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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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Acts and Orders of Assembly Enacted and made by William
Stone Esqr Governor with the Advice and Consent of the
Upper and Lower house at a Genll Sessions of the said Assem-
bly held at St Maries in the Province of Maryland the Eleaventh
day of March Anno Dni 1650 as followeth vizt.

An Act Concerning the Seretaries & Clark's ffees

ffor a ffurther addition to the Act made the 29th day of Apll.
last at a fformer General Sessions of this present Assembly
touching the Secretaries and Clarks ffees, Be it Enacted by the
Lord Propriary with the advice and consent of the upper and
Lower house of this Present General Assembly, that the Secre-
tary or Clarke shall be allowed for every extraordinary or
Speciall Warrant double the ffee of an Ordinary Warr! together
with 8l Tobacco fo the entry thereof. And where for the
ease and Convenience of the Inhabitants of any remote County
within this Province the Governor hath or shall authorise the
Commander of such County for the granting of Warrants for
Land and the Entry of demands, warrants and assignments
concerning the same, which are and ought to be entred in the
Secretarie's office to whome the ffees for the same are like-
wise due and payable, The Clarke of the County or any other
person imployed by such Commander for the writeing entring
and transcribeing or Coppying of such demands Warrants and
assignments shall be allowed for the same from the persons
imploying him therein (Over and besides the ffees due to the
Seretary) the like ffees as are payable to the Secretary for
such demands warrts assignments, Coppies & transcripts, unless
such Commander shall think fit to appoint any abatemt therein,
And Whereas 8l of Tobacco hath been demanded for the entry
of every Ordinary warrant for an arrest upon an action, the entry
thereof being but short the Secretary or Clark is not hence-
forward to have any ffee at all for that entry. And upon
Complaint made by Thomas Hatton Gent his Lordps now
Secretary of this Province that he hath been extremely ill dealt

I. O. R.
No. I
Liber 11
p. 236

withall this year touching the payment of his ffees throughout
the whole Province having not received above a third part
of the ffees due to him for this and the last year whereby he
is likely to be much damnified being thereby disabled for the
payment of his debts, and wanting necessaries for housekeeping.

p. 237



 
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