LAWS of MARYLAND.
An ACT to increase the allowance of justices of
the peace and jurymen.
The same continuance as ch. 27.
An ACT for the relief of
certain collectors of the public assessment.
An ACT for the payment of the journal of accounts.
||At a SESSION of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY
of MARYLAND, begun and held at the
ANNAPOLIS, on Monday the twelfth of June, in
the year of our Lord one thousand
and eighty, and ended the 5th day
of July: The
following laws were enacted.
THOMAS SIM LEE, Esq; Governor.
An ACT to authorise the commissioners appointed by the act for the
supply of flour and other provisions for the army, to
hire or impress vessels and
See the act of November, 1779, ch.
An ACT to procure a loan.
This act appoints several of the most
respectable men in each county, to solicit loans, in bills of credit,
tobacco, or specie, for which they are to give receipts. Upon such
receipts being produced to the western
shore treasurer, he is to issue to the owners certificates,
bearing interest from the day of the loan, and
payable (if for specie) within one year after the conclusion of the war,
or within three years from the
date; if for tobacco, within three years, and to be discountable out of
the public assessment; and, if for
paper, payable by the first of January next, or discountable as aforesaid.
All monies borrowed on a late requisition of the executive,
with the interest, to be likewise discountable
out of the assessment of the lender, or paid him out of the first money
that shall come into the treasury.
An ACT for a new and speedy enrollment of the militia.
This act is only supplementary to the
militia act which has expired.
An ACT for the relief of Zachariah Forrest, collector of the tax for
An ACT for the payment of certain certificates.
Viz. those issued under the act of
November, 1779, ch. 32. One half to be paid by either treasurer
out of the £. 10 tax, which is to be brought into the treasury by
the 10th of July next. The other
half out of the second £. 10 tax, to be brought in by the 10th of
An ACT for the relief of Thomas Williams, collector of the assessment
An ACT for the adjournment of Charles county court.
From the 27th of June, instant, to
the 5th of July.
An ACT for sinking the quota required by congress of this state of
the bills of
credit emitted by congress.
This act begins with the following
Whereas, on the eighteenth day of March, in the year
one thousand seven hundred and eighty, congress
passed an act in the following words: " These United States having
been driven into this just and
necessary war, at a time when no regular civil governments were established,
of sufficient energy to enforce