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MARYLAND, Sc.
 

At a Session of the General Assembly of Maryland, begun
    and held at the City of Annapolis, on Monday, the 6th
    of December, in the year of our Lord 1813, and ended on
    the 31st of January, 1814.

                            HIS EXCELLENCY

        LEVIN WINDER, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.

THE FOLLOWING LAWS WERE ENACTED, TO WIT:


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

DEC. 1813.

                                   CHAPTER I.
An Act authorising a Lottery to raise a sum of Money for the purpose
    of completing the German Lutheran Church in Taney Town, in
    Frederick County, and for other purposes. 
Lib. TH. No. 4, fol. 1.

CHAP. 1.

Passed Dec. 26.

    1.  BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That 
it shall and may be lawful for David Kephart, Henry Swoope,
Jacob Bufinton, John Grubb, Henry Rinedollar, Peter Hawn,
Abraham Rick, George Maring, Joseph Shunk, Ludwick Rudicil,
Michael Null, junior, and Abraham Lichtawalter, or a majority
of them that undertake to act under this law, to propose a scheme
or schemes of a lottery of lotteries for raising a sum of money,
not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars, and sell and dispose
of the tickets in said lottery or lotteries, and to draw the
same; provided that the said David Kephart, Henry Swoope,
Jacob Bufinton, John Grubb, Henry Rinedollar, Peter Hawn,
Abraham Rick, George Maring, Joseph Shunk, Ludwick Rudicil,
Michael Null, junior, and Abraham Lichtawalter, or a majority
of them that undertake to act under this law, shall, before the sale
or disposal of any ticket or tickets in said lottery, give their bond
to the state of Maryland, in the penalty of five thousand dollars,
conditioned that they will well and truly apply so much money
arising therefrom, within twelve months after the drawing of the
said lottery shall be completed, as will satisfy the fortunate adventurers
for prizes drawn by them, and after deducting the necessary
expenses incurred in said lottery, shall, within eighteen
months after the drawing of said lottery or lotteries shall be completed,
apply the money raised by such lottery for the purpose of
completing the church aforesaid, and for the payment of the expenses
already incurred in building the said church.
Scheme may be
proposedóBond
to be given.
    2.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That it shall be the duty of the said
commissioners, before they act as such, to lodge the bond entered
into as aforesaid in the office of the clerk of Frederick county
court, there to be recorded, and upon such bond, or any office copy
thereof, suit or suits may be instituted against the obligors therein,
or any of them, or their legal representatives, for any breach or
non-compliance with the condition of the same.
Bond to be lodged
in clerk's office.

                            VOL. III.                3

 

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