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    1816.

CHAP. 270.

                                LAWS OF MARYLAND.

the levy court of said county, and if the said court in their
opinion shall consider the same to be advantageous to the public,
the clerk of the county shall record the said road, and then and in
that case the said road shall be deemed a public highway, and kept
in repair as other public roads in said county are.

Damages to be ascertained.     3.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners shall value
and ascertain the damages that may be sustained by any person 
or persons through whose lands the said road may pass, and
the damages so ascertained shall be paid by those persons only who
are willing to contribute thereto.
Road not to be
opened until damages

are paid.
    4.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners shall not
proceed to open and make the said road until the damages to be ascertained
by this act shall have been paid.
Persons appointed
to ascertain damages
to take an
oath.
    5.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the persons herein appointed, before
they proceed to ascertain the damages aforesaid, shall take an
oath, or affirmation, before some justice of the peace, that they will
without favour, partiality or prejudice, assess the damages sustained
as aforesaid by reason of opening the said road.
                                                _____
 

Passed Feb. 5, 1817.
                                       CHAP. CCLXXI.
An Act to appoint an Agent for the year one thousand eight hundred
                    and seventeen. 
Lib. TH. No. 5, fol. 444.


 
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