|Author:||Massachusetts. General Court.|
|Title:||Acts and laws passed by the great and general court or assembly of Their Majesties province of the Massachussets-bay, in New England begun at Boston, the eighth day of June 1692, and continued by adjournment, unto Wednesday the twelfth day of October following : being the second sessions.|
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Acts and laws passed by the great and general court or assembly of Their Majesties province of the Massachussets-bay, in New England begun at Boston, the eighth day of June 1692, and continued by adjournment, unto Wednesday the twelfth day of October following : being the second sessions.
Massachusetts. General Court.
Boston: Printed by Benjamin Harris ..., 1692.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Massachusetts. Laws, etc.
Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
By His Excellency.
Acts and Laws, Passed by the Great and General Court or As∣sembly of Their Majesties Province of the Massachusets-Bay, in New-England. &c.
An Act, Setting forth General Priveledges.
An Act, For the Quieting of Possessions, and Setling of Titles.
An Act, For Building with Stone or Brick, in the Town of Boston, and preventing Fire.
An Act, For the Setling and Distribution of the Estates of Intestates.
An Act, For Prevention of Frauds and Perjuries.
An Act, For the Equal Distribution of Insolvent E∣states.
An Act, For Regulating the Assize of Cask, and pre∣venting Deceit in Packing of Fish, Beef, and Pork, for Sale.
An Act, For the Punishing of Criminal Offenders.
An Act, For the Punishing of Capital Offenders.
An Act, For the Suppressing of Unlicensed Houses, and the due Regulation of such as are, or shall be Licensed.
An Additional Act, For Impost and Excise.
An Act, For the better Observation and Keeping the Lords-Day.
An Act, For Prevention of Common Nusances arising by Slaughter-Houses, Still-Houses, &c. Tallow Chandlers, and Curriers.
An Act, For Affirming of former Judgments, and providing for Executions.
An Act, For the Orderly consummating of Marria∣ges.
An Act, For the Setlement and Support of Ministers and School-Masters.
An Act, For the Settlement of the Bounds, and Defray∣ing of the Publick and Necessary Charges arising within each Respective County in this Province.
An Act For Regulating of Townships, Choice of Town-Officers, and Setting forth their Power.
An Act, For making of Lands and Tenements liable to the Payment of Debts.
An Act For due Regulation of Weights and Mea∣sures.
An Act, Against the Counterfeiting, Clipping, Roun∣ding, Filing or Impairing of Coynes.
An Act, For the Regulating and Encouragement of Fishery.
An Act, For the Establishing of Judicatories, & Courts of Justice, within this Province.
An Act, Requiring the Taking the Oaths, appointed to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegi∣ance, and Supremacy.
An Act, For the Establishing of Form's of Oaths.
An Act, For the Establishing of Presidents and Forms of Writts, and Processes.
Writ for Calling an Assembly
Summons for appear∣ance before a Justice.
Warrant for contempt.
Attachment before a Justice of the Peace.
Execution Granted by a Justice. of Peace
Attachment to the Supe∣riour or In∣feriour Court.
ummons Appearance upon Goods Attached
Writ of Facias Ha∣bere Possessi∣onem and Writ of Fieri Facias for Dama∣ges and Costs.
Summons to give Evidences
Writ of Error.
An Act, For Regulating Fees.
In the Superiour Court
In the Inferiour Court
Sheriff or Marshals Fees or Constables.
An Act, For Ascertaining the number, and Re∣gulating the House of Representa∣tives.
An Act, For the preventing of Danger by the French Residing within this Pro∣vince.
An Act, Against Conjuration, Witchcraft, and Dealing with Evil and Wicked Spirits.
An Act, For Regulating the former Assessment, and for Granting an Additional Supply of Money.
An Act, For the better Securing the Liberty of the Subject, and for prevention of Ille∣gal Imprisonment.
AN ACT, For the Revising of An Act for continuing of the Local Laws. And one other Act, for sending of Souldiers to the Relief of the Neighbouring Provinces and Colonies.