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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 236   View pdf image (33K)
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236 Assembly Proceedings, Nov. 29-Dec. 15, 1708.

U. H. J.

By the Council in Assembly Decr 3d 1708

Pursuant to your Request his Excell has ordered a Calcula-
tion to be made of the Charges of the late Provincial Court
which is as followeth Viz.

To 13 Provl Justices at 140 ft Tobo p diem 24

lb tobo

days being two Courts in a year


To 6 Boats for the Eastern Shoar Justices two



Itinerant Charges 13 Justices 6 days each Court

going & coming viz. 124 day at 80 p diem


Two Grand Jurys


83908 Tobo

p. 570

And in as much as the new method of holding the Provincial
Courts and the Judges going the Circuits is known to be of
Great Ease & Advantage to her Majesty's Subjects in this
Province as well Suitors as Jurors and Evidences It is thought
twenty five thousd pounds of Tobo
will be an handsome Sup-
port for each Judge to undertake the Service as well as dis-
charge his Expences thereon And his Excell being willing
while he Stays to allow toward it 5000 ft) tobo
annually out of
his Fees of the Great Seal besides the unnecessary Charge to
the Sherriffs for publick Packetts of 11500 ft) tobo
p annum,
and the yearly Rent of an Arms House which may be saved
by their being better secured in one of the Court House Upper
Roomes at two thousd pds. tobo p Annum and the Charge of
Ferriages on the Western Shoar for the Justices and their
Servants will be more than Sufficient
Signed p order W Bladen Cl Coun.

Col Lowe and seven other members of the House bring up
the Report of the last Conference with the House's Endorsemt
which is as followeth Vizt
At a Conference appointed by the hon:ble House of Dele-
gates for taking into Consideration the Subject of Sr Thos
Lawrences Complaints touching ordinary Licences masters of
Ships cropping Tobo
Gauge of Tobo
Hh:ds and Divulgers of
false news held at the House of Major John Freeman in the
City of Annapolis

December 3d 1708
Present of her Majesty's honble Council

The hon:ble

MajrGenl Edwd Lloyd

Col Wm Holland

Wm Coursey Esqr

Kenelm Cheseldyne Esqr

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