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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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450 Assembly Proceedings, April 1662.

U. H.
Journal
1659-69

An Acte imposeing a fee
on them who shall be marryed

Whereas by the Lawe of this Province all psons intending
Marryage may applye themselves either to the Minister Pastor
or Magistrate for the Contracting of the same And there
being noe fee allowed or Sett to be payd either to the Minister
Pastor or Magistrate from the partys contracting marryage as
aforesaid Be it therefore Enacted by the authority of this
prsent Generall Assembly that either Minister Pastor or Mag-
istrate are hereby impowered by vertue of this Acte to demand
Challenge and receive from the partys soe marryed or Con-
tracted one hundred pounds of tobacco. This Acte to endure
three yeares or to the end of the next Generall Assembly

The Lower howse haue The Vpper howse haue assented
Assented
Wm Bretton Clk John Gittings Clre.


An Acte Concerning
Indians

p. 148

Where as Sundry Complaynts have been made by severall
Inhabitants alleadgeing that the Indians vnder prtence of Kill-
ing wilde hoggs doe hunte and drive away their Tame hoggs
and Cattle, And doe moreover sell and trade both with the In-
habitants of the Province and likewise with Forreignors or
Strangers for Beefe and Porke For prvencon of which for the
future Be it Enacted by the Lord Proprietary by and with the
Assent of this Generall Assembly That all and every Inhabi-
tant of this Province Stranger or Forreignor vpon what plence
soever tradeing or buying of any Indian or Indians more or
less Quantity of dead Beefe or Porke shall forfeite for every
such Offence five thousand pounds of tobacco The one
Moyety to the Lord Proprietary the other moyety to the In-
former, to be recovered by accon of debt or Informacon where-
in noe wager Essoyne or protection of Law to be allowed
This Acte to endure for three yeares or to the End of the next
Generall Assembly.

The Lower howse haue The Vpper howse haue
Assented assented
Wm Bretton Clk John: Gittings Clre.

An Acte appoynting
Sherriffs

Be it Enacted by the Lord Proprietary by and with the Con-
sent of the Vpper and lower howse of this prsent Generall



 
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