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1829.                                                                        LAWS OF MARYLAND.

  CHAP. 9.  
is hereby authorised and empowered to remove and bring into
this State from the District of Columbia, at any time after
the passage of this act, a certain negro slave, named Rachel
and that the removal of said woman slave, to this state, shall
not in any manner, entitle her to freedom; Provided, that the
said slave, when removed, shall be registered among the records
of Baltimore county court, or the records of such county
to which she may be removed, within three months after
her removal.
Restriction
    Sec. 2.  And be it enacted, That nothing in this act contained,
shall be construed to authorise a disposition of said slave,
except in cases of disposition of last will and testament, and
dispositions by law, for bona fide debts, or consequent upon
intestacy, in less than three years after the passage of this
act.

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Passed Jan. 18, 1830.
                                        CHAPTER 10.

An act to appoint Commissioners for the purposes of dividing
   Dorchester County into eight separate Election Districts.

    Commissioners
named.
    Section 1.  Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That Henry Cook, (Hills point) Hugh Spedden, John
Spedden, (Cooks Point) Thomas Applegarth and Levin Jones,
Castle Haven, be, and they are hereby appointed Commissioners
to lay off Dorchester county into eight separate Election
Districts and to number the same.
    Directions—location
—return—record.
    Sec. 2.  And be it enacted, That for the creation and establishment
of the eighth Election District of Dorchester county,
it shall be the duty of said Commissioners or a majority of
them, or a majority of the survivers of them, to divide district
number seven, or the Cambridge district, into two Election
Districts, having a special reference in said division, and in
the establishment of the eighth Election District, to the convenience
of the population of said District, (now know as number
seven) inhabiting that part of the county below Cambridge
commonly called and known by the name of the neck, so that
a convenient portion of the said District number seven, may
be erected and laid off by the said Commissioners into a separate
Election District; and having so divided the said county
into eight separate Election Districts, it shall be the duty of
said Commissioners to designate a place in each district at
which the election shall be held, having regard to the convenience
and accommodation of persons attendant upon the elections;
and the said Commissioners shall, on, or before the first
day of July next, deliver to the Clerk of Dorchester county
Court a description in writing under their hand and seals specifying





 
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