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Session Laws, 1813
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Maryland, in the penalty of twenty thousand dollars,
conditioned, that they will well and truly conduct the
drawing of said lottery, and apply the money arising
therefrom, within six months after the drawing thereof,
to the payment of the prizes drawn therein, to the ad-
venturers to whom they shall be due, and to the necess-
ary expences incurred in the management thereof, and
the residue towards the building of a market house in
the eastern precincts of Baltimore.


3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said bond
shall be lodged with the clerk of Baltimore county court,
to be by him recorded among the records of the said
county, and upon such bond, or any office copy thereof,
suit or suits may be instituted for any breach or non-
compliance with the condition thereof.

Tickets may
be sold free of

4. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the commission-
ers aforesaid, or a majority of them he, and they, or any
person or persons appointed by them, are hereby autho-
rised to dispose of and sell all or any of the tickets in
said lottery in any part of the state, and in the city of
Baltimore, exclusive of any control of the same, by the
corporation of said city, any law or usage to the contra-
ry notwithstanding.


Passed Jan.
28, 1814.
Foreign de-
crees shall not
be conclusive
evidence with-
in the jurisdic-
tional limits of
the U. States.

An act concerning sentences of foreign courts.
Section 1. BE IT ENACTED by the General Assem-
bly of Mart/land, That no sentence, judgment or
decree, final or interlocutory, of any judge, court,
board, council or tribunal, having or exercising
municipal, admiralty or prize jurisdiction, without the
limits of the United States and its territories, shall be
conclusive evidence in any case or controversy in the
courts of this state, of any fact, matter or thing therein
contained, stated or expressed, except of the acts and
doings of such foreign judge, court, board, council or


tribunal; Provided always, That nothing in this act con-
tained shall be so construed as to impair or destroy the
legal effects of any such foreign sentence, judgment or
decree on the property affected or intended to be affected


thereby; And provided also, That nothing herein con-
tained shall extend to any suit or action now depending
in any of the courts of this state.


Passed Jan.
31, 1814.

Letters tes-
graded in the
District of Co-
lumbia, recov-
erable in Mary-

An act authorising persons to whom letters testamentary
or of administration have been or may be granted in
the District of Columbia, to prosecute and recover
claims in this state.
Section 1. BE IT ENACTED by the General Assem-
bly of Maryland, That it shall be lawful for any per-
son or persons to whom letters testamentary or of ad-
ministration hath been or may hereafter be granted by

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