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Author: Maryland. General Assembly.
Title: All the laws of Maryland now in force
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: All the laws of Maryland now in force
Maryland. General Assembly., Bladen, William, ca. 1673-1718.

Annapolis [Md.]: Printed by order of the General Assembly by Thomas Reading, Anno Domini 1700.
Subject terms:
Law -- Maryland -- Early works to 1800.
Maryland -- Politics and government -- To 1775 -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/B04480.0001.001

Contents
title page
dedication
To my Honoured and Ingenious Friend Mr. William Bladen at the Port of Annapolis.
THE INDEX
session 1692
AN ACT OF RECOGNITION.
An Act providing what shall be good Evidence to prove Foreign Debts.
An Act for the Incouragement of the Importation of Negro's into this Province.
An Act for securing the Rights of several Persons.
An Act for Limitation of certain Actions for avoiding Suits at Law.
An Act for publication of all Laws within this Province.
An Act for taking away all Errors in Proceedings at Law and Equity, and in the Court for Probat of Wills &c. occasioned by the late Revolution.
An Act against Ingrossers and Regraters.
An Act concerning Indians.
An Act Limiting the Extent of Attachments, and providing what shall be Leavied on Attachments and Executions.
An Act Imposing a penalty on all such who shall dispose of Tobacco Seized and Received by the Sherrifs and others.
An Act for appointing Coroners in each Respective County.
An Act for punishment of Persons suborning of Witnesses, or committing willful and Corrupt Perjury.
An Act for Settlement of an Annual Revenue upon their Majesty's Governour within this Province for the time being.
An Act for the preservation of several Harbours within this Province.
An Act for settling a Standard with English Weights and Measures in the Se∣veral and Respective Counties within this Province.
An Act against Excessive Usury.
An Act directing the manner of Electing and Summoning Delegates and Repre∣sentatives to Serve in Succeeding Assembly's.
An Act of Repeal of all Laws heretofore made in this Province, and Confirm∣ing all Laws made this General Assembly.
An Act for quieting of Possessions.
An Act prohibiting Commissioners, Sherrifs, Clarks, and deputy Clarks to plead as Attorneys in their Respective County Courts.
An Act against the Importation of Convicted Felons into this Province.
An Act for appointing Court Days in each Respective County within this Province.
An Act for the puhlication of Marriages.
An Act for the Incouragement of Learning, and Advancement of the Natives of this Province.
An Act prohibiting all Masters of Ships or Vessels or any other Persons from transporting or conveying away any person or persons out of this Proince without Passes.
An Act touching Coopers, and the Gauge of Tobacco Hogsheads.
An Act for Confirmation of all Proceedings Judicial Military and Civil, from the death of his Excellency Lyonel Copley Esq their Majesty's late Go∣vernour and Capt' General of Maryland &c. unto the Arrival of his present Excellency Francis Nicholson Esq the present Governour thereof.
An Act ascertaining the Expences of the Delegates of Assembly, and Commissioners of the Provincial and County Courts.
An Act for erecting Ann-Arundel and Oxford Town into Ports and Towns.
An Act for Ascrtaining Naval Officers Fees.
An Additional Act to the Act for quieting Possessions.
An Act for Settling Ann-Arundel County Court at the Port of Annapolis within the same County
An Act for Securing of Administrators and Executors from double paying of Debts, and limiting of the time for payment of Obligations within this Province.
An additional Act to the Act for orts.
An Act ascertaining the Fees for Naturalization.
An Act for the division and regulating of several County's within this Pro∣vince, and constituting a County by the Name of Prince-Georg's County within the samn Province.
An Act of Repeal of all Laws heretofore made in this Province, and Confirming all Laws made this General Assembly.
An Act for laying an Imposition on several Commodities Exported aut of this Province.
An Act for the securing Persons Rights to Town Lands.
An Act for speedy Justice and Incouragement of Trade.
An Act for Sanctifying and keeping Holy the Lords Day commonly called Sunday.
To his most Excellent MAJESTY.
An Act for the confirming Titles of Land given to the use of the Churches and several Chapels within this Province, impowering the Commissioners of the respective Countys and Vestrys of the respective Parishes to take up certain parcels of Land for the use of the same.
An Act impowering the Commissioners of each respective County to purchase Lands for the use of their respective Courts.
An Act ascertaining the Bounds and Limitts of Ann-Arundel and Baltemore Countys.
An Act for ascertaining the bounds of a certain Tract of Land to the use of the Nanticoke Indians, so long as they shall occupy and live upon the same.
