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

Session
Laws
1719
Chap. VII
[Session
Laws
printed by
Bradford
for Evan
Jones, 1719,
p. 247]

An Act Empowering a Committee to lay, assess and Apportion the
Publick Levy for this Present Year Seventeen Hundred and
Nineteen.

Whereas this Present General Assembly, have, for the Defraying
the Publick Charge of this Province to the third Day of June In-
stant, raised a certain Sum of Tobacco and Money, amounting to
the Sum of Three Hundred Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty
Seven Pounds of Tobacco, and Eighty Pounds and Nine Pence
current Money, as by the Journal of the Committee of Accounts

p. 248

appears. But by reason more publick Charges may arise and grow
due before the usual and accustomed time of Payment, which is
the tenth Day of November yearly, at which time again to call and
convene the whole Assembly for that Occasion, only Considering
the great Number of them, and the Remoteness of their Habitations
from the Place appointed, would be very Chargeable and Trouble-
some to the whole Province in general; For Prevention whereof.
Be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietor, by
and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governour, and
the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of
the same, That the Honourable Coll.
Samuel Young, The Honourable Robert Ungle,
Coll. Thomas Eddison, Esq;
Philemon Lloyd Esq; Coll, James Maxwell.
Richard Tilghman, Esq; of his Capt. John Jones,
Lordship's Honourable Upper- Coll. Roger Woolford.
House of Assembly, Capt. James Frisby,
Col. Henry Peregrine Jowles, Mr. Robert Tyler,
Coll. Nathaniel Hynson, Capt. Charles Wright, of the
Capt. Daniel Mariartee; Honourable, the Lower House
Coll. John Mackall, of Assembly,
Mr. John Parry,
or the Major part of them, be and appear at the City of Annapolis
the first Tuesday in October, next, then and there to lay and Assess
the said Publick Levy already raised, and also to allow levy and
Assess what further Charge may accrue, which to them shall justly
appear to be due from the Publick, not exceeding Two Hundred
Thousand Pounds of Tobacco, and One Hundred and Ten Pounds
Sterling, and One Thousand Pounds Currant Money more than
what is already raised; and likewise, to apportion, order and pay
out of the Publick Treasury of this Province the Sum of Eighty
Pounds and Nine Pence Current Money of this Province, to the
Several Persons to whom the same shall be due, as by the Journal
of the Committee of Accounts appears, and a fair Journal of all
their Proceedings to be delivered to the Clerk of the Assembly, for
Satisfaction of all Persons therewith concerned, by the tenth Day
of November next; and if it shall happen that his Excellency shall



 
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