Councill and Assembly of this province and the Authority
of the same that such partitions and Divisions Lines and
Land Marks as by the Directions of the said Act were made
shall remain firm and stable for ever.
And whereas there are severall Countys that are divided
by Navigable Rivers and no rule yett made how farr the luris-
diction of each County shall extend on the River
Be it therefore Enacted by the Authority aforesd that every
County lying on any Navigable River in this Province shall
extend its Iurisdiction from the shore to the Channell of such
River that Divides the County and be divided from the other
County by the Channell of the said River And that where
any Shipp or Vessell that shall ride at Anchor in the Chan-
nell of such River process may be served on board the said
Shipp by the Officer of either County that can first serve it
But when moved by any hold on the Land shall be supposd
to lye in that County to whose shore she is fastned if moved
December 7th 1 704 December 8th 1 704
Compard with the Originall bill Assented to by her Majestys
& Read and assented to by honble Councill
the house of Delegates W Bladen Cl Concil.
Sign'd p Ordr
W Taylard Clk hD.
December 9th 1704.
On behalf of her Majesty I will this be a Law
Jo : Seymour