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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
Volume 7, Page 53   View pdf image
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Assembly Proceedings, OctoberNovember 1678. 53

Bee itt likewise Enacted by the Authority aforesaid that noe
Ordinary Keeper nor any other Master or Mistriss of a family
from and after the time aforesaid either directly or indirectly by
any Colour or pretence whatsoever (vnlesse in case of absolute
Necessity) shall or may vppon the Lords day as aforesaid sell
any strong liquor whatsoever to any person whacsoever or
knowingly or wittingly Suffer or permitt in or about his or their
house or houses any tipling Drunkeness or gameing as afore-
said being Convicted thereof by two sufficient Wittnesses vnder
the Penalty of two thousand pounds of Tobacco the one halfe
to the Lord Proprietary the other halfe to him or them that
shall sue for the same by bill plaint or Informacon And if an
ordinary keeper to loose his Lycence—
Provided the Lords day aforesaid comonly called Sunday be
and is hereby Judged and deemed to be and begin according
to primitive and Christian vsage from twelve of the Clock on
Saturday night to twelve of the Clock att night ensueing.
Bee itt likewise Enacted by the Authority aforesaid that An
Act made Anno 1674 entituled an act against the Profaneing
the Sabbath day be and is hereby vtterly Repealed and made

Liber W. H.

An Act for the Ordering & regulateing the Militia of this
Prouince & for the better Security and defence thereof—

Bee itt Enacted by the Right Honble the Lord Proprietary by
& with the aduice and Consent of the upper and lower houses
of this present Generall Assembly and the Authority of the
same that from & after the end of the Sessions of this present
Generall Assembly The Militia of this Prouince shall be mus-
tered trayned and Exercised according to these instruccons
and directions following
First That every Collonell Major or Captaine of foote already
Comissionated or hereafter to be Comissionated by his Lord-
shipp his heirs or successors Lords and Proprietaryes of this
Province or his or their Leivtenant or Cheife Gouernour of
this Province for the tyme being shall haue power to inlist
such and soe many men inhabiting within this Province not
hereafter Excepted in their Severall and Respective divisions
between sixteen and sixty yeares of age as they shall thinke
fitt by as equall Proportion of the said Inhabitants as possibly
they can to be of the Militia or trayned bands of this Province
Which said persons soe inlisted they shall muster Exercise &
traine upp att such places & att such certain times as to them
shall seeme meete or the service safety and defence of this
Province shall require or his Lordshipp the Lord Proprietary
of this Prouince his heires or successors or his or their Leivten-

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