LAWS of MARYLAND.
An ACT for the payment of the journal of accounts.
An ACT to appoint a trustee in the place of William Wilkinson, of Baltimore
county, who is dead. PR.
An ACT to enable Sarah Stokes, wife of Robert Young Stokes, to release
right of dower to certain lots of ground lying in
Harford county. PR.
A Supplement to an act, entitled, An act to appoint an intendant of
This act continues the principal act
for another year, fixes the allowance of the intendant and auditor,
and requires all accounts, passed by the latter, to be
presented to the former, to be entered on his
books. The intendant, in addition to his former
powers, is empowered to draw orders on the treasury,
which, before they can be paid, shall be carried to the
auditor, to be entered on his books.
An ACT to establish a warehouse for the reception and inspection of
at Hamburg, on Wiccomico river, in Saint-Mary's county.
Provided the proprietary of the land
at Hamburg will, within twelve months from the passage of this
act, erect a warehouse, and keep it in repair, it shall,
in all respects, be considered as a public warehouse,
and be subject to the inspector or inspectors at Choptank,
who are to attend it, when required.
||At a SESSION of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY of
MARYLAND, begun and held at the city
ANNAPOLIS, on Monday the first of
in the year of our Lord one thousand
and eighty-four, and ended the 22d
day of January,
seventeen hundred and eighty-five:
laws were enacted.
WILLIAM PACA, Esq; Governor.
An ACT to appoint a trustee to take care of the person and property
Shipley, senior, who is insane. PR.
An ACT to establish a market at the market-house in Chester-town,
in Kent county, and for
the regulation of the said market.
|| WHEREAS it has been represented to this general
assembly, that the
inhabitants of Chester-town and others have erected, on the square
appropriated for a market-place, a convenient market-house, and
that if their market was under a proper regulation it might be rendered
useful to them, and the inhabitants of the said county and the adjacent
| II. Be it enacted,
the general assembly of Maryland, That from and after
the first day of January, in the year one thousand seven hundred and
two days in the week shall be set apart, appointed and held, as market
within the town of Chester aforesaid, to wit, Wednesday and Saturday;
that all victuals and provision whatsoever, brought to the said town
for sale after
the aforesaid first day in January, in the year aforesaid (except fish
that shall be brought by water, and beef by the quarter or larger quantity,
pork by the hog or hogs, all kinds of grain, flour and bread, butter
in firkins, or
other vessels exceeding twenty pounds net, and cheese, beef and pork
or larger casks, live cattle, sheep and hogs, brought either by land
or water) upon
those or any other days, shall be carried to the public market-house
of the said