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                                                            A            T    A    B    L    E.
 
    Visitors of its free-school enabled to sell the school
lands.  November, 1782, ch. 30.

                                        TAXES.

    To be imposed by the legislature only, in no case to
be levied by the poll,  and ought to be in a just proportion
to property.  Decl. 12, 13.
    Commissioners proceedings aided.  March, 1780, ch. 3.
    Commissioners empowered to deduct from the assessment
of the well affected who have suffered from the
British army.  June, 1780, ch. 12.
    Lieutenants empowered to deduct for the tax imposed
under June, 1780, ch. 10, and 13, on the property of
sufferers who are not nonjurors.  October, 1780, ch. 9.

                                      TREASON.

    High treason and misprison thereof defined, and punishable
with death.  February, 1777, ch. 20.
    A mode of outlawry.  October, 1777, ch. 20, sec. 28.
    Not indictable after three years, and each distinct fact
must be proved by two witnesses.  Same act, sec. 29.
    The debts of traitors to be liquidated.  April, 1782,
ch. 36.
    Judgments in treason changed.  April, 1782, ch. 42.

                                  TREASURERS.

    To be appointed during pleasure by the house of delegates,
and during a recess by the executive.  Const. 13.
    Directions given them so as to convention money.  June,
1777, ch. 16.
    Their duties are prescribed by a vast variety of acts relative
to finance.

                                        TRIAL.

    Ought to be where the facts arise; the rights of a person
accused.  Decl. 18, 19, 20, 21.
 

                                            U
 

                                UNIVERSITY.

    TO be formed by the union of the two colleges.  1784,
ch. 37.
 

                                           V
 

                                    VERDICT.

    NOT to be set aside because a juror had a trial depending
at the same term.  October, 1778, ch.
21, sec. 2, 3.

                                    VESSELS.

    The act of 1744, ch. 20, made, among other purposes,
for the punishment of those who shall burn vessels,
continued for seven years by the act of October, 1780, 
ch. 12.  November, 1765, ch. 25.
    The burning or betraying public vessels, or attempting
so to do, punishable with death.  October, 1777, ch. 1.
    Vessels made liable to seizure by the lieutenant of the
county.  March, 1778, ch. 8.

    Burning or destroying any vessel above forty feet keel,
made a capital crime.  1784, ch. 79, sec. 23.

                                    VESTRIES.

    Select vestries to be appointed.  March, 1779, ch. 9.
    A supplement to that act.  November, 1779, ch. 7.

                                      VIENNA.

    Geese and swine not to be suffered to go at large.
November, 1783, ch. 20.
                                            W

                                  WARRANTS.

    Without oath, or general, not legal.  Decl. 23.

                      WASHINGTON ACADEMY.

    Instituted.  November, 1779, ch. 15.
    A supplement.  1784, ch. 64.

                        WASHINGTON COLLEGE.

    Instituted.  April, 1782, ch. 8.
    Funds established.  1784, ch. 7.

                        WASHINGTON COUNTY.

    See Montgomery county as to its creation, provision for
collecting a levy, &c.
    Court adjourned.  October, 1780, ch. 2.

                          WICCOMICO MANOR.

    Tenants favoured.  April, 1782, ch. 18.

                        WILLS.  See Adminisrators.

                                    WITNESSES.

    The act of 1752, ch. 13, respecting witnesses not finding
security, continued for seven years by the act of October,
1777, ch. 12.
    May be summoned from one county to another.  October,
1777, ch. 12.
    Fines.  October, 1778, ch. 21, sec. 15, and April, 
1782, ch. 40.
    Their allowance.  October, 1780, ch. 17.

                WOLVES, CROWS and SQUIRRELS.

    The act of 1728, ch. 7, so far as relates to the killing
of crows and squirrels in St. Mary's, Kent, Somerset,
Charles, Anne-Arundel, Talbot, Cæcil, Calvert, Prince-George's,
Dorchester, Worcester, and Frederick counties,
repealed.  1769, ch. 16.
    The said act is in like manner repealed with respect to
Queen-Anne's.  September, 1770, ch. 14.
    With respect to Baltimore also.  1774, ch. 6.
    A provision made for the destruction of wolves.  April,
1783, ch. 37.
                        WORCESTER COUNTY.

    For its free-school, see Somerset county.
    Court adjourned.  October, 1778, ch. 1.
    Court revived.  March. 1779, ch. 6.
    Proceedings of the deputy sheriff, after the death of his
principal, made valid, an the present sheriff empowered
to collect.  October, 1780, ch. 3 and 4.



 
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