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Session Laws, 1824
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Dec. Ses. 1824

Passed Feb.
26, 1825..


An act to repeal part of an act passed at December session, eighteen hun-
dred and six.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the
proviso contained in the second section of the act passed at Decem-
ber session, eighteen hundred and six, entitled, An act to restrain
the evil practices arising from negroes keeping dogs, and to pro-
hibit them carrying guns or offensive weapons, be, and the same is
hereby repealed.

Passed Feb.
26, 1825.
and running.

Books open-
Capital $60,


Form of sub-


An act to incorporate the Rockrun Turnpike road company.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That a company be incorporated to make a turnpike road, commen-
cing at the Little Falls of Gunpowder, where the Havre de grace
turnpike crosses said stream, or at some point on said turnpike road,,
which they Under ail circumstances shall think most advantageous,
and running to the Susquehanna Bridge at Rockrun, in as straight a
direction as the nature of the ground and other circumstances will
admit; and from the east end of said bridge to the Maryland line,
in a direction to Staunton, in the state of Delaware, crossing North
East creek at Gilpins bridge, in as straight a line as the nature of
the ground will admit, to be located by the president and managers
hereafter to be appointed under the provisions of this act.
2. And be it enacted, That subscription books be opened for x
capital of sixty thousand dollars, in shares of twenty-five dollars,
each; and that subscriptions be taken in the city of Baltimore, un-
der the direction of Joseph Townsend, Joseph Jamison, John
Kelso and William Meteer, or any three of them. In Harford
county, at Abington, under the direction of Charles S. Sewell,
James Bellingslea and John Rouse, or any two of them, at Rock-
run, under the direction of Doctor John Archer, Thomas Jeffery
and William Stevenson, or any two of them. In Cecil county at
Port Deposit, under the direction of Thomas L. Savin, George
Kidd, and John Creswell, or any two of them; at the Brick meet-
ing house, under the direction of Joseph Harlan, Cyrus Oldham
and William Townsend, or any two of them. At Elkton, under
the direction of John Evans, William Rickets, William Garrett,
Joseph Gilpin and John Jordan, or any three of them, who are
hereby appointed commissioners, for the purposes aforesaid, who
shall on or before the first Monday of May, in the year eighteen
hundred and twenty-six, procure books, and in each entre as fol-
lows, viz: "We whose names are hereunto subscribed, do promise
to pay to the president and managers of the Rockrun turnpike road
company, the sum of twenty-five dollars for every share of stock,
in said company, set opposite to our names respectively; witness
our hands, this------------day of--------;—, eighteen hundred and
twenty-five," and shall give notice in two of the public papers in
Baltimore, and in the news papers printed in Elkton and Belle Air
for one month, at least of the times when, and places where the said
books will be open to receive subscriptions of stock for said compa-
ny, at which times and places the said commissioners shall attend
and permit all persons who shall offer to subscribe in person, or by

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