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HORATIO SHARPE, Esq; Governor.
1753.
or such other Person or Persons who shall Act by Commission or Direction
from him or them, shall five his or their Bond or Obligation, with such Security
therein, as shall be approved of and determined by the Chancellor of
this Province, for the Time being, to pay and satisfy all and every the Debt
and Debts, which such Person or Persons, making or executing such Assignment,
Assurance, Conveyance, Deed, or other Writing, shall or may owe at
the Time of entering into such Bond or Obligation as aforesaid, to all and 
every person and Persons Living or Residing, or that shall Live or Reside
within this Province, so far forth as the Goods, Chattels, Effects, Debts,
Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, shall come to the Hands or Possession
of such Agent or Agents, Attorney or Attorneys, or other Person or Persons,
acting by Commission or Direction as aforesaid.

    II.  And be it further Enacted, That such Bond or Obligation to be entered
into for the Purpose aforesaid, shall be lodged with the Register of the
Court of Chancery of this Province, for the Time being, to be by him kept
and preserved among the Records and Proceedings of the said Court; and
that every Creditor living and residing within this Province, of such person
or Persons making or executing such Assignment, Assurance, Conveyance,
Deed, or Writing, as aforesaid, if he shall think fit, shall or may make Application
to the Chancellor of this Province, for the Time being, for the 
Assignment of such Bond or Obligation to be entered into as aforesaid, and
shall or may put the same Bond or Obligation in Suit against such Person or
Persons to whom such Assignment, Assurance, Conveyance, Deed, or Writing,
shall be made or executed, and his or their Sureties if need be, in ay
Court of Record within this Province, for any Neglect or Refusal to pay or
satisfy unto such Creditor, such Sum or Sums of Money, or Tobacco, as
shall or may be due unto him from such Person or Persons who shall make or
execute such Assignment, Assurance, Conveyance, Deed, or Writing, at the
Time when such Bond or Obligation shall be entered into as aforesaid.  Provided
always,
That no such Bond or Obligation, to be given as aforesaid,
shall be Good and Pleadable, or admitted in Evidence against any Person or
Persons, after the Debt or Thing in Action, shall be above Three Years
standing:  Saving to all Persons that shall be under the Impediments of Infancy,
Coverture, Insanity of Mind, Imprisonment, or beyond Sea, the full
Benefit of all such Bonds or Obligations, for the Space of Three Years after
such Impediment removed.

    III.  This Act to continue for Three Years, and unto the End of the next
Session of Assembly, which shall happen after the Expiration of the said
Three Years.
                            Examined and Compared with the Original Act, REVERDY GHISELIN,
                                                                                                                    THOMAS BACON.

    Farther continued by 1757, ch. 8; and 1760, ch. 3, for 3 Years, &c.  But by 1763, ch. 6,
        is made PERPETUAL.

 

CHAP.
XXXVI.















Such Bonds
to be lodged
and registered
in the Chancery
Office,
and may on
Application
to the Chancellor
be put
in Suit.










Provided Suit

be commenced
within 3
Years, &c.







Duration.
CHAP. XXXVII.
An Act for securing and recovering the Money therein mentioned.  Lib. H.S.
    fol.
134.
    q   Several Sheriffs having received considerable Sums, on Account of Ordinary Licences, for
the Use of the Public, which remained due from, and unpaid by them, to prevent the length of
Time since the Receipt of such Money becoming a bar to Suits brought against them; It is
hereby Enacted, That in any Action to be commenced on any Sheriff's Bond, or Scire Facias, to
be Prosecuted upon any Judgment on such Bond for Money, &c. heretofore received by such
Sheriff, on Account of Ordinary Licences, and for the Use of the Public, such Sheriff, his
Heirs, &c. shall not be entitled to any Benefit of any Acts of Limitation.

 
Passed 17th
Nov. 1753.
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