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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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500 Assembly Proceedings, 1714-1726.

Session
Laws

of the Members of that Corporation; any Law, Statute, Usage, or
Custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

1716
Chap. II
[Evan
Jones' com-
pilation
printed by
Bradford,
1718, p. 182,
ch. I, III, V,
XI, XVI,
XX, XXI of
Acts this
Session
printed in
Vol. 30 of
Archives,
beginning at
[p. 607]

A Supplementary Act to the Act for killing Wolves, Crows and
Squirrels.

Be it Enacted by the Right Honourable, the Lord Proprietary,
by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governour,
and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and by the Author-
ity of the same, That after the end of this present Sessions of As-
sembly, whensoever any Heads of Crows or Scalps of Squirrels
shall be, by any Person or Persons, within the Several and respec-
tive Counties within this Province, brought to any Justices of the
several Counties, in Order to have a Certificate thereof, according
to the Directions of the said Act for killing Wolves, Crows, and
Squirrels, to be produced to have an Allowance of the respective
Sums allowed by the aforesaid Act, such Person or Persons so re-
quiring any such Certificate, as aforesaid, shall first make Oath
before such Magistrate, or make other sufficient proof, as such
Magistrate shall allow of, that the Crows or Squirrels (whose
Heads or Scalps shall be so brought before such Magistrate) were
actually killed within the County where such Magistrate shall re-
side, and not by any Indian or Indians; upon the making which
Oath, or producing other Proof, as aforesaid, (and not otherwise)
it shall and may be Lawful for such Magistrate to sign a Certificate,
as aforesaid, to burn, or cause to be burned, the Heads or Scalps of
any such Crows or Squirrels as shall be so brought before him, any
thing- in the afore-mentioned Act to the contrary notwithstanding.
Provided always, That no Magistrate shall allow or give a Cer-
tificate for any Heads or Scalps of any Crows or Squirrils that shall,
after the end of this Session, be killed or destroyed by any Indian
or Indians, altho' they were Actually killed within the County where
such Magistrate shall reside. This Act to continue for so long a
time as the said Act for killing Wolves, Crows and Squirrels con-
tinues and no longer.

1716
Chap. XIX
[Evan
Jones' com-
pilation
printed by
Bradford,
1718, p. 181]

An Act to Confirm his Lordship's Acceptance of the Eighteen
Pence per Hogshead formerly raised.

Whereas at a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of
Annapolis the Twenty Sixth Day of April, Anno Domini Seven-
teen Hundred and Fifteen, It was Enacted, That from and after
the Twenty Ninth Day of September, Seventeen Hundred and Fif-
teen, that there should be raised, levyed and collected for every
Hogshead of Tobacco which should be ship't in any Ship or Ves-
sel to be Exported out of this Province, or any the Territories,
Islands, Ports, Rivers, Creeks or Places thereunto belonging, the
Sum of Eighteen Pence Sterling, and for every Hundred Weight



 
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