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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1752-1754
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ACTS OF ASSEMBLY PASSED IN OCTOBER
AND NOVEMBER, 1753

Liber H. S.
No. I

p. 1

At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis
the second Day of October in the third Year of the Dominion of
the Right Honourable Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of
the Provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore
&ca Annoqj Dom 1753 and ending the Seventeenth Day of November
following.

The following Laws were Enacted and Assented to by his Excel-
lency Horatio Sharpe Esquire Governor.

[No. I]

An Act for the Adjournment and Continuance of Talbot-County
Court.
Whereas some of the Justices of the said County, and also some
of the Attorneys practising the Law in the said Court, are Members
of the Assembly, and obliged to attend their Duty therein :

[Adjourn-
ment of Tal-
bot-County
Court.]

Be it therefore Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary, by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Gov-
ernor, and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the
Authority of the same, That all Causes, Pleas, Process, and Pro-
ceedings, either Civil or Criminal, now depending in, or returnable
to, the said County Court, to be held the First Tuesday of Novem-
ber, in this present Year, shall be, and are, by Virtue of this Act,
adjourned and continued, from the said First Tuesday in Novem-
ber, until the First Tuesday of December next, and shall be in the
same Plight and Condition as they would be on the said First Tues-
day of November; any Law, Usage, or Custom, to the contrary
notwithstanding.

5th Novem.r 1753
Read and Assented to
by the Lower House of
Assembly
Signed p Order
M Macnemara Cl lo ho

On behalf of the Right
honourable the Lord
Proprietary of this Prov-
ince I will this be a Law
Hor.° Sharpe

the great seal in
Wax Appendant

S Nov.r 1753
Read and Assented to
by the Upper House of
Assembly
Signed P Order
J. Ross Cl Up Ho.

No. 2

An Act for the Advancement of Justice.

[Preamble.]
p. 2

Whereas, notwithstanding the several Laws heretofore made for
the Advancement of Justice, Amendment of the Law, and aiding and
supplying several Defects in Judicial Proceedings, great Delay,
Trouble, and Expences have been, and still are occasioned by Demur-
rers, arresting and reversing of Judgments, and staying Executions
by Writs of Error and Appeal; there being yet no sufficient Provi-
sion made for the aiding such Omissions, Errors, and Imperfections



 
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