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Baltimore Wholesale Business Directory and Business Circular for the Year 1845
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170 COURTS IN MARYLAND.—THE STAMP ACT.

COURTS IN MARYLAND

GEORGE R. RICHARDSON, Attorney General.

COURT OF APPEALS.
Western Shore. — Annapolis, Rich'd W. Gill, clerk, 2d
Monday in June and 1st Monday in December.
Eastern Shore. — Easton, Henry E. Bateuian, 1st Mon-
day in June and 3d Monday in November.

COURT OF CHANCERY.
Sits on 2d Tuesday of March, 2d Tuesday of July, 2d
Tuesday of September, and 2d Tuesday of December.

COUNTY COURTS.
Charles —Walter Mitchell, clerk, Port Tobacco, 3d
Monday in March and August.
St. Mary's — W. T. Maddox, clerk, Leonardtown, 1st
Monday in March and August. Register, George Coombs.
Pr. George's — John B. Brooke, clerk, Upper Marl-
borough, 1st Monday of April and 3d Monday in October.
Register, Dr. James Harper.
Cecil — James Sewell, Elkton, clerk, 1st Monday in
April and 3d Monday in October. Register, J. H. Jamar.
Kent — J. N. Gordon, clerk, Chestertown, 3d Monday
in March and September. Register, J. F. Brown,
dueen Ann's — John Tilghman, clerk, Centreville, 1st
Monday in May and November.
Talbot— J. Parrot, clerk, Easton, 3d Monday in May
and November. Register, John H. Harris.
Calvert— A. R. Sollers, clerk, Pr. Fredericktown, 2d
Monday in May and October.
Anne Arundel — Jos. H. Nicholson, clerk, Annapolis,
3d Monday in April and 4th Monday in October. Regis-
ter, Benjamin E. Gantt.
Howard District of Anne Arundel County— John L.
Moore, clerk, 2d Monday in March and 3d Monday in
September.
Montgomery — N. J. Stonestreet, clerk, Rockville, 1st
Monday in March and 2d Monday in November.
Caroline — J. H. Fountain, clerk, Demon, 2d Monday
in March and October. Register, William A. Ford.
Dorchester — Dr. Jackson, clerk, Cambridge, 1st Monday
in April and 4th Monday in October. Register, Thomas
H. Hicks.
Somerset — Wm.T. G. Polk, clerk, Princess Anne, 3d
Monday in May and November. Register, Sam. W. Jones.
Worcester — Gordon M. Handy, clerk, Snowhill, 1st
Mond. in May and 2d Monday in November.
Frederick — W. B. Tyler, clerk, Frederick City, 4th
Monday in February and October. Register, Thomas
Sappington.

I. NEVITT STEEL, Deputy for Baltimore Co.

Washington — Isaac Nesbit, clerk, Hagerstown, 4th
Monday in March and 3d Monday in November.
Alleghany — Henry Bruce, clerk, Cumberland, 3d Mon-
day in April and 2d Monday in October.
Harford— Harry D. Gough, clerk, Bel Air, 3d Monday
in May and November. Register, C. W. Billingslea.
Carroll — Dr. Shower, clerk, Westminster, 1st Monday
of April, and September.
Baltimore County — Augustus W. Bradford, clerk, for
city civil business, 1st day of January, May, and Septem-
ber. For county business, 1st Monday in April and No-
vember. Register, David M. Ferine.
Baltimore City Criminal Court — William H. Gatcliell,
clerk, Louis Servary, assistant clerk, 1st Monday in Feb-
ruary, June, and October.

JUDGES OF THE ORPHANS' COURTS.
Harford County — Thomas A. Hays, Samuel Bradford,
and David G. McCoy.
Anne Arundel — William Brewer, Sr., Joseph N. Stock-
ett, and Dr. Stephens Gambrill.
Washington— Thomas Keller, Otho H. Williams, and
Charles G. Lane.
Frederick — Gideon Bantz, George Bowlus, and Wash-
ington Burgess.
Prince George's — Thomas Duckelt, John Hodges, and
Thomas J. Marshall.
Baltimore City and County — Sits every day, except
Sundays raid Holidays. — Edward D. Kemp, Peter Leary,
and Dr. John Readel. David M. Ferine, clerk and re-
gister of Wills.
Calvert— John Beckett, George W. Weems, and Alex-
ander Somerville.
Charles — John Ferguson, Josias Hawkins, and Walter
M. Miller.
Cecil— Wrn. Torbert, Benedict Craddock, and George
Gate.
Caroline — Abraham Jump, William Jones of C., and
Charles Willis of E.
Talbot — John Slevens, Joseph Bruff, and George
Dudley.
Dorchester — James Thompson, Arthur Bell, and Jas.
Dixon.
Somerset — Dr. James Stewart, John J. Dashiell, and
Samuel S. Boggs.
Worcester — J. T. Taylor, Ebenezer Hearn, and Tho-
mas L. Timmons.
Howard District— Charles S. Ridgely, William W. Wat-
kins, and Isaac C. Anderson.

THE STAMP ACT.

AN ACT imposing duties on Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange, Specialities and other
Instruments of Writing, to aid in paying the debts of the Stale.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General As-
sembly of Maryland, That from and after the
tenth day of May next, there shajl be levied, col-
lected and paid "in this Stale, the several stamp
duties following: for every skin or piece of vel-
lum, or parchment, or sheet or piece of paper or
other material, upon which shall be printed or
written any or either of the instruments of writ-
ing following, to wit : on any bond, obligation,
single bill or promissory note or notes, made or
executed in this State above one hundred dollars,
and note made or issued by any incorporated
Bank of this State, and on any foreign or inland
bill of exchange or other evidence of debt above
one hundred dollars, whether endorsed or other-
wise, and whether made or issued by any incor-
porated institution, individual or firm, according

to the following scale, that is to say — If not ex-
ceeding two hundred dollars, ten cents ; if above
two hundred dollars and not exceeding three hun-
dred dollars, fifteen cents ; if above three hundred
dollars and not exceeding five hundred dollars,
twenty-five cents ; if above five hundred dollars
and not exceeding one thousand dollars, fifty
cents ; if above one thousand dollars and not
exceeding fifteen hundred dollars, seventy-five
cents ; if above fifteen hundred dollars and not
exceeding two thousand dollars, one dollar; if
above two thousand dollars and not exceeding
three thousand dollars, one dollar and fifty cents ;
if above three thousand dollars and not exceed-
ing four thousand dollars, two dollars; if above
four thousand dollars and not exceeding five
thousand dollars, two dollars and fifty cents ; if



 

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