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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1733-1736
Volume 39, Page 281   View pdf image (33K)
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At a Session of Assembly, begun and held at the City of Annapolis,
in Maryland, the Twentieth Day of March, 1734, the following Laws
were Enacted.

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An Act to adjourn the Courts of Assize, Nisi Prius, and Goal Deliv-
ery, Provincial Court; and to continue the Process and Proceed-
ings in Some of the County Courts within this Province; and to
enlarge the Time for taking out Executions.
Whereas several of the Justices of the Provincial and County
Courts of this Province, as well as several of the practising Lawyers
in the said Courts, are Members of the Lower House of Assembly,
and obliged to attend their Duty therein, so that the Business depend-
ing in the said Courts cannot be carried on and dispatched, without
obstructing the Publick Affairs of the whole Province: For Remedy
Be it Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary, by
and with the Advice and Consent of His Lordship's Governour, and
the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of the
same, That the Assizes appointed to be held in April, in the Year
Seventeen Hundred and Thirty Five, shall be held in the Month of
May, in the same Year as followeth; viz. In Baltimore County
Court-House, the First Tuesday in the same Month; in Annapolis,
for Anne-Arundel County, the Monday after; in Calvert County
Court-house, the Friday after; in St. Mary's County Court-house,
the Wednesday after; in Charles County Court-house, the Monday
after; and in Prince George's County Court-house, the Friday after :
In Somerset County Court-house, the First Tuesday in the same
Month; in Dorchester County Court-House, the Monday after; in
Talbot County Court-house, the Thursday after; in Queen-Anne's
County Court-house, the Wednesday after, in Kent County Court-
house, the Monday after; and in Cecil County Court-house, the
Friday after: And that all Process, Recognizances, and Proceedings
of every Kind, either Civil or Criminal, taken or made, or which
ought to have been taken, or made returnable to the Assizes, ap-
pointed by Law to be held in the Month of April aforesaid, shall be
deemed, construed, taken, and adjudged, as if taken, or made return-
able to the Assizes, appointed by this Act to be held in the Month of
May, as aforesaid.
And be it further Enacted, That the Provincial Court, appointed
to be held on the Third Tuesday of May, Seventeen Hundred and

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