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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 385   View pdf image
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          Chancery Court Proceedings, 1671.   385





    after to bee Elected and Nominated Mayor Recorder or Aldermen Liber P C
    to bee Justices of the Peace wthin the said Citty Precincts and
    Territories haveing ffirst taken the usuall oathes appointed to bee
    taken by the Justices of the Peace and the said Mayor Recorder and
    Aldermen hereby named and Appointed or Hereafter to bee Ellected
    or nominated or any Three of Them whereof the said Mayor or
    Recordr for the time being shall bee one shall have wthin the Pre
    cincts of the said Citty full Power and Authority to make Constables
    and other necessary officers and to Rule order and Governe the
    Inhabitants thereof as Justices of Peace are Authorized to Doe and
    Shall have Power to Execute all the Lawes Ordinances and Statutes
    in that Behalfe made as ffully and Amply as if they were Authorized
    thereunto by Express Comission and named therein willing and
    Comanding that noe other of our Justices of Peace or Quorum Wthin
    our said County or Province doe at any time hereafter take uppon
    Them or any of Them to Execute the Office of a Justice of Peace
    Wthin the said City thereof Notwtstanding any Comission att Large
    Authorizing them Thereunto and ffurther wee will and Graunt unto
    the sd Mayor Recorder Aldermen and Comon Councill of the said
    Citty for the time Being full Power & Authority to make order and
    Appoint such By lawes and Ordinances Amoung themselves for the
    Regulacon and Good Government of Trade and other matters Exi
    gences and things wthin the said Precinctts as to them or to the
    Major Part of them shall seem meete soe as they bee Consonant to
    Reason And Not Contrary but so neere as conveniently may bee
    Agreeable to the Lawes Statutes and Customes of England and of
    the said Province of Maryland which said By Lawes & ordinances
    being Ratified and Confirmed by our Selfe or our heires or Lieut
    of the said Province for the time Being shall bee observed kept and
    performed by all manner of persons tradeing and liveing wthin the sd
    Citty under such Reasonable Pains Penalties and fforfeitures as shall
    be Imposed by the said Major Recorder Aldermen and Comon coun
    cill or the Major part of them assembled from time to time the said
    Paines Penalties and fforfeitures to bee Raised by Distress and
    Sale of the Goods of such persons soe offending and to bee Em
    ployed for the Publique Benefitt of the said citty att theire Discrecon
    which said By Lawes and orders shall bee alsoe Repealeable or liable
    to bee Mittigated or altered att the will of our Selfe our heires or
    our Lieutenant Respectively And ffurther wee Graunt and Give
    Licence to the Mayor Recorder Aldermen and Comon Councill of
    the said Citty for the time Being and theire Successors ffor Ever
    to have and Hould one Market weekely wthin the said Citty on
    Every Saturday in the said weeke in some convenient Place to bee
    by them Appointed wthin the precincts of the said Citty and alsoe
    one ffaire Yearely to bee Kept on the Three and Twentieth day of
    ffebruary in Every Yeare for the Sale and Vending of all manner








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