These were first published in the edition of 1752, as they passed the Colonial Assembly, but ten of them having been repealed by the kind's proclamation in April 1752, (b) which made a very important change in our system of jurisprudence, it became necessary to publish a new edition of our laws. This is evident from a variety of circumstances: in different parts of the book, we meet with these words, in manuscript, "Examin'd so far with the Rolls:" all the corrections made with the pen, in this copy of the edition of 1752, and all the manuscript notes are printed, word for word, in the edition of 1769; and the arrangement of the chapters, are precisely as the) are numbered in manuscript. Digitized by Google OCTOBER 1748— 22d GEORGE If- U *VI.
This produced the edition of 1769, which has long been known by the appellation of the old- body of the laws, in contradistinction to the Revised Code, contained in the editions of 1794, 18. Such of the acts of 1748, as had hern repealed b y proclamation in 1752, and such other acts of that session, as had been amended and re-enacted by the Legislature, after that event, are noted " not to be printed. Provided nevertheless, That such rent arrear But not for do not amount to more than one year's rent; and if more than more be due, then the party suing out such execu- ° ne ycar * tion, paying or tendering to such landlord, or his agent, one year's rent, may proceed to execute his judgment: and the sheriff or officer serving the same is hereby impoworcd and required to levy and pay to the plaintiff, as well the money or tobacco so paid for rent, as the execution money. And be it further enacted by tlie autlwrify afore* where ten- ' said.
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