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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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of Tobacco exported in Box, Chest, Barrel or Case, Three Pence
Sterl. and so, pro Rato, for a greater or lesser Quantity, to the
King's Most Excellent Majesty, his Heirs and Successors, to be
applyed to the Use of and paid to the Right Honourable Benedict
Leonard Lord Baltemore, Lord Proprietary of this Province, in
case he should be favourably pleased to accept the same, In Consid-
eration of his receiving his Quit-Rents and Alienation Fines, dur-
ing the continuance of said Act, in Tobacco at the Rate of Two
Pence Sterling per Pound.
But Forasmuch as it hath pleased Almighty God that the said
Benedict Leonard, late Lord Proprietary of this Province, departed
this Life before his pleasure was known, whether he would accept
the Imposition aforesaid, in Consideration aforesaid; And now that
his Excellency the Governour has signified to this General Assem-
bly, that the Right Honourable Charles Lord Baltemore, present
Lord Proprietary of this Province, is willing to accept of the said

Impost, upon the said Considerations that was proposed to his De-

ceased Father,
Be it therefore Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary, by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's
Governour, and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and by
the Authority of the same, That all such Sums of Money as have
been or shall be raised by the said Duty or Impost, during the con-
tinuance of the afore-mentioned Act, shall be paid by the Treasurers
of this Province, or others, in whose Hands the same are lodged, to
the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary or his Agent, or to such
other Person or Persons as are or shall be Legally appointed by his
said Lordship to receive the same (the Charge of Collection thereof,
due to the Naval, or other Officers that first collected the same, be-
ing first deducted) such payment being in full Recompence and Sat-
isfaction of and for his Lordship's Acceptance of his Quit-Rents
and Fines for Alienations in Tobacco at Two Pence Sterl. per
Pound, according to the true intent and meaning of the said before
mentioned Act.

Session
Laws

An Act for the Continuance of the Process within this Province,
on the Change of the Government from the Crown, to the Right
Honourable the Lord Proprietary; and for the Adjournment of
several County-Courts, from August, Seventeen Hundred and
Sixteen.

Whereas before his Majesty was graciously pleased to restore to
the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary of this Province, the
Government thereof, all Writs, Precepts, Process and Judicial Pro-
ceedings whatsoever, and all Courts of Judicature held within this
Province, were in his Majesty's Name and Stile, or in the Name
or Stile of her late Majesty Queen Anne, of Blessed Memory,

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



 
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