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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 217   View pdf image (33K)
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    Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1707. 217


    Iurors or Default at the Assizes and to returne the same under Lib. C. B.

    the Judges Seale to the Provinciall Court there to be Entred

    of Record, and in order to have Iudgmt either awarded or

    arrested on such Verdicts.

     5thly That all Judgments by Defaulte be Entred of Course

    and those by Verdict likewise by the Clark of the Provinciall

    Court unless Six days Notice be given to the party or At

    torney of the Defendants Intent to move within two days of

    the first next Terme in a rest of Iudgmt And that no motion

    in arrest of Judgment be received at Barr unless such due

    Notice thereof be proved upon Oath to be before one of the


     6thly That all matters of Law Pleas in Abatemt Estoppells p.

    Demurrers appeales and Writts of Error be argued and heard

    at Barr and not at the Assizes unless in Criminall Matters;

    wherein Exceptions to Indictments may be Allowed to be

    heard, and that the practice be as Consonant as may be to that

    of the Kingdom of England.

     7thly Except arguing of Exceptions to Indictmts & moving

    in arrest of Iudgmts thereon.

     That Rules of practice be advised and agreed on by the

    said Judges and practitionrs to be prepared and presented to

    his Exncy the Governour and Councill in Assembly for Con


     8thly That the Termes be held at Annapolis the first day

    of Aprill the fifteen of Iune the Tenth of September and the

    first of November yearly, And that the Assizes be begun and

    held the first of May and first of October unless Sundays and

    Continue untill all the bussiness be Compleated.

     9thly That the Assembly will Seriously consider of this her

    Majestys most gracious and Indulgent Condiscension and by

    some Law Settle an Annuall Sallary upon such Judges to be

    appointed and Comissionated by his Exncy the Governour of

    the fittest and discreetest persons of this province Allways

    Freeholders and Inhabitants of and within the Same; which

    Sallary cannot be less then one hundred pounds p Annum

    besides their Travelling Charges to be borne by the Severall




                   [Seal of Maryland.]

    Governor of Maryland to Mr. Popple Secy.

     In obedience to their Lordships Comands signified by your P. R. O.

    letter dated the 28' of July 1705 which I rec'd not till the

    tenth of February 1705/6 I have sent the old Seale of this

    Province by the Reverend Mr. Evans Minister of Philadelphia

    to Coll. Blakistone our Agent, who I presume will Deliver


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