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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, September, 1704-April, 1706
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Acts. 429


Councill and Assembly of this province and the Authority
of the same that such partitions and Divisions Lines and
Land Marks as by the Directions of the said Act were made
shall remain firm and stable for ever.
And whereas there are severall Countys that are divided
by Navigable Rivers and no rule yett made how farr the luris-
diction of each County shall extend on the River
Be it therefore Enacted by the Authority aforesd that every
County lying on any Navigable River in this Province shall
extend its Iurisdiction from the shore to the Channell of such
River that Divides the County and be divided from the other
County by the Channell of the said River And that where
any Shipp or Vessell that shall ride at Anchor in the Chan-
nell of such River process may be served on board the said
Shipp by the Officer of either County that can first serve it
But when moved by any hold on the Land shall be supposd
to lye in that County to whose shore she is fastned if moved

December 7th 1 704 December 8th 1 704

Compard with the Originall bill Assented to by her Majestys
& Read and assented to by honble Councill
the house of Delegates W Bladen Cl Concil.
Sign'd p Ordr
W Taylard Clk hD.

December 9th 1704.

On behalf of her Majesty I will this be a Law
Jo : Seymour

Lib. 41.

An Act for Advancement of the Natives and Residents of this
Province.

Be it Enacted by the Queens most Excellent Majesty by
and with the Advice and Consent of her Majestys Governour
Councill and Assembly of this Province and the Authority
of the same that no Pson or Psons whatsoever who have not
made this province their seat of Residence for the full Space
and term of three Years shall have hold possess or enjoy any
place or Office of trust or profitt within the same either by
himself or Deputy Except such Pson or Psons as shall have
imediate Comission from her Majesty her heires and Succes-
sors for any such place or office aforesaid as also such Pson
or Psons now possest of any such place or Office as aforesaid
But that all and every her Majestys Principall Officers within
this Province having or that shall hereafter have Authority by

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