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At Cabbin Point,
At the Capitol and College Landings, under one

At Crutchfield's upper landing,
At Meriwether's,
At Warwick,
At Shoccoe's,
At John Bolling's,
At Swinherd's,
At Rocky Ridge,
At Deep creek,
At Kemp's,
At Norfolk town upon the Fort land; at the great

bridge, on Mr. Bough's land; and at Kempis,

under one inspection,
At Sleepy Hole and Wilkinson's, under one in-

At Gloucester town,
At Eastermost river,
At Walkertown and Waller's ferry, under one

At Todd's,
At Acquia,
At Onarles's,
At Yeocoinico and Rust's,
At Royston's,
At Maycock's,
At Roe's,
At Denbigh,
At York town,
At Glascock's
At Gray's creek,
At Hog neck,
At Aylet's,
At Boyd's Hole,
At Williams's, and the Piping tree, under one

At ti's Church,
A Fumouth,
At John Osborne's,
At Morton's,
At Hampton, on Miles's lot,
At Urbanna,
At Bowler's, and on Piscattaway creek, under

one inspection, At Hobbs's Hole,



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At Lawrence's,

35 At Constance's,

60 At Cherrystone's and Hungar's, under one inspection,

25 At Mantapike,

30 At Littlepage's,

25 At the brick house,

25 At Waddy's,

25 At Wiccocommico,

35 At Mattox,

25 At Coan, upon each side of the river,

30 At Bolling's Point,

45 On Mr. Fantleroy's land, where the warehouses

now stand, and upon Beck with's land, under one inspection,

35 At Totaskey,

35 At Patowmack creek, at Cave's,

25 At Machotack,

25 XXXVII. And be it further enacted, That the rents Rents of the of the several warehouses hereby established, shall warehouses

settled. be, and they are hereby settled at the following rates:

Pounds per annum. At Pungoteague,

8 At Nasswaddox,

6 At Pitt's, and Guildford's,

10 At Swinherd's,

10 At Hampton,

7 At Bermuda Hundred,

8 At Turkey Island,

8 At Norfolk, Princess Anne, and the great bridge, each,

5 Ai Cherrystone's and Hungar's;

5 At Hog Neck,

5 At Roe's,

10 At the College landing,

10 And at all the other warehouses there shall be paid and allowed for the rents of the same, eight pence for every hogshead of tobacco that shall be received, inspected, and delivered out of such warehouses respectively.

XXXVIII. Provided always, That where wharfs Where the are or shall be necessary to be built, or kept in repair rents are not at any of the said warehouses, and the rents hereby sufficient, established are not sufficient for building and keeping wharts and in repair such wharfs, or where any new warehouses houses shall shall hereafter be built, in pursuance of this act, and be built, at

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the expence the rent hereby established shall not be proportionaof the public. ble to the expence of such building; in both the said

cases, such farther allowance shall be made by the General Assembly as shall be thought reasonable; and the rents aforesaid, together with the inspectors salaries, shall be paid and allowed by the treasurer to the several inspectors, upon the passing their accounts; and the inspectors shall pay the rents to the persons

entitled to receive the same, out of the money receivMow the

ed by them for inspecting tobacco: And if the money rents and salaries are to received by any inspectors of any of the warehouses be paid.

aforesaid, shall not be sufficient to pay the salaries and rents aforesaid, and other incident charges in this act mentioned, such deficiency shall be made good out of the general fund arising by the profits of the other warehouses; and if that shall prove deficient, then the said salaries, rents, and cbarges, shall be paid and satisfied out of any other public money in the hands of

the treasurer for the time being. Proprietors XXXIX. And be it further enacted, That where the of warehouses already

warehouses are already built at any of the places herebuilt, shall in before mentioned and appointed for keeping the let them to same, and are now made use of as, and for public the inspect- warehouses, the proprietors and owners of such wareors, undera penalty.

houses shall be, and they are hereby obliged to let the same to the inspectors, during the continuance of this act, at the rent hereby established for such warehouses, respectively; and if any proprietor or owner shall refuse so to do, he shall forfeit and pay one hundred

pounds: And where warehouses are not already built Owners of land where

at any of the places aforesaid, or where any new warewarehouses

house shall be hereafter appointed to be kept at any are to be other place, it shall and may be lawful for the justices built, shall

of the court of that county wherein such place is or be summoned to the

shall be, and they are hereby required to cause the county court owner or proprietor of the land where such wareto declare houses are or shall be appointed to be kept; and in whether

case such owner or proprietor be under age, feme they will build there. covert, or out of the country, then the guardian, hus

band, or known attorney (as the case is) of such owner or proprietor to be summoned to appear before them at the next succeeding county court after such suminons shali issue, there to declare whether they will undertake to crect and build such houses, wharfs, and ther conveniencies, as the said court shall think fit to direct, and let the same to the inspectors ap


pointed to attend at such warehouses, at the rent set. If they will tled by this act, or which shall hereafter be settled for build, the

court shall the same; and in case such owner or proprietor will take bond. undertake the same, then the said court shall, and But if they they are hereby required, to take bond, with one suf- refuse, the ficient security, in a reasonable penalty, payable to justices shall


acre his majesty, his heirs and successors, with a condi- of land, and tion, for the due performance of such undertaking: agree with And in case such owner or proprietor shall refuse to any other undertake the same, or to give such bond as aforesaid, build upon

person to then it shall and may be lawful for the said justices, it, taking and they are hereby required, to valuc an acre of the bond.

