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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 56   View pdf image (33K)
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56 Assembly Proceedings, 1694-1728.

C. O. 5,
Vol. 731,

by action of Debt Bill plaint or Information wherein no Essoin Pro-
tection or wager of Law to be allowed. And for the better security
of the arms of such persons so listed as afforesaid, be it further
Enacted by the authority afforesaid by & with the advice & consent
afforesaid, that no Sheriff or other officer shall by vertue of any
precept whatsoever attach or execute any horse or arms so entred
as afforesaid for any debt due or payable from the owner or owners
thereoff to any person or persons whatsoever under the penaltie of
two thousand pounds of tobacco to be recovered as afforesaid to the
use afforesaid, And further that the publick arms & ammunition
lodged in the Millitary Officers hands of the severall & respective
Counties be & remain in such officers hands for the time being for the
use of the said several Counties to be by them kept well fixed & fit for
service for which said armes & ammunition such officer or officers as
afforesaid shall from time to time be accountable to the gennerall
Assembly of this Province for the time being & to no other person
or persons whatsoever anything herein contained to the contrary
notwithstanding Provided this act nor any thing therein contained
shall be construed reputed or taken to settle the armes & ammunition
belonging to their Sacred Majestes in the possession of any perticular
person or persons whatsoever, but that such arms be & remain in the
hands & possession of such persons as the Governeur of this Prov-
ince from time to time shall think fitt to appoint for the secureing of
them to be by him commanded for their Majestes service when & as
often as occasion shall require any thing herein contained to the con-
trary notwithstanding.

Acts of
Oct. 1695,
ch. 18

An Act for the Regulating the Proceedings of the Provincial Court
and Lessening the charge of Evidences Attendance.

Because it is found by experience that in Civill causes between
man & man in this Province arrising & Tryable in the Provinciall
Court the greatest part of the charge & Cost of such Action Suit or
Tryall is by the long Attendance of the Evidences thereon Sumoned
and the Occasion of such long Attendance is because it is not known
what day of the Court any Cause shall come to Tryall and therefore
all Evidences are obliged to attend from the first day of the Court till
the Cause is Tryed which many times proves near the last day of the
Court and that is occasioned for want of a setled Rule therein, for
prevention whereof for the future and for setling certain dayes of
Tryall for each cause in the Provinciall Court of this Province and
other proceedings hereafter to be Tryed The Burgesses & Dellegates
of this present Generall Assembly do pray that it may be .Enacted,
And be it Enacted by the Kings most Excellent Majesty by & with
the advice and consent of this present Generall Assembly & the
Authority of the same that at the end of the Provinciall Court now
holden for this Province at this Port of Annapolis and so at the end
of every Provinciall Court of this Province hereafter during the

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