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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
Volume 13, Page 559   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, May 10-June 9, 1692. 559

to appear and serve in Armes as aforesaid shall upon Certifi-
cate thereof under such Officers hands as aforesaid to the next
Justice of the Peace of the County where such Party liveth be
proceeded against in Manner following: that is to say the same
Justice of the Peace, to whom such Certificate as aforesaid

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shall be made, shall Immediatly issue out a warrant to the
Constable pf the hundred where such Party liveth to appre-
hend him and bring him before himself or some other Justice
of the Peace of the same County there to render a Sufficient
excuse (if any he has) for such his refusall or non appearance
as aforesaid, And if such Justice of the Peace shall not find the
Excuse of such party in such Case to be reasonable & Suffi-
cient then he shall imediatly committ such person to the
Custody of the Sherriff of such County there to remain untill
he shall find surety to Appear at the next Provinciall to be
held for this Province there to be proceeded agst, according to
due Course of Law, and if thereupon he shall be convict of
such his obstinate refusall or disobedience as aforesaid, he
shall be fined and Imprisoned according to the discretion of
the Justices of the Provinciall Court, And for the prevention
of the Great Charge of Anuall Assemblys who may meet for
no other occasion but to Levy the Publick Levy in time of
Peace, Be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid that the Gov-
ernor and Councill during the Intervall of Assembly's for the
defraying and payment of small charges of this Province be
and are hereby impowered to Assess the same equally to be
Levyed upon all the Inhabitants of this Province for the
defraying of the said small charges in time of Peace as afore-
said any thing in this Act to the Contrary in any wise notwith-

p. 245

Provided alwaies and it is the true intent and meaning of
this Act, that the said sums for the small charges of this Prov-
ince so to be assessed by the Governor and Councill as afore-
said upon the Inhabitants of this Province as aforesaid Exceed
not in any one year, the sum of fifty thousand pounds of
Tobacco, and the disbursements of the said Tobacco, to be
Accoted for at the next Generall Assembly after the raising and
disbursing such Tobacco ae aforesaid. And be it further
Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all Soldiers here-
after to be Imployed in any Publick Service within this Prov-
ince, be paid in the respective places where the said Soldiers
live. This Act to continue for three years.
June 4th 1692 June the 4th 1692
Assented to by the Councll Board. The house of Assembly
Signed p Ordr have Assented.
John Llewellin Clk. Signed p Ordr
Hen: Denton Clk.

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