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Sect. 28. Where any tobacco hath remained, or Old tobacco to shall bereafter remain undemanded in a public ware- be sold. house two years after the same hath been or shall be inspected, the inspectors shall advertise in the Virginia Gazette for three weeks successively, a list of the marks, numbers, and weights of such tobacco, with the names of the persons for whom it was inspected; and if no owner appears to claim the same within three months, they shall at the next court to be held for the county in which such warehouse shall be, after the expiration thereof, and advertising as aforesaid, deliver to the court the like list, which court is hereby empowered and required, to order the same to be publicly sold at the courthouse door, on a court day, to the highest bidder; the clerk of such court shall transmit within three months to the auditor of public accounts, a list of such tobacco so directed by the court to be sold; and the money arising from the sale thereof, shall be paid by the inspectors to the treasurer of this state for the time being, who shall account for the same, from time to time, to the General Assembly. And if any person, having a right to any tobacco so sold, shall prove bis property therein, the said treasurer shall repay to such person the money for which such tobacco was sold.

Sect. 29. No person taking upon himself the office Inspectors inof inspector, shall during his continuance in that office, capacitated

for other offic or until he hath obtained a quietus from the treasury, be capable of being elected a member of eitber house of Assembly, or shall presume to intermeddle, or concern himself with an election of a member or members of either of the said houses, otherwise than by giving his vote, or shall endeavour to influence any person or persons in giving his or their vote, under the penalty of one hundred and fifty dollars for every offence; nor shall any inspector by himself, or any person for bim, be allowed to keep an ordinary or house of entertainment at or near the warehouse where he is an inspector; and every inspector berein offending, shall be incapable of serving in that office; neither shall any inspector during his continuance, be, or undertake to be a sheriff, justice of the peace, collector of any public tax, other than what relates to any such office, county levies or poor rates, or any officer's fees; nor shall directly or indirectly for himself, or for any other person, buy, or receive by way of barter, loan or exchange, any tobacco whatsoever, un

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der the penalty of ten dollars, for every hundred weight of tobacco so bought or received. Provided, that nothing herein contained, shall be construed to hinder any inspector from receiving his rents in tobacco, which shall be first viewed, examined and stamped according to the

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Sect. 30. And for the further and better direction of spectors re- the inspectors aforesaid in their duty, Be it enacted, That ceiving other no inspector shall take, accept or receive, directly or intheir salaries directly, any gratuity, fee or reward, for any thing by and other le bim to be done in pursuance of this act, other than his gal allowan- salary and the other payments and allowances herein be

fore mentioned and expressed; and if any inspector shall take, accept or receive any such gratuity, fee or reward, such inspector being thereof convicted, shall forfeit and pay the sum of three hundred dollars; to be recovered with costs, by any person or persons who shall inform or sue for the same, by action of debt or information, in any court of record within this Commonwealth, and

moreover shall be disabled from holding the office of inAnd on the spector during the continuance of this act. And if any person offer. person shall offer any bribe, reward or gratuity, to any ing a bribe.

inspector for any thing by him to be done in pursuance of this act, other than the fees and allowances herein before directed, every person so offending, and being thereof convicted, shall for every such offence, forfeit and pay the sum of sixty dollars; to be recovered in any court of record within this state; one half of which forfeiture shall be to and for the use of such inspector refusing

such bribe or reward, and the other half to the person Inspectors'

who will inform and sue for the same. And there shall salaries. be paid to each of the inspectors appointed to attend,

and attending the said several warehouses, the salaries herein-after mentioned, that is to say: -At Pitt's, Guildford, and Pungoteague, under one inspection, one hundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Roy's, two hundred dollars; at Bolling's point, two bundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Bollingbrook's, two bundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Cedar-point, two hundred sixty-six dollars and sixtyseven cents; at Hobb's Hole, one hundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Bowler's, one hundred dollars; at Layton's, one hundred dollars; at Colchester, one hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Alexandria, two hundred dollars; at the falls of Pa.

