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To the sheriff of each county, for summoning all
juries in his county, and for serving all public orders, for the benefit of the county, 51. per
annum, to be paid by the county. For serving any order or rule of court, £. s. d.
except public orders or rules, and
delivering a copy, For serving every writ of subpæna and
tickets, and returning the same,
rant of a justice of peace, and return
same manner as on services of writs, For every return of a writ, where the
goods or persons are not to be found, For dieting white persons in the several
gaols and work-houses in the state,
wholesome provisions per day,
lowing wholesome food, per day, For executing a person condemned to
death, to be paid by the state, 1 For putting a person in the stocks,
branding, piiloring, whipping or
cropping, to be paid by the state, cach For bringing up a prisoner on habeas
corpus, and discharging or convey-
corpus, or otherwise, from one dis-
to and returning, for each mile, All necessary expences to be allowed the sheriff,
in addition to the immediate foregoing charge, For levving an execution on the goods of the de.
fendant, and selling the same; for all sums where the debt das not exceed one hundred pounds, two and an half per cent. commissions; and for all sunts where the debt exceeds one hundred pounds, one per cent. In all cases riere the defendant, after the sheriff may have levied on the property, shall settle with the plaintiff before actual sale, the sheriff in such cases shall be only crtitled to one-fourth per cent. besides all reasonable disburseinents, and also fees for entering execution; but if the defendant shall pay the money to the sheriff, one per cent. in lieu of the one
fourth. Where an execution shall be lodged in to. s. d.
the sheriff's oifice, only to bind the
for entering the same in his books, 26 For serving an execution against the
body of defendant, and return, For every prisoner brought up for trial
at the sessions, to be paid by the state, 16 For drawing each set of conveyances, 1 5
view of a dead person, and return, to
be paid by the state, For every service done by the coroner, the sainc
fees as are payable to the sheriff for the same
services. If there be no coroner within twenty miles of the
body found, the inquest may be made, and the fees may be taken, by any justice of the peace, in like manner, who shall, in that case, have all the powers of the coroner.'
Justice of the Peace.
and swearing witness,
and hcaring and determining the cause, For every toll of estrays given in at the
same time, and other incidental char
ges, agreeable to law, For writing and signing an execution, For issuing attachment, with the cath
of the party, bond and return, agree
able to law,
to the county court, from justice's
witnesses, all charges inclusive, . For putting a person in the stocks, to
be paid by the state,
of a person absconding, or about to
return, returnable to the county.court, For the like services where the attach
ment is returnable beforea magistrate, For whipping a person by lawful autho
rity, to be paid by the state, For levying an execution,
For poundage or commissions on ail sums Icví.
ed, 5 per cent. For mileage in all criminal cases, at- £s. s. d.
tachments, and levying executions, and in no other case, for each mile
out, but not for returning, For carrying a hue and cry, to be paid
by the state, For his attendance in searching for sto
len goods, for every day, at the re-
Notaries of Public
ness, per copy sheet,
and certificate, per copy sheet, For eachi attendance on any person to
prove any matter or thing, and cer.
tifying the same, For every notarial certificate, with seal
sending the same to the secretary's
office, to be passed into a grant, For a certificate in all other cases, 16 For a deputation and instructions to a
Deputy-Surveyor: L. s. d. For surveying every acre of land, one
half penny. For making out a fair plat, certifying,
signing and returning the same, For running old lines for any person, or
between parties, where any dispute àrises, or by order of court, while they are on the survey, 14s. per day.
Powder receiver and Inspector. For every hundred weight of gunpow
der received into the magazine, thrce shillings per hundred pounds, to be paid, one half on receiving the same in the magazine, and the other lialf on delivering the same. Clerks of the Senate and House of Re
presentatives. For any copy or extract from the jour
nals of either house, to any person requiring the same, except a member of either branch of the legislature,
or the executive, each copy sheet, For every search,
Commissioner of Locations.
tries and granting warrants under
hand and seal of office, For recording a plat, and sending it to
the surveyor-general's office, For every search,
Register of Mesne Conveyances.