LAWS OF MARYLAND.
be confirmed by the jury by this section directed to be summoned,
the party or parties appealing shall pay the whole expense
|Not to be opened
through any building,
| 3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners
open the aforesaid road through any building, garden, orchard or
meadow, of any person, without first obtaining his, her or their
consent, in writing.
| 4. AND BE IT ENACTED, That each of the said
shall receive for their services two dollars for each day's necessary
attendance, to be paid by the said Anthony Thompson, William
M. Robertson, Charles Jones, Horatio Jones and Ezekiel Fitzchew.
Passed Jan. 28, 1814.
An Act to prevent Geese and Swine from going at large in the Town
of Rockville, in Montgomery County. Lib. TH.
No. 4, fol. 164.
This act repealed by 1817, ch. 79.
Passed Jan. 28, 1814.
An Act to fix and regulate the quality of Silver Plate, manufactured
and sold, or offered for sale, in the City of Baltimore,
and for other
purposes. Lib. TH. No. 4, fol. 164.
A Supplement 1814, ch. 106.
|Plate, &c. shall be
| 1. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly
of Maryland, That
from and after the first day of August next, no silversmith, or
other person whatsoever, shall sell, exchange, or expose or offer to
sell or exchange, in the city of Baltimore, any silver vessel, plate,
or manufacture of silver whatsoever, over the weight of five pennyweights,
and less in fineness than eleven ounces pure silver to
every pound troy, which shall not be stamped or marked in a conspicuous
manner, with the stamp or mark of the assay officer,
whose appointment is hereinafter provided for, upon paid that every
such silversmith, or other person so offending, shall for every
such offence forfeit and pay the sum of one hundred dollars, to be
recovered and disposed of as hereinafter is directed, and for default
of not paying down the penalties on conviction, shall be
committed by the court in which judgment shall be given thereon
to the common gaol of the county, there to remain and to be kept
for any time not exceeding the space of twelve months nor less
than six months, or until payment be made of the said forfeiture,
and also upon pain that such silver vessel, plate, or manufacture
of silver, which shall be sold, exchanged, or exposed or offered for
sale or exchange, without having the stamp or mark thereon as by
this act is hereinafter provided for, shall be forfeited, one moiety
thereof to the mayor and city council of Baltimore, for the use of
the said city, and the other moiety thereof to such person or persons
who shall sue for and recover the same.
to send memorandums
office. His duty.
| 2. AND BE IT ENACTED, That from and after
the first day of
August aforesaid, every working silversmith, and other manufacturer
of silver whatsoever, who shall at any time or times work or
make, or cause to be wrought or made, any silver vessel, plate, or
manufacture of silver whatsoever, by this act required to be marked
or stamped by the assay officer as aforesaid, shall from time to
time send, with every parcel of such silver, to his assay office, a