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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1867
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tolls upon any carriages or other vehicles, or
horses, going to or returning from any funeral.

Sec. 207. Every toll gatherer, who shall know-
ingly collect any tolls, contrary to the provisions
of the preceding Section, or who shall knowingly
refuge to allow any horse or vehicle going to or
returning from a funeral, to pass without payment
of toll, shall forfeit and pay for every such offence,
a sum of not less than fifty dollars, and not more
than one hundred dollars, one-half to the informer
and the other half to the State; and the Company
or other parties owning such Road, Bridge or Ferry,
shall also be responsible for the same.

Penalty for

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That this Act shall
take effect from the date of its passage.

In force.


AN ACT to authorize and empower the County
Commissioners of Washington county, in their
discretion, to assume such part of the debt of
the Mayor and Councilmen of the town of
Hagerstown, known as the McCausland debt,
as they may deem just and equitable."

Passed Feb.
12, 1867.

WHEREAS, In the Summer of eighteen hundred
and sixty-four, a raid was made into Maryland
by the Confederate Army, under the command of
General McCausland, in which the city of Hagers-
town, of said State, was threatened to be burned
by said McCausland, unless a large sum of money
and a large amount of clothing should be advanced
to the said McCausland, as indemnity for the secu-
rity of the said city from destruction; and whereas,
the Mayor and Council of said city, and its inhab-
itants, did pay the money and furnish the clothing
so required by the said McCausland, to save the
said city from the threatened calamity, the entire
amount of which has since been assumed by the


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