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CHAP. LXXXIII.
An act to punish bribery and extor.

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[Passed at the October session of assembly, in the year one thou.

sand seven hundred and eighty-six, and now republished by Erratta in the a resolution of assembly of the 19th of December 1788, with former publi. marginal notcs shewing the errors in the former publicacation.

Between the words judge 1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly, That and clerk'in third line are no treasurer, keeper of any public seal, councillor of inseried the state, counsel for the commonwealth, judge, clerk of

ds of at the peace, sheriff, coroner, escheator, nor any other tornies at law,

ctising ei' officer of the commonwealth shall, in time to come, ther in the take, in any form, any manner of brokage or reward generalcourt, for doing his office other than is, or shall be, allowed chancerned by some act of general assembly passed after the insticourt of ap. tution of the commonwealth, that is to say, after the peala, corrt fifteenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thouof admiralty or inferior

y sand seven handred and eighty-six. And he, that courts' which doth, shall pay upto the party grieved, the treble value are not in the of that he haib received, shall be amerced and impriroll. The word soneo ar

or soned at the discretion of a jury, and shall be dis. other in the charged from his office forever. And he who will sue roll after the in the said matter shall have suit as well for the comwords' nor a monwealth as for himself, and the third part of the ny' is omite ted,

amercement.

END OF TWELFTH VOLUME

TO THE

TWELFTI VOLUME

OF THE

STATUTES AT LARGE.

ABATEMENT.

Court of admiralty discon-
Pleas in, rules concerning 465, tinued 71:9.
745.

ADVANCEMENT
ABSENT DEFENDANTS. | Brought into hotchpot 139.
Proceedings against, in county

AFFRAYS
courts 35, 471. In high court | How punished 334.
of chancery 466.

ALBEMARLE.
ACTIONS.

Lands liable for taxes in, during
By and against executors and sheriffalty of John Marks,
administrators 152.

how sold 662.
ACTS OF ASSEMBLY. ALEXANDRIA.
When to commence 129. Cer- Streets in, and adjoining, regu-

tain acts of 1786, suspended lated 205. Part of act repealed
410. Evidence of royal assent 362. Limits extended 362.
to, how supplied 501.

Academy in, incorporated 392
ADJOURNMENT

ALIAS CAPIAS
Of assembly 128. Of district w

| When it may issue 744.
courts 735. Adjourned ques.
tions 736.

ALIENATIONS.

| Wrongful, and warrantees, to
ADMINISTRATION.
Jurisdiction, in granting; who

pass only whai grantor might

lawfully convey; how far heirs
preferred; when creditor 146.

barred, or bound to recom-
Letters of 148. Lists of 149.
When committed to sheriff

pence tenant 166.
163.

ALIENS
ADMINISTRATORS. Descent through 139. In case of
See executors and administrators. war, how treated 184. When
ADMIRALTY.

retaliation may be resorted to
Jurisdiction 736. Judges ap- 1185. Aliens, how naturalized

pointed to general court! 261.

AMELIA

for 24. What kind, how ob-
County, divided and Notloway tained and distributed 433.
formed 723.

ARMY.
AMERCEMENTS. Further time allowed to settle
Rules concerning 356.

claims of officers, soldiers, sai-
APPAMATTOX RIVER.

lors and marines, for pay and
Act for opening and extending

depreciation 278.

ARTIZANS
navigation of 591. For im-

Migrating to
proving

this common-
from
navigation
Broadway to Pocahuntas

I wealth, privileges of 262.
bridge 792.

ARVIN, MARY
APPEALS

Lands wliereof John Askins

el died seized, vested in his mo-
How granted from high court of

ther Mary Arvin 363.
chancery 466. Attornies ap-

ASKINS, JOHN
pearing in inferior court for

Land whereof John Askins died
appellant, not to appear on an

seized, vested in his mother
appeal 497, 708. To district
courts 753. Bonds; damages

Mary Arvin 363.
754, 756.

ASSEMBLY.
APPEALS, COURT OF J Delegates and senators, when

elected; when to ineet; right
Of how many judges to consist;

of suffrage 120. Qualifica-
where to sit; terms; impeach-
ments tried in 764. Clerk;

lion in Williamsburg and Nor-
judges interested; bonds on

folk; who inay be elected 121.

