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250 L A IV S of North-Carolina. ji. D. 1760. XII. P ROFIDED always. That the Eleftions of Members for the feveral Towns in this Province to fit and vote in the General Aflembly, and the Qualifica-tions of the Candidates, and Voters for Members to reprefent the faid Towns, fhall be as prefcribed by the feveral Ads of Aflembly of this Province in fuch Cafes made and provided j any Thing in this A6t contained, to the contrary, notwithftanding. EleOions for Towns to be ac-cording to I<aw. Qualification for Votets for the Town of Brunf-vwic'c. XIII. AND whereas there is no Law now in Force for afcertaining the Qua-lifications of the Candidates and Voters for the Town of Brunfuick -, Be it further Ena^ed, by the Authority aforefaid. That no Perfon fhall be deemed qualifica to be a Reprefentative for the faid Town, to fit and vote in the General Aflen;bly, unltfs on the Day of Eleftion he be, and for Three Months next before was feized, in Fee- Simple, of a Brick, Stone, or framed Houfe, in the faid Town, of the Dimenfi-cns of Twenty Feet by Sixteen, with one or more Brick or Stone Chimney or Chimnies ; and that every Tenant of any Stone or habitable Houfe of the Dimen-fions aforefaid, within the Bounds of the faid Town, who at the Day of Eleftion, and for Three Months next before, inhabited fuch Hcufe, fhall be tntiilcd to vote in the Eledlion for the Reprefentative of the faid Town -, and in Cafe there fiiall be no Tenant of fuch Houfe in the faid Town on the Day of Ekdion, qualified to vote as aforefaid , then, and in fuch Cafe, the Perfon feized of fuch Hcuie, either in Fee-Simple, Fee-Tail, or for Term of Life, fhall be intitkd to vote for the Reprefentative aforefaid : Any Thing in this Act contained to the contrary notwith-flranding. PreambJeS Pfrfons deemed Taxab[es. CHAP. II. An A51 for ohtaining an exa5l Lifl of Taxables, a?jd for the effecJual ccVeFling all Tc.Kts for the future due and payable, and other Purpofes therein-mentioned. L TTTHEREAS it appears, by the Lift of Taxables delivered in by the y y Magiftrates at the feveral and refpedive Counties of this Province, that a full and compleat Lift has never yet been obtained by any Law now in Force j and whereas the equal Payment of Taxes is of great Confequenee : Therefore, II. B E it Enacted, by the Governor, Council, and Affembly, and by the Authoriy of the fame. That all and every white Perfon, Male, of the Age of Sixteen Years and upwards, all Negroes, Mulattoes, Muftees, Male and Female, and all Perfons of mixt Blood, to the Fourth Generation, of the Age of Twelve Years and upwards, and all white Perfons intermarrying with aiTy Negro, Mulatto, Muftee, or other Perfon of mixt Blood, while fo intermarried, and no other Ferfon or Perfons what-foever, fhall be deemed Taxables j any Law, Ufage, or Cuftom, to the contrary, notwithftanding. Method of t»k. ing Lift of Tax-ables, III. AND be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforefaid. That from the pafllng of this Ad, the Method for obtaining an exad Lift of Taxables lliall be in the following Manner, any Law, Ufage, or Cuftom, to the contrary, notwith-ftanding-, that is to fay, the Juftices of each County fhall, at the next Court to be held for their refpeclive Counties after the Firft Day of May next, and fo yearly, ifliie their Warrant, figned by the Chairman, diredted to the Conftable in each and every Diftrift in the refpeftive Counties, authorizing and commanding him to go from Houfe to Houfe in his Diftrid, and fummon the Maftcr or Miftrefs of every Family, and the Overfeer of every Plantation of which there is no Mafter or Mif-trefs within his Diftrid, to appear, and they are hereby required to appear, before the Magiftrate that Ihall be appointed by the Court to receive the Lifb of Taxables in fuch Diftrid preceding the Time of holding the then next Court to be held for fuch County, and there to give in, upon Oath, a Lift in Writing of all the Taxa-bles in his or her Family, fetting forth in fuch Lift the Name and Sex of each tax-able Perfon, whether white or black, bond or free, and diftinguifhing fuch Male Slaves as are Sixteen Years of Age or upwards ; and the Conftable o^each and every Diftrict
250 L A IV S of North-Carolina.
ji. D. 1760. XII. P ROFIDED always. That the Eleftions of Members for the feveral
Towns in this Province to fit and vote in the General Aflembly, and the Qualifica-tions
of the Candidates, and Voters for Members to reprefent the faid Towns, fhall
be as prefcribed by the feveral Ads of Aflembly of this Province in fuch Cafes made
and provided j any Thing in this A6t contained, to the contrary, notwithftanding.
Towns to be ac-cording