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Passed by the General Assembly of the State of Maryland,
at December Session, 1819.

Passed Dec 15
Relative to inspec-
tion of arms at

Easton

No. 1.

Resolved, That Perry E. Benson, Samuel T. Kennard, and Lambert Rear-
don, or any two of them be, and they are hereby authorised and empowered, by
the general assembly, to view and inspect the arms and accoutrements in the
armoury at Easton, on the eastern shore, and that they report to this legislature as
soon as practicable, the state and condition of said arms and accoutrements, and
what number and description have been deposited in said armoury, by or under
the authority of Alemby Jump as agent to the state; and the armourer of said ar-
moury is hereby requested and directed, to open said armoury when called on by
the aforesaid Perry E. Benson, Samuel T. Kennard, and Lambert Reardon, or
any two of them, and give such information as they may require to carry into ef-
fect this resolution.

Passed Dec 21

In favour of Thos.
Wright, &c.

No. 2.

Resolved, That Thomas Wright, Robert Wright, and Henry Darden, of
Queen Anne's county, against whom the state of Maryland has obtained judg-
ments, be and they are hereby indulged from the payments thereof, until the first
day of December eighteen hundred and twenty.

Passed Dec 21
Relative to the Po-
tomac Canal

No. 3.
Whereas, The state of Maryland by a large investment in the stock of the
Potomac Canal Company, is deeply interested in its prosperity, both as an object
highly beneficial to the community, and as a source of future revenue to the
state, and as it is believed that by the consent of the state, and the stockholders
generally, measures might be adopted to advance the improvement and completion
of the said canal, so as to render it profitable to the stockholders, and impart
greater advantage to the state; therefore,
Resolved, That the president and directors of the Potomac Canal Company,
be requested forthwith to lay before the legislature, such information relative to
the situation of the company as they may deem important, and that they suggest
such plans for the consideration of the legislature, as they may consider calcula-
ted to promote the interests of said company and state.
Resolved, That a copy of the above preamble and resolution be forwarded
to the president and directors of the Potomac canal company.

Passed Jan 1, 1820
Relative to fur-
nishing govern-
ment-house

No. 4.
Resolved, That the treasurer of the western share, pay to his excellency the
governor, or his order, the residue of the sum now remaining in the treasury,
appropriated under a resolution of the last session, for the purpose of furnishing
the government house.

Passed Jan 1, 1820
In favour of wit-
nesses in the Cal-
vert contested
election

No. 5.

Resolved, That the committee of claims, order to be paid by the treasurer of
the western shore, to each witness attending this house, or that may attend, under
subpoenas issued in the Calvert contested election, on demand, five dollars for his
itinerant charges in coming, and on any witness being discharged and proving
his attendance, the sum of two dollars and fifty cents, for every day he may have
attended the house.

Passed Jan 4, 1820

Respecting wit-

nesses, Calvert
election

No. 6.

Resolved, That the committee of claims, order to be paid by the treasurer of
the western shore, to each witness attending this house, or that may attend, or
have attended, under subpoenas issued in the Calvert contested election, on de-
mand, live dollars, for his itinerant charges returning home on being discharged,
and proving his attendance.

Passed Jan 15 1820
In favour of Benj.
Jones

No. 7.
Resolved, That all proceedings against Benjamin G. Jones, late sheriff of
Harford county, and his securities, on judgments obtained by the state, against
them, be and the same are hereby suspended until the first day of November
next, and that the nine per cent additional interest chargeable thereon, be and the
same is hereby released; Provided, the principal and six per cent interest shall be
paid on or before the said first day of November.

Passed Jan 20 1820
In favour of Mar-
garet Bruff

No. 8.

Resolved, That the treasurer of the western shore, be and he is hereby di-
rected to pay to Margaret Bruff, of Queen Anne's county, widow of James Bruff,
late a captain in the revolutionary war, or to her order, during lite, in quarterly
payments, a sum of money equal to the half pay of a captain.

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