Who not compellable to serve,
appeals; special term of 765.

penalty for failing to vote,
APPRAISEMENT

how discovered and prosecu-
Of decedents' estales; how far
evidence; allowance to ap-

ted; privileges of electors;
praisers 149. When no ap.

polls how taken 122. Where
praisement 150.

candidates equal; meeting of
APPRENTICES

returning officers; none to vote
Orphans bound; covenants in

twice; when polls kept open;

contested elections 123. If
indentures; wards bound;com-
plaints, how redressed 197.

on scrutiny, votes equal, how

elected; oath of electors; re.
APPROPRIATION fusing to swear 124. Form
Of revenue 55, 323, &c. 417,781 | of return of a delegate; for a

ARMISTEAD, WM. city or borough; for a senator
James, a slave his property, e 125. Returns, when; elec-
mancipated 381.

tion to supply vacancy; cer.
ARMS.

tificate thereof 126. Returns
See Militia, and pa. 12, 16, 1 to assembly; penalty for fai-
Exempted from exccution or lure; bribing; privilege of

distress; lost, when not paid' members 127. Members ab«

sent, without leave; adjourn- ditors' office to be conducted
ment 128. When acts to com by auditor of public accounts,
mence 129. Appropriation bond and duty, 192. Duty
for 645. Contested elections, of treasurer,-balances to be
for members of assembly, how delivered to solicitor-duty of
conducted 710. City of Rich solicitor on reduction of mem.
mond allowed a member 722. ber of auditors-clerks to au-
ASSIGNMENT

ditor 293. When chief clerk
Of bonds &c. allowed 3:59. to perform his duty 294.
ASSIZE.

AUGUSTA,
Act establisbing courts of assize Pendleton commis formed out of

suspended 45. Further sus. Augusta, Ilarity and Rock-
pended 267. Repealed 497. ingham 631.
ATTORNIES.

BAGIELL, CHARLES.
Negligence of; motions against County of Accomack authorised

36, 472, 473. New taxes im- to levy money for 630.
posed on 285. How licens-

BAL.
ed; oath of; bow suspended Special and common), how ta-
for inal-practice 339. May kes, exceptions to, ard pro-
practice in superior and inte. ceedings against 35, 36, 469.
rior courts, but noi 10 prose, 742. What prisoners admitted
cute appeals where they had to bail, what not 185. Bail is
appeared for appellant 497. personal actions, 740. In
Prosecuting suit in an inferior debi, deiinue, &c. 741. Ex-
court, not to appear on ap- ceptions 10 741.
peal 708. For commou BAIRD'S TOWN
wealth, in district court 758. In Nelson coun!y, Kentucky, es-

ATTORNMENT , U tablished 718.
Of tenants unnecessary; and to

BALLAST.
strangers void 158.

Ballast masters, how appointed;
AUDITORS.

their duty 180. Notice of in-
Duties of the 3 auditors defined tention to unlade; certificate,

106. Executive to controul | 181.
the office, appoint a commillee BANK NOTES
to examine it; direct changes Penalty for circulating private
108. May reduce auditors 166.
and discontinue solicitor; may

BAR,
apportion their duties; when | Trials at, in district courts 761.
duties of one auditor may be

BASTARDS.
performed by another 108.- Power of church-wardens as to,
Duties of solicitor and audi-l transferred to overseers of the
tor explained 291. Duty of poor 28. Inherit from mo-
committee of executive;-anel ihers: hor legitimated 139:

BATH.

steam boats, for a limited time
Further time allowed to improve

016.
lots in the town of 214.

BRIBERY
BEALLSBOROUGH | At elections 127. Bribery and
Town of, in Nelson county, Kenel extortion, how punishable
tucky, established 631.

335. Act amended 796.
BENNETT, WM.

BRIDGES.
Lands of Nansemond tribe of How bridges and cause ys erec-

Indians sold io Wm. Bennett, ted 177, 178. John Mayo,
386.

junr. authorised to build a toll
BEVERLEY, HARRY bridge across James river
George Taylor and James Ma 220.

dison discharged from trust, BRITISH DEBTS.
in relation to lands of Harry Acts preventing recovery of, re-
Beverley 219.

pealed;—-suspension of this
"BIGAAIY

act 528. Monies paid into
Defined, and how punished loan office on account of, how
691.

far to be reimbursed 529.
BILLS OF EXCHANGE BRITISH SUBJECTS.
Joland, how protested 358. Act prohibiting intercourse with
BINGHAM,ROSCOW COLE repealed 265.
Escheat of estate of, for defect BROKERAGE
of blood, released 693. What allowed 338.
BOND

BRUNSWICK.
When copy evidence 739. Part of Brunswick county added

BOONESBOROUGH. to Greensville 596.
Act establishing town of, in Ken CABELLSBURG
tucky, explained 603.

Town of, in Amherst county, es-
BOTETOURT.

tablished 229.
Part of Rockbridge county, ad CALLED COURT. -
ded to Botelouri 74. Botetourt See Criminals, and pa. 340.
seminary incorporated 201.

CAMPBELL.
Style of corporation; corpo- Act appointing Trustees to regu-
rate powers 202.

late making slopes for pas.
BOURBON

sage of fish in county of Bed-
County, formed from Fayette ford, extended to Campbell

89. Court day altered 474. 604.
Divided and Mason formed CAMPBELL TOWN
658.

In Jefferson county, Kentucky,
BOATS

established 225.
Adrift, how proceeded with 169. I CAPIAS AD RESPONDENDUM.

Exclusive privilege gramed Against whom it inay issue in
John Fichi. of navigating district courts 739:

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