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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1724-1726
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428 Assembly Proceedings, October 6-November 6, 1725.

Bacon

forasmuch as the Several Methods heretofore used for the
Suppression of such Irregularities have proved altogether
ineffectual: It is humbly prayed that it may be Enacted,
II. And be it Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord
Proprietor, by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lord-
ship's Governor, and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assem-
bly, and the Authority of the same, That whosoever from and
after the Publication hereof, shall presume either to set up a
Booth, or sell or dispose of any Liquor, or other Matter or
Thing whatsoever, either by Land or Water, within One Mile
of the Yearly Meeting-house (of the said People called
Quakers) in Talbot County, or within Two Miles of their
Yearly Meeting-house near West-River in Ann-Arundel
County, during the Time of such Yearly Meetings, shall for
every such Offence forfeit and pay unto the Right Honour-
able the Lord Proprietary, his Heirs and Successors, the Sum
of Ten Pounds Current Money of Maryland, one Half there-
of to be applied to the Use of the Public School of the County
where such Offence shall be committed, the other Half to him
or them that shall sue for the same; to be recovered by Action
of Debt, Bill, Plaint or Information; wherein no Essoin, Pro-
tection or Wager of Law to be allowed.
III. And be it further Enacted, by the Authority, Advice
and Consent aforesaid, That upon Complaint made to any
Justice of the Peace for the County where such Offence shall
be committed, the said Justice is hereby required immediately
to issue his Warrant to cause the said Offender to be brought
before him, and upon Proof made to him of the Premises, by
the Oath (or Affirmation if a Quaker) of one credible Wit-
ness, or Confession of the Party, to commit the said Offender
to Prison, until he shall remove such Booth, Liquor, or other
Things, from without the Bounds aforesaid, and give suffi-
cient Security to answer for the said Offence at the next
Court to be held for the County where it shall be committed.
IV. Provided always, That this Act shall not be construed
to hinder any Ordinary-Keeper from selling Liquors in their
respective Dwelling-houses.

Chap. VIII

An Act declaring Probates of Deeds, or other Matters, and
Acknowledgments of Deeds taken before Two Magistrates
of the City of Annapolis, to be good and valid in Law.

Be it Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietor, by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's
Governor, and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly,
and the Authority of the same, That all Probates of any
Deeds, or other Matters, made either in the Mayor's Court,



 
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