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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1773 to April 1774
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Acts. 377


and for erecting a new one by the Name of Harford so far as the
power and authority of the said Commissioners may relate to the
Erecting a Court House and a Prison in the said County of Harford
and all Contracts made by them for such Buildings shall be and are
hereby Suspended and shall not be by them Executed before the end
of the next Session of Assembly anything in the said Act to the
Contrary thereof Notwithstanding —

Liber R. G.

1774

By the lower House of
Assembly April 15.th 1774
Read and Assented to
Signed by order
Jn.o Duckett Cl. Lo Ho
2 sides

On Behalf of the Right
Honourable the Lord
Proprietary of this Prov-
ince I Will this be a Law
Robert Eden

the great Seal
in Wax appendant

By the Upper House of
Assembly April 16:th 1774
Read and Assented to
Signed by Order
James Brooks Cl. Upr Ho

No. 14 An Act to unite the Free Schools of Saint Marys Charles and Prince
Georges Counties


Whereas it is represented to this General Assembly by Sundry the
Inhabitants of Saint Marys Charles and Prince George's Counties
that the Free Schools in the said Counties do not Separately afford a
sufficient encouragement for Proper Masters and that in order to
have the Lands and houses of the said Schools sold and One School
erected at the Place commonly called the Cool Springs in Saint Marys
County and the funds consolidated into One and to further the
Completion of so laudable an Institution Sundry Persons have Sub-
scribed large Sums of Money and have Prayed that an Act might
pass for that Purpose

[Preamble.]

Be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary
by and with the advice and Consent of his Governor and the Upper
and Lower Houses of Assembly and the Authority of the same That
as soon as may be after the end of this present Session of Assembly
there shall be Erected One School for the said Counties of Saint
Marys Charles and Prince Georges at the Place aforesaid Called
the Cool Springs in Saint Marys County which shall be called by
the Name of Charlotte Hall.

[A School to
be erected for
S t Mary's
Charles, and
Prince-
George's
Counties at
the Cool
Springs;]

And be it Enacted that the said School shall be Governed by a
President and twenty One Trustees Seven of whom to be residents
of each of the said Counties and that for the Present His Excellency
Robert Eden Esquire or the Governor or Commander in Cheif of
this Province for the Time being shall be president and the Honour-
able George Plater Esquire the Reverend M.r George Goundrill
John Reeder Thomas Bond Richard Barnes Philip Key and Henry
Greenfield Southeron for Saint Marys County The Honourable
Richard Lee The Reverend M.r Isaac Campbell William Smallwood
Francis Ware Josias Hawkins George Dent and Doctor James Craik
for Charles County and The Honourable Benedict Calvert The Rev-

[To be gov-
erned by a
President
and Twenty-
one Trus-
tees.]
p. 331



 
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