And such said land for the use aforesaid, and to agree with any other per.. person or persons for erecting and building thereon

son, paying such houses, wharfs, and other conveniencies as shall or tendering be necessary, and to take bond, with good security, the valuation from such person or persons, for performing such money to the

, agreement, and letting such land and houses to the building inspectors at the rent settled, or to be settled, in pur- thereon, suance of this act; and the person or persons with shall have an whom such agreement shall be made, upon paying or simple, in

estate, in fee tendering to the owner or proprietor of the said land, the land as the money at which the same shall be valued, as afore- long as such said, and building thereon, according to his or their place shall

be used for a agreement, shall, from thenceforth have an estate, in warehouse. fee-simple, in such lanıl, during the time such place Butif no per. shall be made use of for a public warehouse: and in son will build case the proprietor of the said land, or any other per- shall cause

the justices son, will not build such houses, wharss, and conveni- houses, &c. ences on the said land, and let the same to the inspect- to be built, ors at the rent settled, or to be settled, as aforesaid;

and the rent

shall be paid in that case it shall and may be lawful to and for the

to the counsaid justices, and they are hereby required, to pay or ty. tender to the proprietor of the said land, the value Where any thereof, according to the valuation before mentioned, others have and to cause to be built thereon such houses, wharfs, built, they and other conveniences, and to levy the charge there- shall also be of apon the inhabitants of their county, and shall take seized in fee and receive the yearly rent established, or to be es- But if the

simple. tablished in pursuance of this act, for reimbursing the warehouses county the charge of purchasing the said land, and be discontinbuilding thereon; and from thenceforth, the justices of ued, the pro

prietor, rethe said county, for the time being, shall be seized, in turning the fee, of the said lands, in trust, and for the usc of the price paid, said county, during the time the said place shall be shall be made use of for a public warehouse. And where the again seized . justices of any county court, or any other person or persons, have already built warehouses upon the lands of another person, by virtue or in pursuance of the laws now in force, the said justices, or other person or persons, shall, in like manner, be seized, in fee, of the acre of land upon which such warehouses are built, so long as the said places, respectively, shall be made use of for public warehouses; but if any of the places whereon warehouses are or shall be built by the justices or other persons, not proprietors as aforesaid, shall hereafter happen to be discontinued, the proprietor of the land, returning the price paid for the same, shall be, from thenceforth, seized of his for

mer estate. er paying

XL. Prorided always, That where any warehouses the principle sum expend.

have been, or shall be built, by the justices, or other ed, with in- person as aforesaid, and the first proprietor of the terest, de

land shall desire to have the same again, such propriducting the rates receiv. etor, upon payment of so much money as shall be sufed, shall be ficient to reimburse the said justices or other person restored to the principal money expended, for the purchase of to his former the land and the building such warehouses, with law. estate at any time.

ful interest, deducting the rents received by the said justices or other person, shall be restored to his former estate in the land whereon such warehouses are built; and shall receive the rents afterwards growing

due for such warehouses. But upon his XLI. Provided also, That if any proprietor, so as failing to re- aforesaid restored to his estate, shall neglect or refuse pair and build, the to repair and build such houses and wharfs as the justices shall court shall think necessary, the justices shall be again be again seized of the fer-simple estate of such land, during seized

the time such prace shall be made use of for a public warehouse; and such proprietor shall not have any

benefit of the rents that shall thereafter become due. The justices XLII. Provided also, That nothing herein containshall not ed shall be construed to give power to the said justihave power ces, to take away the houses, orchards, or other imto take away mediate conveniences of any proprietor of land, for the immediate convenien- uses or purposes aforesaid; nor to the said inspectors,

to keep any liorses, cattle, or hogs, at any of the said Neither shall the inspec

public warehouses, except in inclosures upon the land tors keep

appointed for such warehouses: And if any swine behorses, cat. longing to the said inspectors, or any of them, shall be tle or swine, found at large upon the land appropriated for such wareat the warehouses, ex

houses, or the lands adjoining thereto, it shall and may ept in inclo. be lawful for the proprietors of the said lands to kill, or


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