Acts of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Presented to the House

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MONDAY, April 25, 1774.

Mr˙ Gascoigne presented to the House, pursuant to their Address to his Majesty: —

No˙ 1. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the fourth year of the reign of King William and Queen Mary, intituled "An Act for regulating of townships, choice of town officers, and setting forth their power."

No˙ 2. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the sixth year of the reign of King WiIliam and Queen Mary, intituled, "An Act to enable towns, villages, and proprietors in common and undivided lands, &c˙, to sue and be sued."

No˙ 3. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the fifth year of the reign of Queen Anne, intituled "An Act for a new choice of town officers, on special occasions."

No˙ 4. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the ninth year of the reign of Queen Anne, intituled "An Act directing the levying and collecting of county and town assessments."

No˙ 5. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the second year of the reign of King George the Fourth, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of town and proprietary meetings."

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No˙ 6. Extract of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the first year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act in addition to an Act for highways."

No˙ 7. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the seventh and eighth years of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act in explanation of, and farther addition to, ‘an Act, intituled, an Act for regulating of townships, choice of town officers, and setting forth their power.’"

No˙ 8. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the sixteenth year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act in further addition to an explanation of an Act, intituled, ‘an Act for regulating townships, choice of town officers, and setting forth their power.’"

No˙ 9. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the twenty-ninth year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing sundry laws, that are expired, or near expiring."

No˙ 10. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the thirtieth year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act in further addition to an Act, intituled, ‘an Act for regulating of townships, and choice of town officers, and setting forth their power.’"

No˙ 11. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the first year of his present Majesty' s reign, intituled "An Act for the better regulating districts within this Province."

No˙ 12. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the second year of his present Majesty' s reign, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing sundry laws, that are expired, or near expiring."

No˙ 13. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the seventh year of his present Majesty' s reign, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing sundry laws, that are expired, or near expiring."

No˙ 14. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the tenth year of his present Majesty' s reign, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing sundry laws, that are expired, or near expiring."

No˙ 15. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the twelfth year of his present Majesty' s reign, intituled, "An Act for regulating town-meetings in the town of Danvers."

No˙ 16. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the seventh year of the reign of King William the Third, intituled, "An Act for Grand Jurors serving at the Quarter Session of the Peace, and punishing defaulters of Jurors attendance."

No˙ 17. Extract of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the seventh year of the reign of King William the Third, intituled, "An Act for holding of Courts of General Session of the Peace, and ascertaining the times and places for the same."

No˙ 18. Extract of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the eleventh year of the reign of King William the Third, intituled, "An Act for the establishing of Inferior Courts of Common Pleas, in the several counties of this Province."

No˙ 19. Extract of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the eleventh year of the reign of King William the Third, intituled "An Act for establishing a Superior Court of Judicature, Court of Assize, and General Gaol Delivery, within this Province."

No˙ 20. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the twelfth year of the reign of King William the Third, intituled, "An Act relating to the office and duty of a Coroner."

No˙ 21. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the third year of the reign of King George the First, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual preventing default in the appearance of Jurors."

No˙ 22. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the twenty-third year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating the choice of Petit Jurors."

No˙ 23. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the thirtieth year of the reign of

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King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating the choice of Petit Jurors."

No˙ 24. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the thirtieth year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act in addition to an Act, intruded, ‘An Act for the better regulating the choice of Petit Jurors.’"

No˙ 25. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the thirty-third year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating the choice of Petit Jurors."

No˙ 26. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the thirty-third year of the reign of King George the Second, intituled, "An Act in addition to an Act, intituled, ‘An Act for the better regulating the choice of Petit Jurors.’"

No˙ 27. Copy of an Act passed in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, in the seventh year of his present Majesty' s reign, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing sundry laws, that are expired, or near expiring."

Together with a list of the said Papers.

And the said list was read.

Ordered, That the said Papers do lie on the table to be perused by the members of the House.