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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, May, 1730-August, 1732
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Acts. 537


And be it further Enacted, That the said Duty or Import shall be
satisfied and paid by all Masters of Ships, or other Vessels, exporting
Tobacco out of this Province, at the Clearance of such Ship, or other
Vessel, in Money Sterling, or good Bills of Exchange, with sufficient
Security for the due Payment of them to such Officer or Officers as
his Lordship shall direct and appoint to receive the same.
And be it further Enacted, That from and after the Twenty Ninth
Day of September next, until the Twenty Ninth Day of September,
which shall be in the Year pf our Lord One Thousand Seven Hun-
dred and Thirty Three, there shall be raised, levied, collected, and
paid, for every Hogshead of Tobacco which shall be exported out
of this Province, Two Shillings Sterling; and for every Hundred
Weight, Four Pence Sterling; and so in Proportion for a greater or
lesser Quantity, to be paid, as aforesaid, to such Officer or Officers
as his Lordship shall appoint to receive the same, in Discharge and
Satisfaction of his Lordship's Quit-Rents and Alienation Fines, for
the Time aforesaid. And the Master or Masters of every such Ship
or Vessel coming into this Province, shall, at his or their first Ar-
rival here, and before their lading on Board any Goods or Com-
modities of the Growth, Production, or Manufa[c]ture, of this
Province, give good and sufficient Security for the Payment of the
several Duties, before by this Act imposed.
Provided always, That if any Vessel exporting Tobacco, as afore-
said, shall founder, or be shipwrecked, or otherwise destroyed, and
the Tobacco therein shall be lost; that then, and in every such Case,
the Proprietor or Proprietors of such Tobacco having paid the said
Duties, shall and may ship as much as shall be so lost. Duty free.

Session
Laws

And be it further Enacted, That the said Duties shall be collected
and received at the Expence of the Lord Proprietary, and not other-
wise.

p. 21

An Act for the Erecting a Town at the Head of Wiccomoco River, in
Somerset County, for laying into Lots, Fifteen Acres of Land in
the Fork thereof, and at the Landing commonly now called
Handy's, or Carr's Landing.

Whereas, several Inhabitants of Somerset County, have, by their
Petition to this General Assembly, set forth, That there is a very
convenient Place for a Town, at the Head of Wiccomoco River; and
that it is generally agreed, that that Part of a Tract of Land at the
Head of the said River, in a Fork thereof, now in the Possession of
William Winder, the Son of John Winder, who is a Minor, and
supposed to be the Right of the said William Winder: Which said
Tract is commonly called, or known, by the Name of Pemberton's
Good-Will,
Be it therefore Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary, by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Gov-

Chap. XV



 
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