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AN

ANALYTICAL

T A B L E

OF THE

ACTS

OF

THE ISLAND OF ANTIGUA,

from the Year 1668 to the Year 1790.

PUBLIC ACTS IN FORCE.

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1668. Na. 5.

An Act for establishing a Register's Office, and the several Fees

that belong thereunto No. 6. . An Act for the Settlement of the Custom or Duty of Four and

a Half per Cent... No. 7 An Act against Swearing, Cursing, and Drunkenness

1669. No. 17. An Act declaring the Duty of all Masters of Ships or small

Vessels trading to this Island, and for the careful looking after their Vessels whilst they stay, and for the Prevention of Fugitives and Transportation without Tickets

1672. No. 19.

An Act for the Relief of such as shall lose, or have Negroes and

Slaves maimed, in the Service of the Country

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1672.

Page No. 21. An Act for the confirming all Marriages had and solemnized by

any Justice of the Peace, or other Magistrate within this
Island

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No. 22. An Act for the preventing and punishing of those who shall wilfully burn and fire

any

Canes

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59

No. 24. An Act against indebted Run-aways suing for their Credit by

Attorneys
No. 27. An Act touching the Principal Surveyor or Surveyors of this

Island, their Fees and Duty..

60

1675. No. 33. An Act for the settling and appointing of several Towns within

this Island for the better Encouragement of Trade

62

1676. No. 38. An Act for the due paying, collecting, and receiving of Gun

powder due from Shipping No. 39. An Act for the establishing and confirming of Inhabitants of this

Island in their Title to their Lands

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69

No. 44. An Act against the unlawful practising of pretended Chirur

geons and Doctors...

75

1679.
No. 50. An Act for the Encouragement of Settlers and Builders in the

Town, and for ascertaining the Titles of Land and Houses
therein

78

1682. No. 66. An Act for the Maintenance of a Gunner and File of Men on

the Forts

84

1684. No. 70. An Act enabling Artificers, Labourers, and Servants to recover

their Wages from their Masters

85

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No. 78.

1689.

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An Act for Encouragement of poor Soldiers valiantly to behave

themselves in Their Majesties' Service for Defence of this
Island ....

87

1692. No. 80. An Act for dividing the Island into Parishes, and Maintenance

of Ministers, and the Poor, and erecting and repairing Churches 88 No. 83. An Act for quieting the Inhabitants of this Island in their present Possessions, and preventing litigious Law Suits

94
1696.
No. 94. An Act appointing where the Laws of this Island shall lodge,

and obliging the Secretary and Marshal to give Security for
the true and faithful Performance of their Offices

100

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1697 No. 97. An Act for regulating Trespasses No. 102. An Act for raising an Impost on all Liquors imported into this

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Island ...

112

1698. No. 106. An Act for the better Regulation and Settlement of the Register's Office ..

116 No. 109. An Act for electing an Agent, from Time to Time, for this

Island, appointing a Recompence for his Trouble, and set-
tling Methods for the better Management of that Trust .... 124

1700.
No. 118. An Act for the further promoting the Number of the Inhabi-

tants of this Island, and more particularly encouraging the
King's Soldiers, now to be disbanded, to continue therein,
by enabling them to become Settlers amongst us ..... 128

1701. No. 123. A Supplementary Act to an Act for the better Settlement of this Island with White People, more particularly by His

Majesty's

1701.

Page Majesty's Soldiers lately disbanded in this Island, dated the twenty-fourth Day of December, seventeen hundred 134

135

1702. No. 126. An Act for regulating the Towns and llarbours, settling of

Markets, and encouraging Wharfs in this Island, and to

prevent Abuses in the Fishery about the same
No. 127. An Act for the further encouraging the Settlement of this Island
No. 128. An Act for ascertaining what the Executors or Administrators

shall have and enjoy of the Crops growing on the Ground
of those that are Tenants for Life, Tenants in Dower, or
Tenants at Will.

146

148

No. 129. An Act for making, cleaning, and repairing Common Ponds,

and making and mending Bridges on the High Roads of this
Island

152

No. 130. An Act for the better Government of Slaves, and Free Negroes 158 No. 131. An Act for regulating the Militia of this Island..

165

1704.
No. 134. An Act impowering a Council of Officers to appoint Methods

for the repairing and carrying on the Trenches and Breast-
works, clearing Ambuscade Paths, making and repairing
Guard-houses, and Platforms, belonging to said Guards, and
visiting the standing Guards of this Island

169

No. 137. An Act to prevent Seamen belonging to Her Majesty's Ships

of War, or any [other] Merchant Ship or Vessel, trading in, to,
or about this Island, from deserting the Ships or Vessels to
which they belong

172

1705.
No. 138. An Act for building and erecting Timber and Boarded Houses

on the Fortification of Monkshill, and providing a constant Sup-
ply of Provisions there, for the Entertainment and Safety of

the Women and Children, superannuated Persons, and decrepit, Vol. I.

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