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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 354   View pdf image (33K)
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354 Assembly Proceedings, Nov. 29-Dec. 17, 1708.

Lib. L. L.
No. 64.

being and the other part of the said Indentures you are to
keep for your Justification Wittness &c. And be it further
Enacted by the authority aforesaid that the aforesaid four Del-
egates to be Elected in the Respective Countys within this
province be and are hereby bound and obliged to attend the
time and place of the meeting of such Assemblys without any
further Writt or summons to be to them sent under the pen-
altys of such fines as shall be by the said house of Assembly
imposed upon them unless upon sufficient Excuse to be ad-
mitted by the said house of Assembly their absence be dis-
pensed withall any Law Vssage or Custome to the Contrary
Provided also that no ordinary keeper within this province
dureing the time of his ordinary keeping or any other Person
disabled by any Law of England from sitting in parliament
shall be Elected Chosen or Serve as a Deputy or representa-
tive in the said Generall Assembly so to be hereafter Called
Convened & appointed as aforesaid. And be it further En-
acted by the authority aforesaid that any Sherriffe within this
province who shall not give Speedy Notice to the Inhabitants
of his County of the time and place where such Election shall be
made as well by proclamation as aforesaid and by Causeing the
same to be Read at all Churches Chappells and other publick

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places within his said County as also by notes thereof sett up
at such places thereby the better to Informe the Inhabitants of
the County and if any Sherriffe as aforesaid who shall make
or Cause to be made any undue or illegall Ellection or Returnes
thereof or neglect to make Returnes of the Delegates so to be
Elected by Indentures before the day of sitting of such Assem-
bly pursuant to the direction of the said Writts shall for Every
such fault be fined two hundred pounds Sterling one halfe to
her Majesty her heires and Successors for the Support of
Government and the other halfe to the Informer or him or
them that shall sue for the same to be Recovered in any Court
of Record within this province that may have Jurisdiction of
the same by action of Debt bill plaint or Information wherein
No Essoyne protection or wager of Law to be allowed. Pro-
vided that this act nor anything herein Contained shall not
Extend to be Construed to Exclude any County or Countys
Citty or Cittys Borough or Borroughs hereafter to be Erected
and made within this province from the Liberty of such Elec-
tions of Delegates and Representatives as is before Expressed
but that such writt as aforesaid shall upon Calling Every
Generall Assembly of this province for the future be Directed
to the Sherriffe of Every such County when the same shall be
Erected and made into a County as aforesaid and to the
Mayor Recorder and Aldermen of Every such City or Burrough

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