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JOHN FRANCIS MERCER, .ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR. NOVEMBER.

1802.

the western shore and two on the eastern shore, in each year, at such times and places as the future
legislature of this state shall direct and appoint.

C H A P,

CVIII.

II. AND BE IT ENACTED, That from and after the said first day of March, eighteen hundred and
four, this state shall be divided into five judicial districts, viz. Saint-Mary's, Calvert, Prince-
George's ana Charles counties, shall be the first district; Caecil, Kent, Queen-Anne's and Taibot
counties, shall be the second district; Anne-Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties, shall be the
third district; Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset and Worcester counties, shall, be the fourth district;
and Washington, Frederick, Montgomery and Aliegany counties, shall be the fifth district;; and that
there shall be appointed for each of the said districts two persons of integrity and sound judgment
in the law, who shall reside in the district; for which they shall be appointed, who shall be styled in
their commissions District Judges of the County Courts in such district; and there shall be appoint-
ed for each of the counties of this state one person of integrity, experience and knowledge, resi-
dent, of the county for which he shall be appointed, who shall be styled in the commission Associate
Judge of the County Court of the county for which he shall be appointed; and the said district judges
in their respective districts, together with the said associate judge in the respective counties, shall
compose the county court; and the county courts so established shall have, hold and exercise, all
the powers, authorities and jurisdictions, that the general court and county courts of this state has
heretofore held, used and exercised, except the appellate jurisdiction of the general court; and that
the county courts shall hold their sessions in the respective counties at such times and places as the
future legislature of this state shall direct and appoint.

State to be di-
vided, &c.

III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if this act shall be confirmed by the general assembly, after the
next election of delegates, in the first session after such new election, as the constitution and form
of government directs, that in such case this act, and the alterations and amendment of the con-
stitution and form of government therein contained, shall be taken and considered, and shall con-
stitute and be valid, as a part of the said constitution and form of government, to all intents and
purposes, any thing in the said constitution and form of government contained to the contrary not-
withstanding.

If confirmed,
to be a part of
the constituti-
on.

IV. AND BE IT ENACTED, That all and every part of the constitution and form of government
that relates to the court of appeals, or the general court, as now established, or to the judges there-
of, or that is in any manner contrary to, or inconsistent with, the provisions of this act, be and are
hereby dectared to be repealed and abolished, on the confirmation hereof

CHAP. CIX.

Part of the
constitution re-
pealed.

A Supplement to an act, entitled. An act relating to writs of capias
ad satis faciendum, passed at November session, seventeen hundred
and eighty-nine.

Passed 8th of
January, 1803,

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That in ease any writ of capias ad satisfacien-

dum has been or shall be issued out or the court of chancery, on which there hath been or
shall be an arrest of the defendant or defendants, if the plaintiff or plaintiffs, with the consent of
the defendant or defendants, have elected, or shall elect, not to call the said execution during the
term to which it was or may be returnable, it shall be lawful for such plaintiff or plaintiffs to pto-
ceed against every such defendant or defendants, and his, her or their heirs, devisees, executors or
administrators, by a new execution, or such other process as the native of the case may require,
for such sum o£ money or tobacco as may remain unsatisfied on his, her or their judgment or decree,
in the same manner that he, she or they, might have done if such defendant or defendants had not
been arrested on the former writ of execution.

CHAP. CX.

In certain cases
plaintiff may
proceed, &c.

A Further supplement to the act, entitled, An act for the valuation
of real and personal property within this state, passed November
session, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-seven.

Passed 8th of
January 1803,

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the commissioners of the tax for the
city and county of Baltimore respectively, shall be and they afe hereby authorised and required
to appoint assessors throughout the said county and city, to ascertain and discover all improvements
that have been made on any land within the said county and city since the last valuation of real and
personal

Commissioners
to appoint as-
sesscrs, &c



 
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