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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
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606 Assembly Proceedings, OctoberNovember 1683.

Liber W. H.

.ninety pounds p hogshead vnder the penalty of one hundred
pounds of Tobacco for every Hogshead that shall from& after
the said ffive & Twentieth day of december next bee sett vpp
of any other Timber then what shall bee soe fallen & Hewen
or Riven as aforesaid or shall when sett vpp & finished exceed
the weight of ninety pounds as aforesaid to bee paid by such
Cooper or Coopers as shall sett vpp or make any such Caske
or Casks to bee Recovered in the County Court where the
offence shall bee Comitted the one halfe to the Lord Propry the
other halfe to the Informr or him or them that shall sue for the
same as aforesd This Act to endure for three yeares or to the
end of the next Sessions of Assembly wch shall ffirst happen.

p. 248

An act Limiting the Extent of Attachmts & provideing
what shall bee Levied on Attachmts & Execucons

Whereas the acts formerly made Concerning Attachmts
prscribe severall Rules for prosecuteing the same, butt most of
them soe vncertaine & doubtfully expressed that they scarce
throughout admitt of a Coherent Interpretacon whereby many
doubts have beene made & various Judgemts therevpon given,
to the end therefore that the manner of proceeding on such
Attachmts may bee more plainely & Clearely sett downe, wee
the deputys & delegates of the Lower house of this prsent
Genll Assembly doe humbly pray that itt may bee enacted,
And bee itt enacted by the Right Honoble the Lord Propry of
this Province by & with the advice & Consent of the vpper &
Lower houses of this prsent Genll Assembly & the Authority of
the same that from henceforth noe Attachmt shall Issue out of
any Court of this Province before a writt or sumons bee ffirst
made out vpon which writt if the party deft bee Inhabitant or
Resident within this Province & the shreife Retourne a non
est Inventus, one other writt or sumons shall therevpon in
manner aforesaid Issue forth agt the said deft, & if the Shreife
shall on the second writt or sumons Retourne a non est
inventus Likewise an Attachmt shall & may therevpon in manner
hereafter sett downe bee awarded, & in Case any writt or
sumons shall Issue forth of any his Lordshipps Courts in this
Province agt any person or persons absent out of this Province
in such case vpon the Retourne of a non est inventus by the
Shreiffe on such writt or sumons & the party plt his leaveing
with the Attorny of such absent deft if hee hath Left an
Attorney a Coppy of his declaracon or short noate expressing
the true Cause of accon or if hee hath left noe Attorney then
the pit Leaveing a Coppy of his said declaracon or short noate
expressing his true Cause of accon att the house where the said
absent deft did Last Reside or dwell & makeing such proofe



 
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