NOVEMBER. LAWS OF MARYLAND.
IV. AND BE IT ENACTED, That in case any of the aforesaid commissioners shall die, remove,
or decline to act, the remaining commissioner or commissioners, shall have power to appoint one or
more persons, as the case may be, to fill up such vacancy.
V. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall render a
full and fair account to the levy court of said county, of the receipts and expenditures of all money
by them received and expended in virtue of this act.
A Supplement to the Act, entitled, An Act authorising a Lottery to
raise a sum of Money to purchase a Fire-Engine, and erect Pumps
in the Town of Easton, in Talbot County.
WHEREAS some of the managers appointed in the law to which this is a supplement have
refused to act, by which means said law cannot be carried into full force; therefore,
II. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That James Earle, junior, Thomas P.
Smith, John Bennett, Joseph Haskins and William Clerk, or a majority of them, be and they are
hereby authorised and empowered to carry into full force and effect a law passed at November ses-
sion, eighteen hundred and three, entitled, An act authorising a lottery to raise a sum of money to
purchase a fire-engine, and erect pumps in the town of Easton, in Talbot county.
III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That all power and authority heretofore vested in the managers of
the law to which this is a supplement, be and the same is hereby made null and void.
ber 24, 1810.
An ACT to prevent Nuisance in the neighbourhood of Fisheries on
the River Susquehanna and at the Head of the Chesapeake Bay.
WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly, that persons owning fisheries situate on
the river Susquehanna, and at the head of the Chesapeake Bay, neglect, at the end of the
fishing season, to remove the pickle, cleanse the vessels used in curing fish, and suffer great quanti-
ties of fish to remain on the shore, which becoming putrid incommode and endanger the health of.
the neighbourhood; therefore,
II. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That if any person or persons using fish-
eries or a fishery on the west side of the river Susquehanna, shall for the space of ten days after
the expiration of the fishing season, neglect to remove any putrifying pickle from the fishing shores,
and cleanse the vessels used in curing fish, or suffer quantities of fish to remain and putrify on the
fishing shores, any person thus offending shall forfeit, on proof thereof being made, for the first
offence five dollars, and shall immediately remove such putrid fish and pickle, and cleanse the ves-
sels used in curing the fish, and on refusal or neglect so to do for the space of five days thereafter,
and proof thereof being made, shall forfeit and pay a sum not exceeding twenty dollars for every
III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That all fines and forfeitures incurred under this act shall be reco-
vered as small debts are recoverable before a justice of the peace for the county where such offence
may be committed, one half whereof shall go to the informer the other half for. the use of the county.
ber 24, 1810.
An ACT for the relief of Michael Walton, of the City of Balti-
BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the judges of Baltimore county court
be and they are hereby authorised and directed to extend to Michael Walton, of the city of
Baltimore, the benefit of the act of assembly passed at November session, eighteen hundred and
five, entitled, An act for the relief of sundry insolvent debtors, and the several supplements
thereto, without requiring the said Michael Walton to produce the assent, in writing, of two thirds
of his creditors, as is prescribed by the provisions of the said act and supplements; provided, the
said Michael Walton shall produce to the said county court satisfactory proof, that all property,
effects and claims, to which he is entitled, in possession, remainder or reversion, in Great Britain,
ber 24, 1810.