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        JOHN FRANCIS MERCER, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.

thereof, to the payment of the prizes drawn therein to the adventurers
to whom they shall be due, and the necessary expenses incurred
in the management thereof, and the residue to the finishing of
said building.

    1801.

CHAP. 4.

    4.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said bond shall be lodged
in the clerk's office of Baltimore county, to be there recorded, and
upon such bond, or an office copy thereof, suit or suits may be instituted
for any breach or non-compliance with the condition thereof.
To be lodged in
clerk's office.
                                                _____
 
                                            CHAP. V.
An Act to open a Road from John and Isaac Hearn's Mill, in Worcester
    County, to intersect the Main Road leading from Salisbury to
    Blackfoot. 
Lib. JG. No. 4, fol. 4.

Passed Dec. 31.
    WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly, by the petition
of a number of the inhabitants of Worcester county, that it
would be of great advantage to themselves, and the public in general,
to have a road laid out from John and Isaac Hearn's mill, to
intersect the main road leading from Salisbury to Blackfoot; therefore,
Preamble.
    2.  BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
Boaz Walston, George Parker, John Bounds, William Dayly and
John Dashiell, of Jesse, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners,
or any three or more of them are hereby authorised to lay
out and open as aforesaid, at the expense of the subscribers to the
said road, a wagon road, in the most convenient direction, not exceeding
thirty feet wide, from or near John and Isaac Hearn's mill,
in Worcester county, to intersect the main road leading from Salisbury
to Blackfoot; and the road, when so laid out and completed
at the expense of the said subscribers, and after the valuation
herein after directed to be made, or the damages to be assessed,
shall be paid or secured to the individuals concerned, shall be recorded
among the records of Worcester county court, and be thereafter
deemed and taken to be a public road for ever, and shall be
kept in repair in the same manner as other public roads in said
county.
Commissioners appointed
to lay out 
road.
    3.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners may appoint
one of their number as treasurer, who is hereby enjoined and
empowered to collect and receive all monies subscribed, or that may
be subscribed, for the purpose of laying out and clearing the said
road, and such subscribers are hereby directed to pay their several
subscriptions to the treasurer appointed as aforesaid; and if any
person shall neglect or refuse to pay his subscription money, the
said treasurer, or any one of the said commissioners, in the name
of the whole, may, and is hereby authorised, to sue for, recover,
and receive the same, and the said monies, when received, shall
be applied by the said commissioners, or any two of them, to the
purposes of this act.
Treasurer to be
appointed.
    4.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the commissioners aforesaid shall
ascertain and value what damages may be sustained by any person
or persons through whose land the said road may pass, by
opening and clearing the same, and the said valuation shall be
made before the said commissioners shall proceed to open and clear
the same; and in case any proprietor or proprietors, or their guardian
or trustee, shall conceive themselves aggrieved by the valuation
Damages to be ascertained.

                    VOL. I.                        8

 

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