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Journal of the House of Delegates, 1805
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applied by the said Samuel Moale, as trustee aforesaid, to the benefit of the creditors of the said Alexan-

By order, C. GIBSON, clk.
Which was read.

Mr. Cox, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act authorising the late collectors
of public taxes in Caecil county to complete their several collections; which was read the first and second time
by especial order and passed.

A petition from John R. Caldwell, of the city of Baltimore, praying that a law may pass authorising the jus-
tices of the late district court to take order in his case as an insolvent debtor, was preferred, read, and referred
to Mr. Stephen, Mr. Ellicott and Mr. Plater, to consider and report thereon.

The amendment proposed to the additional supplement to an a6l, entitled, An act relating to negroes, and to
repeal the acts of assembly therein mentioned, was read the second time, agreed to, and the bill ordered to be

The bill to authorise and empower the levy court of Anne-Arundel county to assess a sum of money for the
purpose therein mentioned, was read the second time and passed.

Mr: Lloyd, from the committee, delivers to the speaker the following report:

THE committee to whom was referred the memorial of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and
Delaware canal company, beg leave to report, that they have considered the same, and are of opinion that the
request of the memorialists is reasonable and highly deserving legislative patronage; this opinion of your com-
mittee is predicated on the ground of the immense advantages, both local and general, derivable from the exe-
cution of a work such as that in which the memorialists are engaged. Your committee are fully impressed
with the idea that the aid of the legislature, if given to this grand and stupendous work, as requested by the
memorialists, will certainly insure that of the Pennsylvania legislature, and as the interest of Maryland will be
so considerably advanced by the completion of this work, your committee, in their zeal for her welfare, and
especially her agricultural interests, strongly recommend to the legislature the adoption of the subsequent re-

RESOLVED, That the legislature of Maryland, highly sensible of the immense advantages which this state
would derive from, the execution of the Chesapeake and Delaware canal, for effectuating which a company was
incorporated by a law passed at November session, in the year seventeen hundred and ninety-nine, and consi-
dering it to be sound policy to invest at all times the money of the public in those funds which "will most con-
duce to their interests, will subscribe for and in behalf of the state for one hundred shares in the stock of the
said Chesapeake and Delaware canal.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby authorised to subscribe for and in
behalf of the state for the said shares, and to advance to the directors of the said stock, out of any unappro-
priated money in the treasury, the amount of what has been called in on each share by the directors, and the
balance as the same shall be called for.

By order, C. GIBSON, clk.
Which was read.

The house proceeded to the second reading of the bill relating to hawkers and pedlers; on progression, the
question was put, That the words " on the eastern shore, be inserted in the first clause after the word " mer-
chandise?" Determined in the negative.

On motion, the question was put, That the further consideration of said bill be referred to the next general
assembly ? Resolved in the affirmative.

The clerk of the senate delivers the following message:

BY THE SENATE, January 15, 1806.

WE have dissented from the resolution passed your house in favour of Jesse Jarrett, of Harford county.
In dissenting from this resolution the senate are not to be understood expressing an opinion on the propriety of
the claim, but because they consider the subject more proper for the decision of the chancellor, who can
examine as to the existence of the alleged facts and the equity of the claim. If your house will origi-
nate a resolution referring the claim to the determination of the chancellor, it will meet with the assent of
the senate.

By order, T. W. HALL, clk.

Which was read.
The resolution in favour of Jesse Jarrett, endorsed, " dissented from. " The bill to incorporate a company to
make a turnpike road from the line of the district of Columbia where it crosses the post-road leading from
George-town to Frederick town, through Montgomery and Frederick counties, to Frederick-town, the bill to
establish permanent salaries for the judges of the six judicial districts in this state, and the bill to withdraw the
funds from Washington and Saint-John's colleges, and subject the same to the appropriation of the legislature,
severally endorsed, " will pass. " Ordered to be engrossed.

The following message was agreed to,


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