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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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Assembly Procceedings, October 1654. 347


Every County shall take the Speediest Course that may be, for
the p cureing of such Standards & be at the Charge of them
for their own County

L. O. R.
No. 3
Liber B

25 County of Maryes in Patomake

Upon the motion of the Burgesses of Maryes County and
the Limitts thereof that the Inhabitants desires a County Com-
mission to keep Court. It is Enacted by this present Assem-
bly. That they may have liberty and that mr John Hatch and
the Burgesses of the said County do Seriously Consider who
are men qualified for that Service & Nominal them to the Comis-
sionrs of the Province, and all and Every Such persons so
nominated or shall be desired and Enjoyned to be present at
the next Generall Provinciall Court held at Putuxent there to
be approved so as power may be Committed to them for the
Conservation of the peace & keeping of Courts in the said
County. And James Veitch to be Sheriff for the year Ensueing
And that the same Liberty is Granted to the Burgesses of the
Isle of Kent upon their Bills presented to the house Provided
that this Liberty Extend not to Infringe any part of the power
Committed to the Provinciall Commissionrs who are by the
Lord Protector Impowered to order direct and Govern the
affaires of Maryland

26 Concerning the Records

It is Enacted that untill other Conveniency, And for the
better Conveniency of the Inhabitants of Patomock and Putuxent
that the Records be Left in the hands of mr Richard Preston
and there to be kept, And that John Sutton Act as Deputy
from the Secretary to attend upon all matters that Concern the
Records.

27 Concerning the Militia

It is Enacted that there be a Capt and officers in Every
County whose office Shall be to take view of Armes in Every
family and that all persons from 16 yeares of age to Sixty shall
be provided with Serviceable Armes & Sufficient Amunition of
Powder and Shott ready upon all occasions and that Every
master of families provid Armes & amunition as aforesaid

p. 430

for Every such Servant, And that the sd Capt so Chosen or
appointed have power by Commission Granted him for the
Exerciseing of such persons as Aforesd and Imploying them
for the Service of the Commonwealth

p. 431



 
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