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Session Laws, 1832
Volume 547, Page 259   View pdf image (33K)
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CHAP. 223.

An act to provide for the repairs of the public roads in
Calvert County.

Passed Mar. 12, 1833

Section 1. Be it, enacted by the General Assembly, of
Maryland, That the Commissioners of Calvert county, or
a majority, be and they are hereby authorised and required
to levy on the assessable property of Calvert county, what-
ever sum they may, in their .discretion, think requisite to
carry into effect, the provisions of this act, for preserving,
repairing, and altering the public roads in said county.

Levy authorised

for roads

Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That the Commissioners of
Calvert county, shall annually appoint one supervisor for
every hundred as now laid out and known in said county,

Appointment .ii^mi1."™1"1 "

whose duty it shall be, whenever requisite, to call upon all
taxable persons residing in the hundred of which he is a
supervisor, for hands, horses, and ploughs, specifying at
least one week in advance, the day upon which the said
hands, horses, or ploughs will be wanting, and the place-
where; and the person owning said hands, horses, or

Who is authorised

to call for hands

ploughs, shall be entitled to the following sums, to wit:
for each male above the age of eighteen years, and under
fitly, the sum of fifty cents per day; for each male, under
the age of eigteen years, and for each female, twenty-five
cents per day; and for each horse and plough, fifty cents

Wages therefor.

per day; Provided, however, that no person shall be com-
pelled, or be permitted to send hands, horses, and ploughs,
or work upon any road after the amount due such person
for hire of hands, horses or ploughs, shall amount to the
full sum of their county charges.


Sec. 3. And be it enacted, That no supervisor shall
work upon any road with a less number than four hands,
or a greater number than ten, and it shall be the duty of

Number of hands


said supervisors to make returns semi-annually, under oath,
to the said commissioners, in writing, the number of hands
employed on each particular clay, specifying the sex and
age, to whom belonging, and also the number of. horses
and ploughs, and to whom belonging; and the said com-

Supervisors report

missioners shall give to each and every person a certificate
of such amount as may appear from the returns of the

Certificates for


said supervisors, to be respectively due, and the collector
of tax of Calvert county shall receive said certificates in
full or in part pay, as the case may he, for county charges.


To be received in


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