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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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Assembly Proceedings, April May 1666. 131


Generall for the tyme being doe Constitute and appoint such
person or persons from time to time to be Coroners as he shall
Iudge most able and best qualified for that office in each re-
spective County in this Province And Bee itt further Enacted
that the Lievtenant Generall give out Comissions to such per-
sons to the Intent and purpose as aforesaid And that the same
as neere as may be may Concurr with the Lawes and Consti-
tucons of England And that an Oath be administred to every
such Coroner by appointment of the Lievtenant Generall att
their Entring into the said office according to the forme of the
Oath of a Coroner in England

An Act for Confirmacon of the Articles of Peace made
with the Indians

Whereas by Articles of peace drawn and Concluded on by
the grand Comittee of both houses of this present Generall
Assembly and the twentieth day of Aprill one thousand six
hundred sixty six signed by the Honble The Gouernour and as
many of the great men of Pascattaway Anacostanck Doages,
Mikikiwoman, Manasquesend Mattawoman, Chingwa,Wateick,
Nangemaick, Portoback, Sacayo, Pangayo and Chopticoe as
were present with a limitacon of tyme for the Absents to come
in and signe the said Articles peace and Amity was and is
Concluded on much for the Comon good and security of the
people of this Prouince and the Honour of the Lord Proprie-
tary with the advice and Consent of the upper and Lower
house of this present Generall Assembly That the aforesaid
Articles dated the twentieth of Aprill one thousand six hun-
dred sixty six be Inuyolably kept and preserved according to
the true intent purport and meaning of them and for the pre-
servation of the people of this Province and honor of his
Lordship and the English Nacon which will vndoubtedly Suffer
by breach of faith even to a Heathen

An Act prohibitting Forreign Ingrosers

Whereas divers masters and Merchants of Shipps and other
Vessels tradeing into this Province doe purchase great quan-
tityes of Tobacco and afterwards, imploy the same Tobacco in
buying Comodities Imported and either sell the said Comodi-
ties to the Inhabitants of this Province att Excessive Rates or
Export the said Comodities to the great losse damage and de-
tryment of the Inhabitants of this Prouince Bee itt therefore
Enacted by the Right Honble the Lord Proprietary by and with
the advice and Assent of the upper and Lower house of this
present Generall Assembly That noe person or persons soe

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