Resolved,. That all proceedings on a judgment rendered against John Clare,
late Sheriff of Calvert county, and this securities, be and they are hereby sus-
pended until the first day of September 1825; Provided, That the said John
Clare shall pay to the treasure of the western shore, one halt of the debt due
to the state with all interest and costs, on or before the first day of September
1824; and the other half with all the interest and any additional costs that may
accrue on or before the first day of September 1825; Provided, That it the first
payment is not punctually made at or before the time specified, then this re-
solution shall be considered null and void,
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore be, and he is hereby author-
ized and directed to credit the said John Clare with the of sum ninety-nine dol-
lars, or such part of the same, us may be proven to the satisfaction of the trea-
surer that the said Clare is entitled to a credit for, on account of certain amercia-
ments charged by the state to the said John Clare, the list of which ho con-
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tends never was put in his hands for collection.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore is hereby directed to pay
the account of any editor for newspapers furnished the legislature during this
session which may be allowed by the governor and council.
Resolved, That all proceedings on the judgment obtained at the suit of the
state against Benjamin G. Jones, formerly Sheriff of Harford county and his se-
curities, be, and the same are hereby suspended until the first day of November
eighteen hundred and twenty-four; Provided, That the said Benjamin G. Jones
shall on or before the first day of November next, pay one hall of the judg-
ment aforesaid, with six per cent interest and costs, and the remaining halt with
interest and any additional costs that may accrue on or before the first day of
November eighteen hundred and twenty four; Provided, That if the first pay-
ment aforesaid, is not punctually made at the time herein specified, then this
Resolution shall be considered null and void.
Whereas, The Potomac Company have laid out and expended all their capi-
tal in the prosecution of the object of its corporation, and have borrowed large
sums of money to further their interest, and to carry on their operation which
they arc now utterly tumbled to pay; And whereas, The states agent the last
year directed suit to be instituted against the said company for the debt due the
stale by them, and they having no funds or means whatever of paying the said
claim, the state would thereby only incur expense and cost, which cannot be
refunded her; Therefore,
Resolved, That the suit ordered by the Agent of the state against the Poto-
mac Company, for the debt due the state, be forthwith dismissed on the payment
of the costs of said suit by said company, and that a further time of two" years
against to be
be granted to the said company to pay the said claim in.
Resolved, That the Register of Wills of Anne Arundel county, be, and he is
hereby authorised to remove the records of the prerogative office, remaining in
his office, and now under his care, to the fire proof office in the court house of
Anne Arundel county for the safe keeping of the records of the orphans' court
of said county; Provided, The levy court of said county shall give permission
office may be
for the said removal.
Resolved further. That if the said records be so removed, the governor and
council be, and they are hereby authorised to appropriate the apartment in the
state house, heretofore occupied by said records, to the safe keeping of the re-
cords of the court of appeals of this state, which at present are deposited in the
general court room; And provided, The expence of said removal shall not ex-
ceed the sum of one hundred dollars.
Court of ap-
to be removed
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to the Reverend Mr.
Ryland, or his order, the sum of one hundred dollars, and to the Reverend Mr.
Rafferty, or his order, the sum of one hundred dollars, out of any unappropri-
ated money in the treasury, for their services as chaplains during the present
Resolved, That the printer of the daily journal of each branch of the legisla-
ture be directed to complete the same, and that he transmit one copy of such
part of said journal as shall not have been furnished to the legislature before the
close of the session, to each member of the legislature, and the executive are
hereby directed to settle with him agreeably to his contract with the commit-
tee of claims, for the printing of the journal of the house of delegates, from
page 572 and for the printing of the journal of the senate, from page 330 at
the rate of 60 cents per page.
to be comple-