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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1773 to April 1774
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374 Assembly Proceedings, March 2$-April 19, 1774.

Liber R. G.
1774
[Justices
of Anne-
Arundel
County to
levy on the
taxable In-
habitants of

St. Anne's

Parish, in
1774, and
1775, 160,000
lb. Tobacco,
which may
be dis-
charged in
Money.]

And be it enacted that the Justices of Ann Arundel County Court
for the Time being shall and they are hereby required at the Time
of laying their County Levy in the Years Seventeen Hundred and
seventy four and Seventeen Hundred and seventy five to Assess and
Levy on the Taxable Inhabitants of Saint Anns Parish by two equal
Assessments one Hundred and Sixty Thousand pounds of Tobacco

and the Sherriffs Salary of Five p Cent for Collection and the

Sheriff of the said County shall and he is hereby Authorized and
required to Collect and receive the said Assessments in the same
Manner and at the same rate as the County Levy and the Inhabitants
of the said Parish may pay the same in Money at the same rate as
the County Levy and the said Sherriff and his Sureties shall be
Answerable for and Pay the same to the Trustees aforesaid or the
Major Part of them or their Order at any Time after he has col-
lected or by Law ought to have collected the same and if the said
Sheriff shall neglect or refuse to Pay such Assessments the said
Trustees or the Major Part of them are hereby Authorized and
required to sue for and recover the same from the said Sheriff or
his Sureties or his or their Executors or administrators respectively
in an Action of Trespass upon the Case in which it shall be sufficient
to Declare for so much Money or Tobacco had and received by the
Defendant for the use of the Plaintiffs

[Commis-
sioners for
emitting
Bills of
Credit to
pay the
Trustees
4000
Dollars.]

And be it further enacted That the Commissioners for Emitting
Bills of Credit shall as occasion may require Number and Sign Bills
of Credit of the Eighty Thousand Dollars by the Act entitled an
Act for emitting Bills of Credit and applying part thereof appro-
priated to the purposes in the Same Act Particularly mentioned
and to such other purposes as should be appointed by act of the
General Assembly to the Amount of Four Thousand Dollars and
the same Bills of Credit shall issue pay and deliver to the said
Trustees or the Major part of them or their Order or Orders
and the said Trustees or the Major part of them shall apply lay out
and expend all Monies which shall come to their hands in Virtue
of this Act in and for the Purposes aforesaid

[Pews, how
disposed of.]

And be it further enacted that in the said Church a Pew shall be
built and Finished for the Governor or Commander in Cheif of
this Province for the Time being with suitable Ornaments and
Decorations and next to the Governors Pew One Large Pew shall
be erected and finished for the Members of the Upper House of
Assembly and on the Contrary side of the Isle opposite the Gov-
ernors Pew there shall be a Pew erected and finished for the speaker
for the Time being of the lower House of Assembly with suitable
Ornaments and decorations and on the Same side of the Isle as the
Speakers Pew and adjoining thereto other Pews shall be erected and
finished for the others members of the Lower House of Assembly
and on the same side of the Isle as the Pews for the Members of the



 
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