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CHAP. 155.


Passed Mar. 1,1832

A supplement to the act, entitled , An act for regulating and
inspecting Weights and Measures, used in this State.

Place of keeping
tar standards, &c.
in Harford county.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That from and after the passage of this act, the stan-
dard of weights and measures, now in the possession of the
keeper of the same, for Harford county, shall be deposited
in the office of the commissioners of said county; and said
keeper is hereby required to deliver them to the clerk of
said commissioners, and there to remain, for the trial and
correction of the several weights and measures belonging to

Clerk of Commis-
sioners. duty there-

the citizens of said county; and it shall be the duty of the
clerk of the commissioners, upon application, to try and cor-
rect, brand, and mark and stamp the same, by the said stan-
dard; for which services the said clerk shall receive six cents,
for each weight, measure or scale beam, by him adjusted, to
be paid by the person making the application.

Authority to ap-
point a keeper, &c

Sec. 2 And be it enacted, That the commissioners of said
county may, at their discretion, appoint a keeper of the
standards of weights and measures, who shall take possession
thereof, and perform all the duties herein required to be per-
formed by their clerk, and shall be entitled to the same com-
pensation, for such services; and the said keeper hereby au-
thorised to be appointed, shall give bond to the commission-
ers aforesaid in the penal sum oi five hundred dollars, condi-
tioned for the safe keeping of said standards of weights and
measures, and the performance of the duties prescribed by
this act.

Penalty for using
deficient weights
or measures.

Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That if any person or persons
in said county, shall sell by any weights or measures, too
light or small, he or they shall be liable to a penalty not ex-
ceeding twenty five dollars, for each and every offence, upon
conviction by indictment in the county court.

Repealing clause.

Sec. 4. And be it enacted, That all such part or parts of
the original act, to which this is a supplement, so far as it or
they may relate to Harford county, be, and the same arc
hereby repealed,



Passed Mar.2,1833

An act to Incorporate the Savings Institution of Emittsburg-

Corporate privita-
ges grained.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Ma-
ryland, That David Gamble, Henry Rickenburgh, Isaac

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