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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 26, 1700-May 3, 1704
Volume 24, Page 201   View pdf image (33K)
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Maryland ss:
Att a Sessions of Assembly begun and held at the Town
and Port of Annapolis the Eighth Day of May and Ended the
17th in the thirteenth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovn Lord
King William the third of England &ca Anno Dni Seventeen
hundred and one his Excy Nathaniel Blakiston Esqr being
Governeur were Enacted these following Laws viz :

An Act for more Speedy obtaining Execution against psons
flying out of the County where Judgment is recovered
against them

Whereas many psons Convict of Debt in the severall
County Courts of this Province to avoid being taken in Exe-
cution to Satisfy him that recovered the said Debt frequently
fly out of the Jurisdiction of the Court where he was Convict
into the Jurisdiction of some other County Court whereby
Execution is delayed and that no other way hath hitherto been
provided for the Recoverys remedy but by laying before the
Justices of the Provincial Court a Copy of the proceedings
and thereupon having a Writt of Execution awarded out of
the Provincial Court which sitting but twice in a year afford
not Remedy so often as occasion requires for Redress whereof
Be it enacted by the Kings most excellent Majesty by and
with the Advice and Consent of this present Generall Assem-
bly and the Authority of the same That for more Speedy
Remedy in such Cases when the person Convict aforesaid flys
out of the Jurisdiction of one County Court into the Jurisdic-
tion of another that the Recoverer shall procure a Copy of
such Judgment aforesaid & a bill of Cost of such suit and a
Certificate under the hand of the Clerk of such County with
the Seale of the County where the Judgment was obtained
thereunto affix'd testifying that Execution hath not been done

Lib. L. L.
No. 2.
p. 419

and shall lay the same in open Court before the Justices of
such County Court in whose Jurisdiction the person so Con-
vict as afd is found And the Justices of such County Court shall
Cause the same to be entred on the Records of such said
County Courts & shall have lawfull Authority to award Exe-
cution by ffieri facias Cap. ad Satisfaciendum or to grant an
Attachment and that without any Scire facias sued for the Debt
& Costs & for other Costs accrew'd in that Court where Exe-

p. 420

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