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Session Laws, 1898 Session
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teen hundred there shall not be, for the purpose of City taxation,
any increase in the present assessment of such property as it is
now assessed ; and all property in the said territory which is
not now assessed, but which may be within the same period
liable to assessment, shall be assessed at the same rate as sim-
ilar property is now assessed in said territory ; and during the
said period, up to the year nineteen hundred, the City of Balti-
more shall expend within said territory an amount at least equal
to the amount of revenue derived from taxation on the basis
herein set forth from the said territory, in affording to the resi-
dents within said territory the rights and privileges accorded
to and enjoyed by the residents within the other wards of said
City; but nothing in this section shall be so construed as to
require the expenditure by said City of any greater sum. From
and after the year nineteen hundred, the property, real and
personal, in the said territory so annexed shall be liable to tax-
ation and assessment in the same manner and form as similar
property within the other wards of said City may be liable;
provided, however, that after the year nineteen hundred, the
Baltimore County rate of taxation for the year eighteen hun-
dred and eighty-seven shall not be increased for City purposes
on any landed property within the said territory unt'l avenues,
streets or alleys shall have been opened and constructed
through the same, nor until there shall be upon every block of
ground so to be formed, at least six dwelling or store hordes
ready for occupation.

5. The annexation to the City of Baltimore of the territory
described in the Act of 1888, Chapter 98, shall not affect the
right of any turnpike or toll-road company heretofore chartered
by this State from collecting tolls upon such parts of their said
roads as lie within said territory, nor shall any provision in the
charter of said companies which prohibits the erection of a
toll-gate within one mile of Baltimore City, operate to require
the removal of any toll-gates now located within said territory.
But the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore shall have the
power to purchase or condemn from said companies such por-
tions of their several turnpike roads as lie within the City, or to


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