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CHAP. 180.

*  Ch. 110.

                                LAWS OF MARYLAND.

or any one of them, are hereby authorised and directed to extend
to Jacob Bantz, of the city of Baltimore, the benefit of the act of
assembly passed at November session, eighteen hundred and five*,
entitled, An act for the relief of sundry insolvent debtors, and the
several supplements thereto, without requiring the said Jacob Bantz
to produce the assent, in writing, of two-thirds of his creditors, as
is prescribed by the provisions of the said act and supplements.


Passed Jan. 7, 1812.
                                    CHAP. CLXXXI.
An Act to annul the Marriage of John Henry Hoskyns, and Anne his
Lib. TH. No. 3, fol. 231.

Passed Jan. 7, 1812.
                                    CHAP. CLXXXII.
An Act to regulate and discipline the Militia of this State.  Lib. TH.
                                       No. 3, fol. 231.

    Supplementary, and other acts, ch. 213; June 1812, ch. 5, ch. 9; November
1812, ch. 128; May 1813, ch. 11, ch. 15, ch. 19; December 1813, ch. 172; 1814,
ch. 111, ch. 113, ch. 114; 1815, ch. 84; 1816, ch. 148, ch. 243; 1817, ch. 136,
and ch. 228.
Who shall be subject
to militia duty
and who shall be

    1.  BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That 
all able bodied white male citizens, between eighteen and forty-five
years of age, residents in this state, except the vice-president of the
United States; the officers judicial and executive of the government
of the United States; the members of both houses of congress, and
their respective officers; the members of the executive council and
their clerks; the chancellor, the judges of the county courts, and
the clerks of those courts; the judges of the court of oyer and terminer
and gaol delivery, of Baltimore county (a), and the clerk of 
that court; the register of wills of the different counties of this
state; the register in chancery; the registers of the land office of the
eastern and western shore; and clerks of the court of appeals, and
the members of the legislature of the state, and their clerks, whilst
in session; the professors and masters of all colleges and public
schools; school-masters and practising physicians; all custom-house
officers, with their clerks; all post-officers and stage drivers, who
are employed in the care and conveyance of the mail of the post-office
of the United States; all ferrymen employed at any ferry on
the post road; all inspectors of exports; all pilots; all mariners actually
employed in the sea service of any citizen or merchant within
the United States; all mariners actually engaged in the coasting
trade from one state to another; the treasurers of the western and
eastern shore, and auditor; and also, all ministers of the gospel,
regularly ordained, licensed or recognized by any religious society;
all quakers, menonists, tunkers and persons conscientiously scrupulous
of bearing arms (b), shall be subject to do militia duty under
this act; Provided, that no person shall be exempted from militia
duty, on account of conscientious scruples, who shall not produce
to the captain or commanding officer of the district where he resides,
a certificate from a licensed preacher of the gospel, or signed by
the proper officer of the religious society, to which such person may
belong, (except where no such society shall exist that recourse
may be had to,) in substance as follows, to wit:  " I, the subscriber,

    (a)  By 1816, ch. 193, styled Baltimore City Court.
    (b)  By section 12, every person hereby exempted, except those under the act
of congress, and ministers of the gospel, to pay three dollars annually.

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