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when and how collected 329. Mode of recruiting men for three y.ears or the war 330. Additional bounty 331. Land bounty, 300 acres to soldiers who have enlisted, or shall enlist and serve to the end of the war 331. If quota not recruited to he drafted for eighteen months 333. Troops how reviewed, furlonghed and rendezvoused 333. Mutiny or resistance to; this act, how punishable 334. Quakers 81 menonists drafted, exempted from personal service, but a substitute to be furnished at expense of society 335. Desertions, how guarded against 335. Sick soldiers provided for 335. Waggons procured by impressment 335. Penalty on masters receiving any consideration for the enlistment of their apprentices 335. Penalty for selling recruits 338. Additional penalties for concealing deserters 336.— Person enlisting a soldier for the war exempted from all o,ther drafts or militia duty 337. Clothing for the army to be furnished by certain counties, in what proportion, and of what to consist 338. Mode of furnishing the clothing for the army in each county 339.— Beef for the army, how furnished by the several counties 340. Waggons for the army, how furnished by the several counties 342. Act for procuring a supply of provisions for the use of the army revived and anaepded 344,

Prices of provisions 344.— Continental officers of this state reduced 373. Officers to supply themselves with clothing 374. Their pay and rations to be made equal to specie; also the soldiers' pay 374. Public stores discontinued fa clothier general appointed 374. Half pay to widows &j children of officers dying in service 374. Paid by scale of depreciation 374. Officers to have half pay for life 374.— Land bounty to general officers 375. Bounty in lands eocreased to other officers 375. Legal representatives entitled to bounty 375. Land given to Baron Steuben 375. Funds vested in agent, for clothing for the army 376. Public vessels may be employed in transporting clothing 377.TM provided that one armed vessel and a tender shall be employed on the Chesapeake 377. Corn may be exported in exchange for salt 377.— Two legions to be raised. 391. Number, officers, & staff 391. Pay and emoluments 392.— Further time allowed to execute the acts for recruiting this state's quota of troops for the continental army, and for supplying the army with clothes, provisions and waggons 393, Troops in the two legions exempted from drafts 410. Term of service 411. Persons opposing laws , for calling out military force, declared civilly dead 414. Officers appointed to enlist sol

diers for two vcats or the war |
433. Expenses of recruiting,
how paid 434. Bounty and
immunities 434. Officers in
the state line reduced 449.—
Regiments consolidated 449.
-Not to affect general Spots-
wood's legions 449. State
quarter-master's, commissa-
ries, commissioners, &c.. not
absolutely necessary to be
discharged 449. Executive
to call all officers reduced or
discharged to account 450.
Surplus stores, &c. transfer-
red to similar continental of-
ficers 450. For what time
pay and subsistence of officers
and soldiers to be made equal
to specie 462. Auditors to ad-
just accounts according to
scale of depreciation & give
printed certificates payable
with interest 462. Also of of-
ficers and soldiers dead 462.
Or, out of the service, for
the time they served 463. Au-
ditors to return a list of cer-
tificates to the treasurer 463.
Advance to officers 463; Fu-
ture pay in specie 463. Offi-
cers to account for money ad-
vanced 463. In.what man-
ner 464. And for clothing
464. Certificates to be re-
ceived on sale of forfeited es-
tates 464. If sales paid for in
specie, that to be reserved for
redeeming certificates 464.—
Scale of depreciation 464.—
Further tract of territory al-
lotted for officers and soldiers
in lieu of that fallen into
North Carolina 465. When
how their lands may be

surveyed 466. Return to be
made of state officers & their
merits 466. Their pay & sub-
sistence 10 be made equal to
continentals 467. Also their
bounty in lands, to be sur-
veyed as the regulars 467.—
Cavalry the same advantages
as infantry 467. Officers and
seamen of the navy, same as
land service 467. Tobacco
received for confiscated es-
tates to be sold and the mo-
ney to redeem certificates 467.
Act for supplying southern
army with waggons and hor-
ses 482. Penalty on sheriffs
and justices for neglect 482,
How recoverable 482. Wag*
gons arid teams ho\v disposed
of 483. Governor & council
to appoint persons to pur-
jcliase waggon horses 483.—
Virginia line on continental
establishment to be recruited
for two years or the war 499.
Recruiting expenses 499.—
Advance of money 499. Sol-
diers enlisting: .for. 'two years
or the war, entitled to same
bounty and as o-
other continentals 499. Per-
son furnishing a soldier for
two years or the war, exemp-
ted from militia duty 500.
To be published 311. Militia in
actual service, subject to 416,

Artificers employed at iron
works exempted from militia
duty 397. Act continued 425S

Officers of artillery regiment, in

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continental service authorised I to re-enlist their men 214.— Organization of garrison and artillery regiment 215. ASSEMBLY,

Wages of members of general assembly, in tobacco, how estimated and paid 30, 104, 229. Capitol to be erected for at Richmond 86. When to sit at Richmond 89. Grand jury, at general court, to estimate price of tobacco payable to members of assembly 104. Acts fixing allowance of members of general assembly explained and amended 137. Elections for members of assembly may be held at any place secure from the enemy 412.


Of tax, further duties of 10.— Their oath 11. Allowance encreased 14. Duty of commissioners of tax and assessors in furnishing lists to sheriffs 166. Allowance to commissioners and assessors 167. Their duty in classing lands 242. Their oath on that occasion 242. General oath 243. Rule, if a difference of opinion 243. Duty of commissioners and assessors 246. Allowances 247, 252. Assessors to be annually appointed, but to assess once in two years 252. Penalty for neglect of duty 252. Penalty on assessors encreased 361.


