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                                LAWS OF MARYLAND.

or possess property, real, personal or mixed, exceeding in yearly
revenue eight thousand dollars.


CHAP. 6.

    3.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That when any parents or guardians,
or any orphans court, shall have placed any poor child or children
in the before-mentioned institution, they shall thenceforth be under
the control and management of the said institution, until it shall be
thought proper by the trustees of said school to bind out such poor
child or children for the term which by law other poor children shall
or may be bound, any law of this state to the contrary notwithstanding;
Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed
to abridge the security afforded to such persons by the laws concerning
Poor children to
be under control
of the institution 
until trustees
think proper to
bind them out.



    4.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the revered George Dashiell, 
Edward Johnson, Thomas Rutter, Josias Pennington, William Jessop,
Hezekiah Waters and Harry Dorsey Gough aforesaid, shall
and are hereby empowered to serve as trustees of the said school,
until the election of the vestry of the church of St. Peter's aforesaid
for the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, and that
at the time the power and office of the persons before mentioned
shall, as trustees, expire, and an election of seven trustees, always
including the rector of the said church, shall then and ever thereafter
be made, by such members of the congregation as have the
privilege of voting at an election for the vestry, at the same time
and in the same manner as the election, by said members of the
congregation, is made for the vestry of St. Peter's church aforesaid,
but in case of a vacancy or vacancies occasioned by death, resignation,
removal out of the state or disqualification, of any of the
said trustees in the intermediate space of time, between the passage
of this act and the election directed to be made as aforesaid, the remaining
trustees, or a majority of them, shall fill up such vacancy
or vacancies; Provided always, that their choices shall be made
from the congregation of St. Peter's church aforesaid.
How trustees are
to be appointed.



    5.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said trustees, and their successors,
or a majority of them, shall and may ordain, establish and
put in execution, such by-laws, ordinances and regulations, as to
them shall seem conducive to the interests of the said institution,
and necessary to the good government and orderly management
thereof, the same not being contrary to the laws of this state or of
the United States, and generally to do and execute all such acts,
matters and things, and  in such manner and form, as to them shall
seem proper, in order more effectually to carry into effect the purposes
of this act; Provided always, that a majority of the trustees
in being shall be necessary to form a quorum for the transaction of
Trustees to make
ordinances for the
regulation of the
    6.  AND BE IT ENACTED, That the aforesaid trustees, and their
successors, by the name aforesaid, shall be able and capable in law
to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered,
defend and be defended, in all and any court or courts of
justice whatsoever, and also to make and use a common seal, and
the same to break or renew at pleasure.
Trustees may sue
and be sued.

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