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Session Laws, 1809
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RESOLUTIONS.

RESOLVED, That the governor and council be and they are hereby authorised and empowered, in all cases of
debts due to this state, where judgments have been obtained, and the defendants are subject to execution, upon
application being made to them, and being fully satisfied that the said debt for which an indulgence is prayed
for is well and sufficiently secured, and upon such applicant paying ail the interests and costs due thereon, to stay
any further proceedings against such debtor until the meeting of the next general assembly; provided, that any
judgment upon which proceedings may be stayed as aforesaid shall continue and remain in full force, and exe-
cution may be issued thereon at any time after the expiration of such stay.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore pay unto John Sullivan, messenger to the court of chan-
cery, the sum of fifty dollars, as a compensation for his services for the last year.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby authorised and required to pay to
John Brewer, clerk to the house of delegates, the sum of sixty dollars; to William S. Green, assistant clerk to
the house of delegates, the sum of one hundred dollars; to Thomas Rogers, clerk to the senate, the sum of
thirty dollars; to James Harwood, assistant clerk to the senate, the sum of sixty dollars; and to Louis C. Gas-
saway, the sum of eighty dollars, out of any unappropriated money in the treasury, as a further compensation
for the extraordinary duties performed by them during the present session.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to the examiner-general of the western shore such
sum, in addition to his fees for the year one thousand eight hundred and nine, as shall amount to the sum of
three hundred pounds current money, and the examiner-general shall lay before the general assembly, at their
next session, the amount of fees by him received, on oath, for the ensuing year.

RESOLVED, That the judges of the respective county courts of this state be and they are hereby requested
to view and inspect the books and records of the offices of the clerks of their respective county courts, and that
the judges of the orphans courts of the respective counties of this state be and they are hereby requested to
view and inspect the books and records of the registers of wills, and that they have free access to the same,

with power to swear any deputy-clerk in the office respecting said books and records, and that they, or any two
of them, report to the legislature, at their next session, the state, order and condition, of the said books and
records, and whether the judicial proceedings upon final judgments and decrees have been regularly recorded, or
if omitted, in what year or years such proceedings have been omitted to have been so recorded.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to Thomas Harris, junior, the sum of two hundred
and ninety-seven dollars and seventy cents, out of any unappropriated money in the treasury.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby authorised and directed to pay unto
the commissioners appointed to superintend the erection of a penitentiary, the sum of ten thousand dollars, out
of any unappropriated money in the treasury.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to William and Washington Tuck the sum of one
hundred and sixteen dollars and ninety-seven cents, out of any unappropriated money in the treasury.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby required to pay to each member of
the legislature attending on this day, one day's allowance in addition to what is allowed on the journal of ac-
counts, and also one day's allowance to the officers of each house.

RESOLVED, That the governor and council be and they are hereby authorised to procure some safe and con-
venient building or depository in the city of Annapolis, to receive the public military arms, ordnance and stores,
(which are now at the city of Annapolis, ) therein, or to distribute the same in the different counties of this

state, or to attach the several pieces of artillery to the different brigades in this state, in such manner as may
seem necessary and proper.

RESOLVED, That the governor and council be and they are hereby authorised to draw on the treasurer of the
western shore for such sum or sums of money as may be requisite to carry the aforesaid resolutions into effect;

and the said treasurer be and is hereby authorised and directed to pay the same out of any unappropriated money
in the treasury.

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore be and he is hereby authorised and directed to subscribe
for two hundred and fifty shares in the Baltimore and Frederick-town turnpike road company; for one hundred
and fifty shares in the Union Manufacturing Company of Maryland; and for three hundred shares in the Me-
chanics Bank of Baltimore, and to pay the amount of the shares so subscribed to the president and directors of
the respective companies at such time or times as there shall be any unappropriated money in the treasury.

 

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