THOMAS SIM LEE, Esq; Governor.
of tobacco, to the master or mistress of such apprentice, servant or
slave, to be
recovered with costs, upon complaint of the said master or mistress,
before a justice
of the county where such ordinary-keeper lives.
| XVIII. And be
it enacted, That an act of assembly, made at a session of assembly,
begun and held at the city of Annapolis, the twenty-eighth day of October,
one thousand seven hundred and twelve, entitled, An act restraining
and keepers of public houses from entertaining of sailors, to the prejudice
of trade and commerce; and that an act of assembly, made at a session
held in the year one thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight, entitled,
for licensing ordinary-keepers, hawkers, pedlers, and petty chapmen;
and also an
act to render the recovery of the penalty for selling liquor without
certain, passed at a session of assembly, begun and held at the city
on the sixteenth day of November, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-three,
be and are hereby repealed.
| XIX. And be
it enacted, That in all cases where no different mode of recovery
or application is appointed by this act, all and every fine and forfeiture,
by this act, shall and may be recovered, in any court of record, by
debt, bill of indictment, or information, with costs, by him, her or
will sue or prosecute to effect for the same; and that one half of
all fines and forfeitures,
to be incurred for any breach of this act, where the same is not otherwise
given or applied, shall be to him, her or them, who will sue or prosecute
for the same; and the other half thereof shall be paid to the sheriff
county in which the recovery shall happen.
&c. are to be
| XX. And be it
enacted, That the several sheriffs aforesaid shall be allowed at
and after the rate of five per cent. on all monies by them respectively
virtue of this act, and the said sheriffs shall, yearly and every year,
on or before
the first day of October, pay all the monies by them received in virtue
of this act,
except their commission aforesaid, into the hands of the treasurers
of the respective
shores where received, to be by the said treasurers from time to time
to the general assembly.
| XXI. And,
for the better discovery of offenders, Be
it enacted, That the clerk
of the several county courts shall, at every such court, at the time
the grand jury, deliver to them a list of all persons in his county
to whom licences
shall have been granted, and shall be allowed in the public levy, for
therein, at the discretion of the justices of his county; and it is
and declared to be the duty of the grand jury, to present every person
against the said act, and the constables shall be sworn up at every
county court to
the grand jury.
to deliver a
| XXII. This act to continue for and during
the space of seven years, and to the
end of the next session of assembly which shall happen after the expiration
said seven years.
A Supplement to the act for the assessment of property
within this state.
To levy the further sum of £.
20 in the hundred, at two payments.
An ACT for the relief of certain nonjurors.
An ACT relating to fines, forfeitures and penalties, and to establish
to witnesses, and fees of constables.
To continue until the end of the next
session. A similar continuance by the act of June, 1780, ch. 9.
An ACT for the relief of Richard Colegate and John