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                        THOMAS SIM LEE, Esq; Governor.

                                            CHAP. VII.
    A Supplement to the act for the establishment of select vestries.

1779.
    WHEREAS, by the declaration of rights, it was among other things
declared, that the churches, chapels, glebes, and all other property
belonging to the church of England, ought to remain to the church
of England for ever:  And whereas, by the above act for the establishment of select
vestries, the glebe-lands, churches and chapels, books, plate, and other ornaments
belonging to the said churches and chapels, the property of the church of
England, were vested in the select vestries, to be chosen in virtue of the said act,
and their successors:  And whereas it is represented to this general assembly, that
negroes, debts, and other property, belong to the said church of England:
Preamble.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That all property belonging
to the church of England shall be vested in the select vestries, and their
successors, chosen in virtue of the above recited act, as trustees of the parish,
where they shall be elected, and the said vestries, and their successors, may receive
all debts to their parishes respectively for the use of their parish, and may
sue for and recover the same in any court of law or equity in this state, in the
name of the vestry of the parish to which they belong as a body politic.
Property vested
in select
vestries, &c.
                                            CHAP. VIII.
    An ACT for the erecting new warehouses in the town of Bladensburg.

    Any three or more justices of Prince-George's county, are authorised to purchase from the commissioners
of Bladensburg, a part of the market lot, and to contract for building thereon a warehouse or warehouses,
with beams, prizes and cranes; and to purchase weights and scales to weigh at least 1,500 lb.
gross, with a set of small scales and blocks, tackle, and other necessaries, for inspecting tobacco.
    For defraying the expence of all these things, there are to be two assessments, to raise the net sum of
£. 15,000; the first to be laid at next March court, and levied in 1780; the other to be laid in November
next, and levied in 1781.  The purchase money to be applied by the commissioners of Bladensburg
to the use of the town.

    WHEREAS doubts have arisen in some of the courts of justice of this
state, whether the time limited by laws heretofore made for the enrollment
of deeds and conveyances should be computed by lunar or calendar 
months; and the computation by calendar months being most agreeable to
the common acceptation of the word month, and great inconvenience might arise
to many of the inhabitants of this state by a different computation;
Preamble.
    II.  Be it therefore enacted and declared, by the general assembly of Maryland,
That in all cases where the enrollment of deeds is directed by law to be made
within six months from the day of the date of the same deeds, the said months
shall be deemed and taken, and are hereby declared to be calendar months.
Months limited,
&c. to be

deemed calendar
months.
                                            CHAP. XI.
An ACT to enable the corporation of the city of Annapolis to
    sell certain lands, to lay a further tax on property within the
    said city and its precincts, to regulate and license ordinaries and
    retailers of spirituous liquors within the said city and the precincts
    thereof.
    WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly, by the memorial
of the corporation of the said city of Annapolis, that Temple and
Dean streets in the said city are unnecessary and useless, wherefore
they pray that the corporation of the said city, and their successors, may be enabled
to sell the same; that the power given by act of assembly to lay a tax, not
Preamble.
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