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Hanson's Laws of Maryland 1763-1784
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1783.                                       LAWS of MARYLAND.

                                            CHAP. XXXVII.
                An ACT for the payment of the journal of accounts.

                                            CHAP. XXXVIII.
An ACT to appoint a trustee in the place of William Wilkinson, of Baltimore
                                        county, who is dead.  PR.
                                            CHAP. XXXIX.
An ACT to enable Sarah Stokes, wife of Robert Young Stokes, to release her
    right of dower to certain lots of ground lying in Harford county.  PR.
                                            CHAP. XL.
A Supplement to an act, entitled, An act to appoint an intendant of the revenue.

    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.

                                            CHAP. XLI.
An ACT to establish a warehouse for the reception and inspection of tobacco,
            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.

    MARYLAND, begun and held at the city of
    ANNAPOLIS, on Monday the first of November, 
    in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred
    and eighty-four, and ended the 22d day of January,
    seventeen hundred and eighty-five:  The following
    laws were enacted.

                    WILLIAM PACA, Esq; Governor.

                                            CHAP. I.
An ACT to appoint a trustee to take care of the person and property of George
                            Shipley, senior, who is insane.  PR.
                                            CHAP. II.
An ACT to establish a market at the market-house in Chester-town,
        in Kent county, and for the regulation of the said market.
Preamble.     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 very
useful to them, and the inhabitants of the said county and the adjacent county:
Market days,
    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That from and after
the first day of January, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five,
two days in the week shall be set apart, appointed and held, as market days,
within the town of Chester aforesaid, to wit, Wednesday and Saturday; and
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 and oysters
that shall be brought by water, and beef by the quarter or larger quantity, and
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 in barrels
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

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