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for quit-rents, secretary's, clerks, sheriffs, surveyors, Six per cent and other officers fees, to the persons entitled to re

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collecting ceive the same, there shall be paid and allowed by such persons to the sheriff or collector, six pounds of tobacco, for every hundred pounds of tobacco so paid, and 80 proportionably for a greater or lesser quantity; and the said sheriff or other collector is hereby impowered to retain the same in his bands: and the Collectors sheriff or other collector of the levies, quit-rents, and

shall pay the fees aforesaid, shall pay and discharge the same by they receivthe same notes which they shall receive in payment ed. thereof.

XXXI. And be it further enacted, That during the Bills of costs continuance of this act, the clerk of the general court, ed in nett and of every county court in taxing the costs of any tobacco, and juilgment or decree obtained, or to be obtained, shall exccution deduct out of the said costs the same allowance for shall issue convenience as shall or ought to be made and allowed accordingly. to the party first charged with the fees so taxed in the bill of costs by the respective officers; and execution shall issue for no more than the said costs amount to after the said deduction.

XXXII. And be it further enacted, That all public, Public dues county, and parish" levies, quit-rents, secretary's, and officers sheriffs, clerks, surveyors, and other officers fees, pay-paid before able in tobacco, shall be paid and satisfied by the per- the tenth of sons chargeable with, and indebted for the same, to April, yearthe sheriffs or other collectors, by transfer notes, bo- ly. fore the tenth day of April, yearly: And if any per- In case of son, chargeable with the levies, quit-rents, and fees failure, colaforesaid, shall neglect or refuse to pay the same, lectors may within the time aforesaid, it shall and may be lawful distrain and to and for the sheriffs and other collectors, impiediately after the said tenth day of April, tò distrain the goods and chattels of the person or persons so neglecting and refusing, and to sell and dispose thereof for tobacco, in the same manner as is directed by law for goods taken in execution; and the overplus, (if any be) after paying the said levies, quit-rents, and fees, and the charge of distress, which is hereby declared to be the same as for serving an execution, shall be returned to the debtor.

Goods disXXXIII. Provided always, That wlere any goods trained for or chattel, shall be distrained, for non-payment of quit-rents, quit-resis, the same shall be rede med by the payment how to be of maley for so much as the said quit-rents amount to; or seld.

Collectors to and if not redeemed, the sheriff shall sell the same for account and

money accordingly: and the sheriffs or other collecpay before the last day

tors of the said levies and fees, shall, before the last of May, year- day of May, yearly, pay and deliver to each creditor, ly

according to their respective debts or claims, all If they refuse or delay

the inspectors notes he or they have received, in shall forfeit' satisfaction thereof: and if any sheriff or other collecdouble the tor shall refuse or delay to make payment accordingvalue to the ly, if required, he or they so refusing or delaying, shall Party griev- forfeit and pay to the party grieved, double the value How to be of the tobacco so refused or delayed to be paid: To be recovered. recovered, with costs, in any court of record within this

dominion, if the debt due exceeds two hundred pounds

of tobacco; and before any justice of the peace, if the Warehouses

debt be two hundred pounds of tobacco; or under. established. XXXIV. And be it further enacted by the authority

aforesaid, That public warehouses for inspection of tobacco, pursuant to this act, shall be kept at the several places herein after mentioned: that is to suy;

In the county of Accomack; at Pitt's landing, upon Pokomoke, and at Guilford's, where the warehouses are now kept, under one inspection; at Pungoteague, in the same county, and Nasswaddox, in Nor. thampton county, where the warehouses are now kept, under one inspection.

In the county of Caroline; at Conway's, and Roy's.

In the county of Charles-City; at Swinherd's; and upon the land of Richard Kennon, where the warehouses are now kept.

In Elizabeth-City county; at Hampton, upon Mr. Miles's lot.

In the county of Essex; at Bowler's, and on Piscataway creek, where the warehouses now are, under one inspection; at Hobb's-Hole, at Layton's, and on Occupatia creek, on the land of James Garnet, wliere Robert Jones formerly dwelt, under one inspection.

In the county of Gloucester; at Gloucester town; al Eastermost river; at Deacon's neck, and Poropotank, where the warehouses are now kept.

In the county of Hanover; at Crutchfield's; and at Crutchficrl's upper landing, upon the land of Mr. Page; and a. Meriwether's.

In the county of Henrico; at Warwick; aishoccoe's; and at Col. Joh. Bolling's, where the Winchouses are now kept; and at Bermuda-Hundred, and 11,

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Island, where the warehouses are now kept; under one inspection.

In the county of Isle of Wight; at Wainwright's, and on Smith's land, on the east side of Pagan creek, under one inspection; and at Warrisqueak-bay.

In the county of King and Queen; at Shepherd's, and Thomas Turner's, under one inspection; at Mantapike; at Walkertown, on the lot of Mr. John Walkr, in the said county; and at Waller's forry, in the county of King-William; under one inspection.

