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1808.

NOVEMBER. LAWS OF MARYLAND.

CHAP.

VIII.

length, of the taxes, officers Fees or public dues, demanded of him, her or them, with an affidavit
annexed if required, that he hath not received any part thereof, nor any thing as security or satis-
faction for the same, more than credit given, to the best of his knowledge.

Books to be
lodged, &c.

III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said Nathaniel Rochester, before he derives any benefit from
or under this act, shall lodge a copy of his collection books in the clerk's office of Washington coun-
ty, to be opened for the inspection of all persons interested in the same.

CHAP. IX.

Passed 20th of
Dec. 1808.
Preamble.

An ACT for the relief of Mary Connerly, of Anne-Arundel county.

WHEREAS Mary Connerly, of Anne-Arundel county, by her petition to this general assembly
hath set forth, that she is very poor, near seventy years of age, and from the numerous in-
firmities attendant on old age is rendered totally incapable of procuring a support by labour, and
praying that a law may pass authorising the levy court of Anne-Arundel county to assess and levy a
sum of money for her support, therefore,

Justices to levy
money, &c.

II. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the justices of the levy court of
Anne Arundel county be and they are hereby authorised and directed to assess and levy on the
assessable property of said county a sum of money, not exceeding thirty dollars, for the support and
maintenance of the said Mary Connerly, and that the game be collected and paid, annually, to the
said Mary Connerly, or her order, by the collector of said county,

CHAP. X.

Passed 20th of
Dec. 1808.

An ACT authorising the appointment of commissioners to review
the public road leading through the lands of Elizabeth Charlton
and Mary Sim, in Frederick county.

Preamble.

WHEREAS Elizabeth Charlton and Mary Sim, by their petition have set forth, that the road
leading from Woodsborough to Frederick-town, is in a direction injurious to their lands and
plantations, and that the same may be altered without inconvenience to the public; therefore,

Court to ap-
point commis-
sioners, &c.

II. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the levy court of said county shall
appoint three commissioners, who are hereby vested with full power and authority to enter the lands
of the said Elizabeth Charlton and Mary Sun, and examine and locate the said purposed alteration
of the public road leading from Woodsborough to Frederick-town, and make return to the levy court,
and if it shall appear to the levy court, or a majority of them, that the said alteration will shorten
the distance, and promote the public convenience, the levy court shall direct the alteration to be
made, and the road so altered shall be recorded among the land records of the county, and kept in
repair as other public roads in said county.

Expense to be
paid, &c.

III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the expenses arising in the execution of this act shall be paid
by the said Elizabeth Charlton and Mary Sim.

CHAP. XI.

Passed 20th of
Dec. 1808.

An ACT authorising Thomas J. Pattison, late sheriff and collector
of Dorchester county, to complete his collection.

T. J. Pattison

to collect, &c.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the said Thomas J. Pattison be and he
is hereby authorised and empowered to collect, until the first day of December, eighteen hun-
dred and nine, all balances due him as sheriff and collector of Dorchester county, for the year
eighteen hundred and six, in the same manner as he could or might have done within the time li-
mitted by law, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

To deliver an
account, &c.

II. AND BE IT ENACTED, That it shall be the duty of the said Thomas J. Pattison, before he
proceeds to execute or distrain the property of any person or persons for taxes or public dues in
virtue of this act, to deliver such person or persons chargeable with the same, at least thirty days
previous to levying such execution or distress, an. account, written in words at full length, of the
taxes or public dues demanded of him, her or them, with an affidavit annexed, if required, that he
hath not received any part thereof, nor any thing as security or satisfaction for the same, more than
credit given, to the best of his knowledge.



 
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