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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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Acts. 151


Year Seventeen Hundred and seventy one shall be and are hereby
impowered and required to Assess and Levy on the Taxable In-
habitants of the said County any Quantity they may judge necessary
not exceeding Forty five Thousand pounds of Tobacco over and
above the Sheriffs Salary of six per Cent, for collecting the same
for taking and pulling down the present Chimney to the said Con-
ference Chamber and building and erecting a Chimney to the said
House in the Passage Leading from the Council Room to the Con-
ference Chamber as near alike as may be in the part thereof out of
the Roof to the Chimney of King William School and for erecting
and putting up a Bench or Seat for the Justices Bar and Gallaries
for Jurors in the said House and for making above Stairs two Jury
Rooms and for repairing and otherwise fitting up the said House
and Room as Convenient as may be for a Court House and County
Clerks Office and also for rough casting the Walls of the said House
Room and King William School aforesaid which said Tobacco so
to be Assessed shall and may be collected by the Sheriff for the Time
being in the same Manner that the .Public and County Levies are by
Law to be collected and shall be payable in Money at the same Rates
as such Levies are payable and all Monies and Tobacco that shall be
collected as aforesaid shall be Laid out and expended by the Justices
aforesaid for the Time being in and for the Purposes aforesaid and
by the Sheriff who shall collect the same paid to their Order or
Orders-

Liber R. G.
1769
repairing the
said House,
&c.]

p. 29

By the Lower House of
Assembly Dec.r 15.th 1769.
Read and assented to
Signed by order.
T. Wright Cl. lo: ho:

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

By the Upper House of
Assembly Dec.r 16.th 1769.
Read & assented to
Signed by order.
U Scott Cl. Up: Ho:


Great Seal in
Wax appendant


No. 15 A Supplementary Act to the Act entitled An Act for the Direction
of Sheriffs in their Offices and restraining their ill Practices within
this Province,


Whereas by the said Act it was among other Things Enacted That
no Sheriff or Sub Sheriff within this Province after the Publication
thereof in their several and respective Counties wherein they dwell
should take any Bond Bill or other Writing Obligatory of any Person
or Persons upon any pretence whatsoever without indorsing the
Account on the Back of the said Bond Bill or Writing Obligatory
for which the same was passed and that if any Sheriff or Sub Sheriff
within this Province should during the Time that he remained in his
Place or Office upon any Pretence whatsoever take any Bond Bill
or Writing Obligatory without indorsing the Account on the Back
side of the said Bill Bond or Writing Obligatory as aforesaid by

[Preamble
reciting Part
of a former
Act]



 
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