At Todd's, in the county of King-William; at Aylet's; at Quarles's; at Williams's; and at Waller's ferry, under one inspection with Walkertuw'n warehouse', in King and Queen.

In the county of King George; at Bray's church; Falmouth; and on Jonathan Gibson's land, where the warebouses are now kept; and on Mr. George Morton's land.

In the county of Lancaster; at Davis's, and Skelton's, under one inspection; at Dymer's, upon Hadway's creek, in the same county, and Indian creek, in the county of Northumberland, under one inspection; and at Deep creek.

In the county of Middlesex; at Kemp's, and at Urbanna.

In the county of Norfolk; at Norfolk town, upon the fort land; at the Great Bridge, on Mr. Samuel Boush's; and at Kemp's landing, in the county of Princess-Anne, under one inspection.

In the county of Nansemond; at Sleepy-Hole; at Lawrence's; and at Constance's.

In the county of Northampton; at Cherrystone's, and Hungar's, under one inspection.

In the county of New-Kent; upon the land of Richard Littlepage; and at the Brick House, on Col. Basset's land.

In the county of Northumberland; at Wiccocomico; and at Coan, where the warehouses now are.

In the county of Prince-George; at Bolling'spoint; at Maycock's; and at Jordan's.

In the county of Fairfax; at Occoquan, and Peyton's, in Prince William county, under one inspection; at Pohick; at Hunting creek; and on the land of the Honorable Thomas Lee, esq. at the falls of Patowmack.

In the county of Prince William; at Quantico.

In the county of Richmond; on Rappahannock creek, near the mouth, on Mi'. Fantleroy's land, and on Sir Marmaduke Beckwith's lanıl, near the bridge over the same creek, under one inspection; and on Totasky creek, on the land of Mr. Brokenbrough, and on the land of Mr. Hornby, and on the land of the late John Carter, esq. deceased, where the warehouses are now kept, under one inspection; and at Glascock's, where the warehouses are now kept.

In the county of Surry; at Cabbin-Point; and at Gray's creek, where the warehouses are now kept.

In the county of Stafford; on Patowmack creek, upon Cave's land; and at Boyel's-Hole, where the warehouses are now kept; and at Acquia.

In the connty of Spotsylvania; at Fredericksburg, and Roystou's, where the said warehouses are now kept.

In the county of Warwick; at Denbcigh, where the warehouses now are.

In the county of Westmoreland; on both sides of Nomini, upon Spence's land; and on both sides of Mattox, upon Washington's and Martin's land; at Yeocomico, where the warehouses now stand, and at Rust's landing, on the same river, under one inspection.

In the county of York; at Roe's; at York-town; and at the Capitol landing, and at the College landing, in James-City county, where the warehouses are now kept, under one inspection.

In the county of James-City; at Hog-Neck, on the

land of Catharine Walker, New ware

XXXV. And be il further enacted, by the authority houses erec- aforesaid, That from and after the ninth day of Noted. vember next, the public warehouses be erected at the

several places lierein after named: That is to say;

In the county of Henrico; on the land of John Osborne; and at the Rocky-Ridge, on the land of the late William Byrd, esq. deceased.

In the county of King-William; at a place called thc Piping-Tree; to be under the 'same inspection with the warehouses at Williams's, in the said county.

In the county of Nansemond; at Best's landing, on Lear's creek, on the north side of Nansemond river, upon the land of William Wilkinson; to be under the same inspection with the warehouses at Sleepy-Hole, ini tlıe said county.

In the county of New-Kent; on the land of Anthony Waddy, where formerly the agents warehouses wer.

And in the county of Westmoreland; on the land of Richard Bernard, formerly Butler's, upon the lower side of upper Machotack river.

And that from and after the said ninth day of November, the warehouses at Coan shall be discontinued; and new warehouses erected, at Ferry-Neck, on the upper side of Coan river, on the land of Rodham Ken. ner, dec'd. and on the land of Major John Waugbop, on the other side of Coan river; to bo under the same inspection. XXXVI. And there shall be paid to the several in

Stlaries to spectors appointed to attend, and attending the said the inspecseveral warehouses, the salaries herein after mention- tors. ed: That is to say; to each of the inspectors,

Pounds per annum. At Pungoteague and Nasswaddox, under one inspection,

SO At Pitt's and Guildford's, under one inspection, 25 At Conway's,

45 At Roy's,

45 Upon Gibson's land,

30 At Kennon's,

30 At Davis's and Skelton's,

30 At Bermuda Hundred and Turkey Island, under one inspection,

80 At Layton's and Occupatia creek, under one inspection,

35 At Wainwright's, and on the east side of Pagan creek, under one inspection,

35 At Warrisqueak bay,

S5 At Shepherd's and Thomas Turner's land, under one inspection,

35 At Deacon's neck,

35 At Poropotank,

30 At Page's,

40 At Nomini,

35 At Indian creek and Dymer's.

30 At Fredericksburg,

45 At Quantico,

35 At Hunting creek,

30 At Jordan's,

30 At the Falls of Patowmack,

30 At Accoquan and Peyton's.

30 At Pokick,

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