LAWS OF MARYLAND.
county, to be recorded among the records of said county, and when
the same shall have been laid out, cleared, made and opened, as
directed by this act, the said road shall for ever thereafter be deemed
a public highway, and shall be kept in repair as other public
roads of Talbot county.
|Old road may be
| 6. AND BE IT ENACTED, That after said road
shall be considered
by the said commissioners as fit for use, it shall and may be
lawful for said commissioners to stop up the old road which leads
from or near the aforesaid ferry, to the Methodist meeting-house,
near Mr. Lloyd's gate, and also the road leading from the old
meeting-house, near Mr. Gibson's gate, to the overseer's house on
Mr. Lloyd's farm, called the New Design.
|Vacancies, how to
| 7. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if any of the commissioners
named in this act shall die, resign, or refuse to act, the remaining
commissioners, or a majority of them, shall and they are hereby authorised
to supply such vacancy by the appointment of another person.
and refusing to
pay to be proceeded
against in law.
| 8. AND BE IT ENACTED, That when the said commissioners,
a majority of them, shall ascertain the respective sum or sums in
their judgment due from those persons benefitted or interested as
aforesaid by changing the said toad, he, she or they, so refusing
to pay the same, shall be proceeded against in law for the recovery
of the same, and may plead this act in justification; and it is further
enacted, that the commissioners shall levy the expense on the landed
property only in said neck.
Passed Dec. 25.
An Act for the payment of the Journal of Accounts. Lib.
3, fol. 13.
|| WHEREAS it appears by the journal of accounts of
that there is due from this state the sum of twenty-one thousand
four hundred and fourteen dollars and forty-seven cents;
| 2. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly
of Maryland, That
the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby authorised
and required, to pay the several persons, their executors, administrators,
assigns or orders, or to such of them, as shall offer to receive
the same, the several sums of current money allowed to them
respectively, as they appear to be settled and ascertained by the
said journal of accounts, out of any money now in the treasury, or
that shall come into the treasury, subject to the appropriation of
the general assembly.