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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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4164 ARTICLE 18.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 18, sec. 3. 1860, Art. 17, sec. 3.

3. They may use a common seal, and may change the same at their
pleasure.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 18, sec. 4. 1860, Art. 18, sec. 4.

4. As often as any one of the said trustees shall die, resign, remove

out of the county or become incapable of acting, the county commissioners
shall elect one of the citizens of said county in his place.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 18, sec. 5. 1860, Art. 17, sec. 5.

5. Any male citizen of the county over twenty-one years of age shall
be qualified to act as trustee for the almshouse.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 18, sec. 6. 1860, Ait. 17, sec. 6.

6. The person so elected shall, before acting as such trustee, take before

some other of the trustees the following oath: "I, A. B., do swear that
I will duly and faithfully discharge the duties and trusts committed to
me as a trustee for the poor of Queen Anne's county, according to the
best of my skill and knowledge, so help me God."

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 18, sec. 7. 1860, Art. 17, sec. 7.

7. Any person elected as trustee who shall wilfully refuse or delay
to take upon himself said office, and qualify as aforesaid, shall forfeit

and pay the sum of twenty-five dollars; but no member of the general
assembly, clergyman, attorney or practising physician, shall be obliged
to accept said office, or forfeit as aforesaid for refusing to accept; and

no judge, justice of the peace or sheriff, or any one who has not the quali-
fication to be a member of the general assembly, shall be eligible thereto;
and no person shall be compellable to serve in less than three years after
he has served or paid the forfeiture for refusing to serve.

P. L. L,, 1888, Art. 18, sec. 8. 1860, Art. 17, sec. 8. 1918, ch. 60.

8. The said trustees shall meet between the first and tenth day of
November, yearly, at the Almshouse in said County, and appoint a fit
person to be overseer of the Almshouse, and such other proper officers and
servants as they may deem necessary, and the said trustees shall pay said
overseer, other proper officers and servants such compensation as they in
their judgment may deem proper and adequate.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 18, sec. 9. 1860, Art. 17, sec. 9.

9. They shall require the said overseer to enter into bond, with good

and sufficient securities, payable to the said trustees, in the penalty of five
hundred dollars, for the faithful performance of his duties.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 18, sec. 10. 1860, Art. 17, sec. 10.

10. They may remove said overseer and all other officers appointed
by them, at their pleasure, and appoint others in their places.

 

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