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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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118 Assembly Proceedings, November 17 December 20, 1769.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 54
Dec. 20

Your just Complaints in your Second Address, against sundry
Sheriffs, shall most undoubtedly be attended to without Loss of Time,
and I hope to prevent your having Cause to repeat the same hereafter,
as I will immediately inform the Officers complained of, that their
Continuance in Office the usual Time, shall depend on their Punctu-
ality, as well in this, as in every other Branch of their Duty; in any
Failure wherein hereafter their Bonds shall be put in Suit.
The County Clerks also shall be directed to be more attentive in
transmitting their Returns as the Law directs.
Rob.t Eden

Ordered, That M.r Hollyday and M.r Dickinson, do wait on his
Excellency and acquaint him that no more Business is before this
House.
George Steuart and William Fitzhugh Esquires from the Upper
House acquaint M.r Speaker that the Governor requires the At-
tendance of the Members of the Lower House, in the Upper House
immediately.
M.r Speaker left the Chair, and (with the Members of this House)
went to the Upper House, and there presented to the Governor the
following Bills, viz,
An Act for the Relief of Mary Hindman of Talbot County.
An Act to enable the Justices of Queen Anns County Court, for
the Time being, to levy on the taxable Inhabitants of Saint Lukes
Parish in the said County, a Quantity of Tobacco for building a
Chapel in the said Parish.

p. 63

A Supplementary Act to the Act entitled An Act for laying out
anew and settling and ascertaining the future Bounds and Limits of
Saint Lukes, Christs Church, and Saint Johns Parishes in Queen
Anns County, and of Saint Pauls Parish lying partly in Queen Anns
and partly in Talbot County.
An Act for emitting Bills of Credit, and other Purposes therein
mentioned.
A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An [act] for the Direc-
tion of Sheriffs in their Offices, and restraining their ill Practices
within this Province.
An Act to repeal part of an Act to encourage the Destroying of
Wolves, Crows, and Squirrels.

An Act to appropriate the Half Acre of Ground therein men-
tioned to the use of the public School in Frederick County.
A Supplementary Act to the Act, entitled, An Act ascertaining
the Height of Fences to prevent the Evils occasioned by the Multi-
tude of Horses, and restraining Horse Rangers within this Province,
and to Redress the great Evil accruing to this Province by the Multi-
plicity of useless Horses, Mares, and Colts that run in the Woods.



 
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