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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
Volume 7, Page 224   View pdf image
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224 Assembly Proceedings, November 1-12, 1681.

U. H. Journal

Members that many of the Inhabitants of this Province are
upon the Encouragement of the Said Act making considerable
preparations for Tanning, The said Act Prohibiting the Expor-
tation of Hides &t be not repealed but stand and be in force
according to the Purport and intent of the said Act hoping that
the Insolency Complained of by the Upper house of some par-
ticular Tanners will in no wise impede the good Intent and
Designe of the said Act, which they are Confident (Notwith-
standing Some present Inconveniencies of the Same) will Soon
turn to the generall good of the Province and Answer the
reasons and Designs for which it was made
Signed pr Order pr C Boteler Cl Asst of the Lower house of

Adjourn for half an hour

Upper house mett again present as before.

The Secretary having Delivered the Message of this house
according to the Vote of this house Yesterday returns again
and Signifies the Same to this house
Then read a Petition from Diverse the Inhabitants above the
head of Wicocomoco River and Divers other parts of this
Province Praying an Act of Assembly for Building houses
Convenient by the Water Side for Sheltering Tobaccos of the
Forresters either at the Charge of the Forresters or owners of
the Land, by a Iury to be Asscertained at what rates
A Letter also to Mr Carvile one of the Members of the
Lower house to speak to the Same Subscribed by Iames
Bowling, Thomas Mudd, Richard LLoyd, William Boarman
Iunr, Iohn Dent, William Rosewell, Thomas Turner, Thomas
Marshall, Abraham Coombes, and Thomas Grunwin
Mr Gerrard being called Declares that he had already
received Sufficient Damage by the Forresters bringing their
Tobaccoes, by Seamen continually Lying at his house all the
time of Shipping besides the Spoiling and throwing Down his
Plantation and Fencing, that he had proposed unto them to
Build them Houses Sufficient for Securing their Tobaccos, and
be Answerable for the Same at ten pounds Tobacco pr hhd

Upper house of Assembly November the 5th 1681.
This house taking into their Serious Consideration that
there are Several Writts of Error upon Several Iudgments
in the Provincial Court now made returnable in this house
and there still Depending undetermined and finding that those
Writts of Error are not Legally brought before this house
according to the Manner of bringing Writts of Error in Parlia-

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