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record 156. Restriction as to
Slave Aberdeen, for his long and proof of wills and deeds 156.
faithful services, at the lead -Common seal, how affixed,
mines, emancipated 309. and its authenticity 156. Court
day altered 158. Jurisdiction
Commissioners appointed to set of court of hustings 314.
tle accounts between this state ALIENATIONS.
and United States, authorised Duty of commissioners of land
to summon witnesses 33.
tax, in cases of alienations or
ACTS OF ASSEMBLY. I partition 143. Lists to be fur-
Tax on private acts of assembly nished 143.
ADAMS, ROBERT JR. | Penalty for administering oath
Indemnified for assisting to sup- of allegiance to an alien ene-
press a conspiracy against the my, or British subject 138.
ADMINISTRATION. . Militia to furnish themselves with
Tax on grants of administration! 478. A quantity to be im-
ALEXANDRIA. 'ANDERSON, MARY.
Corporation of authorised to im- Estate of Samuel Gist, a British
pose a wharfage tax 44. Wa-l subject, vested in Mary An-
ter street and Union street to derson, his daughter and only
be extended 44. Court of child 54.
fiustings to have exclusive
power of licensing taverns 50: Vestry of parish of Antrim, in
--Ordinary keepers incapable Halifax, dissolved, and a new
of acting as judges of court vestry to be elected 73. Fur-
of hustings 51: Court of ther time allowed to elect ves-
hustings Jeclared a court ofl try 112. Authorised to sell
their glebe, and purchase a vided 494. If imported, to
new one 404.
come from France 494.
Tax on 378, 439.
APPROPRIATION. Three thousand troops for con-
tinental army to be raised 14.
Appropriation of revenue 12. Counties to be divided into
Land tax appropriated 247: classes 15. If not enlisted for
Slave tax 247. All other tax three years or the war, to be
es 248. Tonnage duty 249. drafted for three years 15.-
Acts for appropriating the Recruits, how disposed of 17.
public revenue amended and Officers of the line to receive
reduced into one act 433. recruits 17. Bounty, pay and
Appropriation of the land tax emoluments 17. Quakers and
433: Of the slave tax 433. Of menonists, how exempted from
the poll-tax and tax on person personal service 18. Express-
al property 434. Or the duties es, how procured 18. Fines
on goods imported, and tobac for delinquencies 19. Surplus
co exported 435. Or tax on of funds, in a class, how dis-
posed of 19. Furnishing a
is ' ARMS.
recruit exempts the class 19.
Arms and accoutrements belong Counties failing to furnish the
ing to the state to be delivered former quotas, to be reported
up to commandants of regi to the general assembly 19.-
ments 132. Proclamation for Returns of officers resigned,
that purpose 132. Penalty on to be made 20. Act to pro-
those who detain them 132. vide more effectual funds for
County lieutenants to return the redemption of certificates
an account of arms received granted officers and soldiers
132. Penalty 132. Saving as 81. Injunctions or pleas to
to armis placed on frontiers stay sales of escheated proper-
132. Cavalry, frow armed ty to be expedited 81. Frau-
173. Militia in counties most dulent conveyances by British
exposed, and in Williamsburg subjects 81. Payment of Bri-
and Norfolk, to be armed 174. tish debts into the treasury re-
Arms, how disposed of 174. vived 82. Creditors may at-
-Fines for failing to return tach 82. Sale of forfeited es-
arms 174. Militia, how arm tates 82. Officers and soldiers
ed 478, 479. Arms not lia to pass their accounts upon
ble to execution or distress oath 83. Guard against sur-
493. If lost in service, not ther depreciation 83. Officers
to be paid for, voless loser and soldiers to give in their
killed or disabled 493. Arms land claims 83. How their
and accoutrements to be pro-l land warrants are to be obtain-
ed 83. Certificate from com- 1 ARTICLES OF WAR.
missioners of war 84. Bounty Militia governed by when in ac-
in lands for three years service tual service 487.
84. Additional for six years
84. No locations within their Employed at iron works, ex-
bounds 84. Their certificates empted from militia duty 21.
to be received for public pa-
tent fees 84. Certain officers Inspectors of tobacco ineligible
included in pay and bounty to the general assembly 233.
84. Navy officers, sailors and Delegates to congress ineligi-
marines, entitled to the same ble to either house of the as-
emoluments as those in the sembly 249. Three fnurths
land service, 85, 162. Sol of the wages of the members
diers in state legions authoris to be paid for the present 280.
ed to enlist in continental ar Deputy sheriff ineligible to as-
my 135. May be discharged, sembly, until two years after
on what terms 135. Legion quietus 308. Return of elec-
ander col. Dabney may be en tion of senators and delegates,
listed into continental army when to be made 387. Pen-
170. Executive may order alty for neglect 387. Penalty
them to defence of western on sheriffs interfering in elec-
frontiers, or on board armed tions 387. Meetings of assem-
vesseis, if willing to serve 170. bly to be annual 388.
