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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 359   View pdf image (33K)
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they have allready been alloted and that all and Every the
Judges and Justices of the severall Courts of Indicature which
have Vsually held their Courts within the same City in the
publick Court house thereof shall and may Continue so to do
and the Justices Commissioners and Sherriff of Ann Arundell
County shall have hold and Exercise their Jurisdiction in as
full and ample manner to all Intents and purposes in the Port
of Annapolis as heretofore had been Vsuall.
And be it further Enacted and declared that the by Laws to
be made by the said Corporation shall not affect or be binding
to any other the Inhabitants of this province but wholly Re-
strained to the Inhabitants and Residents of the said City and
that the Clause in the said Charter Impowring the Corpora-
tion to sett Toll on horses Cattle and other Comoditys to be
sold on the Two faire Days of the first of May and of S'
Michaell the Archangell yearly shall not in any wise Enure be
Construed or Extended to impowring the Corporation to
assess any Toll or Impost upon Cattle Goods wares or mer-
chandizes whatsoever to be sold therein if the Goods wares or

Lib. L. L.
No. 64.

merchandizes should not amount to the Vallue of Twenty
shillings Current money, that then the sume of six pence shall
be paid for the ffee or toll thereof and for all goods &ca Ex-
ceeding in Vallue five pounds Currant money, then It shall be
Lawfull to assess the sume of Twelve pence Current money
for the ffee or toll thereof and no more, and whereas the Citi-
zens and Burgesses of the severall Borroughs in England have
formerly been allowed but halfe wages in Respect to the Sal-
lary of the Knights of the Shires,
Be it therefore Enacted that the Citizens respecting the
City of Annapolis shall only be allowed halfe the wages to the
Delegates and Representatives as is and shall be allowed to
the Delegates of the Severall Countys of this province and no
more.
And whereas Wornell Hunt Esqr the Present Recorder of
the said City is not yet Quallified for that Trust by reason he
hath not been resident in this province dureing the Terme of
three yeares,
Nevertheless the said Wornell Hunt by Vertue of this Act
shall be Deemed and thereby qualified and Enabled to hold
and Execute the said office of Recorder of the City aforesaid
any law Statute Vssage or Custome to the Contrary in any wise
notwithstanding.
And be it Enacted by the advice and Consent aforesaid that
the Land Called the Town Common be reserved & remaine
to the Vse of the proper owner or owners unless the Citizens
Can make it appeare to have made Satisfaction for the same
the next Session of Assembly

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