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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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312 Assembly Proceedings, March 1650/1.

L. O. R.

No. I
Liber B

It is therefore Ordered by this present General Assembly, That
for all such ffees as shall be due and arrear to the said Mr
Hatton as Secretary throughout the whole Province, the 25th
day of this present month the Several Sherriffs of each several
County within this Province for the time being or what person
or persons soever, he the said Mr Hatton his Extors Admrs or
assignes shall appoint or imploy to Collect leavy or receive the
same, shall be allowed by the parties from whome the said ffees
are or shall be due or arrear 10l Tobacco & Cask p Cent for
Collecting thereof which he or they soe imployed may upon
delay of payment or refusal after demand leavy by way of
Execucon together with the said ffees.

An Act for the Surveyor General's ffees

ffor Surveying any Plott of ground of 100 acres or under
1l Tob p acre If the Plott be between 100 & 200 acres then
for the first 100 acres as afore and for all above half a pound
of Tob p acre. If between 200 & 500 acres the for then first
200 as afore, and for all above one quarter of a pound of
Tob p acre. If it be between 500 and 1000 acres then for the
first 500 as afore, and for all above 1l Tob for every ten acres;
for entring a Survey upon his book 5l tob. ffor Certifieing a
Survey 5l tob, ffor describeing a plott of the Grant If it be 100
acres or under 10l Tob If above then 5l tob for every hundred
acres. Besides these ffees the Surveyor may demand for his
comeing to Survey any plott of ground and goeing home, if
the place be distant from his usual habitation twenty Miles or
under 40l tob, If above 20 Miles and under 40 eighty pounds
of Tob and soe pro rata But if divers make use of such goeing
and Comeing the Surveyor is either to part the said ffees for it

p. 238

ratably Amongst all that make up of it, or else the party im-
ploying him may refuse to let others have the benefit of it
unless such as will contribute or Compound for it. And the
party imploying the Surveyor is to find him a boat and hands
in Case he cannt Conveniently goe by Land and victualls out
and home. And the Surveyor for the present shall attend
three Months to Survey any Land to which he shall be required
within St Maries or Charles Counties or upon any part of
Patuxent River, there being divers old titles, to Land due onely
to the Inhabitants thereof which may not Suffer delay. The
next two Months, he shall give attendance in Annarundel
County and the next month after in Kent County. If it be
necessary for his soe long attendance in any of the said Coun-
ties. If not he may abide where he shall find it most requisite
for his employmt If the Governor shall think fitt.



 
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