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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1737-1740
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218 Assembly Proceedings, May 1-June 12, 1739

U. H. J.

No. 734

Read the first time in this House and Ordered to lye on the Table
Read the Petition of Charles and Clement Sewall Executors of
the last Will and Testament of Nicholas Sewall late of St Marys
County Esqr deceased praying Leave to bring in a Bill whereby they
may be allowed a Compensation for a Tract of Land called Darby
lying on Choptank River containing 3000 Acres taken away from
their Testator by Act of Assembly Anno 1669 in favour of the
Indians, and which said Land is still possessed by the said Indians ;
Referred to the Consideration of the Lower House of Assembly
Read the Petition of the Reverend Mr John Lang Rector of St
James Parish in Ann Arundell County praying a Bill be brought in
to enable him to lease the Lands, bequeathed by James Rigby and
Nicholas Terrell to the Minister of the said Parish for the time being,
for three Lives or twenty One Years reserving an Annual Rent pay-
able to the Minister of the said Parish Referred to the Consideration
of the Lower House of Assembly
Read the Petition of sundry the Inhabitants of Calvert County
praying a Bill may be brought in empowering them to agree with
Workmen to brick the. Under Works and new Shingle the Court-
house of the said County, Referred to the Consideration of the Lower
House of Assembly; the aforegoing Petitions are sent to the Lower
House by James Hollyday Esqr
A Bill from the Lower House by Mrs Hanson and Courts Entituled
An Act for continuing an Act of Assembly of this Province Entituled
An Act ascertaining the Gauge and Tare of Tobacco hhds and to
prevent cuting croping and defacing Tobo taken on board Ships or
Vessels upon Freight thus Endorsed

By the Lower House of Assembly 8 May 1739
Read the first time. & Ordered to lye on the Table
Signed p Order M Macnemara Cl Lo H.

By the Lower House of Assembly 10 May 1739
Read the second time and will pass
Signed p Order M Macnemara Cl Lo H.

p. 11

Read the first time in this house & Ordered to lye on the Table.
Read the second time the Bill Entituled an Act reviving and con-
tinuing an Act of Assembly of this Province Entituled An Act for
the speedy Recovery of small debts out of Court before a single Jus-
tice of the Peace, and passed with the following Amendmts Viz. in
the last Line instead of the Words from the End of this Session of
Assembly, put, next ensuing and to the End of the next Session of
Assembly that shall happen after the End of the said three years;
sent by George Plater Esqr
Adjourned till to Morrow Morning Nine of the Clock



 
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