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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1773 to April 1774
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364 Assembly Proceedings, March 23-April 19, 1774.

Liber R. G.
1774

a convenient place not within One Mile of the said City where the
said Ship may be brought and the persons on board may be Landed
and provided with Necessaries by consent of the owner of the Soil
where they may be landed and when he hath agreed for such place
the said Sherriff shall and he is hereby Authorized and required to
cause the said ship to be removed with the Licence of the Governor
or Commander in Chief and left in such situation that the persons
on board may be landed by the said Sheriff and Provided with all
necessaries and the Commissioners for Emitting Bills of Credit are

p. 319

hereby required to pay to the said Sheriff any Number of Dollars
that may be wanting not Exceeding Four Hundred Dollars to be
laid out in defraying his Expences in the Execution of this Act and
the said Sheriff shall retain One Hundred of the said Dollars for
his trouble and render an Account upon Oath of his said Charges
and Expences and if any Ballance remains shall pay the same to the
said Commissioners

[The Mayor
&c. to re-
move People
who came in
said Ship
&c.]

And be it further Enacted that the Mayor Recorder and Aldermen
of the City of Annapolis or any three of them shall be and are hereby
impowered to cause all persons who came in the said Ship or any
of them in their discretion to be removed and put in such place or
places as they may think proper and be there keept attended sup-
ported and provided with necessaries and conveniencies.

[The Com-
missioners
for emitting
Bills of
Credit to
pay the Ex-
pence &c.]

And to enable the Mayor Recorder and Aldermen aforesaid to
provide for the said persons as aforesaid Be it Enacted that the
Commissioners for emmitting Bills of credit shall pay and deliver
to the Mayor Recorder and Aldermen aforesaid or any three of them
or their order or Orders any Number not Exceeding One Hundred
and Twenty Dollars

[And give
Notice to
the Naval
Officer.]

And be it further Enacted that the Commissioners aforesaid shall
give Notice of all payments by them made in virtue of this Act to
the Naval Officer of the Port of Annapolis who shall collect and
receive the same from the person who shall otter to clear out the
said ship before the said Naval Officer shall deliver any Clearance
for the said ship and as soon as the same is paid to the said Naval
Officer he shall return the same to the said Commissioners

f Ship to be
in Custody
of the
Sheriff till
released by
the Gov-
ernor.]

[Penalties
how ap-

plied

And be it Enacted that the same ship shall remain in the Custody
and care of the sheriff of Ann Arundel County untill the Governor
or Commander in Cheif shall give him Orders for her delivery.
And be it Enacted that any of the Penalties aforesaid may be
recovered in any County Court of this province and applied to defray
the Expences of such County where such recovery shall happen

By the Lower house of
Assembly March 29.th
1774 Read and Assented
to
Signed by Order
Jn.o Duckett Cl. Lo. Ho
n Sides

On Behalf of the Right
Honourable the Lord
Proprietary of this Prov-
ince I Will this be a Law
Robt Eden

the great seal
in Wax appendant

By the Upper house of
Assembly March 29.th
1774 Read and assented
to
Signed by Order
James Brooks Cl. up. Ho.



 
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