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Enrolled Laws of the Royal Colony of New Jersey
1717-1725

1717

An Act for Regulating Stone-Horse or Stallions that run at large in this Province.

25 January 1716/1717

An Act for the Support of the Government of his Majesties Province of New-Jersey in America for three years.

25 January 1716/1717

An Act to Enforce the Payment of Three hundred and Forty Ounces Two Penny Weight and Sixteen Grains of Plate sue from the Inhabitants of the Townships of Chesterfield, Mansfield, Town and Township of Burlington, Springfield, Northampton, Wellenborough, Chester and Eversham, all in the County of Burlington, being their part of the five Thousand Pound Tax for the year one Thousand seven hundred and Fourteen.

25 January 1716/1717

An Act to Repeal a former Act of General Assembly of this Province, entituled, An Act for the ascertaining the Place of the sitting of the Representatives to meet in General Assembly.

25 January 1716/1717

An Act to Repeal part of an Act of General Assembly of this Province, entitled, An Act for preventing the waste of Timber, Pine, and Cedar Trees and Poles within this Province of New-Jersey, and to lay a Duty upon all Pipe and Hogshead staves Exported out of the same to any of the Neighbouring Colonies.

25 January 1716/1717

An Act for the Currency of Bills of Credit, for Eleven Thousand Six Hundred and Seventy-five Ounces of Plate in the Province of New-Jersey.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act for laying an Excise on all Strong Liquors Retailed within this Colony of New-Jersey.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act for the better Enforcing an Ordinance of his Excellency Robert Hunter, Esq; Captain general and Governour in Chief of the Provinces of New-Jersey, New-York, etc. Entituled, An Ordinance for the further establishing of Fees and Ferriages.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act for the more Regular Chusing and Electing Assessors and Collectors in the respective Towns and Counties in this Province.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act to enable John Pittinger and Sycha Pittinger to sell and dispose of the Real Estate of Richard Pittinger deceased for the Payment of Debts, etc.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act to enable some Persons in every County of this Province to inspect the Rolls of the Assessors of the said County, which lie in the Hands of the Collectors since the year 1708.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act for explaining and amending an Act, entituled, An Act for enabling the Owners of the Meadows and Marshes adjoining to and on both Sides of the Creek that surrounds the Island of Burlington, to stop out the Tide from overflowing them.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act for vesting the Lands late the Estate and Inheritance of William Hall, Esqr. late of Salem in the County of Salem, in Trustees to be sold and disposed of for the Payment of Debts etc.

26 January 1716/1717

An Act to Prevent Unseasonable Burning the Woods.

27 March 1719

An Act to prevent Clandestine Marriages.

27 March 1719

An Act for Building, Rebuilding, Repairing or Amending of Bridges in the respective Towns and Precincts within this Province.

27 March 1719

An Act for the Preserving of Oysters in the Province of New Jersey.

27 March 1719

An Act for Running and Ascertaining the Line of Partition or Division between the Eastern and Western Divisions of the Province of New Jersey, and for preventing Disputes for the Future concerning the same; and for securing to the general Proprietors of the Soil of each of the Divisions, and Persons claiming under them their several and respective Possessions, Rights and just Claims.

27 March 1719

An Act for Running and Ascertaining the Division of Line betwixt this Province and the Province of New York.

27 March 1719

An Act for the Support of the Government of His Majesties Province of New-Jersey for two Years. to commence from the 23rd of September last past, and to end the 23rd of September One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty.

28 March 1719

An Act for vesting the Lands late the Estate and Inheritance of Robert Burnet, Esquire, late of the County of Monmouth in the Province of New Jersey, in Trustees, to be sold and disposed of for the Payment of Debts.

28 March 1719

An Act to Restrain Tavern-keepers and Retailers of strong Liquors from Crediting any Person more than Ten Shillings.

28 March 1719

An Act to prevent Mistakes and Irregularities by Assessors and Collectors.

28 March 1719

An Act to Restrain extravagant and excessive Interest.

28 March 1719

An Act to Establish a Road laid out from River Passaick, in the County of Bergen, between the Farmes of Jacob Walense van Winkle and Johannes Walense van Winkle, through the Land of Jacobus van Ostrand to Passaick River.

28 March 1719

An Act to Enforce the due Administration of the Estate of Capt. John Brown, Deceased, late of the County of Monmouth and Province of New Jersey.

5 May 1722

An Act for the Security of His Majesty's Government of New Jersey.

5 May 1722

An Act for preventing Multiplicity of Law Suits.

5 May 1722

An Act to prevent the Killing of Deer out of Season, and against Carrying of Guns and Hunting by Persons not qualified.

5 May 1722

An Act for the Support of the Government of His Majesty's Province of New Jersey, for Five Years, to commence from the Twenty third Day of September, One Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty - and to end the Twenty third Day of September, One Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty and Five.

30 November 1723

An Act for Naturalizing Cornelius Thompson.

23 August 1725

An Act to ascertain the Size of Casks, and the Standards of Weights and Measures, and to impower the Justices of the Peace at their Quarter Sessions to appoint Packers for Packing Provisions at the most convenient Landings in each respective County within this Province.

23 August 1725

An Act for the better Regulating of Elections and laying a Penalty on all Officers and other Persons whatsoever that shall by indirect Practices endeavour to obtain any Election contrary to the Rights, Liberties and Priviledges of the People, and the true intent and meaning of this Act.

23 August 1725

An Act concerning the appointment of Commissioners of the Loan Offices, and concerning the sinking of four Thousand Pounds of Bills of Credit.

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