SAMUEL STEVENS, Jr. ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.
Dec. Ses. 1824
fish to be re-
Owners of fi-
sed from in—
2. And be it enacted, That for every barrel or half barrel of her-
rings inspected, there shall he paid by the person requiring said
herrings to he inspected, the sum of three cents and no more, to
the inspector who may inspect the same.
3. And be it enacted, That when any fish are condemned within
the city of Baltimore, the owner or owners thereof, or their agent,
shall have the same removed beyond the limits of said city, within
twenty four hours thereafter, under the penalty of forfeiting and
paying, for each condemned barrel or half barrel of fish, the turn
of five dollars; one half thereof shall be appropriated to the in-
former, and the other half to the use of the state, to be recovered
by a common warrant before a justice of the peace.
4. And be it enacted, That no owner or owners of any fishery
shall be compelled to have his or their fish inspected at his or
their fishery, if intended to be transported to any port or place
within the United States having a fish inspection.
5. And be it enacted, That any act of assembly relative to the
inspection of suited fish, inconsistent with or repugnant to the pro-
visions of this act, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
An act fur the relief of Sellick Osborn, of the City of Baltimore.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mart/land, That Sel-
lick Osborn, be, and he is hereby authorised to prosecute a peti-
tion for the benefit of the insolvent laws of this state, notwith-
standing he may not have resided within the state for two years
next preceding his said application, Provided he shall satisfy the
commissioners of insolvent debtors that he did not come into this
state for the purpose of obtaining the benefit of the insolvent laws
thereof, And provided also, that he comply with all the other terms
and conditions of said insolvent laws.
Levy to com-
An act authorising the appointment of Bailiff's in Rockville in Montgomery
County, and Leonard Town, in Saint Mary's County.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
it shall be the duty of the levy court of Montgomery county to
appoint a bailiff for the town of Rockville in said county.
2. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of the levy court
of Saint Mary's county, if they shall think fit, to appoint bailiff
for Leonard Town in said county; and that the said courts shall be
authorised and empowered to levy on the assessable property of
their respective counties, such sum of money as they may deem
proper to compensate said bailiffs for their services.
3. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of said bailiffs to
attend in said towns on all days of public meeting, Sundays in-
cluded, to suppress riotous and disorderly assemblages of negroes
and mulattoes, and when said bailiffs shall apprehend disorderly
persons under the provisions of this act, it shall be their duty to
take him, her or them before any justice of the peace of the
counties aforesaid, to be dealt with according to the nature of the