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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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374 Assembly Proceedings, April 1658.

U. H.
Journal
1659-69
p. 62

the persons considered. This Act to continue for three yeares
or to the End of the next Gennerall Assembly and noe longer

The Burgesses haue The Vpper howse haue
assented assented
Thomas Turner Cler. Philip Calvert

7 An act for the Publication of
Marriages.

Be it Enacted by the Lord Proprietary by and with the Con-
sent of this present Generall Assembly, That all persons who
shall desire Marriage haue liberty to apply themselves either
to a Magistral or Minister for the Contracting thereof. It is
further Enacted by the authority aforesaid that all Persons
within this Province intending marriadge shall make publication
thereof, either at the county court Church Chappie next where
they dwell, or meeting Howse, and that at such tyme as such
Court Church Chappell or meeting be full and thereby capable
to take cognisance thereof, ffrom which Court Church Chappell
or meeting Certificat being given forth, it shalbe lawfull for such
Magistral or Minister to marry such persons as aforesaid. And
if any person shall presume to contract Marriadge without such
publication and certificat as aforesaid, Every such person soe
Contracted or marryed shalbe lyable to a fine of one Thousand
Pounds of Tobacco. And every such Magistral or Minister
contracting or marrying without such publication and certificat

p. 63

as aforesaid shalbe lyable to a fine of five thousand Pounds of
Tobacco the one halfe of the said fine to the Lord Proprietary,
the other halfe to the Informer. This Act to continue for three
yeares or to the end of the next Gennerall Assembly and no
longer

The Burgesses haue The Vpper howse haue
assented assented
Thomas Turner Cler. Phillip Calvert

8 An act for the advancement
of Childrens Estates

Bee it Enacted by the Lord Proprietary by and with the
consent of this present Gennerall Assembly. That all Persons
that now haue, or shall haue any Estate of Goods Chaltles, or
land in their possession belonging to any who are vnder age,
shall exhibitl an Inventory and accompt of the said Estates
within three Monethes next after the publication of this Act to
the respective County Courts where such Estates shalbe; and


 

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