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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1740-1744
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such Part of the said Money, as shall be by him or her due and pay-
able; that then such Person or Persons, so taking the Body of such
other Person, shall immediately carry such other Person to the
Sheriff of the County for the Time being, which Sheriff is hereby
required and obliged to receive such Person into his Goal, and him
or her there safely to keep; until the Sum or Sums of Money, for
which he or she had been so taken, shall be paid and satisfied.
And be it further Enacted, That the Sheriffs of each County shall,
and are hereby obliged on the next Sunday after they shall receive
an Authentic Copy of this Act, to publish the same by reading it at

Session
Laws

each Church-Door, in their respective Counties, immediately after
Divine Service, and before the Congregation be separated; and that
the Body, Goods or Chattels, Lands or Tenements, of any Person
whatsoever, shall not be liable to Execution for any Part of the
Money aforesaid, before the Expiration of Twenty Days after such
Publication.

Execution
is not to
commence
'till 20 Days
after Pub-
lication of
the Act.
p. 3

An Act, reviving an Act of Assembly of this Province, Entituled,
An Act for the speedy Recovery of Small Debts out of Court,
before a single Justice of the Peace.

Chapter II.

Be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary, by
and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governor, and
the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of the
same, That the above-mentioned Act, Entituled, An Act for the
speedy Recovery of small Debts out of Court, before a single Justice
of the Peace, made at a Session of Assembly begun and held at the
City of Annapolis the Eleventh Day of July, Anno Domini, One
Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty-two, be, and is hereby, re-
vived, and to be, and remain, in Force for, and during the Term of
Three Years, and unto the End of the next Session of Assembly,
that shall happen after the End of the said Three Years.

An Act
revived.

An Act for reviving an Act of Assembly Entituled, An Act for re-
lieving the Inhabitants of this Province from some Aggrievances
in the Prosecution of Suits at Law; and for reviving and con-
tinuing the Supplementary Act thereto.

Chapter III.

Be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary, by
and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governor, and
the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of the
same, That an Act of Assembly Entituled, An Act for relieving the
Inhabitants of this Province from some Aggrievances, in the Prose-
cution of Suits at Law, made at a Session of Assembly, begun and
held at the City of Annapolis the Twenty-second Day of June, Anno
Domini, Seventeen Hundred and Fourteen, be, and is hereby revived,
and shall be in full Force from and after the End of this Session of
Assembly, for, and during the Term of Three Years, and to the
End of the next Session of Assembly which shall happen after the

An Act
revived.



 
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