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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1771 to June-July, 1773
Volume 63, Page 282   View pdf image (33K)
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282 Assembly Proceedings, October 2-November 30, 1771.

Liber R. G.

the same produce a Certificate signed by the Person administrating
the said Sacrament and attested by two Witnesses.

By the Lower House of
Assembly November
1771. Read & assented to,
Signed by Order,
Jn.o Duckett Cl. Lo. Ho.

On Behalf of the Right
Honble the Lord Pro-
prietary of this Province
I Will this be a Law.
Rob.t Eden.

By the Upper House of
Assembly, Nov.r 20 1771.
Read & assented to.
Signed by Order,
U Scott Cl. Up. Ho.

The Great Seal
in Wax appendant

No. 28

An Act to levy on the Taxable Inhabitants of Baltimore County
the Quantity of three hundred thousand Pounds of Tobacco for
finishing and compleating the Court House and Prison of the
said County.


Whereas it appears to this General Assembly that the Sum of
one thousand nine hundred & sixty three Pounds nineteen Shillings
& ten Pence hath been received by the Commissioners appointed
by the Act of Assembly, entitled an Act for erecting a Court House
& public Prison in Baltimore County in the Town of Baltimore and
for making Sale of the Old Court House & Prison that the further
Sum of seven hundred & fifty Pounds seventeen Shillings hath been
received by them for Subscriptions amounting together to two
thousand seven hundred & fourteen Pounds sixteen Shillings and ten
Pence that one hundred & thirteen Pounds twelve Shillings & six
Pence i« still outstanding due from Subscribers who are thought
solvent & forty eight Pounds two Shillings & six Pence from
subscribers who are thought to be insolvent. That the Sum of two
thousand seven hundred & seventy six Pounds seventeen Shillings &
nine Pence hath been expended by the said Commissioners & actually
paid by them in and about the Purposes aforesaid, and that there
are still some Accounts not yet paid or brought in with which they
stand chargeable so that it appears that the said Commissioners
have actually paid & advanced sixty two Pounds & eleven Pence
more than they have actually received.

p. 149

And Whereas it appears to this General Assembly that after the
said Prison was finished and the Night before it was to have been
delivered to the Sheriff the same was burnt down and hath been
since rebuilt and delivered to the Sheriff & that the Walls of the first
Story of the Court House are carried up but the Joists not on some
of the Materials for further prosecuting the Building of the Court
House being already purchased & many Materials necessary for
compleating it being still wanting.

[Justices of
County to
levy 300,000

Be it enacted by the Right Honorable the Lord Proprietary by
and with the Advice & Consent of his Lordship's Governor and the
Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly and the Authority of the

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