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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 358   View pdf image (33K)
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358 Assembly Proceeding s, Nov, 29-Dec. 17, 1708.

Lib. L. L.
No. 64.

By the house of Delegates 15th December 1708

Read and assented to by the house of Delegates.
Signed p order. Richd Dallam Cl: ho: Del :

December 15th 1708

Then was this bill read and assented to by her Majtys honble
Councill & Signed p order.
W Bladen Cl Council.

December the 17th 1708

On the behalfe of our Sovereigne Lady Ann Queen of Great
Brittain &ca
I will this be a Law. Jo: Seymour.

An Act Confirming and Explaining the Charter to the City of

Whereas this present Generall Assembly have taken into
their Consideration the Charter lately granted to the City of
Annapolis & being desirous to give all due Encouragement to
Cohabitation have Resolved to Confirme the same Charter
and to Explain and Restrain some Clauses and Grants therein
Contained. They humbly pray that it may be Enacted. And
it is hereby Enacted by the Queens most Excellent Majty by
and with the advice and Consent of her Majtys Governour
Councill and Assembly of this province and by the authority
of the same that the said Charter to the City of Annapolis
bearing date at the said City on the Twenty second day of
November Anno one thousand Seven hundred and Eight in
the Seventh yeare of her Majestys Reigne Sealed with the
Great Seale of this her Majtys Province and Signed with the

p. 362

signe manuell of his Excellency John Seymour Esqr Captaine
Generall and Governour in Chiefe thereof incorporateing the
Inhabitants of Annapolis into a City and body Corporate and
the severall Articles Clauses Grants powers authoritys and
Priviledges therein Contained shall by Vertue of this Act be
held taken stand remaine and be firme and Valid to all Intents
and purposes whatsoever within the same Charter mentioned
and Exprest — Subject nevertheless to the severall Restrictions
and Explanations herein Specified and declared that is to say
that it shall in no wise be intended Construed meant or Taken
to infringe the Libertys and Priviledges of the publick, either
in Reguard to the publick Lands and buildings by them here-
tofore purchased and built but that the same shall be Reserved
and Continued for Ever to the Vses and purposes to which

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