426 LAWS of North-Carolina.
A. D. 1768.
Infpeftor to be
Remedy in Cafe
of his Non-At-
An A£} for appointing an InfpeSiorfor the Great Ifland, o^^<2/^/tf Wilmington, ^Brunf'
I, TT THE RE AS great Quantitlei of Naval Stores, and other Merchandize, which require
VV Infpeaion, are landed on, and (hipped from the Great IJUnd, oppofite Wilmington, knowa
by the Name of Eagle*s IJland ; and it is very inconvenient for the Infpeftor of Brun/wick County,
from the great Diftanc© of his Refidence, to attend the Infpeftion thereof:
II. B E it Enabled hj the Governor, Council, and Affimbly, and by the Authority of the fame. That
the Inferior Court of Brunfwick County are hereby authorized and required, at the next Court to be
held lor faid County after the paffing of this Adt, and in each fucceeding Year, at the Time already
appointed by Law, to choofe a fit and proper Perfon to be an Infpedor for the faid Ifland, called
Eagle's Ifand; under the fame Rules and Regulations, and fubjedl to the fame Penalties, as other
Infpeflors appointed in this Province are liable to ; who fliall have and receive, for all Commodities
infpeded by him, the fame Fees which other Infpeftors are by Law intitled to for the like Services.
III. AND be it further Enailed, by the Authority aforefaid. That in Cafe the Infpeftor to be ap-pointed
by this Aft Ihould abfent himfelf from, or not pundlually attend the Duties of his Office, it
fhall and may be lawful for any Perfon or Perfons, having Commodities to infpeft, to apply to the
neareft Infpedtor appointed by Law, in that or any other County ; who is hereby impowered and
required to infpeft the fame ; and who fhall have for his Trouble, the fame Fees which the Infpedor
to be appointed by this Aft would in that Cafe be intitled to receive.
An A£f for ejiablifhing the Vejlry eleSled for the Parijh of St. Stephen, in Johnfton
I, XT THE RE AS the Sheriff of Johnfton County neglefted to fummons the Perfons elefted
VV Veltrymen for the Parifh of St. Stephen, in the faid County, on Eafter Monday laft, to ap-pear
and qualify themfelves within the Time by Law limited ; and altho' the Perfons fo elefted did
qualify themfelves, and proceed to parochial Bulinefs, yet fome Difputes are likely to arife in Regard
to the Legality of their Proceedings
II. BE it therefore EnaSied by the Governor, Council, and Affembly, and by the Authority of the fame.
That the Velby elefted on Eafter Monday laft, for the Parifh of St. Stephen, in John/ion County, be,
and is hereby ellablifhed a legal Veftry ; and the Qualification of the Members of the faid Veflry, and
all their Afts, Orders, and Proceedings, are hereby declared to be as good and valid, to all Intent*
and Purpofes, as the Afts, Orders, and Proceedings of any other Veftry.
Tax U;d foi Con-tingencies.
An ASt for defraying the contingent Charges of Government, (a)
I. TT WHEREAS the feveral Taxes heretofore laid, for defraying the contingent Charges of
VV Government, have ceafed ; and it being neceflary that a Fund be eftablifhed for that
II. B E it Enaffed by the Go'vemor, Council, and Affembly, and by the Authority of the fame. That
a Poll-Tax of Two Shillings be levied on each taxable Perfon in this Province, from and immediate-ly
after the Ratification of this Aft, for and during the Term of Three Years ; which Tax fhall, by
the feveral Sheriffs be collefted, accounted for, and paid to the public Treafurers in the fame Man-ner,
and under the fame Rules, Reftrictions, and Penalties, as other Taxes are by Law to be accounttd
for and paid.
III. AND be it further Enabled, That the Monies to be raifed and paid into the Treafury in
Virtue of this Act, ihali, by the public Treafurers refpectively, be applied towards paying the
Claims, Wages, and other Allowances nidde by the General Affembly of this Province.
An Act to continue the Acts therein mentioned^ for appointing a Militia. EXP.
C H A P.
(aj This Act amended, and fuithcr continued, by Act Dec. 1770, Chap. 37.
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