LAWS OF MARYLAND.
An act for the payment of the Journal of Accounts.
WHEREAS, it appears by the journal of accounts this session that
there is due from this state the sum of forty-three thousand two hun-
dred and thirteen dollars and fifty-nine cents.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the
Treasurer of the Western Shore, be, and he is hereby authorised and
required to pay the several persons, their executors, administrators,
assigns or orders, or to such of them as shall offer to receive the same,
the several sums of current money allowed to them respectively, as
they appear to be settled and ascertained by the said journal of ac-
counts, but of any money now in the treasury, or that shall come into
the treasury subject to the appropriation of the General Assembly.
Dec. Ses. 1823
A supplement to an act, entitled, an act to reduce into one the several acts of
assembly respecting elections, and to regulate said elections.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
in case of an election for delegates, or a delegate or representative in
Congress to fill a vacancy, the warrant for such election shall go to
the sheriff of the county or counties where the election is to be held,
who shall appoint the day for the holding of the same, of which eight
days notice at least shall be given (exclusive of the day of notice,
and the day of election) by such sheriff by advertisements set up at
the most public places within each district of the County or Counties,
under a penalty of fifty dollars.
2. And be it enacted, That the said sheriff shall serve a copy of
the said warrant, together with notice of the day appointed for hol-
ding said election on each of the judges in each district at least three
days before the day appointed for holding such election, under the
penalty of ten dollars for each and every neglect, and such election
shall be holden within fifteen days after the said warrant shall be re-
ceived by the sheriff to whom the same shall be directed.
and notice of
judges of elec-
3. And be it enacted, That the thirty-fifth section of the act to
which this is a supplement, be, and the same is hereby repealed.
Passed by the General Assembly of Maryland, at De-
cember Session, 1823.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, pay to the members and
officers of the legislature, such sums of money as may appear to be due to them,
by a certificate from the committee of claims.
Resolved, That the committee of conference on the subject of printing the
daily journal, be, and they are hereby authorised and directed, to contract for
printing the same.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, pay such persons as have
accounts against the state, such sums of money as may appear due to them, by a
certificate from the committee of claims.
Whereas, The governor in his communication, hath recommended that a day
should be observed throughout the state, for the purpose of humiliation and
prayer, in which our citizens may collectively entreat the Divine Being, who
has promised that "he will be entreated of his people," to stay his chastening
hand, and to restore to our suffering population the blessings he hath withheld,
and make us who are spared, more deserving his fatherly cure, than we have
hitherto been; Therefore, be it
Day of humi-