If reduced," horses to be sold
170. Three months pay to be Act for establishing courts of as-
advanced to the soldiers of this size 421. When and where
state, on continental establish courts of assize to be held 422.
ment, late from the southern In suits depending in the gen-
army 267. That act repeal eral court, issues to be tried at
ed, congress having made pro the assizes, accordingly as the
vision 297. Monies levied for venue is laid 422, 423. Coun-
recruiting service to be paid lies assigned to each court of
into treasury, instead of to or assize 423. Venue, in transi-
der of executive 280. Depu tory actions, where laid 424.
tation of officers to choose su What judges to attend assizes,
perintendants and appoint sur and how allotted 424. Juries
veyors, for locating and sur 424. Verdicts certified to gen-
veying lands given to officers eral court 425. Judgment on
and soldiers on continental and postea, when entered 425.-
state establishments 309.
Trials at bar 425 Clerks of
assize, how appointed, tenure
Of militia officers, 490. Militia, of office and duty 425. Dock-
when privileged from arrest ets 425. Depositions 426.
Habeas corpus 426 Crimi-
pal jurisdiction 426. Pro-1 tornies' fees, revived 163.
ceedings therein 426. Pre- Tax on admission of altornies
sentments, proceedings on 428 378, 439.
Attornies for commonwealth
428.- Wituesses and jurors Tax on recognizance of bail 378.
failing to attend 428. Com Repealed 438.
mencement of act 429.
is. ATTACHMENT. Regulations for unlading ballast
Taxes due from persons, about 262. Peyalty for unlading
to remove out of the county, without a ballast master 263.
may be recovered by attach-
- ment 542.
Parties to be married must pro-
duce a marriage licence or
Auditors to settle claims for pro- publication of banns 281. How
perty impressed for public ser publication of banns shall be
vice 79. Not to issue certifi- made 281.
cates for damages done to
houses and plantations, except Further time allowed purchasers
where allowed against the Ú. of lots, in town of, to build
States 80. Their powers ex- thereon 26.
tended 183. Warrants for pa-
per money, for property im. Vessels to be provided for pro-
pressed, may be re-audited tection of Chesapeake bay 38.
184, 192, Commissioners ap-1 Act amended 161.
pointed to seule the claims for
property impressed, who are The late courthouse, prison, and
to keep a register of warrants lots of Bedford county, to be
and return it to auditors 192. sold 61. i
Auditors to furnish treasurer .: BEEF.:
with distinct accounts of each See Pork, Beef, &c.
branch of revenue 249. May \"Act for inspection of, continued
issue new warrants and certifi 71, 509. Inspectors' fees 71,
cates were originals lost 254. 195, 510. Penalties and their
Oath and bond by applicant
254. Auditors to issue war-
rants for half pay. to officers Tax op 93, 113, 418.
of state line and navy 265.-
So, to sheriffs, venire men and
- Witnesses, attending general Trustees of lowo of Blandlord
court, in çrinival cases 319.
James Rumsey granted exclu-
Repeal of act reducing lawyers'! sive privilege of navigating
· fees 76, Act concerning at- boats against the stream nu
Penalty for violating his pri- l . BRIBERY.
vilege 502. Right may be Penalty on collector of duties for
abolished by paying a certain receiving a bribe, or conniving
compensation to the inventor at a false entry, and on the
person offering it 124, 199.
Duty bonds, how recovered 126,
British debts assigned, not reco-
201. Sheriffs to give bond
verable 76. Payment of, into
168, 169. Copy sent to au-
the treasury, revived 81. Cre-
ditors, evidence 168.
ditors may attach 82. British
debts not recoverable, altho'
assigned, renewed, or altered
176. How fraudulent assign-
Bounty, pay and emoluments of ments detected 176. Treple
soldiers for three years, or the costs to defendant, on proof of
war 17. Officers and soldiers fraud 177. Citizens partners
to give in their land claims 83. with British creditors, may
How their warrants are to be proceed by attachment 177.-
obtained 83. Certificate from How far such citizen partners
commissioner of war 84,-- exempted from debts of co-
Bounty in lands for three years partnery 177. Acts prohibit-
ing recovery of British debts,
84. No locations within their revived 349.
bounds 84. Officers and sol BRITISH PROPERTY.
diers in Lee's legion, and o- Fraudulent conveyances of, pro-
others, included in pay, and ceedings on 81. British goods
bounty 84. Navy officers, found on land, liable to seizure
sailors and marines, placed on and confiscation 101. Sus-
same footing as in land service pension of act 102. To go
85. Entitled to same land into operation 162. All acts
bounty and other emoluments and ordinances probibiting
as officers and soldiers in Vir importation of British goods,
ginia line on continental esta repealed 195. Congress em-
blishment 162. Digest of the powered to prohibit importa-
Jaws on the subject of land tions from the West Indies, in
British vessels, &c. 313.
BOTETOURT. BRITISH SUBJECTS,
Court of Botetourt county autho- Fraudulent conveyances by, pro-
rised to levy a sufficient sum ceedings on 81. Futercourse
to pay the arrears due the Rev. with, and admission of, Bri-
Adam Smyth, incumbent of tish-subjects, prohibited 136.
Botetourt parish 56, 338.-- Flag vessels, how to be receiv-
Court day altered 315.
ed 136. British subjects de-