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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1737-1740
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Act. 583

for the same & that such receipts returned to the then next General
Assembly to be held for this Province shall be deemed & taken as a
Sufficient discharge & Acquittance to such Agent or Agents respec-
tively for such Sum or Sums as shall be in the said Severall &
respective Receipts contained and that the said Commissioners or
Trustees Appointed for Emitting the bills of Credit Established by
Act of Assembly for the time being shall give Credit in the Books
of the said Office for such Several & respective Sums as shall to them
be so repaid by the respective Agents as afd And that they the said

Lib. B. L. C.

Commissioners or Trustees be & are hereby made Chargeable with
the said Money so repaid in the same manner as for other money or
bills of Credit by them received or Lodged in the said Office for the
use of the Publick of the Province afd & that the same be Applyed to
any uses for which it had been heretofore Appropriated by any Law
of this Province heretofore made & at the time of such repayment in
force And be it further Enacted by the Authority afd by & with the
Advice & Consent afd that the afd Severall & respective Sums of
money so as afd to be Issued & paid to the Agents aforesaid or so
much thereof as shall be Applyed to the uses & purposes afd shall be
Assessed on the Taxable Inhabitants of this Province in the Publick
Levy in three different Years by three Equal Portions that is to say
One third Part to be Assessed in the Publick Levy which shall be in
the Year of Our Lord One thousand Seven hundred & forty One &
the other two third parts in the two Succeeding Years Severally And
that the Severall Sums so assessed shall be Collected & Levyed of &
from the Severall Taxables afd by the Sheriffs of the respective
Counties afd and be by them paid to the Commissioners or Trustees
afd on or before the Last Day of May Yearly after such Collections
together with the Sheriffs Salary of five Pounds Per Centum thereon
wch money so repaid to the Commissioners or Trustees afd by the
Sheriffs afd shall from the time of such Payments remain in the
hands of such Commissioners or Trustees to the Credit of the
Province & in all respects in the Condition & Circumstances as the
same were before the making of this Act And for a further En-
couragement for the Persons afd Voluntarily Misting as afd Be it
Enacted by the Authority afd that all & every such Person as afd
who shall Inlist & Serve his Majesty in the Expedition afd having
first received the bounty afd by this Act Granted & after the same
Expedition is over shall return to this Province within Eighteen
months after his being discharged from his Majesty's Service afd
having a Certificate of such discharge & of his Good behavr during
the Service under the hand & scale of his Captain or other Superior
Officer shall by Virtue of this Act from the time of his return af d for
the Space & Term of Seven Years from thence next following be
Exempted from the Payment of any Publick County or Parish Taxes
or Levies whatsoever & also shall be free & clear from all or any
Service or Attendance in making or Clearing the High ways of this

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