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Session Laws, 1800
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republic, to desert, in their distress, those of their fellow-citizens who have rendered important services in distinguished
stations, whilst high honors and great rewards attend public services in other forms of government;
Resolved unanimously, That there be granted to the said Francis Ware half pay as lieutenant-colonel, (rated
according to the establishment when he retired from service,) from the date of this resolution, and during the
remainder of his life; and that the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby authorised and directed to 
pay the same to the said Francis Ware in quarterly payments.

    Resolved, that the governor and council be and they are hereby authorised to employ some person or persons
to stop the leak in the roof of the stadt-house, and to paint the external part, the expences attending the
same to be paid out of the five hundred pounds subject to the appropriation of the governor and council.


    Resolved, That the governor and council cause the laws compiled by William Kilty to be distributed and forwarded
as follows:  To the chancery court one copy, to the chancellor one copy, to the court of appeals one
copy, to each judge thereof one copy, to the general courts each one copy, to each judge thereof one copy,
to the judge of the criminal court of Baltimore one copy, to the governor and council, and each member thereof,
one copy, to the senate two copies, to the house of delegates, two copies, to each county court one copy, to
each judge thereof one copy, to each orphans court one copy, to the land-office western shore one copy, to the
land-office eastern shore one copy, to the treasury of western shore one copy, to the treasury of the eastern shore 
one copy, to the executive of each state one copy, to the house of representatives of the United States one copy,
to the senate of the United States one copy, to the secretary of state one copy, to the editor one copy, to each
member of the general assembly one copy, to Saint-John's college one copy, to Washington college one copy,
to each of the incorporated schools one copy, to the mayor's court in the city of Annapolis one copy, to the
mayor's court in George-town one copy, to the mayor and city council of Baltimore one copy, to the library
company of Baltimore one copy, to the attorney-general one copy, to the clerk of the senate one copy, to assistant
clerk of senate one copy, to the clerk of the house of delegates one copy, to assistant clerk of house of
delegates one copy.

    Resolved, that the chancellor, upon bill or petition being filed by Robert Courtenay, in relation to his purchase
of the state of Maryland of a tract of land called Part of Carroll's Scrutiny, lying in Baltimore county,
be authorised to proceed upon said bill or petition, and to ascertain the deduction, if any, that ought to have
been made from the purchase money of said land, in the same manner as if said Courtenay had, at any time
heretofore, filed said bill against the state of Maryland; and that on said deduction, if any, being decreed, and
the decree being presented to the treasurer of the western shore, he pay the amount thereof to the said Robert
Courtenay out of any unappropriated money which may be in the treasury.

    Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore do pay, out of any unappropriated money, to the mayor
and city council of Baltimore, the sum of two thousand dollars, to be applied by the said corporation to the relief
of such persons as are or may be in a suffering condition from the effects of the yellow fever which has
lately prevailed in said city.

    Whereas the compensation allowed to the trustee under the act respecting the creditors and debtors of this
state, passed at November session, seventeen hundred and ninety, after the first year, is inadequate to the services
required of him.  Resolved, That the said trustee shall be entitled to receive, as an additional compensation for
his services for the present year, the sum of two hundred dollars.

    Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby authorised and required to pay to the
adjutant-general of this state for the time being, the sum of five hundred dollars, and no more, in quarterly payments,
as his salary for the year eighteen hundred and one, provided the adjutant-general reside or keep an office
at the seat of government.

    Whereas it is represented to this general assembly, that negro Ben, the slave of Thomas Wing, of Caroline
county, was tried and convicted of murder at the eastern shore general court, held at the court-house in the
town of Easton, in September, eighteen hundred, which said sentence was commuted, and that the said slave was
valued by the court to the sum of eighty pounds current money; therefore, Resolved, That the treasurer of
the western shore pay to the said Thomas Wing, or order, the sum of eighty pounds current money, the valuation
of the said negro slave Ben.

    Resolved, that the chancellor, upon bill or petition being filed by James Lytle, in relation to a purchase
made by Nathaniel Ramsey from the commissioners of confiscated property, part of a tract of land called Jones's
Inheritance, being part of the property of the Principio company, lying in Harford county, heretofore assigned
by said Ramsay to James Lytle, and by the chancellor, in behalf of the state of Maryland, conveyed to said



 

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