An Act impowering Trustees to purchase Land adjoyning to the Fountains of healing Waters called the Cool Springs.
An Act prohibiting Trade with the Indians for any Flesh dead or alive except Deer and Wild Fowle.
An Act for the better administration of Justice in the County Courts of this Province.
An Act ascertaining what damages shall be allowed upon protested Bills of Exchange.
An Act for Restraining the Extortions of Sherrifs, Subshrrriss and deputy Commissarys.
An Act for Amerciamonts in the Provincial and County Courts.
An Act for stay of Executions after the tenth day of April Yearly.
An Act impowering the Vestrymen &c. to assess their Parishoners for finishing and reparing of Charces.
An Act for Appeals and regulating Writts of Error.
An Act for the more speedy conveying the publick Letters and Pacquets of this Province, and settling a Revennue on the Sherrifs for defraying the charge thereof.
An Act impowering Commissioners of the County Courts to leavy and raise Money to defray the necessary charge of their Countys.
An Act for the marking high ways, and making the heads of Rivers, Creeks, Branches and Swamps passable for Horse and Foot.
An Act concerning the height of Fences and to punish burners thereof, and also to restrain the multiplicity of Horses and Mares.
An Act for killing of Woolves.
An Act for settling a Revennue on his Majestys present Governour.
An Act ascertaining the bounds of Land.
An Act for settling Assemblys and Provincial Courts at the Port of Annapolis in Ann-Arundel County.
An Act for raising a supply towards the drfraying of the publick charge of this Province, and to prevent too great a number of Irish Papists being imported into this Province.
An Act for speedy Justice for small Debts.
An Act for rectifying the ill practices of the Attorneys of this Province, and ascertaining the Attorney General and Clerk of the Indictments Fees.
An Act of directions for the Sherrifs Office in this Province.
An Act prohibiting the inhabitants of this Province or any others from carring Liquors to the Indian Towns.
An Act for Summoning grand and petty Juries.
An Act for taking special Bail in the several Countys in this Province, upon Actions and Suits depending in his Majestys Provincial Court.
An Act for the Constables taking a List of Taxables.
An Act for the due Recording of all Laws of this Province in the Secretarys Office, as also transmitting the Journal of the house of Delegates into the Secretarys Office.
An Act for securing Merchants and others tobacco after they have received it.
An Act for regulating of Ordinarys, and limitting the number of them within this Province.
An Act for securing the Parochial Librarys of this Province, and that the care and charge thereof be committed to some worthy and learned Per∣son.
An Act for punishment of Blaspheming, Fornication, Adultry, prophane swear∣ing and cursing.
An Act for payment of sees due from Criminal Persons.
An Act for preventing vexatious and unnecessary Suits at Law, and for proving of debts and pleading discount in Bar.
An Act for Incouragement of such persons as will undertake to buid Watermills.
An Act for the better administration of Justice in Probat of Wills and granting Administrations, recovering of Legacys, and securing Filial Portions.
An Act for enrolling of Conveyance, and securing the Estate of Purchasers.
An Act for the ordering and regulating the Militia of this Province for the better defence and security thereof.
An Act for the punishment of Privateers and Pyrates.
An Act for limitation of Officers Fees.
To the Chancellor or Keeper of the great Seal.
To the Commissary General or chief Judge in Testamentary Causes.
Sacretarys Fees.
For the Secretary in Criminal Cases.
To the Surveyor General and his Deputys.
Sherriffs Fees.
To the Coroner.
To the Cryer of the Provincial Court.
To the Clerk of the Council.
To the Clerk of the high Court of Appeals.
To the Clerk of the County Courts.
For Criminals.
To the Cryer of the County Courts.
session 1700
An Act for the Service of Allmighty God, and Establishment of Religion in this Pro∣vince, according to the Church of England, &c.
An Act for speedy Tryal of Criminals, and ascertainining their punishments in the County Courts, when prosecuted there.
An Act for the present Security of the Frontier Plantations, against the Incursions, and Violence of Indians &c.
An Additional Act, to the Act touching Coopers, and the Gauge of Tobacco Hogsheads.
An Act for quieting differences that may arise between his Majesties Subjects within this Province, and the Several Nations of Indians, of what places soever.
An Act for Reviving some Temporary Laws of this Province.
An Act for Repealing Certain Laws in this Province, and Confirming others.
Act of the Maryland General Assembly
Act of the Maryland General Assembly
An Act Impowering a Comittee to Lay, Assess, and apportion the publick Leavy, for thi present Year 1700.