At a Session of the General Assembly of Maryland, begun
and held at the City of Annapolis, on Monday, the 2d
November, in the year of our Lord 1801, and ended the
31st of December in the same year,
JOHN FRANCIS MERCER, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.
THE FOLLOWING LAWS WERE ENACTED, TO WIT:
An Act to enable the Court of Appeals to continue certain causes.
JG. No. 4, fol. 1.
Passed Dec. 31.
| BE IT ENACTED, by the
General Assembly of Maryland, That the
court of appeals now sitting, be and they are hereby authorised to
continue any cause depending in the said court, until and during
the November term next ensuing, which they may think proper, in
order for a hearing on the merits, and not for delay.
|Court may continue
An Act to settle and ascertain the Salary of the Members of the
for the ensuing year. Lib. JG. No. 4, fol. 1.
|Passed Dec. 31.
| BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland,
each member of the council shall be entitled to receive, for the ensuing
year, the sum of two hundred pounds current money for his
An Act to prevent Swine from going at large in the town of Salisbury,
in Somerset and Worcester Counties. Lib. JG.
No. 4, fol. 1.
Passed Dec. 31.
| WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly,
persons in the town of Sailsbury, in Somerset and Worcester counties,
do raise and keep a great number of swine, and suffer them to
go and remain at large within the said town, to the great injury of
the inhabitants thereof; therefore,
| 2. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly
of Maryland, That
after the end of this session, it shall not be lawful for any person
or persons whatsoever, inhabitants of Sailsbury, or the inhabitants
or proprietors of small lots of ground containing less than ten acres
of land, lying and being within one half of a mile from said town, to
raise or keep any swine within said town, or within one half of a
mile of said town, except in enclosures, or to suffer any swine to go
and remain at large within said town, or within one half of a mile
of said town; and if any swine belonging to the inhabitants of said
town, or inhabitants or proprietors of lots as aforesaid, shall be
found going and remaining at large within said town, or within
|Penalty for permitting
go at large.