ROBERT BOWIE, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.
to the ferry; and the said commissioners, or a majority of
them, shall proceed to value the same to the proprietor, who is to
be paid by the landholders of Miles River Neck, in Talbot county,
in such proportions as the said commissioners may think proper to
levy the same.
| 2. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if the said proprietor
shall be dissatisfied
with the valuation of the said commissioners, he may,
within ten days after the said valuation, call on the sheriff of the
county, who is hereby authorised to summon a jury of twelve persons
unconnected with the proprietor, who shall, previous to their
valuation, each take the following oath, to wit: " I, A B, do swear,
that I will honestly, without prejudice or partiality, value the damages
that may be sustained by the proprietor of a piece of ground
in Miles River Neck, and which has been condemned for the purpose
of erecting a ferry-house thereon, in pursuance of this act of
assembly;" and the said jury shall inspect the premises aforesaid
and proceed to revalue the same, provided they shall be of opinion
that injustice has been done to the proprietor thereof by the commissioners
in their valuation.
have damages valued
by a jury.
| 3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the commissioners
this act shall not proceed to carry the same into effect until they
shall pay the valuation made by them, or the jury aforesaid, to the
proprietor, or tender the same to him, should he refuse to receive it.
|Valuation to be
paid or tendered
before law is carried
| 4. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners
the landholders in Miles River Neck for the further expense of
building a ferry house and a ferry boat, unless the same shall be
An Additional Supplement to an act*, entitled, An act for the opening
and extending of Pratt-Street, in the City of Baltimore.
No. 3, fol. 341.
This act repealed by 1817, ch. 71.
Passed June 18.
* 1811, ch. 164.
A Further Supplement to the act †, entitled, An act to regulate
discipline the Militia of this State. Lib.
TH. No. 3, fol. 343.
Passed June 18.
† 1811, ch. 182.
| 1. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly
of Maryland, That
each commanding officer of a company shall make out and return
a correct enrollment of his company to the commanding officer of
the regiment or battalion to which he belongs, whenever required,
and upon refusal or neglect, to be subject to a fine not exceeding
thirty dollars, unless he can make a reasonable excuse, to be approved
of by a regimental court-martial.
| 2. AND BE IT ENACTED, That all able bodied
white male citizens
in this state, between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, except
ministers of the gospel, and except those exempted by the act
of congress, shall be liable to stand their draught, any law to the
shall be liable.
| 3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That all certificates
for corporal inability to persons liable to do militia duty, are hereby
declared to be void and of no effect, and that all surgeons of regiments
and extra battalions, and their mates, who are hereby
empowered to grant certificates of corporal inability, before they
|Certificates for inability.