Milly v. Stephen Smith
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acts and clauses of acts and ordinances and constitutional provisions
aforesaid went into force at the times respectively in that behalf
above stated and continued in force from thence to the present time
unless said acts interfere with or are repugnant to each other and
the court sitting to determine the issue in form aforesaid joined not
being advised whether according to the law of the land the said issue
ought to be found for the plaintiff or the defendant doth say that
if upon being sufficiently advised of and concerning the premises
the court shall be of opinion that the issue ought to be found for
the plaintiff then the court sitting to determine the issue aforesaid
doth say that defendant is guilty of the trespasses in the declaration
mentioned in manner and form as the plaintiff hath in her
declaration alleged and doth assess the damages of the plaintiff
by her sustained by reason of the premises at one cent but if
the court shall be of opinion upon such advisement that said
issue ought to be found for defendant then the Court sitting to
try the issue aforesaid doth find the said defendant not guilty
of the said trespasses in manner and form as the plaintiff hath
complained against him