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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1771 to June-July, 1773
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Acts. 239


No. 2 An Act for the Adjournment & Continuance of the High Court of
Appeals.

Liber R. G.
1771

Whereas an Adjournment of the High Court of Appeals is
at this Time necessary Be it enacted by the Right Honourable
the Lord Proprietary by & with the Advice & Consent of his Lord-
ship's Governor & the Upper & Lower Houses of Assembly & the
Authority of the same; That all Causes, Pleas, Process & Pleadings
now depending in or returnable to the said High Court of Appeals
now sitting & which cannot otherwise so long continue, shall be &
are by Virtue of this Act Adjourned & continued untill the third
Friday in November next & shall then be in the same State Plight &
Condition as they now are any Law, Usage or Custom to the Con-
trary notwithstanding.

[High Court
of Appeals
adjourned.]

p. 104

By the Lower House of
Assembly, October 15th
1771. Read & Assented to,
Signed by Order
Jn.° Duckett Cl. Lo. Ho.

On Behalf of the Right
Honble, the Lord Pro-
prietary of this Province
I Will this be a Law
Rob.t Eden.

The Great Seal
in Wax appendant.

By the Upper House of
Assembly Oct.r 15.th 1771.
Read & Assented to.
Signed by Order.
U Scott Cl. Up. Ho.

No. 3 An Act impowering the Justices of Prince Georges and Frederick
Counties to Levy on the Taxable Persons of Prince Georges Parish
in said Counties the Sum of ninety six thousand Pounds of To-
bacco for building a new Parish Church at or near the Place where
the old one now stands.


Whereas the Rector, Vestrymen, Church Wardens & sundry
Parishioners of Prince Georges Parish in Prince Georges & Fred-
erick Counties, by their humble Petition to this General Assembly,
representing that their Parish Church is in a ruinous Situation &
very much gone to decay so as to be quite unfit for any further
Repairs & evidently dangerous for the Minister & Congregation who
attend Worship there, have prayed that an Act may pass for the
Assessment of ninety six thousand Pounds of Tobacco on the Tax-
able Inhabitants of the said Parish for building a new Parish
Church.

[Preamble.]

Be it therefore enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary by & with the Advice & Consent of his Lordship's Governor
& the Upper & Lower Houses of Assembly & the Authority of the
same. That the Justices of Prince Georges & Frederick Counties,
for the Time being, shall be & they are hereby impowered & required,
on the Application of the Vestry & Church Wardens of Prince
George's Parish aforesaid or the Major Part of them to Assess &
Levy on the Taxable Inhabitants of the said Parish the aforesaid
Sum of ninety six thousand Pounds of Tobacco & the Salary of
five per Centum to the Sheriff for collecting the same, at two equal

[The Justices
of Prince
George's and
Frederick
Counties, on
Application
of the Ves-
try, &c. of
Prince
George's
Parish, to
levy on the
taxable In-
habitants of



 
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