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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 212   View pdf image (33K)
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212 Assembly Proceedings, May 8-22, 1695.

Lib. L. L. 2

Naturall born Subjects of this Province and that by the
Authority afd they be Enabled and adjudged to all Intents &
purposes whatsoever to Ask have hold purchase and enjoy
any Lands Tenements Rents and hereditaments to which they
might in any wise be intituled as if they were free and
naturall born Subjects and also that they shall and may be

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Enabled to prosecute maintain and avow and also Justify and
Defend all and all maner of Actions Suites pleas plaints and
other Demands whatsoever as Liberally ffrankly ffreely fully
Lawfully and securely as if they or either of them had been
naturall borne people or Subjects of this Province any Law
Statute or Custome to the Contrary notwithstanding

An Act Ascertaining the ffees for Naturalization

Whereas Diverse Complaints have been made That severall
persons have taken and Exacted Immoderate ffees of Persons
naturalized for prevention thereof for the future
Be it Enacted by the King and Queens most Excell' Maties
by and with the Advice and Consent of this present Generall
Assembly and the Authority of the same that The ffees to be
taken by the severall Clerks and Officers belonging unto the
Assembly for the naturalization be such as shall be Allowed
and adjudged by the respective Assemblys when and where
such persons shall be naturalized and that no person whatso-
ever presume to demand or Exact any more ffees of any such
persons Naturalized then what are so allowed or to be allowed
under the penalty of Two Thousand pounds of Tobacco to
every such person Exacting or Extorting more than what is
or shall be allowed by such Assembly Assessing the ffees as
aforesaid the said forfeiture to be recovered in any Court of

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Record within this Province by Action of debt Bill plaint or
Information wherein no Essoyn protection or Wager of Law
to be allowed the one halfe to their Maties the other halfe to
the Party Grieved.

An Act for the Division and Regulating Severall Countys
within this Province and Constituting a County by the name
of Prince Georges County within the same Province

Whereas Diverse of the Inhabitants of the Countys of St
Marys and Kent have by theire Petitions Complained That
through the irregularitys of their Countys being so ill scituated
that theire Court houses or Chief places of Judicature within
their Countys canot be Seated for the Conveniency of the
Inhabitants and Suitors to the Same therefore this Generall

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