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                        A    P    P    E    N    D    I    X.

    AS the editor, with an indifferent share of health, was unassisted in his irksome, tedious employment, it ws perhaps
impossible for him entirely to avoid error.  On a revision of the whole, he perceives that he has omitted
to note in his index some few of the material provisions in the laws, and some others, that may hereafter be probably
sought for.  He has likewise discovered some wrong references.  He has therefore annexed a short supplemental table;
and, at the end of it, he has noted the mistakes in his principal index.  As to errors of the press in the acts at large,
he considered the examination of those, and the comparing them with the originals of the old printed copy, as out of
his department.  But, from the singular accuracy and attention of Mr. Green, he believes, that no material error
will be therein found:  And as to the abstracts and notes, although the editor has perceived in these some trifling errata,
he did not think it worth while to point them out.

 
                                            A

                                 ANNAPOLIS.

    ITS corporation enabled to sell certain lands, and, for
a limited time, to lay a tax, and to regulate ordinary-keepers
and retailers.  November, 1779, ch. 11.
    
                                        ARMY.

    A body of militia to the amount of 2000 men to be
selected, armed and disciplined.  October, 1780, ch. 27.
    N. B. In the abstract of the act, 12000 and 8000 are
inserted instead of 1200 and 800.
    Two battalions of militia to reinforce the American
army.  May, 1781, ch. 15.
    An armament to be fitted out, consisting of two gallies,
and not more than eight barges.  May, 1781, ch. 34.

                                            B

                        BALTIMORE-TOWN.

    A SUPPLEMENT to the act for regulating the export
of flour, &c.  October, 1780, ch. 36.
    A supplement to the act respecting Hanover-lane.
1784, ch. 46.

                                            C

                            CÆCIL COUNTY.

    VISITORS to be chosen for its school.  October,
1777, ch. 5.

                          CONFISCATION.

    Commissioners in certain cases enabled to bring suit,
November, 1783, ch. 34.

                                  COURTS.

    The court of appeals, and several county courts, adjourned.
May, 1766, ch. 7.
    Several county courts adjourned.  October, 1778, ch. 1.
    Dorchester county court adjourned.  March, 1780, 
ch. 19.
    Several county courts adjourned, and every court in
the state empowered, during the war, to continue causes
at discretion.  May, 1781, ch. 1.
    Trivial suits in the provincial court prevented.  1771,
ch. 11.

                                        D

                        DEBTS, PRIVATE.

    FULL abstracts of the bills relating to supplies are not
given.  By these a private debtor, chargeable with
interest, is authorised to discount for each £. 100 of the
principal, as follows:

    In 1777, he may discount 10f    Even if he do not actually
    In 1778,        -                -     25f    pay the interest
    In 1779,        -                -    25f     in these years.  For
    In 1781,        -                -    20f     the year 1780 no discount
    In 1782,        -                -    20f     is authorised.
    In 1783,        -                -    20f
                                           £. 600

                                                              Provided he pay the interest
    In 1784, he may discount     10f    within a month
    In 1785,        -                -         10f    of the day.
                                                £. 100    

    In 1786 he may discount 10f, provided he make appear,

that he pays assessment on a capital equal to the
principal.
    ILLUSTRATION.—On the 31st of December, 1776,
a man passed his bond for £. 100; on the 31st of December,
1786, he comes to discharge it.
Principal,            -            -            -            £. 100    0    0
Interest for ten years,    -            -                  60    0    0

According to contract, amount of both,   160    0    0
From which he may deduct, absolutely,       6    0    0

                                Balance,                          154    0    0
From which, is he paid interest punctually,
        in 1784 and 5, he may deduct,                 1    0    0

From which, on the second condition, he 153    0    0
       may deduct,                                                 0  10    0

                            Legal balance,                £. 152  10    0

    Congress, act of assembly, and convention money, to
be no longer a tender for any debt created after this act.
June, 1780, ch. 28, sec. 4.




                                DEBTS, PUBLIC.

    An act for the liquidation and payment of debts due
from persons attainted of high treason.  April, 1782,
ch. 36.
    Supplements.  November, 1782, ch. 24, November,
1783, ch. 34.




                                            F



                                       FINES.

    MODE of recovery and the application of fines, penalties,
forfeitures and amerciaments.  February,
1777, ch. 6.

                                            
                                            T



                           TALBOT COUNTY.

    A POOR-HOUSE to be built.  1774, ch. 16.



                                           W



                       WASHINGTON COUNTY.

    COURT to levy money for finishing public buildings.
1784, ch. 30.

                                                                        ERRATA to the INDEX.

                                                                            IN the 10th article under Army, for ch. 5, read ch. 8.
                                                                            IN the 2d article under Anne-Arundel county, for September, read November.
                                                                            IN the 10th article under Baltimore-town, for September, read November.
                                                                            IN the 1st article under Contract, for ch. 18, read ch. 28.
                                                                            IN the 7th article under Confiscation, for 1782, read 1781.

 
 

 

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