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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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Acts. 353


meeting of such Assembly the forme of which writt for Elec-
tion of Delegates and Representatives shall be as followeth.
Anne by the Grace of God of Great Brittaine ffrance and
Ireland Queen Defender of the ffaith &c.
To the Sherriffe of A., Greeting. These are to Comand
authorize and Impower you Imediately upon Receipt hereof to
Call togeather three or more Justices of your County whereof
one to be of the Quorum with the Clarke of the County Court
who are hereby required to sitt as a Court and dureing their
Sitting by Vertue of your office to make or Cause to be made
publick proclamation thereby Giveing notice to all the ffreemen
of your said County who have within the said County a ffree-
hold of fifty acres of Land or a Visible Estate of forty pounds
Sterling at the Least requireing them to appeare at your
County Court house at a Certaine Time not Less than tenn
days after such proclamation made for Electing and Chuseing
Deputys and Delegates to serve for your said County in a
Generall Assembly to be holden at the day of
To which time you shall adjourne your said Court and
dureing the Court sitting the said ffreemen so Required to
appeare or the major part of such of them as shall then appeare
shall and may and are hereby authorized and Required to
Elect and Choose foure severall and sufficient ffreemen of
your County each of them haveing a freehold of fifty acres of
Land or a Visible Estate of forty pounds sterling at the least
within your County whether the parties so Elected be present
or absent the said Election to be made in such manner and
forme as the Laws of England and this province does direct
and provide and you are to incert the names of the said per-
sons Elected in Certain Indentures to be then made between
you the said Sherriff and the Electors (that is to say) two In-
dentures for Each Delegate each Indenture haveing thereto

Lib. L. L.
No. 64.

your hand and Seale and the hands and Seales of the Electors
that the said deputys and Delegates for themselves and the
County aforesaid may have severally full & sufficient power
to do and Consent to those things which then and there by the
favour of God shall happen to be ordained by the advice and
Consent of the Great Councill of this province Concerning
such occasion and affaires as shall Relate to the Government
State and defence thereof. But we will not in any wise that
you or any other Sherriffe in our said province be Elected and
that upon such Election you the said Sherriffe shall so soon as
Conveniently may be give notice to the parties Elected if
absent and Certifye and Transmitt to the Chancellor of this
province for the time being one of the Two Severall and Re-
spective Indentures affixed to these presents Close sealed up
and directed to the Chancellor of this province for the time

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