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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March 1697/8-July 1699
Volume 22, Page 463   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, June 29-July 22, 1699. 463

to his or their own proper use and behooffe to Ask, Demand
sue for and recover by due Course of Law of and from all
and every the persons so indebted in Somersett County as
aforesaid all such Sume and sums of Tobbo as are due and
Owing from them by Virtue of the Act of Assembly as afore-
said any Law usage or Custom heretofore to the Contrary
notwithstanding.

Lib. L. L.

An Act prohibiting Trade with the Indians for any Flesh dead
or alive Except Dear and Wilde fowl

Whereas Sundry Complaints have been made by sevrall
Inhabitants of this Province Alledging That the Indians under
pretence of Killing Wild hoggs do hunt and drive away their
tame hoggs and Cattle and do moreover Sell and trade with
the Inhabitants of this Province and likewise with forreigners
and Strangers for Beeff and Porke Be it Enacted by the Kings
most Excellent Maty by and with the Advice and Consent of
this present Generall Assembly and the Authority of the same
that no person or persons whatsoever either forreigner or
Inhabitant shall buy Trade or Barter with any Indian or
Indians whomsoever for any flesh Dead or alive Except
Venison wild fowl or Vermins upon penalty of five thousand
pounds of Tobbacco the one Moiety to the King for the
Supporte of Government the other Moiety to the Informer or
him or them that shall sue for the same the said fine to be
recovered in any Court of Record within this Province
wherein no Essoyn protection or wager of Law to be Allowed.

p. 178

An Act for the better Admration of Justice in the County
Courts of this Province.

For the better Administration of Justice & Regulation ot
the County Courts Be it Enacted by the Kings most Excellent
Maty by and with the Advice and Consent of this present
Generall Assembly and the Authority of the same that the
Statute Books of England to this time and Daltons Justice of
the Peace be bought by the Justices of the Peace or Comis-
sioners of the Severall County Courts att the Charge of the
respective Counties to be kept in their severall County Courts
That the Justices and Officers and others of the said Court
may have reCourse to the Same as they shall have occasion
and that the Justices of the said Courts do purchase and
procure the by the first Day of Aprill next Ensueing And be it
also Enacted by the Authority aforesaid that the Comissioners
of each respective County Courts shall and may and are

p. 179



 
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