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Session Laws, 1820
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CHAP. 164.

warrant., and return, 33⅓ cents. For serving warrant, and return,
33⅓ cts. For serving summons, and return, 16 cts. For scieri facias,
and return, 33⅓ cts. For inflicting stripes agreeably to the judgment
of a justice of the peace, 50 cts. For delivering a person committed
over to the jailor, 50 cts. For dispersing tumultuous meetings of ne-
groes, per year, such sum as the levy court may think proper, not
exceeding $8 00. For taking up runaways, each runaway, $6 00.
For levying fieri facias, and return, 2½ cts. For serving execution
on body, and return, 12½ cts. Fur summoning jury of inquest, for
each person summoned 12½ cts. For serving attachment for con-
tempt, 50 cts. For levying distress for lent to be paid by the party
distraining, unless in cases where the property had been removed
from the premises, $1 25. For summoning and swearing ap-
praisers on distress for rent. 33⅓ cts.

Allowance for
serving execution
or fieri facias.

2. And be it enacted, That on the service of any execution or
fieri facias, the constable, for receiving the amount due thereon,
shall be entitled to receive for the same at the rate of seven and
a half per cent commission on the first twenty-six dollars and
sixty-six and two thirds cents, and three per cent commissions on
the residue.

Penalty for re-
ceiving greater
fee than allowed.

3. And be it enacted, That if any constable shall take or re-
ceive, either directly or indirectly, any greater fee or reward than
what is allowed by this act for such services, he shall forfeit the
sum of one hundred dollars for every such offence, one half to go
to the school funds of the several counties of this state, and the
other half to the informer thereof, to be recovered in the county
court of the county where the offence shall be committed, or the city
court of Baltimore, if in the city of Baltimore, by bill of indictment.

Passed Feb. 15, 1821.

New board of
commissioners ap-
pointed for Mont-


A Further Supplement to the act, entitled, An act for the distribution of a Cer-
tain Fund, for the purpose of establishing Free Schools in the several Counties
therein mentioned.

1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
Upton Beall, Thomas A. Brook, William Wilson, Howard
Griffith, John H. Riggs, William Wilson, of John, George B.
Hays, Thomas T. Wheeler, Basil Darby, John Rabbit, and Tho-
mas Gettings, be and they are hereby appointed and substituted as
a separate independent board of commissioners of the school
fund for Montgomery county, in lieu of the persons heretofore
appointed; which commissioners herein named shall have and ex-
ercise all the power and authorities vested in the commissioners
for Montgomery county by the act to which this is a further sup-
plement, and they may supply all vacancies happening in their
board, so that the same shall always consist of at least eleven

Authorised to call
on treasurer, &c.

2. And be it enacted, That the said commissioners be and they
are hereby authorised and required, to call on the treasurer of
the western shore of Maryland, who is hereby authorised and re-
quired to pay over the money, and transfer the stock appropriated
to said county, to the said commissioners, or their authorised
agent, to be appropriated by the commissioners herein named as
is directed by the act to which this is a further supplement.

Any law inconsis-
tent with this re-

3. And be it enacted, That any law inconsistent with the pro-
visions of this act, be and the same is hereby repealed.

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