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                                THOMAS SIM LEE, Esq; Governor.

on nonjurors, except holding any office of profit or trust, or voting at any
election, any thing in any law to the contrary notwithstanding; and in case any
such nonjuror shall choose rather to furnish, as aforesaid, as waggon with harness
and geers complete, and four horses with a driver, to serve during the campaign,
such nonjuror shall have his election to furnish the same, and be entitled to the
above exemption and privileges; and if any such nonjuror will furnish a good,
strong, serviceable horse, of the value of a waggon, with harness and geers complete,
and deliver or cause to be delivered the same, on or before the tenth day of
August next, to the person appointed to procure horses in his county, he shall be
entitled to the exemption and privileges aforesaid.

1780.

CHAP.
  XXV.

                                            CHAP. XXVI.
        An ACT to expedite the raising an additional battalion of regulars.
                                            CHAP. XXVII.
A Supplement to the act to procure an extra supply of provisions
    of the bread kind, also waggons and horses, for the use of the
    continental army.
    BE it enacted, That if any two or more nonjurors, whose assessments together
do not exceed four thousand pounds, shall, by the tenth day of August
next, find and deliver, or cause to be delivered, to the person appointed to
procure waggons or horses in his county, a good waggon, and geers and harness,
or an able horse of the value of a good waggon, geers and harness, for the use of
this state, or shall furnish a good waggon, geers and harness, with four horses
and a driver, for the present campaign, such nonjurors shall be thereafter discharged
from the payment of the treble tax, and shall be thenceforward relieved
from all disabilities imposed on nonjurors, except holding any office of profit or
trust, or voting at any election.
Two nonjurors
delivering
a waggon,
&c. discharged
from treble
tax, &c.
    II.  And be it enacted, That if any nonjuror, whose assessment amounts to more
than four thousand pounds, and does not exceed eight thousand pounds, shall, on
or before the day aforesaid, deliver as aforesaid, two good waggons, with harness and
geers complete, or two good able waggon horses, for the use of this state, or shall
furnish two good waggons, with geers and harness complete, and eight waggon horses
and two drivers, for the present campaign, such nonjurors shall be entitled to the exemption
and relief from disabilities as aforesaid; and every nonjuror, whose assessment 
amounts to eight thousand pounds, and does not exceed twelve thousand
pounds, delivering or furnishing waggons or horses in the proportion aforesaid,
and every nonjuror, whose assessment exceeds twelve thousand pounds, delivering
or furnishing waggons and harness, horse and drivers, in the proportion aforesaid,
by the time aforesaid, shall be entitled to the exemption and relief from disabilities
as aforesaid, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Any nonjuror, 
&c. discharged
from
the treble tax
on finding
waggons, &c.
    BE it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That all debts or promises
hereafter contracted or made for gold or silver actually and bonâ fide
lent, and so expressed in any bond, note, or other instrument in writing,
shall be paid in gold in silver, according to the contract and the meaning of the
parties, any law to the contrary hereof notwithstanding.
Contracts to
be made for
gold, &c. shall
be paid, &c.
    II.  Provided always, That the creditor, at the time of the loan, or within
three months thereafter, shall, on the bond, note, or other writing, endorse and
sign, in the presence of one or more of the witnesses to the contract, that the
bond, note, or other writing, was taken for specie lent.
Proviso.
    III.  And provided also, That the creditor, in case of difference about the consideration,
shall make oath (and affirmation) that the bond, note, or other writing,
was taken for specie actually and bonâ fide lent, and for no other account or consideration
Proviso.
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