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statutes at large,


Ninth Year of King George I.


Second Year of King George II.


DANBY PICKERING, of Gray's Inn, E%



statute % at IUr&e,


Ninth Year of King George I,


Second Year of King George II,

To which is prefixed,

A TABLE containing the TITLES of all the STATUTES
during that Period.


By DANBY PICKERING, of Gray's-Inn, E%

Reader of the Law Lecture to that Honourable Society.

Printed by JOSEPH BENTHAM, Printer to the UNIVERSITY;
for CHARLES BATHURST, at the Cross-Keys, opposite St.Dunstan's
Church in Fleet-Street, London. 1765. 1




Containing the Titles of all such Acts as are extant in print, from the Eighth Year of King George I. to the Second Year of King Georg E II.

Anno 9 Georgii L

Cap. I. r A vO impower his MajeA sty to secure and detain such persons, as his Majesty (hall suspect are conspiring against his person and government.

Cap. 2. For granting an aid to his Majesty by a land-tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year 1723.

Cap. 3. For continuing the duties on malt, mum, cyder, and perry, to raise money by way of a lottery, for the service of the year 1723..

Cap. 4. For punishing mutiny and desertion, and for the better payment of the army, and their quarters.

Cap. 5. For redeeming certain annuities, now payable by the cashier of the bank of England, at the rate of five pounds per centum per annum*

Cap. 6. For reviving and adding two millions to the capital stock of the $outb-Sea company, and for reviving a proportional part of the yearJy fund payable at the exchequer, and for dividing their whole capital (after such division made) into two equal parts or moieties,and for converting one of the said moieties intp certain annuities, for the benefit of the members, and for settling the remaining moiety in the said company; and for continuing for one year longer the provision formerly made against requiring special bail in actions or suits upon such contracts, as are {herein mentioned. Vol, XV.

Cap. 7. For amending the laws relating to the settlement, imployment, and relief of the poor.

Cap. 8. For continuing some laws, and reviving others therein mentioned, for exempting apothecaries from serving parish and ward offices, and upon juries, and relating to jurors; and to the payment of seamens wages, and the preservation of naval stores, and stores of war; and concerning the militia, and trophy-money; and against clandestine running of uncustomed .goods, and for more effectual preventing frauds relating to the customs, and frauds in mixing silk with stuffs to be exported.

Cap. 9. For the better qualifying the manufacturers of stuffs and yarn in the city of Norwich, and liberties thereof, to bear offices of magistracy in the said city, and for regulating elections of such officers.

Cap. 10. For clearing, depthning, repairing, extending, maintaining, and improving the haven and piers of Great Yarmouth, and for depthning and making more navigable the several rivers emptying themselves at the said town; and also for preserving ships, wintering in the said haven, from accidents by fire.

Cap. j 1', For repairing and widening the road leading from the BlackBull in Dunjlable in the county of Bedford^ to the way turning out of the said road up to Sh afford-House in the county of Hertford. 3 Cap.

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