At a Session of the General Assembly of Maryland, begun
and held at the City of Annapolis, on Monday, the
of December, in the year of our Lord 1816, and ended
the 5th of February, 1817,
CHARLES RIDGELY, OF HAMPTON, ESQ. GOVERNOR.
THE FOLLOWING LAWS WERE ENACTED, TO WIT:
An Act to make public a Road in Anne-Arundel County. Lib.
No. 5, fol. 144.
Passed Dec. 7.
| BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland,
the road located by Messrs. Charles S. Ridgely and John C.
Weems, in Anne-Arundel county, beginning for the same at the
mouth of the said John C. Weems's lane, and running through the
lands of the said Charles S. Ridgely and John C. Weems, until it
intersects the new Columbia turnpike road near Charles S. Ridgely's
mill, be, and the same is hereby declared to be, a public road,
and shall be kept in repair as other public roads are in said county.
|Road formerly located
An Act to make public and extend a Road in Somerset County. Lib.
TH. No. 5, fol. 144.
Passed Dec. 7
| 1. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of
a private road called and known by the name of The Ridge Road,
granted by the Somerset county court in the year seventeen hundred
and ninety-nine, at the petition of Waggoman and others,
shall be deemed and taken as public road for ever hereafter, and
shall be kept up and repaired as all other public roads in said
|Road made public.
| 2. AND BE IT ENACTED, That Elias Baily, Jesse
and Nehemiah Covington, or a majority of them, be and they are
hereby appointed commissioners to open and widen said road, not
to exceed thirty feet wide clear of ditches, and also to survey, lay
out, clear, open, and extend said road, from the corner of Benjamin
Hobb's fence, through the lands of Benjamin Baily, Richard
Ingersoll, John Smith and Arnold E. Jones, till it intersects the
county road from Monic Bridge to White Haven, not exceeding
thirty feet wide, clear of ditches, running in such direction as the
commissioners, or a majority of them, may deem advantageous.
| 3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That it shall be the
duty of the commissioners
aforesaid, or a majority of them, to cause a plot and
certificate of said road to be made and return the same to the levy
court of Somerset county; and if the levy court shall be of opinion
|Plot thereof to be