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relief of sundry insolvent debtor, " and the several sup-
plements thereto, without requiring the said Benjamin
Goodhue to produce the assent, in writing, of two
thirds of his creditors, as is prescribed by the provi-
sions of the said act and supplements.



Passed Dec. 27,

An act authorising a Lottery for raising a sum
of money for the benefit and me of Durham
Parish, in Charles county.


WHEREAS, The vestry of Durham Parish, in
Charles county have, by their petition to this General
Assembly, prayed for an act authorising a lottery for
certain purposes therein mentioned, and the prayer of
the petitioners appearing reasonable: — Therefore,

Managers ap-
pointed, who
are authorised
to dispose of
tickets exclu-
sive of control
on giving bond.

BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of
Maryland, That the Reverend Mr. Duncan (the pre-
sent pastor of the said parish) Alexander Greer, John
Barnes, John Mitchell and Doctor Samuel Hanson, of
Charles county, Alexander C. Magruder, of Annapo-
lis, and the Reverend Joseph G. J. Bend, George
Grundy, Thomas Hollingsworth, Edward Johnson,
Richardson Stewart and Robert Ferguson, of the city
of Baltimore, or a majority of them, be, and they are
hereby authorised to propose a scheme of a lottery or
lotteries to raise a sum of money not exceeding twenty
thousand dollars, to be appropriated for the repairing of
the parish church of Durham Parish, in Charles coun-
ty, the building a chapel of ease and the providing a
parsonage in the said parish; and that they, or any
three of them be, and they arc hereby authorised to
sell and dispose of tickets in the said lottery or lotte-
ries in any part of the state, exclusive of any control
over the same by the corporation of the city of Balti-
more; any law or usage to the contrary notwithstand-
ing; Provided, The said Reverend Mr. Duncan, Alex-
ander Greer, John Barnes, John Mitchell, Doctor
Samuel Hanson, Alexander C. Macgruder, Joseph G.
J. Bend, George Grundy, Thomas Hollingsworth, Ed-
ward Johnson, Richardson Stewart and Robert Fer-
guson, or any three or more of them, before they pro-
ceed to make sale of any ticket or tickets in the said lot-
tery or lotteries, shall give and execute a bond to the
state of Maryland in the penalty of seventy thousand
dollars, conditioned that they will well and truly con-
duct the drawing of the said lottery or lotteries, and
that they will apply the money arising therefrom with-

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