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CHARLES RIDGELY, OF HAMPTON, ESQ. GOVERNOR.

city of Baltimore, any law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.

    1816.

CHAP. 268.

                                            _____
 
                                   CHAP. CCLXIX.
A Supplement to the act*, entitled, An act to Incorporate a Company
    to open the navigation of Zachia Run. 
Lib. TH. No. 5, fol. 
    442.

Passed Feb. 5, 1817.
*  1811, ch. 191.
    WHEREAS, several of the persons named as commissioners in
the act to which this is a supplement, have died and removed from
Charles county, before the commencement of the operations authorised
by the said act, and it being found inconvenient to procure
the attendance of a majority of the commissioners for the purposes
designated therein, and it being also discovered that the sum to be 
raised by lottery would be insufficient for the object intended to be
effected thereby; to remedy which,
Preamble.
    1.  BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That 
William Penn, Edward Edelin, Joseph Barker, Raphael Boarman,
be appointed in the place of Jesse Jameson, Smith Hardkin, and
Joseph Simpson, deceased, and of John B. Morris removed, and
that any five of the whole number of the commissioners shall have
full power and authority to do and perform all matters and things
which might or could be done by the whole of the said commissioners,
or a majority of them, and that upon the death, resignation,
or removal out of Charles county, of any one of the commissioners
aforesaid, upon his declining to act, those managers who shall
undertake to discharge the several duties to them assigned, or any
five of them, shall have the power to fill all such vacancies as shall
from time to time arise in manner aforesaid, until the duties shall
be performed.
Additional commissioners
appointed.
    2.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the sum to be raised by the
scheme of a lottery mentioned in the said act, shall be extended to
fifty thousand dollars, and it shall be lawful for the said corporation
to sell or dispose of the said tickets or scheme of the lottery
aforesaid, within the city and precincts of Baltimore, or elsewhere.
Sum to be raised.
    3.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners, or any
five of them, shall have power to appoint the periods and places
necessary for receiving subscriptions under the act to which this is 
a supplement.
Subscription.
                                            _____
 
                                    CHAP. CCLXX.
An Act to lay out and make public a Road in Dorchester County.  Lib.
                                  TH. No. 5, fol. 443.

Passed Feb. 3, 1817.
    1.  BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That 
Doctor Clement Stanford, Doctor William Jackson, and William
Sherman, be and they are hereby authorised and required to survey,
lay out and open, a road not exceeding thirty feet in width,
from Chickone gate, in Dorchester county, through the Indian-Town,
down to the Walnut Landing, in the said county; Provided
that the said road shall not pass through the buildings, yards, gardens
or orchards, of any person or persons, without the consent
of the owner or owners thereof.
Road authorised
to be laid out.
    2.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the commissioners aforesaid shall
cause a plot and certificate of the said road so surveyed, laid out
and opened, to be lodged in the office of the clerk of Dorchester
county, on or before the first Monday in June next, to be laid before
Plot and certificate
to be lodged
in clerk's office.


 
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