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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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148 Assembly Proceedings, July August 1642.

Liber
C& W H

may be determined according to the best discretion of the
Judge or Judges judging as neer as Conveniently may be to
the laudable law or usage of England in the same or the like
offences Provided that no person be adjudged of life member
or freehold without Law certain of the Province This Act to
endure till the end of the next Assembly

An Act Providing for Officers

The Lord Proprietarie or his Leivtent generall (in his Lord-
ships absence) may appoint any person to be Conservatrs of
the Peace or Commandr or Commissr of any Court wherein he
is ordinarily resident clureing his abode in that County or to
execute or returne any Commisso to him directed for examining
or Certifieing any matters and may appoint any person that
hath been freed by Service) to execute to any other office or
Command soe there be reasonable fee allowed for it to be
determined by the Judge And yeerly at or afore the end of
the County Court in March the Councell or Major part of
them then present in Court if it be in the Provinciall Court

or otherwise the Commicors of the County if it be in the

County Court or the major part of them then present in

p. 82

Court shall nominate & recommend to the cheif Judge then
Sitting in Commisso such persons as they Shall think fittest for
to execute the office of Sherif out of which persons the said
Cheif judge shall or may appoint one to be Sherif of the
County for the year next following or otherwise may appoint
any other not being of the Councell and may demand and
take such recognezances, or Security for the well discharge of
his office as he shall think fitt And any partie refuseing to
obey any the lawfull appointmts aforesaid may be fined and
imprisoned till he submitt This act to endure till the end of
the next Assembly

An Act touching Appeals

No appeal shall be admitted from any inferior Court afore
judgmt. given and untill Sufficient Security shall be put into
the cheif Judge of the said Court for the prosecution of the
appeal within a Certain time reasonably given & for abideing
the judgmt of the Superior Court and if the super Judge or
Judges find no cause of appeal he or they may find the
appealant & adjudge treble damages to the partie greived
This act to endure till the end of the next Assembly



 
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