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This was the lone act passed at a session of the Assembly in Annapolis, Maryland on Dec. 14, 1754. (2 pages). It is bound with six additional pages of Acts of the Assembly of Maryland, Feb 22, 1755. Acts passed at this session include:Immediate remitting interest due the Current Office.Continuing the workings of the courts which had been clsoed for jack of justices.regulating rates for quartering soldiers in Her Majesty's Service in public housing.preventing people in the Province from providing supplies to the French or their Indian allies. Light marginal waterstaining to pages.o/w clean and no foxing. String-tied stiff wraps. Rare. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: AN ACT FOR TAKING AND DETAINING ABLE-BODIED ...
Verlag: ANNAPOLIS 1754
Einband: Soft cover
Buchbeschreibung Annapolis: Jonas Green, , 1755., 1755. 2; 8pp. Cloth, gilt leather label. Minor soiling to boards. Faint old ink library stamp, minor foxing. Very good. A special act relating to the French and Indian War followed by the session laws for Maryland in 1755. The first work essentially authorizes a draft system for forcing "all and every able-bodied Freeman who live idle and do not follow or exercise some lawful Calling" to be enlisted as soldiers "for his Majesty's Service, against the French and their Allies on this Continent." The second imprint also contains two acts related to the French and Indian War, one regulating the quartering of soldiers and another entitled, "An Act to prevent the People of this Province from supplying the French, or their Indian Allies, with Ammunition, Warlike Stores, or Provisions, of any Kind." Both are rare, with ESTC recording only five copies (in four institutions) and eight copies (in six institutions), respectively. BRISTOL B1727. SHIPTON & MOONEY 40761. EVANS 7458. WROTH 179, 180. ESTC W33246, W7078. Buchnummer des Verkäufers WRCAM 50248