An ACT concerning Costs in Criminal Prosecutions.
BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That for every warrant of a criminal nature
issued by any justice of the peace, and served by any constable, the constable so serving the
same, and producing the person against whom the warrant issued, shall be entitled to receive thirty-
three cents current money for his services.
II. AND BE IT ENACTED, That in all cases aforesaid which shall come before the county courts,
or the criminal court of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for Baltimore county, tor trial and de-
cision, the clerks of the several courts aforesaid shall, if the traverser or person presented be found:
guilty, and there has been in the first instance a warrant served upon the said traverser or party pre-
sented, tax against the traverser aforesaid the constable's costs for serving the said warrant.
III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That in all cases aforesaid which shall come before any of the courts
aforesaid for trial and decision, the clerks of the said courts shall, where the person or persons pre-
sented and tried are acquitted, if there have been a warrant served against the said person or per-
sons by a constable, tax the said constable's costs for service aforesaid against the state.
IV. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the levy courts in the several counties of this state shall levy,
in all such cases last aforesaid described, upon the assessable property in the county, the costs
taxed by the clerk against the state for the service aforesaid.
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An ACT to authorise a Lottery to raise a sum of Money for repair-
ing the Protestant Episcopal Church in the City of Annapolis.
BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That it shall and may be lawful for John
Barber, James P. Maynard, Frederick Green, Henry Maynadier, Jonathan Pinkney, Nicholas
Brewer and Lewis Duvall, or a majority of them, to act as managers, and to propose a scheme of a
lottery for raising a sum of money, not exceeding one thousand dollars, and to dispose of the tickets
thereof; provided the said John Barber, James P. Maynard, Frederick Green, Henry Maynadier,
Jonathan Pinkney, Nicholas Brewer and Lewis Duvall, or such majority of them as shall undertake
to act under this law, shall, before the sale or disposal of any ticket or tickets in said lottery, give
their bond to the state of Maryland, in the penalty, of two thousand dollars, conditioned that they
will well and truly apply so much of the money arising therefrom, within six months after the draw-
ing of said lottery shall commence, as will satisfy the fortunate adventurers for prizes drawn by
them, and after deducting the necessary expenses incurred in said lottery, shall, within six months
after the drawing of said lottery apply the money raised by such lottery to the repairing of the.
Protestant Episcopal church in the city of Annapolis.
II. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said John Barber, James P. Maynard, Frederick Green, Hen-
ry Maynadier, Jonathan Pinkney, Nicholas Brewer and Lewis Duvall, or any one of them, or any.
person or persons acting for them, shall be and they are hereby authorised to sell, dispose of and
vend, any ticket or tickets in any part of this state, free of any cost, charge, license or tax, any
by-law or ordinance to the contrary notwithstanding.
III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That it shall be the duty of the said managers, before they act as,
such, to lodge the bond made and entered into as aforesaid with the clerk of the mayor's court of
the city of Annapolis, there to he recorded, and upon such bond suit or suits may be instituted
against the obligors therein, or any of them, or their legal representatives, for any breach or non-
compliance with the condition of the same.
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