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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1748-1751
Volume 46, Page 309   View pdf image (33K)
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Acts. 309

And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That
Master Benjamin Mackall, senior, Master James Heighe, Master
Benjamin Mackall, junior, Master Benson Bond, Master Benjamin
Hance, Doctor James Somervell, Master Benjamin Johns, Master
James Duke, and Master Edward Gaunt, be and are hereby ap-

Liber B. L. C.
[Names of
the Commis-

pointed Commissioners; and, as such, they, or the major Part of
them, are by Virtue of this Act authorized and impowered to meet
at Prince Frederick Town, the Place where the late Court-House did
stand, on or before the first Day of November next, and then and
there to treat and agree with an Undertaker, or Undertakers, Work-
man, or Workmen, to build and finish a Court-House for the said
County, of good Brick or Stone, and of the same Dimensions and
Form with that lately burnt, and to set the same, or to cause the
same to be set, on or near the same Place where the former Court-
House lately stood; and that after the finishing and compleating of
the said Court-House, so to be built as aforesaid, Calvert County
Court shall be held in such new Court-House, and such new Court-
House shall be taken, held, and deemed to be the proper Court-
House of Calvert County.


And whereas, by the Act entituled, An Act for emitting and mak-
ing current Ninety Thousand Pounds, Current Money of Maryland,
in Bills of Credit, among other Things it was Enacted, That five
hundred Pounds in each respective County, within this Province,
should be laid out in building convenient Goals in the respective
Counties, near and convenient to the several Court-Houses, under
the Direction and Appointment of the several Representatives of the
several Counties for the Time being. And whereas the said five
hundred Pounds, appropriated by the recited Act aforesaid, for
the building a convenient Goal in Calvert County aforesaid, hath
not as yet been taken out of the office of the Commissioners or Trus-
tees for emitting Bills of Credit established by Act of Assembly,
for the Purpose aforesaid, and that it is thought unnecessary by
this present General Assembly to have any Prison built for the
County aforesaid, until such Time as the Court-House for the said
County is finished and compleated: Be it therefore Enacted by the
Authority, Advice, and Consent aforesaid, That it shall and may be
lawful for the Commissioners aforesaid, or the major Part of them,
to apply to and receive from the Commissioners or Trustees for

[Five hun-
dred pounds
allowed out
of the
for building
a County

emitting Bills of Credit, established by Act of Assembly, the said
Sum of five hundred Pounds current Money now remaining in their
Hands, and for the said Commissioners or Trustees to pay the same
to the Commissioners aforesaid, or the major Part of them, or their
Order; and that such Sum, when so received by the Commissioners
aforesaid, shall be by them, or the major Part of them, applied
towards the building, finishing and compleating the Court-House

p. 470
[The same
to be like-
wise applied
to the finish-
ing of the

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