Warrants and certificates assignable 60. Loan office certificates for paper money called

in, transferrable by assignment only 467. ATTORNEY GENERAL.

Salary of attorney general 118, 219,278,493. Salary of attorney general rated in tobacco 278. Value of tobacco in money estimated by grand jury 278. Salary of attorney general in specie 493. AUCTION.

See Vendues, and page 158.

Salaries of clerks in auditors* office encreased 107,208,219, 278. Salary of auditors 118, 219. Commissioners of tax to settle with sheriffs, & transmit account of settlement to auditors 247. Salary of auditors rated in tobacco 278. Value of tobacco in money, estimated by grand jury 278. One judge of general court may qualify the auditors 402. Salary of auditors in specie 493.


Part of the county of Augusta added to Monongalia 114.— Another part of Augusta added to Monongalia 351, BACON.

Tax, payable in bacon 49(X

Disaffected persons, confined by order of executive not to be set at liberty by bail, mainprize, or habeas corpus 414. BAINE, ROBERT.

Estate of Robert Baine, sold as escheated property, restored to him 452. BALL, BURGESS

Certain lands whereof Burgess Ball is seized as tenant for
life, vested in trustees to be
sold, and the monies laid out
in other Iandsr469.

Governor and council authori-
sed to banish disaifected per-
sons 414. Felony without
clergy to return from banish-
ment 414.


No marriage ^except between
quakers and menonists) but
on licence or publication of
banns 382.


Tax, payable in bnrley 490.

Further time allowed purchasers
of lots in town of Bath to im-
prove them 103.

: BAY.

Lands, on bay of Chesapeake,
not to be granted 227.
William Beck, a-mulatto be-
longing to Thomas Walker,
jmi. emancipated 211.


Bedford county divided and
Campbell formed 447i Boun-
daries 447. Court days 447.
. - BEEF.
See Porkf Beef9.fyc.
Act for inspection of pork, beef,
fee. 290. Fees altered 290.
Penalties altered .291. Beef
for the army how furnished
by the several counties 340.


Penalty o.a those who play or
bet at games or wagers 205.
Gate a slave the property of

Benjamin Bilberry emanci-
pated 372.

Tax on, in specie 504.

Stealing, taking by robbery,
forging or counterfeiting cer-
tain bills of credit, felony
without clergy 93.

Sheriffs annually to give bond
for collection of taxes 506.
A copy to be sent to audi-
tors, which shall be evidence
506. Duty bonds, how given
512. Proceedings thereon


Act of 1748, prescribing method
of proving book debts repeal-
ed 133. Limitation of actions
on store accounts 133. Deli-
very of articles to be dated
133. Penalty for post-dating
133. When limitation to com-
mence 134. Courts and ju-
ries bound ex offido to take'
notice of this act 134.

Town ot Boonsborough in Ken-
tucky county established 134.

See jlrmy.

Additional bounties to soldiers,
sailors and marines 23. Land
bounty 24. Land-bounty to
volunteers under col. George
Rogers Clarke 26. To sol-
diers for protection of Illinois
37. To those who enlist dur-
ing the war 27, Laud bounty
to chaplains, surgeons and
surgeons' mates 141. Pro,*
portion of land bounty to of-
fleers and soldiers 160. Rights
•of those slain or dying in ser-
vice devolve on their heirs or
legal representatives 161.—
Bounty to militia ordered tor
relief of South Carolina 224.
Bounty for recruits or drafts
for the continental army 260.
Bounty in lands, &c. to sai-
lors and marines for protection
of eastern frontier 298. Land
bounty 300 acres to soldiers
who have enlisted or shall eti-
enlist and serve to the end of
the war 331. Land bounty
to general officers 375. Boun-
ty in lands to other officers
€ncreased 375. Legal repre-
sentatives entitled to bounty
375. Land given to Baron
Stephen 375. Further .tract
of territory allotted for boun-
ty o/ officers and soldiers, in
lieu of that fallen into North
Carolina 465. When & how
their lands may be surveyed
466. State troops as to land
bounty, made equal to conti-
nentals 467. Soldiers enlist-
ing for two years or the war,
entitled to same bounty and
immunities as other continen-
tals 499. Resolution extend-
ing land bounty to certain of-
ficers and soldiers 539.


Penalty on collector- of duties
for receiving a bribe, or con-
niving at a false entry 513.
And on persons offering a
bribe 514.

So 'much of act for sequestering
British property, &c. as allow

"debtors to pay their debts in-
to the treasury repealed 227.
British property vested in the
commonwealth by escheat &;
forfeiture 67. Proceedings^
how instituted 67. Office found
for commonwealth vests the
property absolutely 67. But
right to money proceeding
from sale of property maybe
afterwards asserted 67. Com-
fnissioners of sale 68. Sales
how conducted 68. Allow-
ance to escheators 68. Grants
for escheated lands, how ob-
tained 68, Proceedings a-
gainst escheators for delin-
quency 68. Allowance to
commissioners 69. Nett pro-
ceeds to be extended in to- t
bacco, how esth ted 69.—
Duty of escheators * be per-
formed in Northern neck, by
sheriffs 69. British subjects
described 69. Property, in .
particular instances, excepted
out of this act 70. Provision
for widows* wives, and chil-
dren 7L Mode and rules of
proceeding on traverse of of-
fice, and monstrans de droit
153. All bona fide sales by
British subjects, valid, collu-
sive sales, declared void, and
how detected 154. Injunc-
tious to inquisitions of escheat,
how and for what causes ob-
tained 155. Who are except-
ed out of the former act, and
how relievable 156. Titles to
estates found to have been es-
cheated, or forfeited, to which
a claim either had not been

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