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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1796
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1796.
LAWS of MARYLAND.
Passed December
30.
An ACT to amend and explain the thirty-third section of an act,
    entitled, An act for the more effectual paving the streets of Baltimore-town,
    in Baltimore county, and for other purposes.
Preamble.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Restrictions
confined, &c.

WHEREAS the regulations and provisions of the thirty-third section of
the act, entitled, An act for the more effectual paving the streets of
Baltimore-town, in Baltimore county, and for other purposes, have
been considered as extending to all waggons, wains and carts, belonging to any
person or persons living within Baltimore-town, or within three miles therefrom,
although such waggons, wains or carts, are attached to farms or plantations
without the said limits, and are not usually employed within the same;

    II.  Be it enacted,by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the restrictions
and regulations in the said section shall be confined to waggons, wains or carts,
belonging to persons residing in Baltimore-town, or within three miles thereof,
and usually kept and employed in said limits, and shall not be construed to extend
to waggons, wains or carts, attached to any farm, plantation or estate, lying
out of the said limits, and not usually employed within the same, although
such waggons, wains or carts, may belong to persons residing within Baltimore-town,
or within three miles thereof, and although the said waggons, wains or
carts, may occasionally go upon the paved parts of Baltimore-town, any law to
the contrary notwithstanding.

CHAP. XLIII.
Passed December
30.
An ACT for the better administration of justice in the several
                            counties of this state.
Preamble.
 
 

State divided
into districts,
&c.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

When courts
are to be held,
&c.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Section continued.

WHEREAS an uniformity of legal decisions ought to be obtained as
far as the circumstances of the state will permit,

    II.  Be it enacted,by the General Assembly of Maryland, That this state shall
be divided into five districts, to be numbered and distinguished as follows; that
is to say, Saint-Mary's, Calvert, Prince-George's and Charles counties, shall be
the first district; Cæcil, Kent, Queen-Anne's and Talbot counties, shall be the
second district; Anne-Arundel, Baltimore and Harford counties, shall be the 
third district; Caroline Dorchester, Somerset and Worcester counties, shall be
the fourth district; and Washington, Frederick, Montgomery and Allegany
counties, shall be the fifth district.

    III.  And be it enacted, That two county courts shall be held in each county
within the said districts in every year, and shall commence and be held as follows:
Saint-Mary's county on the first Mondays on March and August, in
Calvert county fourth Mondays in April and September, in Prince-George's
county first Mondays in April and September, in Charles county third Mondays
in March and August, in Cæcil county, first Monday in March and first Monday
in August, in Kent county third Monday in March and second Monday in
October, in Queen-Anne's county first Monday in May and fourth Monday in
October, in Talbot county fourth Monday in May and second Monday in November,
in Anne-Arundel county third Mondays in April and September, in
Baltimore county first Mondays in April and September, in Harford county third
Mondays in March and August, in Caroline county second Mondays in March
and October, in Dorchester county fourth Mondays in March and October, in
Somerset county second Mondays in May and November, in Worcester county
second Mondays in February and August, in Washington county first Monday in
April and first Monday in January, in Frederick county third Monday in March
and third Monday in November, in Montgomery county first Mondays in March
and November, and in Allegany county third Monday in April and third Monday
in October.

    IV.  And be it enacted, That the fourth section of an act, entitled, An act for
the better administration of justices in the several counties of this state, passed at



 
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