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Session Laws, 1817
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a negro man slave named Limerick, and to have and hold the said
negro man, in the same right as if he had never been taken out of
this state; provided that the said Daniel C. Holliday shall not be
authorised to sell the said negro out of the state of Maryland.


Dec. Ses. 1817


An act, entitled, A supplement to the act for opening and 1
extending North-Street in the City of Baltimore.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That ]
the city commissioners of Baltimore be and they are hereby cm- l
powered, to open and extend North street, on the cast side of
Jones's Falls, from the point of its intersection with High-street,
fifty feet in width, including the foot pavement, measuring from
Humes' warehouse, standing on the south east corner, and run*
ning through the same width, until its eastern boundary line inter-
sects Jones's-street, at the south west corner of Gilbert Middle-
ton's dwelling house, and the said street, when so opened and ex-
tended, shall be deemed and taken, and is hereby declared to be, a
public street and highway for ever thereafter.
2. And be it enacted, That the mayor of the city of Baltimore
be and he is hereby empowered to appoint five freeholders, inha-
bitants of the city, and not interested in the premises, commis-
sioners, who after having given at least ten days notice in one or
more of the public papers in Baltimore, and first being duly
sworn, proceed to assess and value what damages will be sustained
by any person or persons whomsoever, by reason of opening and
extending the aforesaid street, agreeably to the several provisions
contained in the first section of the law to which this is a supple-
3. And be it enacted, That all such parts of the original law that
are inconsistent with the provisions of this supplement, be and the
same are hereby repealed.

Passed Jan 2.

North-street to
be extended.

Freeholders to
assess dam-



An act to establish a Bank and Incorporate a Company un-
der the title of The Farmers Bank of Leonard-Town.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That a
bank to be called and known by the name of The Farmers Bank of
Leonard-Town, shall be established at Leonard-Town, in Saint-
Mary's county.
2. And be it enacted, That the capital of the bank shall be limited
to one hundred thousand dollars, lawful money of the United States,
to consist of five thousand shares of twenty dollars each.
3. And be it enacted, That a book of subscription for the said ca-
pital shall be opened at Leonard-Town under the direction of
Enoch J. Millard, Joseph Harris and James Forrest, or any two
of them, on a day by them appointed for that purpose, and
notified in the most public places of the county, and else-
where, as shall seem most expedient to the commissioners afore-
said, at least three weeks previous thereto, who shall meet on the
day so appointed for receiving subscriptions, at ten A. M. and con-
tinue the same open till five P. M. and if the subscriptions shall
exceed the capital, the commissioners shall apportion the same a-
mong the subscribers by proportional deductions, so the whole be

Passed Jan. 6.

Bank to be


Books to be
opened for

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