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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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Assembly Proceedings, April 2 — 21, 1649. 255


Accompt and recover the same vppon every such Soiourner, if
hee bee not already provided therewith, And if hired Servant
every such Maister may accompt or deduct the same out of the
Wages of every such hired Servant, if hee bee not already
provided therewith as aforesaid. And every Maister of a
{family that shalbe found defective herein shalbe punished
according to the discrecon of the Comander of that hundred
where such Mr of a ffamily dwelleth, and as the nature of the
Offence shall require not extending to life or member.

The ffreemen haue assented Tho: Hatton
Concurred by the Governor Willm Stone.

Liber A

12 An Order providing for the Smith

Expired. Whereas there is an vrgent and pressing neces-
sity as the prsent times require in all the Inhabitants of this
Province to have their Armes ready and well fixed vppon all
occasions and accidents which may vnexpectedly happen. Wch
will not bee effected with that willingness and soe speedily as

is required, vnles the Smith shalbe in some meanes assured of

his pay. It is therefore ordered by the authority of this prsent
generall Assembly (for his better incouragemt in that kinde,
and to the end hee may doe all such Armes well and affoard
his labour at reasonable rates) That the Smith shall take
Specialty of all his Credditors Wch appearing in the Secretaries
Office, vpon denyall of paymt hee shall haue Execucon granted
him therevppon at such time as the Specialty shall bee due and
Tobacco payable, for all such Armes soe fixed onely Without
further trouble or Judgmt

The ffreemen haue assented—Tho: Hatton
The Governor hath assented. Willm Stone


 

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