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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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Assembly Proceedings, September 1664. 535


alsoe further enacted by the Authority as aforesd in Regard of
the great Difficultye of gettinge or procuringe Passadge ouer
Pataxt Riuer that the Com3 of Calvart County take alsoe
Care for the buildinge or procuringe a boate of Eighteen
foote by the Keele or therabouts fitt for the transportinge
men and horses for the passinge or conueyinge ouer all
passengers whatsoever wth their horses trauelinge either on
foote or on horse back, the Charges of wch Boate and fferry
shal be wholy mayntayned and defrayed by the Inhabitants
of that County by Assessmt upon the whole Countye wch
the Comissioners of that County are hereby Impouered to
assesse upon the County And bee itt farther Enacted that the
Coms of the sd County doe prouide the sd boate by the last day
of ffebT next ensuinge upon perill of fine to the Lord Pro-
prietr and his heyres to the Vallue of foure Thousand pounds
of Tobacco for such their neglect therein. And the keepers
of the sd fferryes shal set ouer any one whatsoever requiringe
passadge att any time of the day (if not hindred through vio-
lence of weather, betweene Sun Risinge and Sun Settinge
upon perill of such penaltye and forfeyture as the Com! of
each Countye Court before whome Complt being made of the
dammage sustayned by any one not having passadge in such

convenient time shall adjudge. This Act to endure for three

years or to the end of the next Genll Assembly.
The uper House haue Assented
John Gittings clke
The lower house haue Assented
Wm Bretton clke

P. R. O.

Colonial En-
try Book
No. S3

An Act for the prouidinge a
Magazine.

Whereas it is conceaved that great danger wth much Losse
may befall to the Inhabitants of this Prouince in Genll by the
inuasion or onsett of any Enemy through want of necessary
amunition for defence. The people generally being very slak
and negligent in prouidinge soe much as a sufficiency for their
particular priuate familyes This present Assembly takinge itt
into more serious consideration then formerlye doe pray that
itt may be Enacted, and bee itt Enacted by the Right honor-
able the Lords Prop" by and with the aduise and Consent of
the uper and Lower house of this prsent genn Assembly That
ten Thousand pounds of Tobacco bee this yeare Leaveyed on
the Inhabtants of this province and deposited in the hand of the
Lieut. Genll or some other person whome hee shall thinke good
to apoynt for the procuringe and keepinge the Vallew of the sd


 

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