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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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Acts. 77


itants Taxables of this Province and paid to the severall persons to
whome the same is due as aforesaid, any Law, Statute, Usage or
Custom to the Contrary thereof Notwithstanding.

An Act appointing the Justices of each respective County within
this Province & Vestries of each respective Parrish to returne
the County levie & proceedings to the Governr & Council yearley.

Be it Enacted by the Kings most Excellent Majesty by & with the
advice & consent of this present Gennerall Assembly & the Authority
of the same that the severall & respective Justices of each respective
County Court within this Province doe yearly & every year dureing
the continuance of this Act return or cause to be returned to the
Governeur & Councill for the time being an account of the County
Levy within thirty dayes after the same is by them leavied and
assessed under the penalty of five hundred pounds of Tobacco each
Justice so levieing the same & that the several & respective Vestry-
men of this Province doe likewise once a yeare return to the Gov-
ernour & Councill for the time being a true & perfect accompt of all
their proceedings in their Vestryes relateing to their severall & respec-
tive receipts payments & disbursements by them made under the
penalty of two hundred pounds of Tobacco each Vestryman present
& that the said accounts as well from the said Justices as from the
Severall & respective Vestryes after perusall by the Governour &
Councill be filed in the high Court of Chancery that all persons may
have recourse thereto, & that the Register or his Deputy file the
same ex officio, which fines & forfeitures to be & remaine one halfe
thereof to our Sovereigne Lord the King his heires & Successors &
the other halfe thereof to him or them that shall sue for the same to
be recovered in the Provinciall Court of this Province by action of
debt, bill, plaint or Informacion wherein no Essoin protection or
wager of law to be allowed any law statute useage or custome to the
contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding, This Act to endure
for three yeares or to the end of the next Gennerall Assembly which
shall first happen.

Public

Record

Office,
London.
C. O. 5,
Vol. 731,
Maryland.
From
1694-1702.
Acts
Acts of
April, 1696,
ch. 2
(Repealed
by 1700,
ch. 8)

An Act of Assembly to prevent people driveing away horses into the
woods.

Whereas severall evil minded people within this Province have
made it their practice to come upon other mens Plantacons & drive
away their Stocks of Horses & Catle into remote parts of the woods
to the great prejudice of the severall Inhabitants of this Province,
for preventing of which evil for the future Be it Enacted by the
Kings most Excellent Majesty by & with the advice & consent of this
present Gennerall Assembly & the Authority of the same that no
person or persons whatsoever whether Inhabitants of this Province
or Strangers shall presume upon any pretence whatsoever to come

Acts of
April, 1696,
ch. 3
(Repealed
by 1701,
ch. 8)



 
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