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5 After verdict all restrictions to cease, and the proprietor of the mill shall be bound to receive the compensation in corn, or its value in money, at the option of the payer. E+W+S

And after such verdict and determination as aforesaid the servitude of thirlage, and all services, prestations and restrictions pertaining or any way incident thereto, so valued by the said jury, shall cease to be exigible from or binding upon either or any of the parties, but that in lieu thereof the said proprietor or proprietors, occupier or occupiers of the thirled lands or tenements shall be bound and obliged to pay, and the proprietor of the mill to which the said lands or tenements are thirled shall be bound and obliged to receive annually, at the mill where the multure under the former servitude of thirlage was in use to be paid or at some other convenient place to be fixed by the jury, such quantity or amount of corn or grain of such kind or sort, kinds or sorts, as the said jury shall in manner aforesaid determine to be a just compensation or equivalent for such right of thirlage, or, in the option of the payer, the value of such corn or grain in money, according to the value or price put upon such kind or kinds of corn or grain by the fiars of the county in which the grain is payable for the year within which such payment is due.

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