The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, from the First Session of the Legislature in the Year 1619 Published Pursuant T

The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, from the First Session of the Legislature in the Year 1619 Published Pursuant T

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ... Court. ' 1752 WHEREAS it hath beene considered that the al-Purvis, mil. lowance which the law hath formerly given to wit-W193nesses who are often summoned from remote places to give in evidence at the generall courts is too little, as alsoe for their attendance and expences in towne, Be Witnesses utit enacted by the overnour, councell and burgesses of '"'1""e at this grand assembly and the authority thereof; that geuemlcoim thirty pounds of tobacco per diem be paid to such witnesses as come to James Citty, twenty miles and upwards, and that all witnesses have sixty pounds of tobacco per diem for their expences the time of their attendance there. ACT IV. Jln act prohibiting the justices of the severall countie Edit. 1752. courts for levying tobaccoes upon the people for their accommodations and eapences whilst they are keeping court. WHEREAS it hath beene complained to the grand pm;s, c,11;, assembly that it hath beene the frequent practice of Pag@193-and some of the justices of the severall county courts of "M1733 Von. 11. 2 R LAWS OF VIRGINIA, this country at the time of laying their levy to asscsse upon the people of their respective counties certaine summes of tobacco for the paying and satisfying their expences and accomodations whilst they are holding court and attending thereupon, which practice is by this grand assembly adjudged illegall, Be it therefore enacted by the governour, councell and burgesses of this grand assembly and the authority thereof, that noe county from henceforth pay or allow for the accommodation of the justices at their county courts; any order, usnage or custome to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding., fln act impowring Mr. Secretary Ludwell as notary publique to appoint...show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236571177
  • 9781236571175