ITS corporation enabled to sell certain
lands, and, for
a limited time, to lay a tax, and to regulate ordinary-keepers
and retailers. November, 1779, ch. 11.
A body of militia to the amount of
2000 men to be
selected, armed and disciplined. October, 1780, ch. 27.
N. B. In the abstract of the act, 12000 and 8000 are
inserted instead of 1200 and 800.
Two battalions of militia to reinforce the American
army. May, 1781, ch. 15.
An armament to be fitted out, consisting of two gallies,
and not more than eight barges. May, 1781, ch. 34.
A SUPPLEMENT to the act for regulating
of flour, &c. October, 1780, ch. 36.
A supplement to the act respecting Hanover-lane.
1784, ch. 46.
VISITORS to be chosen for its school.
1777, ch. 5.
Commissioners in certain cases enabled
to bring suit,
November, 1783, ch. 34.
The court of appeals, and several county
May, 1766, ch. 7.
Several county courts adjourned. October, 1778,
Dorchester county court adjourned. March, 1780,
Several county courts adjourned, and every court in
the state empowered, during the war, to continue causes
at discretion. May, 1781, ch. 1.
Trivial suits in the provincial court prevented.
FULL abstracts of the bills relating
to supplies are not
given. By these a private debtor, chargeable with
interest, is authorised to discount for each £. 100 of the
principal, as follows:
In 1777, he may discount 10f
Even if he do not actually
In 1778, -
- 25f pay the interest
In 1779, -
- 25f in these years.
In 1781, -
- 20f the year 1780 no
In 1782, -
- 20f is authorised.
In 1783, -
Provided he pay the interest
In 1784, he may discount
10f within a month
In 1785, -
of the day.
In 1786 he may discount 10f, provided he make
that he pays assessment on a capital equal to the
ILLUSTRATION.—On the 31st of December, 1776,
a man passed his bond for £. 100; on the 31st of December,
1786, he comes to discharge it.
100 0 0
Interest for ten years, -
60 0 0
According to contract, amount of both, 160
From which he may deduct, absolutely,
6 0 0
154 0 0
From which, is he paid interest punctually,
in 1784 and 5, he may deduct,
1 0 0
From which, on the second condition, he 153 0
0 10 0
£. 152 10 0
Congress, act of assembly, and convention money,
be no longer a tender for any debt created after this act.
June, 1780, ch. 28, sec. 4.
An act for the liquidation and payment
of debts due
from persons attainted of high treason. April, 1782,
Supplements. November, 1782, ch. 24, November,
1783, ch. 34.
MODE of recovery and the application
of fines, penalties,
forfeitures and amerciaments. February,
1777, ch. 6.
A POOR-HOUSE to be built. 1774,
COURT to levy money for finishing public
1784, ch. 30.