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Hanson's Laws of Maryland 1763-1784
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                        ROBERT EDEN, Esq; Governor.

county, in the same manner as other public and county levies are by law collected;
and the said tobacco, when collected, shall be paid by the sheriff to such person
or persons, as the commissioners aforesaid, or the major part of them, shall
order and direct.

1773.

CHAP.
    VI.

    VII.  And, whereas the taxable inhabitants of that part of Baltimore county
hereby erected into Harford county, have paid a proportionable quantity of tobacco
towards the building the court-house and prison in Baltimore-town in Baltimore
county:  And, whereas a considerable sum of money was raised by the sale
of the old court-house and prison at Joppa, and applied towards erecting the said
court-house and prison:  And forasmuch as justice requires, that the said proportionable
quantity of tobacco, and a proportionable part of the said money, should be
refunded, and applied towards the building of the court-house and prison now to
be erected in Harford county; Be it therefore enacted, That the justices of Baltimore
county shall be, and they are hereby authorised and required, to assess and
levy, by two equal assessments, the next year and year afterwards, with their public
and county levy, the quantity of one hundred and fifty-four thousand six hundred
and sxity-six pounds of tobacco, in and upon the taxable inhabitants of Baltimore
county, together with the sheriff's salary of five per centum for collection,
which said quantity of tobacco, so to be assessed and levied, shall be collected by
the sheriff of Baltimore county, from the taxable inhabitants thereof, in the same
manner as other public and county levied are by law collected; and the said tobacco,
when collected, shall be paid by the said sheriff to the commissioners aforesaid,
and shall be by them applied towards building the court-house and prison in the
said county of Harford.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tobacco to be
levied in Baltimore
county
towards

building a
court-house,
&c.

    VIII.  And be it enacted, That the justices of Harford county shall be, and
they are hereby authorised and required, to assess and levy, with the public and
county levy, by two equal assessments, in the next year and the year afterwards,
the quantity of two hundred thousand pounds of tobacco, together with the sheriff's
salary of five per centum for collection; which said tobacco, so to be assessed
and levied, shall be collected by the sheriff of Harford county, from the taxable
inhabitants of the said county, in the same manner as other public and county levies
are by law collected; which said tobacco, when collected, shall be paid by
the said sheriff to the commissioners aforesaid, and applied by them towards building
the court-house and prison aforesaid for the said county.
And in Harford
county
for the same
purpose.
    IX.  And be it enacted, That the commissioners aforesaid, or the major part of
them, shall be, and they are hereby authorised and required, to contract and agree
for the building of the said court-house and prison; which said court-house and
prison shall be built and erected on the land to be purchased as aforesaid, in or
adjoining to Bush-town, on the head of Bush river; and the said town, after the
commencement of this act, shall be called Harford-town.
Commissioners
to contract
for building a
court-house,
&c.
    X.  And be it enacted, That all causes, pleas, process and pleadings, which
now are or shall be depending in Baltimore county court, before the second day of
March next, shall and may be prosecuted as effectually as they might have been
had this act never been made; and in case any deeds or conveyances of land in
Harford county have been or shall be, before the division aforesaid, acknowledged
according to law in Baltimore county, the enrollment or recording thereof, within
the time limited by law, either in the county court of Baltimore county, or in the
county court of Harford county, shall be good and available, the division aforesaid
notwithstanding.
Causes depending
may
be prosecuted,
&c.
    XI.  And be it enacted, That the justices of Baltimore county shall be, and
they are hereby empowered, upon application, to issue executions, or other legal
process, upon all judgments had and obtained, or to be had and obtained, in Baltimore
county court, against any inhabitant of Harford county, and to enforce the
same; which said writs shall be directed to the sheriff of Harford county, and the
said sheriff is hereby authorised and directed to serve and return the same to Baltimore
county court, with the body or bodies of the person or persons, if taken,
Justices of 
Baltimore to
issue executions
against inhabitants
of
Harford
county, &c.


 
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