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and the Fines and Penalties by this Act, and the aforesaid recited Act, imposed
on the Vestry-man or Vestry-men, Register or Registers, Church-warden
or Church-wardens, refusing or neglecting the Office and Duty required 
of them by the aforesaid recited Act, and this present Act, shall not be construed
or understood to make any Person or Persons liable to such Choice or 
Penalties, who shall be publicly known to be of any Profession in Religion
different from that of the Church of England established by law; any thing
in this Act contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

    VII.  And be it further Enacted, That it shall and may be lawful for the
several Vestries within this Province, to allow unto the Clerk or Register of
each Vestry yearly, any Quantity of Tobacco, not exceeding One Thousand
Pounds of Tobacco, for their Services as Clerk or Register of the said Parish;
which they may raise, on Application to the County Justices, by an
equal Assessment upon the Taxable Inhabitants of the said Parishes; which
justices are hereby directed and impowered, on such Application, to assess
the same.
                              Examined and Compared with the Original Act, REVERDY GHISELIN,
                                                                                                                      THOMAS BACON.

Persons of a
Profession different
the Church
of England,
shall not be
liable to such
Choice or

Yearly Allowance
the Register.

An Act for the Relief of John Smith, a languishing Prisoner in Cæcil County
    Goal.  Lib. L. Nº 5. fol. 392.  PR.
Passed 16th
June 1730.
An Act impowering a Committee to lay, assess and apportion the Public Levy for
    this present Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty.  Lib. L. Nº 5. 
    fol. 397.
Passed 16th
June 1730.
At a Session of ASSEMBLY begun and held at the
    City of Annapolis, in the County of Ann-Arundel,
    for the Province of Maryland, on the 13th, and
    ended the 29th Day of July, in the 17th Year of
    the Dominion of the Right Honourable CHARLES,
    absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Provinces of
    Maryland and Avalon,  Lord Baron of Baltimore, &c.
    Annoq; Domini 1731, were Enacted the following
    Laws, viz.
An act impowering the Justices of Calvert County Court, to levy on the Taxable
    Persons of that County, any Sum of Tobacco, not exceeding Ten Thousand Pounds
    of Tobacco, to pay for the finishing the Court-house of the said County.  Lib.
    L. Nº 5. fol. 400.
Passed 29th
July 1731.
An act for the Continuance of Process in Baltimore County Court.  Lib. L.
    Nº 5. fol. 401.
    Viz. Of all Writs, Process, &c. which ought to have been determined last June Court, till
the 1st Tuesday in November next, &c. the Small Pox then raging in the Neighbourhood of
Joppa, which made it very dangerous for the Magistrates and people to meet, &c.

An Act to encourage the making of Linen Cloth within this Province, of Flax or
    Hemp of the Growth thereof.  Lib.
L. Nº 5. fol. 403.  EXP.
    To continue in Force till the last of March 1735; Revived 1735, ch. 14; and with it's Supplementary
        Act of 1732, ch. 11, expired in 1740.
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