tfli.IV. V. 6 VI, Obfolete. ^ J
V\\.. And be itfurther enaeltd, by th^e authority aforefaid, thai after Iuch gaol mattbe eretted, when any perfous>
ftallbe apprehended itor any offence within the diftrict aforefaid, it lhall and may be lawful tor the Juftice or Jnftices;
before wh©m;fucb oftender (hall be examined, if ne or they think it neceffary, to commit iuch offender to the afore-laid
gaol; and the Iheriffot the county for the time being, where fuch offender fliall be apprehended, i* hereby au-
UiorMedand req'tind to convey fuch oftender to the faid gaol, and deliver him or her to the flienffor keeper thereof,
apd take a receipt of fucli fher iff or gaoler, which thai! be.hisdifcharge.for fuch priloner.
Villi Anibc it further enabled, by the authority aforefaid, that after the laid gaol lhall.be, built as aforefaid, the.
fljeriffof the county or Hevs-Hanover lor the time being, is hereby direcled.and required to employ fome perfou of in*
tegrity to.be.keeper of the (aid gaol, who during the time any perfon committed lor a capital offence lhall he in laid'
gaol, (hall 'conttantly refide in.or. near the faidgaoI,,and .take, all lawful waysand.mrans from preventing the cfcapc of
Chap. XXXIII; AnjcVfortherelkfofThomM Clark, and other perfom therein named, and to vejl in them an inde-feujibk
title to certain landi, .hereditaments, goods,. chattelsi rights and creditj, formerly the effete ofJames Murray,
andtotnabk them to take pofjitffion thereof.
I, IT 7HERF.AS by.anacl intituled, An ail f*r appointing commiffionen to examine tie claims of Thomas Clark and
VV others, again/i the rfitld of'jzmts Murray, and other purptfet therein mentioned* , which aft was palled at
Hittfbbrougk, at :Ne. Afllmbly lad held there, it was amongft other things enacled, that Samuel Afhe, Alfred Moory,
Thomas -Grmke, John Lillington, C^let Grainger, John Moor, and James Gillifpie, or a majority of them mould be,
and they were appoiiued hereby . comtnilfioners to hear all fuch things as the laid Thomas Clark and* others had f«
forth in ,a certain memorial, or, might (let torth, or might urge for and in (upport of certain cUimsby them made, a--
Sainlt the laid Ja.nes Murrav, and to receive, all fuch prool as might be offered by the laid .TUmas Chrk and .others
iiememoruhlU, or-osaecson their.be naif; which proof would. be admiffible.in a.coua of equity under the circurn-ftaoces
ol.the memorial tliersby referred to ;and it.was further enacted that the. faid commiliioners ihauld<ialfo. hear. •
all fuch teftuiiony as (honld be offered again If the<cfa:m or demand of the. faidmeraorialifts, and for .that purpofe mould
lominuns witnelles <o appear ar.d.givi e, (knee, •»»«' the faid commiffioners.were.inverted withftlU'poweri to effedt the
pjipofesoftneirlaid appoiiimenr ; and whereas it wasfurther enacted,, that alter the laid commiliioners Ihould have
fully heard and Considered " clai ns of the laid Thomas and others the memorialirts, if it Ihould appear totheir fa-ttsfactou,
that the fid James Murray, in equity .and good confeiepee was indebted to the faid Thomas snd otheri .
the memoiwhlts,. they mould certify the fame. to the next General Aflrmbly, .that further proceedings might be had
thereon-,; to the end that juiinc might be doneirtjhe preuiifes ;..and whereas a majority of the laid commiflionrrs by.
ascertain .writing^mder tlieichand*, antl now filed\aroong the records of t( is.AUembly, have certified that after hav--
iftg heard the u hold of the tefthnonv offered, to them,, they find that i the fun. of nine thoufand and twenty feven
pounds fe.jten Shillings ;uid line p#nce,lpecie is jullly due irom the eftateof the f*id James Mur.ray tothe faid Thomae*
Glark andother meinuriajifts, a;id that .the faid eltaie is, in equity liable for the payment of that fum, all which is by
the faid comiiMluMieribv the fa.d writing. under.ttoeinhands, dated the fecond day of July, one thoufand. feven hund-red
and eighty two, certified to the Affembiy , to which certificate the names of John Moor, Alfred Moor, John JLil*
lingttn, Caleb Grainger, Thomas Craike, James GdliJpie, in the proper and refpedtiye.hand writing^ of the laid,coiu«
inulionerj are lublrnbed ; : *pt 102. .
IIj Biit .therefore enacledb* the General Afftmbly of the State c/North-Carolmaf and it^h hereby enacTed by the am* .
thir tty iof thefame, .that all and fingular the, lands and tenements, goods and chatters, rights and credits, vithin this
ftate. that arc of the efbts of the laid^wAf Murray, or which wete on the. fourth day of Juh, in the year of our
lord one thoufand feven hundred and leventy fix, or at any time lincetthe property of the faid. James Murray, be by.,
the faid commilfi mera, or a majority of them npon oath, to be adminirtered to. them by a Julfrce of the Peace,
appra.fed. to their true value, to the .belt, of the knowledge of the iaid.ccmuiiflioncrs, which oath Hull.. be. as -follows,
to wit' .' .•
I SOLEMNLY /wear thtst I wilt tothe bifi' of my unierffandingt jttftly and truly value the lands and tenements, gctJs and
chattels., rights and credits, that were the property of James Murray on thefourth day *f July, . cue tbwfandfeven
hundred andfeventy fix, .or. at anv timefince, fo far. as fuch effellt have come to my knowledge ; •
and the laid commiliioners or a majority, after Iuch valuation made, lhall in thtir bcltdilcretion fet off and deliver to
the t faid Thomas dark, and others the laid memoriahfts, ,fo. much of theJaid.eftate that was of the faid-James Murray,.
real,' perfonal and mixed, as fliall amount to-the full value of nine thoufand and twenty (even pounds, feven millings
and five petue fpecie, that is to fay, ratingSpanilh milled dollars ateight (lnllings j)<r dollar ; which eltate fa fet off
and delivered by the fild coinmiffioners or a majority of them, to the faid Thomas Clark and others the faid. memori-alifts,
(hall become the, proper lands and. tenements, goods and. chattels, of the, faid memorialing, to be and inure to
the faid Thomas Clark and others the memorialirts, the only proper ufe, benefit and beheef, of the faid Thomas Clark,,
John Innis dark, and Anns Hooper, memorialirts as aforefaid, their heirs, executors and affigns for ever, fo far a»,
:hc faid Jama Murray, hit heirs, executors or jyiminidratois refpectively may have, or.may have bad go the. laid-
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