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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 402   View pdf image (33K)
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402 Assembly Proceedings, 1694-1728.

Liber LL, 5
Acts of 1726,
ch. 13

An Act Impowering a Committee to Lay Assess and apportion the
publick Levy for This present year Seventeen hundred and
Twenty six.
Whereas This present Generall Assembly have for Defraying
the publick Charge of This province to the Twenty Third day of
July Instant Raised a Certain Sum of Tobacco and money amounting
to two hundred and Sixty Six Thousand & Thirty five pounds of
Tobaco and One hundred and fifty six pounds Two Shillings &
Tenn pence half penny Current money as by the Journalls of The

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Committee of accounts appears but by Reason more publick Charges
may arise and Grow due before The usuall and Accustomed Time
of payment which Is the Tenth of November yearly at which Time
again To Call and Convene the whole Assembly for that Occasion
only Considering The Great Number of Them and The Remoteness
of Their Habitations from the place appointed would be verry
Chargeable and Troublesome to the whole province in Generall Be
it Enacted by the Right honourable The Lord Proprietary by and
with the advice & Consent of his Lordships Governeur and the upper
and Lower Houses of Assembly and The authority of the same
That the Honourable Coll Thomas Addison Coll Mathew Tilghman
Ward & Benjamin Tasker Esqr members Of his Lordships Honour-
able upper House of Assembly And The Honourable Robert Ungle
Esqr Coll Thomas Truman Greenfield James Harris Esqr John
Beale Esqr Coll John Makall Capt George Dent Capt Levin Gale
Capt Henry Hooper Lt Coll. John Ward Mr Wm Hamilton Mr Ralph
Crabb Mr Wm Elliott of the Honourable Lower House of Assembly
or the Major part of Them be and Appear at the Citty of Annapolis
The fourth Tuesday of October next then and There to Lay and
Assess the publick Levy already raised and also to allow Levy and
assess what further Charges may Accrew which to Them shall Justly
appear To be due from the publick not Exceeding six hundred Thou-
sand pounds of Tobacco and five hundred pounds Current money of
This province more than what is already Raised and Likewise to ap-
portion order and pay Out of the publick Treasury of this province
The Sum of One hundred and ffif ty Six pounds two Shillings and Ten
pence half penny Current money of this province to the Several per-

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sons to whom the same shall be due as by The Journalls of The
Comittee of Accounts appears and a fair Journall of all Their proceed-
ings To be Delivered to the Clerk of the Assembly for Satisfaction of
all persons therewith Concerned by the Last day of November next
and if it shall happen that his Excellency shall please to Convene An
Assembly before The said Fourth Tuesday in October next aforesaid
then This present Act and Every Clause therein Contained shall be
void & of no fforce.

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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 402   View pdf image (33K)
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