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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1748-1751
Volume 46, Page 121   View pdf image (33K)
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JUNE, 1748

At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of An-
napolis the Tenth Day of May in the thirty fourth Year of the
Dominion of the Right Honourable Charles Absolute Lord and
Proprietary of the Provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron
of Baltimore &ca. Anno Dom. 1748 and ending the Eleventh Day
of June following
The following Laws were Enacted and Assented to by His Excel-
lency Samuel Ogle, Esquire Governor.

Liber B. L. C.
p. 434

An Act to exempt Persons appearing at Musters from Arrests in
civil Cases.

No. 1

Whereas the Service of the Country in this Time of War, may
require that People be frequently trained in the Use of Arms, and
that in order thereto it will be requisite for them to meet at certain
Times and Places to Muster and Exercise; It is therefore humbly
prayed that it may be Enacted,
And 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 all Persons who shall attend at Places of Muster,
in order to be trained and instructed in Military Discipline, shall be
and they are hereby declared to be exempted and freed from all
Arrests in civil Cases, as well going to such Place of Muster, as at,
and coming from the same, for and during the Space and Term of
Twenty- four Hours, every such Time of Muster; Any Law, Stat-
ute, Usage or Custom to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding.

[Persons at-
tending at
Musters, to
be exempt
from Arrests
for 24

This Act to continue for and during the Term of Three Years,
and to the End of the next Session of Assembly, which shall happen
after the Expiration of the said Three Years.


May 21th 1748
Read & Assented to by
the Lower House of As-
Signed p Order
M. Macnemara Cl. lo. ho.

On behalf of the Right
Honble the Lord Propry
of this Province I will
this be a law
Sam. Ogle

the Great Seal in
wax appendt

24 May 1748
Read & Assented to by
the Upper House of As-
Signed p Order
J Ross Cl. Up. Ho.

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