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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 271   View pdf image (33K)
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Acts. 271

An Act Impowering a Comittee to Lay assess & apportion the pub-
lick Levy for this psent year Seventeen hundred & Twenty.

Whereas this psent Generall Assembly have for the Defraying
the publick Charge of this pvince to the Sixteenth day of Aprill
Instant raised a Certain Sum of Tobbo and money amounting to
one hundred ninety four thousand nine hundred & twelve pounds
of Tobacco Eighty one pounds one shil & Nine pence Currency &
forty seven pounds Nineteen shils Two pence Sterling as by the
Journall of the Committee of Accounts appears, but by reason more
publick Charges may arise and grow due before the usuall & accus-
tomed Time of payment which is the Tenth of November yearly
at wch Time again to Call & 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 & Troublesome to the whole pvince in Generall for
prevention Whereof.
Be it Enacted by the Rt Honble the Lord Propry, by and with the
Advice & Consent of his Lordps Govr & the upper & Lower houses
of Assembly & the Authority of the same, that the honble Coll Wil-
liam Holland Col Saml Young, Philemon Lloyd Esqr and Thos Bord-
ley Esqr of his Lordps honourable upper house of Assembly, & Mr
Thos Waughop, Coll: Nathl Hinson, Capt Daniel Mariartee, Col
John Mackall, Capt John Fendall, the honble Robt Ungle Esqr Coll
James Maxwell Captt John Jones, Collo Roger Woolford, Collo
Ephraim Augustine Herman, Mr Robt Tyler, and Capt. Charles
Wright, of the honble Lower house of Assembly or the Major part
of them be and appear at the City of Annapolis the first tuesday in
October next then & there to Lay & assess the publick Levy already
raised, and allso to allow Levy & assess what further Charges may
Accrue wch to them shall Justly appear to be due from the publick
not exceeding two hundred thousand pounds of Tobacco Two hun-
dred pounds Sterl and One thousand pounds Current money of this
province more than what is already raised & Likewise to apportion
Order & pay Out of the publick treasury of this Province the Sum
of forty Seven pounds Nineteen shil: and Two pence Sterl & Eighty
one pounds one Shilling & Nine pence Currt money of this province to
the Severall persons to whom the same shall be due as by the Journall
of the Committee of Accounts appears and a fair Journall of all their
Proceedings to be delivered to the Clerk of the Assembly for Satisfac-
tion of all persons therewith Concerned by the tenth day of Novem-
ber next and if it shall happen that his Excellency shall please to
Convene an Assembly before the said first Tuesday in October next
aforesaid then this present Act & Every Clause therein Contained
shall be Void and of no force

Liber LL, 4
Acts of
April, 1720,
ch. 12
p. 488

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