. 29 to fol. 44;  and in the Council-Book, from fol. 375, to fol.
397.
    All the LAWS marked thus [ ** ] viz. from chap. 23, to ch. 31, inclusive, were Part of the
18 Laws made Annis 1649 and 1750 [sic], which were confirmed by an Instrument under his Lordship's
Hand and Seal, dated the 6th August 1650.

 
Acts and Orders of ASSEMBLY, made at a General
    Session of Assembly, held at St. Mary's, for the

    Province of Maryland, on the 11th Day of March,
    Anno Domini 1650, as follows.
WILLIAM STONE, Esq; Governor.

 
CHAP. XXXIV.
An Act concerning the Secretary's and Clerk's Fees.  REP. 1676, ch. 2.
 
CHAP. XXXV.
An Act for the Surveyor-General's Fees.  REP. 1676, ch. 2.
 
CHAP. XXXVI.
An Order for the raising of the Levies.  OBS.
 
Here followeth a List of ACTS, &c. passed in this Province
    during the Time of
OLIVER CROMWELL's Usurpation,
    while the Government remained in the Hands of the Parliament's
    Commissioners,
viz.


 
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