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(L. S.)


(L. S.) Signed, sealed, and delivered in presence of


IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, the United States have
caused their Great Seal to be affixed to this exemplifi-
cation. WITNESS, Charles Thomson, esquire, their
secretary and keeper of their Great Seal.


rom the original, in the clerk's office of the house of delegates, among the governor's communication of 1784.]

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United States, authorised Duty of commissioners of land




record 156. Restriction as to Slave Aberdeen, for his long and proof of wills and deeds 158.

faithful services, at the lead - Common seal, how affixed, smines, emancipated 309.... and its authenticity 156. Court ACCOUNTS.

day altered 158. Jurisdiction Commissioners appointed to set of court of hustings 314.

accounts between this state ALIENATIONS. to summon-witnesses


tax, in cases of alienations or 4. ACTS OF ASSEMBLY. partition 143. Lists to be fürTax on private acts of assembly nished 143.

ALLEGIANCE. ADAMS, ROBERT JR. Penalty for administering oath Indemnified for assisting to sup of allegiance to an alien ene

press a conspiracy agaiust the my, or British subject 138, state 134.

AMMUNITION. ADMINISTRATION, Militia to furnish themselves with Tax on grants of administration * 379, 439.

ported 494. Per ALEXANDRIA.

ANDERSON, MARY. Corporation of authorised to im- Estate of Samuel Gist, a British

pose a wharfage tax 44. Wa-subject, vested in Mary An-
teir street aud Union street to derson, his daughter and only
be extended . 44, Court of child 54.
hustings to have exclusive

power of licensing taverns 50: Vestry of parish of Antrim, in
--Ordinary keepers incapable Halifax, dissolved, and a new
of aeting as judges of court vestry to be elected 73. Fur-
of hustings 51:- Court of ther time allowed to elect yes-
hustings declared a court of

Authorised to sell X 3


try 112.

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their glebe, and purchase a vided 494. If imported, i
new one 404.

come from France 494.
Tax on 378, 439.

APPROPRIATION. Three thousand troops for con-
See Taxes.

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.
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. Of 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-
patents 436.

posed of 19. Furnishing a

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.
those who detain them 132. vide more effectual funds for
County Tieutenants 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 arms placed on frontiersstay sales of escheated proper
132. Cavalry, how 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. Arnis not lia to pass their accounts upon
ble to execution or distress oath 83. Guard against fur-
493. If lost in service, not ther depreciation 83. Officers
to be paid for, unless loser and soldiers to give in their
killed or disabled 493. Arms land claims 83. How their
and accoutrements to be pro land warrants are to be obtain-

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ed 83. Certificate from com- 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 SA ** ARTIFICERS
84. No locations within their Employed at iron works, ex-
bounds 84. Their certificates empted from militia daty 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, entided to the same ble to either house of the as-
emoluments as those in the sembly 249. Three fourths

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 309. Return of elec-
under 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-
Wessels, 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 ties 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,

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 Crimis

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