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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1748-1751
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304 Assembly Proceedings, May 24-June 24, 1749.

Liber B. L. C.

satisfied, by the Persons chargeable with and indebted for the same,
to the respective Sheriffs, by Inspectors Notes, at or before the twen-
tieth Day of July, for this present Year One thousand seven hun-
dred forty and nine. And if any Person chargeable with Levies,
Parochial Charges, Clergys Allowances, and Fees payable in To-
bacco, be indebted as aforesaid, it shall not be lawful for the Sher-
iffs to distrain the Goods and Chattels, or execute the Body, of the
Person or Persons so neglecting and refusing to pay the same, 'til
after the said twentieth Day of July next, nor to sell or dispose of
any Goods or Chattels so distrained, until the Expiration of five
Days after such Distress shall be made; any Thing in the aforesaid
recited Act to the contrary notwithstanding.

[Sheriffs to
be allowed
to the 20th
of August
for paying of
creditors.]

And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the
several and respective Sheriffs of the several and respective Coun-
ties within this Province, shall have Time until the twentieth Day
of August, for this present Year, to pay and deliver to each Credi-
tor, according to their respective Debts or Claims, all the Inspectors
Notes that he or they shall receive, in Satisfaction thereof; any
Thing in the above recited Act, or any Law, Usage, or Custom, to
the contrary notwithstanding.

p. 466

[Attendance
of Inspec-
tors.]

And be it likewise Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all
Inspectors appointed, or that shall be appointed, by Virtue of the
said recited Act, shall constantly attend at the Warehouse or Ware-
houses under their Charge for this present Year, 'til the last Day
of September next, except Sundays, in order to comply with and
perform the several Services and Duties, required and enjoined by
the said recited Act by them to be done and performed, by the last
Day of August respectively; and afterwards they, or one of them,
shall constantly attend at the same, except on Sundays, as aforesaid,
to deliver out Tobacco for Exportation, 'til all the Tobacco remain-
ing the said last Day of September aforesaid shall be so delivered.

[Penalty for
Neglect.]

And every Inspector, neglecting to attend as aforesaid, shall forfeit
and pay to the Party grieved seven Shillings and six Pence for every
Neglect, or shall be liable to the Action upon the Case of the said
Party grieved, to recover all such Damages, which he or they shall
or may sustain by Occasion of any such Neglect, together with his
other Costs, at the Election of the Party; any Thing in the said
recited Act to the contrary notwithstanding.

June 1. 1749
Read and Assented to
by the Lower House of
Assembly
Signed p Order
M. Macnemara Q lo ho

On behalf of the Right
Honourable the Lord
Proprietary of this Prov-
ince I will this be a Law
Sam: Ogle

The Great Seal in
wax appendant

1 June 1749
Read and Assented to
by the Upper House of
Assembly
Signed p Order
J Ross Cl Up Ho.



 
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