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LAWS OF THE STANNARIES

court; The remedy; if defendant shall be in custody by virtue of a capias out of the stannary court; the plaintiff may declare against him after the return, and cause a copy to be delivered to the prisoner or goaler to which the deceleration the prisoner shall appear and plead. And if the prisoner shall not appear and pleas, the plaintiff shall have judgment in such manner as if the prisoner had been brought to, and appeared in the court by virtue of a writ of duces tecum, and refused to plead. See article 21. p. 73. For remedy whereof, be it enacted, that if at any time hereafter any defendant or defendants be taken or charged in custody a the suit of any person or persons by writ of capias issued out of either of the said stannary-courts, the plaintiff or plaintiffs may by virtue of this act declare against such prisoner or prisoners in the court out of which such capias issued after the return thereof, and shall or may cause a true copy to be delivered to such prisoner or prisoners, or left with the keeper of the prison, to which declaration or declarations the said prisoner or prisoners shall appear and plead; and if such prisoner or prisoners do not appear and plead to the same, the plaintiff or plaintiffs, in such cases, shall have judgment in such manner as if the prisoner or prisoners had been brought to and appeared in the said respective courts by virtue of a writ of duces tecum, and refused to answer or plead to such declaration.

19. Recital that the quantity of tin brought to be coined at Penzance is much increased; 19. Item. Whereas the quantity of tin brought to be coined at the town of Penzance, is of late years very much increased, and it is for the benefit of his Majesty's revenue, as well as the ease and advantage of the tinner, that there should be sufficient time allowed for coining all the said tin brought to the enacted that the said town to be coined; enacted that the coinage officers are to hold the coinage there six working days; Be it declared and enacted that the officers of the coinage shall continue and hold the coinage at the said town of Penzance six working days in each coinage; and in the morning of the last day proclaim their intended adjournment and the said officers shall in the morning at the last day of the said coinage, make and publish a proclamation by thepublic