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                                       THOMAS SIM LEE, Esq; Governor.

of tobacco, to the master or mistress of such apprentice, servant or slave, to be
recovered with costs, upon complaint of the said master or mistress, before a justice
of the county where such ordinary-keeper lives.

1780.

CHAP.
 XXIV.

    XVIII.  And be it enacted, That an act of assembly, made at a session of assembly,
begun and held at the city of Annapolis, the twenty-eighth day of October,
one thousand seven hundred and twelve, entitled, An act restraining victuallers,
and keepers of public houses from entertaining of sailors, to the prejudice
of trade and commerce; and that an act of assembly, made at a session of assembly,
held in the year one thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight, entitled, An act
for licensing ordinary-keepers, hawkers, pedlers, and petty chapmen; and also an
act to render the recovery of the penalty for selling liquor without licence more
certain, passed at a session of assembly, begun and held at the city of Annapolis,
on the sixteenth day of November, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-three,
be and are hereby repealed.
Three acts
repealed.
    XIX.  And be it enacted, That in all cases where no different mode of recovery
or application is appointed by this act, all and every fine and forfeiture, imposed
by this act, shall and may be recovered, in any court of record, by action of
debt, bill of indictment, or information, with costs, by him, her or them, who
will sue or prosecute to effect for the same; and that one half of all fines and forfeitures,
to be incurred for any breach of this act, where the same is not otherwise
given or applied, shall be to him, her or them, who will sue or prosecute to effect
for the same; and the other half thereof shall be paid to the sheriff of the
county in which the recovery shall happen.
How fines,
&c. are to be
recovered,
&c.
    XX.  And be it enacted, That the several sheriffs aforesaid shall be allowed at
and after the rate of five per cent. on all monies by them respectively received in
virtue of this act, and the said sheriffs shall, yearly and every year, on or before
the first day of October, pay all the monies by them received in virtue of this act,
except their commission aforesaid, into the hands of the treasurers of the respective
shores where received, to be by the said treasurers from time to time accounted for
to the general assembly.
Sheriffs allowance,
&c.
    XXI.  And, for the better discovery of offenders, Be it enacted, That the clerk
of the several county courts shall, at every such court, at the time of empannelling
the grand jury, deliver to them a list of all persons in his county to whom licences
shall have been granted, and shall be allowed in the public levy, for his trouble
therein, at the discretion of the justices of his county; and it is hereby enacted
and declared to be the duty of the grand jury, to present every person offending
against the said act, and the constables shall be sworn up at every county court to
the grand jury.
County clerk
to deliver a
list, &c.
    XXII.  This act to continue for and during the space of seven years, and to the
end of the next session of assembly which shall happen after the expiration of the
said seven years.
Continuance.
                                            CHAP. XXV.
    A Supplement to the act for the assessment of property within this state.

    To levy the further sum of £. 20 in the hundred, at two payments.

                                            CHAP. XXVI.
                    An ACT for the relief of certain nonjurors.
                                            CHAP. XXVII.
An ACT relating to fines, forfeitures and penalties, and to establish the allowance
                                to witnesses, and fees of constables.
    To continue until the end of the next session.  A similar continuance by the act of June, 1780, ch. 9.
Expired.
                                            CHAP. XXVIII.
    An ACT for the relief of Richard Colegate and John Colegate.  PR.


 
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