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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1766-1768
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ACTS OF THE ASSEMBLY PASSED IN
MAY-JUNE, 1768


At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis
on Tuesday the twenty fourth Day of May in the eighteenth Year
of the Dominion of the Right Honourable Frederick Absolute Lord
and Proprietary of the Provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord
Baron of Baltimore and so forth Anno Domini 1768 and ending
the twenty second Day of June following.

The following Laws were enacted and assented to by his Excellency
Horatio Sharpe Esquire Governor.

N.o I An Act for the Adjournment and Continuance of Talbot, Baltimore,
and Cecil County, Courts

Liber H. S.
No. 1
1768
May 24
p. 673

Whereas Several of the Attorneys Practising the Law in the same
Courts and Some other Persons having Business in them are Mem-
bers of the Assembly and Obliged to attend their Duty therein

[Preamble]

Be it therefore Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary 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 Causes, Pleas, Process, and Pro-
ceedings, either Civil or Criminal now depending in, or returnable
to the said County Courts of Talbot and Baltimore to be held the
first Tuesday of June in this present Year Shall be and are by
Virtue of this Act Adjourned and Continued from the said first
Tuesday of June until the first Tuesday of August next And Shall
be in the same State and Condition as they would be on the said first
Tuesday of June And that all Causes, Pleas, Process and Proceed-
ings either Civil or Criminal now depending in or returnable to the
said County Court of Cecil to be held the Second Tuesday of June
in this present Year shall be and are by Virtue of this Act Adjourned
and Continued from the said Second Tuesday of June until the
second Tuesday of August next and Shall be in the Same State and
Condition as they would be on the said Second Tuesday of June
Any Law Usage or Custom to the Contrary notwithstanding

[Talbot,
Baltimore,
and Caecil
County
Courts ad-
journed]

31st May 1768
By the Lower House
of Assembly, Read & As-
sented to
Sign'd p Order
T: Wright Cl: lo: ho.

On Behalf of the Right
Honble the Lord Pro-
prietary of this Province
I will this be a Law
Hor:o Sharpe

31st May 1768
By the Upper House of
Assembly, Read and As-
sented to
Signed by Order
UScott Cl: Up: Ho


The Great Seal
in Wax Append.t


34


 

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