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Clement Dorsey. The general public statutory law and public local law of the state of Maryland : from the year 1692 to 1839 inclusive, with annotations thereto,and a copious index.
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PUBLIC GENERAL LAW.

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Page.

WILLS.

 

An act directing what shall be good evidence to prove foreign and other

 

debts, and deeds and wills, &c. 1786, ch. 46,

199

See Orphans Court, title 'Wills.'

 

For embezzling, forging or counterfeiting them see Crimes and Pun-

 

ishment.

 

WITNESSES.

 

In criminal prosecutions every man hath a right

 

To be confronted with the witnesses against him,

 

To have process for his witnesses, and

 

To examine the witnesses for and against him on oath. Decl. of

 

Rights, 19.

 

No person convict or attainted of perjury, or subornation of perjury,

 

shall be received as a witness in any court of record till such judg-

 

ment be reversed, in which case such person may recover damages

 

1692, ch. 16, sec. 3, ........

2

Penally on witnesses summoned not appearing 1692, ch. 16, sec. 5,

3

Punishment of persons convicted of thieving and stealing by testimony

 

of one sufficient evidence, not being the party grieved 1716, ch.

 

26, sec. 2, ...........

3

An act causing jurors and witnesses to come to the provincial and

 

county courts 1715, ch. 37, .......

19

Witnesses attending and refusing to give evidence 1715, ch. 37, sec. 5,

20

Witnesses, how to be summoned by commissioners for perpetuating the

 

boundaries of lands 1723, ch. 8, sec. 2, .....

61

Where a witness is committed for want of giving security for his ap-

 

pearance to testify against a criminal, the county shall pay his im-

 

prisonment fees 1752, ch. 13, sec. 2, .....

97

Such fees, if payable by the counties, to be assessed in the county

 

charges 1752, ch. 13, sec. 3, .......

97

County clerks to issue summonses for witnesses residing in a different

 

county, to be directed to the sheriff or coroner of such county, and

 

returned to the court before which the trial is to be had October,

 

1777, ch. 12, sec. 1, .........

139

Such witnesses shall, for non-attendance, be liable to attachment and

 

fine, as if they resided in the county 1777, ch. 12, sec. 2, .

140

The sheriff to whom such attachment shall be directed shall make re-

 

turn thereof to the court by which it shall be issued, and produce

 

the party before the said court, to abide their sentence 1795,

 

ch. 23, ...........

319

Witnesses neglecting to appear when summoned, (without sufficient

 

excuse,) may be fined £35 in the general court, and £20 in the

 

county courts April, 1782, ch. 40, .

179

Witnesses taken in execution on a recognizance forfeited for their non-

 

attendance) may be discharged by the court on the terms therein

 

prescribed April, 1782, ch. 42, sec. 2, .....

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Clement Dorsey. The general public statutory law and public local law of the state of Maryland : from the year 1692 to 1839 inclusive, with annotations thereto,and a copious index.
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