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CHARLES RIDGELY, OF HAMPTON, ESQ. GOVERNOR.

                                    CHAP. CCLXIV.
An Act for the sale of the Real Estate of William G. Cochran, late of
    the City of Baltimore, deceased. 
Lib. TH. No. 5, fol. 437.  A
    Private Act.

    1816.

CHAP. 264.

Passed Feb. 5, 1817.

                                            _____
 
                                    CHAP. CCLXV.
An Act for the benefit of the Infant Children of Benjamin Clare, of
    Calvert County, deceased.  Lib. TH. No. 5, fol. 438. A Private
    Act.

Passed Feb. 5, 1817.
                                            _____
 
                                   CHAP. CCLXVI.
An Act for laying out and opening a Road in Harford County.  Lib.
                                  TH. No. 5, fol. 439.

Passed Feb. 5, 1817.
    1.  BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That 
William Whiteford, James McGaw and Benjamin Richardson, (of
William,) be and they are hereby appointed commissioners, and
they, or a majority of them, are hereby authorised and directed,
(if in their opinion public convenience require the same,) to lay out
and open a road in Harford county, not exceeding thirty-three feet
in width, to commence at or near the mouth of Cooley's Branch
where it enters Deer Creek, thence in the best and straightest direction
the nature of the ground will admit of, and with the least
possible injury to the individuals over whose land the said road
may pass, to the bridge at Rock Run on the Susquehanna river;
and the said commissioners shall survey, mark and bound, the said
road, and return a correct plot thereof, with a certificate of the
courses and distances, to the clerk of Harford county court, to be
by him recorded; Provided always, that the said road shall not be
made to pass through the buildings, gardens or orchards, of any
person or persons, without the consent of the owner or owners
thereof.
Commissioners appointed
to lay out
road.















Provisos.
    2.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the levy court of Harford county
be and they are hereby directed, upon the plot of such road being
returned to the clerk's office of said county, to levy such sum of
money as they in their discretion shall deem necessary, for opening
and making conveniently passable the said road, and shall appoint
an overseer or overseers for that purpose; and the said road
shall thereafter be deemed a public highway, and shall be kept in
repair as other public roads in said county are.
Levy authorised
for opening road.
    3.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners, or a majority
of them, shall value and ascertain the damage that may be
sustained by each individual through whose land the said road may
pass, taking into consideration the advantages and disadvantages,
(if any,) and return the same to the levy court, together with the
plot and certificate as above directed; and the damages so ascertained
shall be levied and collected as other county charges in said
county are, and shall be paid over to the persons respectively entitled
to receive the same; Provided nevertheless, that no money shall
be levied or assessed for the purpose of paying the damages aforesaid
until the said road is opened and cleared agreeably to the directions
of this act.
Damages to be
ascertained.








Proviso.
    4.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners shall be
entitled to receive as a compensation for their services in performing
the duties required by this act, the sum of two dollars per day,
Commissioners'
compensation.


 
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