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Journal of the House of Delegates, 1808
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46 VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS, NOVEMBER SESSION, 1808.

NEGATIVE.
Hebb Reynolds Chapman Edmondson Beall Bennett J Thomas S Thomas

Blakistone Blake Dorsey Gale Boyle Baer R Steuart M'Mahon

Hopewell Grahame Parnham Cottman Wilson J H Thomas Carroll Tomlinson 14

So it was resolved in the affirmative.
ORDERED, That Mr. Ennalls, Mr. Wright, Mr. Dorsey, Mr. Seth and Mr. Parnham, be a committee to pre-

pare and bring in the same.

ORDERED, That the governor and council be requested to transmit to this house a statement of the salary
allowed to the armourer at Frederick-town, and his accounts for the last year.

A petition from John Scott, of the city of Baltimore, praying a special act of insolvency, was preferred, read,
and referred to Mr. Bland, Mr. Dorsey, Mr. R. Steuart, Mr. Chapman and Mr. J. H. Thomas, to consider and
report thereon.

A petition from William Crockett, of Somerset county, praying his title to certain lands may be confirmed,
was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Cottman, Mr. Gale and Mr. Bayly, to consider and report thereon.

A petition from Elizabeth Lansdale and Clement Brooke, of Prince-George's county, praying that part of the
real estate of Isaac Lansdale, deceased, may be sold, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Herbert, Mr.
Chapman and Mr. Beall, to consider and report thereon.

A petition from sundry inhabitants of the upper district of Dorchester county, praying an alteration in the
place of holding the election, was preferred and read, and, on motion, leave given to withdraw said petition.

Mr. Carroll, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act for the benefit of the cor-
poration of the Roman catholic clergymen; which was read the first time and ordered to lie on the table.

Mr. Beall, from the committee, delivers to the speaker the bill, entitled, An act to authorise the county court
of Prince-George's county to grant a commission to mark and bound the land therein mentioned, as amended;
which was read the first and second time by especial order, and passed.

The bill to authorise and empower the levy court of Worcester county to assess and levy a sum of money for
the purpose therein mentioned, the bill to authorise and empower the levy court of Worcester county to levy
annually a sum of money on the assessable property of said county for the use of Joseph Tilghman, his
young child, and other afflicted children, were read the second time, passed, and sent to the senate by the clerk.

The clerk of the senate delivers the bill for the support of Esther Jarman, of Worcester county, and the bill
to enlarge the powers of the trustees of the poor of Montgomery county, severally endorsed, " will pass. " Or-
dered to be engrossed. And the bill for the relief of Harriet G. Wynkoop, endorsed " will pass with the pro-
posed amendments; " which amendments were read, agreed to, and the bill ordered to be engrossed.

ORDERED, That the communication from the executive, relative to the contingent expenses, be referred to
the committee of claims.

ORDERED, That the supplement to the act, entitled, An act relating to the public roads of Talbot county, be
recommitted.

The bill to authorise John Done to manumit a certain negro slave therein mentioned, was read the second
time, passed, and sent to the senate by the clerk.

A petition from George Churchman, of Caecil county, praying that a patent may issue on the lot therein men-
tioned, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Porter, Mr. Mitchell and Mr. Young, to consider and report
thereon.

A petition from lieutenant John M'Cay, an old revolutionary officer, praying some relief, was preferred, read,
and referred to Mr. Porter, Mr. Chapman and Mr. Hebb, to consider and report thereon.

The following resolution was read.

RESOLVED, That all proceedings against John Wilkins, and his securities, on a judgment obtained against
them on account of n balance dim to the state by the said John Wilkins, as sheriff of Somerset county, be and
are hereby suspended until the first day of January, eighteen hundred and ten, and also that the said John Wil-
kins, and his securities, be and they are hereby released from the payment of the nine per cent, per annum of
the fifteen per cent, interest chargeable on the principal of the balance due the state, on condition only that the
said John Wilkins, and his securities, shall punctually pay to the treasurer of the eastern shore, on or before the
first day of January, eighteen hundred and ten, the principal of the balance due the state, with interest on the
same at the rate of six per cent, per annum, together with ell costs on said judgment; provided, that the judge-
ment aforesaid shall continue and be in forte, notwithstanding the suspension directed by this resolution, and
that if the said John Wilkins, and his securities, shall fail in the said payment, they shall thereby forfeit the
benefit of this resolution, and shall be liable to be proceeded against immediately for the whole of the said debt
and costs, and the fifteen per cent, interest now payable thereon.

A petition from sundry inhabitants of Queen-Anne's, Talbot and Caroline counties, praying for a bridge over
Tuckahoe creek, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Willis, Mr. Seth, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Hopper and
Mr. Bayard, to consider arid report thereon.

Mr. Randall, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled. An act to authorise and empower
trie levy court of Baltimore county to levy and assess a sum of money for the support and maintenance of
Richard Bond, and a bill, entitled. An act in favour of Elam Miller, of Baltimore county; which were read
the first time and ordered to lie on the table.


 

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