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RESOLUTIONS.

147

59.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, be, and he is hereby di-
rected to pay to Capt. James Cochran of Cecil county, or to his order, the sum
of two hundred dollars, as a compensation for his services during the revoluti-
onary war.
60.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, be, and he is hereby di-
rected to pay to James White, of Montgomery county, or to his order, during
life, in quarterly payments, annually, a sum of money equal to the half pay o
a private, as a further compensation for his services during the revolutionary war.

Passed Feb.
24, 1823.
Capt. James
Cochran com-
pen's $200.

James White,
half pay pri-
vate.

61.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, be, and he is hereby di-
rected to pay to Mary Richards of the city of Baltimore, or to her order, an-
nually, in quarterly payments during life, a sum of money equal to the half pay
of a private, for her husband, Paul Richards services during the revolutionary
war.

Passed Feb
24, 1823.
Mary Rich-
ards half pay
of Paul Rich-
ards.

62.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, be, and he is hereby di-
rected to pay annually, in quarterly payments to Clement Sewell, of the Dis-
trict of Columbia, late an ensign in the Maryland line in the revolutionary war,
or to his order, a sum of money equal to the hall pay of an ensign, as a remu-
neration for the gallant services rendered his country during the struggle for
our glorious independence.

Passed Feb.
24, 1823.
Clement Sew-
ell half pay
ensign.

63.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to each member of the
legislature, with the clerks and other officers, such per diem as they may be
entitled to, since the closing of the journal of accounts up to the 25th February,
inclusive, and that the committee of claims furnish the said treasurer with a
list of members, clerks and other officers so entitled.

Passed Feb.
24, 1823.
Per diem pay-
ment of.

64.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to Jeremiah Hughes,
Esq. or order. the sum of twelve dollars, for printing the additional report of
the committee of ways and means, and a list of laws passed this session, which
work has been performed since the journal of accounts was closed.
65.
The committee of pensions and revolutionary claims having received infor-
mation that Samuel Davis, a drummer, and William Gudgington a private,
both of Kent county, who are on the pension list, and are actually receiving
annual pensions, were never in the service of the state, or of the United States.
Therefore resolved, That they be stricken off of the pension list.

Passed Feb.

24, 1823.
J. Hughes,
printing $12.

Passed Feb.
24, 1823.
Samuel Davis
&Wm. Gudg-
ington, struck

off pension
list.

66.
Whereas, It appears that many of the papers and proceedings in the chan-
cery office, remain unrecorded, during the time that Samuel H. Howard, Ni-
cholas Brewer, James P. Heath, and Thomas H. Bowie, acted as registers of
said court, and which papers they ought to have had recorded, inasmuch as
they received payment for the same, by the parties interested therein; there-
fore,
Resolved, That the present register in chancery, be, and he is hereby autho-
rised and required to proceed to examine all the unrecorded papers in his office,
and ascertain as near as practicable, the probable cost of recording said papers,
calculating the cost, at the same rate he now receives per side, for recording pa-
pers of a similar nature, and report the result of his examination to the govern-
or and council, and also to the next legislature, stating distinctly the amount it
will cost to record the papers and proceedings, which each of the aforesaid re-
gisters ought to have had recorded, in compliance with the existing laws.


Passed Feb.
24, 1823.
Records of
Chancery
court not re-
corded.

67.
Resolved, That the governor and council be, and they are hereby requested
to cause a notice to be published in all the newspapers of this state, giving no-
tice to the justices of the levy courts of the several counties to meet on the first
Monday in May next, to levy the sums directed by the act of December session
1822, for raising a revenue for the support of government, also that they cause
to be published an abstract of the acts of December session 1819, and the acts
of December session 1821, relating to licenses required to be taken out by re-
tailers of dry goods, importers and wholesale merchants.

Passed Feb.
24, 1823.
Public notices
ordered.

No. 68.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, pay to Ann Spedden of
the city of Baltimore, or to her order, for life, in quarter annual payments, the
half pay of a lieutenant, as a remuneration for her late husband Edward Speddens
service's during the revolutionary war.
No. 69.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to Sarah Smith of the
city of of Baltimore, or to her order, annually in quarterly payments, the half
pay of a captain, during life, as a further remuneration for her husband, Captain
Nathaniel Smith's services, during the revolutionary war.

Passed Feb.
22, 1823.
Ann Spedden,
half pay lieut.
Passed Feb.
22, 1823.
Sarah Smith,
half pay, cap
tain.



 
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