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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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308 Assembly Proceedings, 1694-1728.

Liber LL, 4


Effects and Estate not less than twenty Days after the time of the
making the said Surrender and shall then and there in the presence
of two such Justices as aforesaid and by their Advice and Direc-
tions make distributions of the Estate or Estates of the said Robert
Tivis, Andrew Castle, and Gilbert Powlson George Sexton and
John Robinson or of the Estate or Estates of any or either of
them so as aforesaid to be surrendered delivered up or transferred
amongst such of their said Creditors only as shall then by them-
selves of their lawfull Attorney or Attorneys think fit to be present
at such Distribution by an Equall and proportionable distribution
thereof to every Creditor with respect had and in Proportion to
the Largeness of his or her Debt; the Proceedings of the said
Justices and Sherriffs in that behalf to be certify'd to the Courts
of the Severall Countys aforesaid and there Lodged for the Peru-
sall of any of the Creditors of the Severall Debtors aforesaid that
shall require the Same and without any fee to be paid thereon
or for such Lodging thereof, Saving the Right of the said Lord
Propry his Heirs and Successors and of all Bodies Politick and Cor-
porate Provided Nevertheless that in Case the said Robert Tivis
Andrew Castle and Gilbert Powlson, George Sexton and John
Robinson or either of them shall at any time after the Making such

p. 548

his or their Oath or Oaths or taking such Test aforesaid be Convict
of Willfull and corrupt perjury thereupon or of a willfull breach or
Noncomplyance with the tenure of such Test that then the said
Robert Tivis, Andrew Castlew, and Gilbert Powlson George Sex-
ton and John Robinson or such or so many of them as shall be con-
vict as aforesaid shall upon such Conviction be adjudged to stand
two Hours in the Pillory and have his or their left Ear or Ears cut
off and shall be wholly deprived of any benefitts designed them or
either of them by this Law and shall be from thenceforth lyable to
be prosecuted for any Debts or Demands whatsoever in the Same
Manner as if this Act had never been made anything therein con-
tained to the Contrary notwithstanding.

Acts of
Nov. 1722,
ch. 2

p. 551
[Other Acts
of this
Session are
printed in
Vol. 34ofthe

An Act for the Relief of Francis Gandivit and John Read both of
the City of Philadelphia.

Whereas the said Francis Gandevit and John Read by their Petn
to this Present Generall Assembly have set forth that a Certain Richd
Bermingham of the County of Newcastle upon Delaware was Lately
seized of an Estate in fee simple in a Tract or parcell of Land scituate
in Bohemia Mannor in the Province of Maryland on the South Side
with in the mouth of bohemia Back Creek alias Back River opposite
to St Thomases Creek and Mr Borrahas's Plantation on the said
River on the North Begining at a Red Oake on the West side of a
Cove wch Lyes South and by North from the said Thomas's Creek

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