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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
Volume 2, Page 321   View pdf image
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Assembly Proceedings, October 1671. 321

Mr Bolls brings up the Levys he Carrys them again to the
Lower House
The House desired Mr Brooke & Mr Chew to acquaint the
Lower House that his Excellency was ready to break up this
present Sessions of Assembly & to desire them to bring up the
Laws assented to by both houses
Then the Lower House with their Speaker came into this
house with all the Laws made this Assembly The Title
whereof being read in the Presence of both houses His Excel-
lency signed the Laws with this Jndorsment
His Lordship willeth these be Laws
And thereupon prorogued the Assembly till the third Tues-
day in October next which shall be in the Year of our Lord

U. H.

Acts made att a Generall Assembly held att the Citty of
Saint Maryes the tenth day of October in the XXXXth yeare
of the Dominion of Caecilius &ca Annoq Domini 1671

his Excellency Charles
Calvert Esqr Gouernour

An Act for marking Highwaies and makeing
the heads of Rivers Creekes and Branches
& Swamps passable for horse and foote

p. 62

Whereas itt is thought Convenient and very much for the
benefitt of the Inhabitants of this Prouince that waies and
Paths be marked and the heads of Rivers Creekes and Branches
be made passable Bee itt therefore Enacted by the Right
Honble the Lord Proprietary by and with the Consent of the
upper and lower houses of this present Generall Assembly
That the Comissioners of each County shall once every yeare
(Vizt) vpon some day between the first day of September and
the twentieth day of October as the said Justices or Comission-
ers shall thinke fitt to appoint meete together in their Respec-
tive Counties to Consult of what highwayes are most fitt to be
made and caused to be marked out the most Convenient high-
wayes and Pathes through their Counties as alsoe to make pass-
able for horse and foote the heads of Rivers Creekes Branches &
swamps as are most Convenient and Nearest adjoyning to such
high wayes or necessary pathe And the said Comissioners are
hereby Impowred to appoint overseers Leavy Tobacco or La-
bour Equally vpon the taxables of each Respective Counties to
carry on the said worke to beginn or to Repaire the highwares
already begunn or made Provided that this Act be not to the
apparent damage of any particular person by makeing or
markeing any high way or pathe through his Yard Garden

p. 63

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