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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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Acts. 125


ciall Court shall think fitt. This Act to Endure for 3 years or to the
end of the next Sessions of Assembly which shall first happen.

An Act for prevention of the Sherriffs Sumoning the Delegates and
Justices of the Peace to serve as Jurors in this Province.

The Delegates of this present generall Assembly takeing into
theire Consideration the many inconveniencys that may Attend upon
Delegates and Justices of the Peace being Sumoned to serve as
Jurymen do pray that it may be Enacted And be it Enacted by the
King's most Excellent Majesty by and with the Advice & Consent
of this present generall Assembly and the Authority of the same
That from and after the publication hereof no Sherriffe or any
authorized by him whatsoever within this Province presume to
Sumon Impanell or any ways returne to Serve either on a Grand
or Petit Jury or any Inquisition whatsoever that now is or that shall
be from time to time or att any time hereafter be duly Elected and
Chosen to Serve in the house of Delegates as the representatives of
any County within this Province or any of the Justices that now are
or att any time hereafter shall or may be Comissionated or appointed
by his Excellency the present Governor or any other Governor that
shall or may be hereafter for the Conservation or keeping of the
peace in any County within this Province And be it further
Enacted by the Authority aforesaid That if any Sherriffe shall att
any time hereafter presume to Sumon any or either of the Delegates
or Justices as aforesaid while they are Representatives or Justices
as aforesaid That the same shall be null and Voyd and the Justices
of the Provintiall or County Courts shall & are hereby Impowered to
Amerce the said Sherriffe for such his Contempt any Sume not Ex-
ceeding the Sume of five hundred pounds of Tobbaco to be leavyed
on his Goods and Chattells att the Suite of our Sovereigne Lord
the King to the use of the parish within the County where such
Offence shall be Comitted. This Act to Continue for 3 years or to
the end of the next Sessions of Assembly which shall first happen.

Public
Record
Office,
London.
C. O. 5,
Vol. 731,
Maryland.
From
1694-1702.
Acts
Acts of
Oct. 1698,
ch. 24

An Act for Assessing of the Publique Leavy of this Province.
Whereas there hath been seaven hundred & ten Thousand Nine
hundred fifty two pounds of Tobacco Expended Layd out and dis-
bursed by severall of the Inhabitants of this Province upon the
necessary Charges of this Province which hath been Examined
stated and allowed by this present generall Assembly To the intent
therefore That the same may be satisfyed and paid to those persons
to whom the same is due Be itt Enacted by the Kings most Excellent
Maty by and with the advice and consent of this present generall
Assembly and the Authority of the same That the Sume of Seaven
hundred and Ten Thousand Nine hundred fifty and Two pounds of

Acts of
Oct. 1698,
ch. 25



 
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