clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e
  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search search for:
clear space
white space
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
Volume 36, Page 289   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space

Acts. 289


Court, be made returnable to said Place, by the Name of Leonard
Town, and that no Advantage be taken by such Alteration of the
Name.

Session
Laws

An Act impowering the Justices of Calvert County, to finish the
Court-House of that County, by an Assessment on the Inhabi-
tants thereof, As also for the Relief of John Critchard, and Wil-
liam Kidd, two of the Builders of the said Court-House.

Whereas John Critchard, and William Kidd, by their Petition to
this General Assembly, have set forth, that they are greatly damni-
fied by their Undertaking to build the New Court-house in Calvert
County; and have prayed Leave to bring in a Bill to impower the
Justices of the said County, to cause to be levied on the Taxable
Persons within the said County, what this General Assembly shall
think sufficient for their Relief:
Be it therefore Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary, by and with the Advice and Consent of His Lordship's
Governour, and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the
Authority of the same, That the Justices of Calvert County-court,
do cause to be levied on the Taxable Persons within the said County,
by an equal Assessment, any Sum of Tobacco they think fit, not ex-
ceeding the Quantity of Seven Thousand Pounds of Tobacco, next
November County-court, if they shall think proper; or partly then,
and partly November Court, Seventeen Hundred and Twenty Nine ;
which said Tobacco to be levied, shall be collected by the Sheriff of
the said County; and when collected, shall, by the said Justices, be
appropriated to the Finishing and Painting the said Court-house, in
such Manner as they shall think fit.

Chap. XVII
p. 16

And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, by and
with the Advice and Consent aforesaid, That the Justices of Calvert
County, have full Power and Authority to lay a further Assessment
on the Taxable Persons of Calvert County, to be levied by equal
Assessment, and collected by the Sheriff of the said County, for the
Time being, in Manner before-mention'd, a certain Quantity of
Tobacco, for the Relief of the said John Critchard, and William
Kidd, not exceeding the Quantity of Eleven Thousand Pounds of
Tobacco; which said Tobacco, when collected, shall be applied by
the said Justices, or the Major Part of them, to the Use of the afore-
said John Critchard, and William Kidd, as a Compensation to the
said Critchard, and Kidd, for what they have deserv'd, besides what
they have receiv'd.
And be it further Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, by and
with the Advice and Consent aforesaid, That the said Justices are
hereby required to allow to the Sheriff, or Sheriffs, who shall collect
the Tobacco, as aforesaid to be assessed, bis or their usual Salary,
out of the aforesaid Eleven Thousand Pounds of Tobacco.
19

p. 17



 
clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
Volume 36, Page 289   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  October 31, 2014
Maryland State Archives