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Enrolled Laws of the Royal Colony of New Jersey
1751-1756

15 February 1750/1751

An Act to revive an Act, entitled, An Act for the better settling and regulating the Militia of this Colony, for the repelling Invasions, and suppressing Insurrections and Rebellions.

6 June 1751

An Act to enable the Legislature to settle the Quotas of the several Counties in this Colony, in order for levying of Taxes from time to time as Occasion may require, for Payment of the publick Debts, for Support of Government, and defraying the Contingent Charges thereof.

6 June 1751

An Act for the Support of the Government of His Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, for two Years, to commence the tenth Day of August, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty Nine, and to End the tenth Day of August, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty One, and to discharge the publick Debts and the Arrearages and contingent Charges thereof.

6 June 1751

An Act for the revival and continuance of an Act, entitled, An Act for the relief of poor distressed Prisoners for Debt.

23 October 1751

An Act to restrain Tavern-keepers and others from selling strong Liquors to Servants, Negroes and Molatto Slaves, and to prevent Negroes and Molatto Slaves, from meeting in large Companies, from running about at Nights, and from hunting or carrying a Gun on the Lord's Day.

23 October 1751

An Act for Naturalizing William Evelman.

23 October 1751

An Act to prevent the Exportation of unmerchantable Flour to foreign Markets.

23 October 1751

A Supplement to an Act entitled, An Act to encourage the killing of Wolves and Panthers.

23 October 1751

A Supplementary Act to the Act entitled, An Act to prevent the killing of Deer out of Season and against carrying of Guns, and hunting by Persons not qualifyed.

8 June 1753

An Act for Levying a Fund at different periods, by Provincial Taxes for Sinking the Sum of Fifteen Thousand Three Hundred and two Pounds, and four Pence, now outstanding in Bills of Credit, made Current for his Majesty's Service in the late War.

8 June 1753

An Act for continuing an Act, entituled, An Act to prevent Actions of Fifteen Pounds and under being brought into the Supreme Court of this Colony.

8 June 1753

An Act to repeal and explain Part of an Act, Entituled, A Supplementary Act to the Act, entituled, An Act to prevent the killing of Deer out of Season, and against carrying of Guns, and hunting by Persons not qualified.

8 June 1753

An Act for the further Revival and Continuance of an Act, entituled, An Act for the Relief of poor distressed Prisoners for Debt.

8 June 1753

An Act to further continue an Act, entituled, An Act for better settling and regulating the Militia of this Colony of New-Jersey, for the repelling Invasions and suppressing Insurrections and Rebellions, passed in the nineteenth Year of his present Majesty's Reign.

8 June 1753

An Act for erecting the upper parts of Morris County in New-Jersey, into a separate County, to be called the County of Sussex, and for building a Court-House and Goal in each of the said Counties.

8 June 1753

An Act to repeal an Act, entituled, An Act for the better repairing and amending the publick High-ways, Roads, Streets, Wharff and Bridges within the Town of Burlington.

21 June 1754

An Act for Naturalizing Johannes Doremus, Hendrick Beuf, jun. and Cornelius Parant.

21 June 1754

An Act to enable the Mayor, Recorder, Alderman, and Common Councilmen, of the free Borough and Town of Elizabeth, to build a Poor House, Work-House, and House of Correction within the said Borough, and to make Rules, Orders and Ordinances for the Governing the same, and to repair the Gaols of the same Borough.

21 October 1754

An Act for Naturalizing Henry Graaf and Others.

3 March 1755

An Act for making Provision, for the Subsistance of His Majesty's Forces, during their March through this Colony, and for providing Carriages, for Transporting their Baggage.

3 March 1755

An Act to prevent the Exportation of Provisions, Naval or Warlike Stores, from the Colony of New-Jersey to Cape-Breton or to any other Dominions settled by the Subjects of the French King.

22 April 1755

An Act to encourage the Inlisting of Five Hundred Free Men, or well affected Indians in this Colony of New-Jersey, for his Majesty's Service, in the present Expedition, in Conjunction with the Forces of New-England and New York, for the erecting a strong Fortress near Crown Point within his Majesty's Dominions. And also for making Current Fifteen Thousand Pounds in Bills of Credit, for providing for the Subsistance, Cloathing, Arming, and Pay of the said Forces, and Transporting them to the Place of general Rendezvous, and also for the directing the manner of sinking the said Bills of Credit.

20 August 1755

An Act for the Support of Government of his Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the Twenty-First Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty five, and to end the Twenty first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty six, and to discharge the publick Debts and the contingent Charges thereof, and for settling the Quota's in the respective Counties, and levying of a Provincial Tax.

20 August 1755

An Act for making Current Fifteen Thousand Pounds in Bills of Credit, for the further supply and pay of the Forces lately raised in this Colony, under the Command of Colonel Peter Schuyler, and for directing the manner how the said Fifteen Thousand Pounds shall be sunk.

20 August 1755

An Act more effectually to prevent the French from being Supplied with Provisions, Naval and Warlike Stores, from the Colony of New-Jersey.

20 August 1755

An Act to preserve the Navigation of the Rivers and Creeks within the Colony of New Jersey.

20 August 1755

An Act for the Relief of poor distressed Prisoners for Debt.

20 August 1755

An Act for naturalizing John Becclesheimer, and others.

20 August 1755

An Act for naturalizing Michael King, Adam Agee, and others.

24 December 1755

An Act for making Current Ten Thousand Pounds in Bills of Credit, to enable the Inhabitants of this Colony, to protect and defend their Frontiers from any Invasions, which may be made upon the same by the Enemy; and more particularly, for making Provision for the Guard and Defence of the Frontiers of this Province along the River Delaware, in the County of Sussex, and other Places adjacent, by erecting Block-Houses and supplying the same with such a Number of Forces, as shall be thought Necessary for that Purpose, and also for directing the manner of sinking the said Bills of Credit, and for subjecting such of them as shall nor be used on the present occasion to be employed for the Service of the Provincial Forces under Col. Schuyler, or on other emergencies.

29 May 1756

An Act to enable the Owners of some Meadows and Marshes at Esonborough, in the County of Salem, to keep out the Tide from overflowing the same.

29 May 1756

An Act for the Support of Government of his Majesty's Colony of New-Jersey, to commence the Twenty first Day of May, One Thousand Seven and Fifty Six, and to end the Twenty first Day of May, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Seven, and to discharge the Publick Debts, and the Contingent Charges thereof, and for settling the Quotas in the respective Counties, and levying of a Provincial Tax.

29 May 1756

An Act for continuing several Acts of the General Assembly of this Colony, which will expire at the End of this present Session, by their own Limitation, or soon after.

2 June 1756

An Act to enable the Possessors of two several Tracts of Tide Meadow and Marsh, lying and adjoining on the North Side of Cohansie Creek, alias Caesarea River, in the County of Cumberland: One Tract called and known by the Name of the Fork Marsh; and the other situate lower down the said Creek adjoining to the same, and to the Lands in Possession of
Jonathan Holmes, Esq; and others, to stop our the Tide from overflowing them.

24 December 1756

An Act to continue the Pay of the remaining part of the Forces lately under Colonel Schuyler, and for Discharging the Forces on the Frontiers of this Colony.

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