towmac, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirtythree cents; at Poropotank, one hundred dollars; at Deacon's neck, one hundred dollars; at Page's, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Crutchfield's, two hundred dollars; at Meriwether's, two hundred dollars; at Rocky-ridge, two hundred and sixtysix dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Osborne's, two hundred dollars; at John Bolling's, two hundred and thirtythree dollars and thirty-three cents; at Manchester warehouse, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Trent's warehouse, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Jobpson's, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Byrd's, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Shockæ, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixtyseven cents; at Rockett's, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Smithfield and Fulgham's, under one inspection, one hundred and thirtythree dollars and thirty-three cents; at Shepherd's, one hundred dollars; at Mantapike and Frazer's, under one inspection, one hundred and fifty dollars; at Todd's and Aylett's, under one inspection, one hundred and fifty dollars; at Boyd's-hole and Machodack, under one inspection, one hundred and fifty dollars; at Gibson's, one hundred dollars; at Davis's and Lowry's, under one inspection, one hundred dollars; at Deep creek and Glasscock's, under one inspection, one hundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents; at North and South Wicomico, under one inspection, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Coan's, one hundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Indian creek and Dymer's, under one inspection, one hundred dollars; at Urbanna, one hundred dollars; at Kemp's warehouse on Pianketank, fifty dollars; at Milner's, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Suffolk, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Cherrystone's and Naswaddox, under one inspection, one hundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Littlepage's, one hundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents; at the Brick-house, one hundred dollars; at Hood's, one hundred dollars; at Boyd's two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Davis's, two hundrd and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Blandford, two hundred and sixtysix dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Quantico, two hun

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dred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Dumfries, two hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at M.Rae's two hundred dollars; at Bullitt's, one hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Cat point, one hundred dollars; at Toluskee, one hundred dollars; at Gray's creek, one bundred and sixteen dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Low point, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Falmouth, two hundred dollars; at Acquia, one hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Dixon's, two hundred dollars; at Fredericksburg, two bundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents, at Royslon's, two hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Nomony, one hundred dollars; at Leed's and Mattox, under one inspection, one hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Yeocomico and Kinsale, under one inspection, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cevts; at the College landing, eighty-three dollars and ibirty-three cents; at York-Town, eighty-three dollars and thirtythree cents; at Hampton, fifty dollars; at Crow's warehouse and at Cresap's, the inspectors shall receive for each hogshead by them inspected, the sum of sixty-seven cents, seventeen cents whereof shall be paid to the proprietor for the rent of the warehouse, and the residue for their own use; at Romney, fifty dollars; at Lynch's, two hundred and twenty dollars; at Rivanna, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Swan creek, one hundred and thirty-three dollars thirtythree cents; at Mecklenburg, one hundred dollars; at Barksdale's, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixtyseven cents; at West-hill, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at High-street, two hundred and sixty dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Westbrook, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Petersburg, two hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Henderson's one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Nicholasos, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Morgan-Town, fifty dollars; at Great Falls, one hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirty-three cents; at Woodson's, one hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Portsmouth, one hundred dollars; at Thornton's, one hundred and sixty-six dollars and sixty-seven cents; at Amherst, one hundred dollars;

at Booker's one hundred and thirty-three dollars and and thirty-three cents; at Horsley's, one hundred dollars and thirty-three cents.

Sect. 31. Provided always, That if the quantity of If the waretobacco, which shall be received at any warehouse al- house does not

pay the inready established, or hereafter to be established, shall

spectors' salanot be sufficient to pay the usual charges and the inspec- ries, the defitors’ salaries, the deficiency shall not be paid by the ciency not to

be made good public.

by the public. Sect. 32. The inspectors at the several warehouses, Inspectors established above the falls of James River, upon the de- above the falls

of James Rilivery of their notes, or an order where notes have not

ver to deliver been issued, shall deliver the tobacco for transportation, printed maniwith a printed manifest, descriptive of the owner's name, fests with the the name of the skipper of the batteau or canoe, if tobacco. transported by waler, or if waggoned, the name of the waggoner, to what warehouse or port the same is destined, and to whom to be delivered; the said manifest shall moreover express the marks, numbers, and weights of the tobacco, and each hogshead shall be stamped with the name of the warehouse at which it was inspected; which manifest shall, by the skipper or waggoner, (as the case may be) if the tobacco is intended to be sent to any warehouse heretofore established, be delivered to the inspectors thereof, who are hereby required to receive the same, and grant a receipt therefor, and enter such tobacco in a separate book to be by them provided and kept for that purpose, and on the receipt aforesaid being presented, shall deliver the said tobacco with such manifests, as by law are required for other tobacco lodged in their warehouses for exportation, when required, and may demand for all such tobacco the same warehouse rent as for other tobacco by them inspected. Provided always, that nothing in this act contained, shall be construed to prevent any owner of tobacco passed at the said inspections, who has previously paid ihe legal duties, from exporting, selling, or storing the same private warehouse, without being obliged to store it in any warehouse heretofore established.

Sect. 33. The owners of such tobacco, previous to Copies therethe delivery thereof, shall procure a duplicate of the ma- of and of cer

tificates of nifest, with a certificate from the inspectors, that the du payment of ties imposed by law have been paid; which certificate, duties to be with all others granted in similar cases, shall be lodged sent to the au

ditor. with the clerk of the court of that county where the tobac

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