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

Liber M C

And all the Bills aforesaid were passed by all the house and
then enacted by the Lieut General in his Lordships name

Then was read the 24th Bill for an expedition agst the Indians
and passed by all except that Captain Cornwaleys denied it for
15 of his Proxies of Saint Michaels hundred by reason of the
clause of exempting the Governors Servants
Then it was enacted by the Lt General in his Lordships
name

Then was read the 25th Providing some things for the better
safety of the Colony and it was passed by all and then enacted
by the Lieutenant General in his Lordships name

Then at the motion of some of the freemen the Bill against
Forestallers and Ingrossers enacted by the last Assembly was
read and put to the question whether it should be Continued
or no and that it should was voted by the Governor the Secre-
tary the Surveyor Mr Greene Mr Binks Thomas Hebden Mr
Weston and Nicholas Cosin denied by the rest
Then the Lt General dissolv'd the Assembly

Liber P R
p. 18

At a Generall Assembly at St Maries on the
thirteenth day of September 1642 were enacted
these Acts following

1 An Act for the support of the government

ffor the better support of the Lord Proprietary, all tobaccos
shipped to be transported out of the Province (except to
virginea and except to any of the Kings dominions where cus-
tomes are vsed to be paid to his Maties) shall pay a custome
of five in the hundred to his Lopp? This Act to endure for three
yeares from this present day.

2 An Act for Judges

The Judge in all causes shalbe such person or persons as
are or shalbe from time to time authorised thereunto by Com-
mission from or vnder the Lord Proprietary, or (in his absence)
from or vnder his Lieutent Generall Provided alwaies that in
all Causes matters & questions for wch no certaine rule of
determination is provided by any Law of the Province, but
left to discretion, or committed to the sequity or conscience
of the Judge; the Judge shalbe the Lord Proprietary, or (in
his absence) the Lieutenant Generall and the Councell of the
Province then present in Court, or the maior part of them, if


 

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