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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1773 to April 1774
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200 Assembly Proceedings, November 16-December 23, 1773.

Liber R. G.
1773

and applied towards the Building of the Court House and Prison
now to be erected in Harford County.

[Justices of
Baltimore
County to
levy 154666
lb. of To-
bacco to-
wards build-
ing a
Court-
House and
Prison in
Harford
County.]

Be it therefore enacted that the Justices of Baltimore County shall
be and they are hereby authorized and required to assess and Levy
by two equal Assessments the next Year and the Year afterwards
with their Public County Levy the Quantity of one hundred and
fifty four thousand six hundred and sixty six pounds of Tobacco
in and upon the Taxable Inhabitants of Baltimore County together
with the Sheriffs Salary of five Per Centum for Collection which said
Quantity of Tobacco so to be Assessed and Levied shall be collected
by the Sheriff of Baltimore County from the Taxable Inhabitants
thereof in the same Manner as other Public and County Levies are by
Law collected and the said Tobacco when collected shall be paid by the
said Sheriff to the Commissioners aforesaid and shall be by them

p. 241

applied towards Building the Court House and prison in the said
County of Harford.

[Justices of
Harford
County to
levy 200000
Ib. of To-
bacco for
the same
Purpose.]

And be it enacted that the Justices of Harford County shall be
and they are hereby authorized and required to assess and levy with
the Public and County Levy by two equal Assessments in the next
Year and the Year afterwards the Quantity of two hundred thou-
sand Pounds of Tobacco together with the Sheriffs Salary of five
per Centum for Collection which said Tobacco so to be assessed
and Levied shall be collected by the Sheriff of Harford County
from the Taxable Inhabitants of the said County in the same Man-
ner as other Public and County Levies are by Law collected which
said Tobacco when collected shall be paid by the said Sheriff to the
Commissioners aforesaid and applied by them towards Building the
Court House and Prison aforesaid for the said County —

[Commis-
sioners to
contract for
building the
Court-
House and
Prison.]

And be it enacted That the Commissioners aforesaid or the major
part of them shall be and they are hereby authorized and required
to contract and agree for the Building of the said Court House and
Prison which said Court House and Prison shall be built and
erected on the Land to be purchased as aforesaid in or adjoining
to Bush Town on the Head of Bush River and the said Town after
the Commencement of this Act shall be called Harford Town —

[Causes, &c.
depending in
Baltimore
County
court before
March 2, to
be prose-
cuted, &c.]

And be it enacted That all Causes Pleas Process and Pleadings
which now are or shall be depending in Baltimore County Court
before the second Day of March next shall and may be prosecuted
as effectually as they might have been had this Act never been made —
And in Case any Deeds or Conveyances of Lands in Harford
County have been or shall be before the Division aforesaid acknowl-
edged according to Law in Baltimore County the Enrollments or
recording thereof within the Time limitted by Law either in the
County Court of Baltimore County or in the County Court of
Harford County shall be good and available the Division aforesaid
Notwithstanding —



 
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