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

    V.  And be it enacted, That all pleas, proceedings, civil or criminal,
which are or shall be returnable to the next June county courts of each respective
county of this province, shall, by virtue of this act, be returnable to the next August
court, to be held for each county; and all actions, suits, proceedings, civil
or criminal, depending in, or returnable to, the next June county court of each
county, shall be and are hereby continued to the next August court of each county;
and the said process, and every other matter or thing, shall be in the same
state and condition, at the next August courts, as they would be at the next June
courts; and the justices of the said county courts respectively, may, at their next
August courts, hear and determine the same, as fully and effectually, to all intents
and purposes whatsoever, as they might lawfully do at the next June courts to be
held for their county, any law to the contrary thereof notwithstanding.



Pleas, &c. returnable
June, to be
returned to
August court,

    VI.  And, whereas the county courts for Baltimore and Kent counties, were respectively
held on the Monday preceding the first and third Tuesdays in March
last, and to which days respectively the process in the said counties were made returnable,
Be it enacted, That the said courts, held for the said counties, and also
the process returnable as aforesaid, shall be good and valid in law, any error in
the time of holding the said courts, or in the return of the said process notwithstanding.
Certain process
made valid.
    VII.  This act to continue and be in force for and during the term of three
years, and to the end of the next session of assembly that shall happen after the
said three years.

    Continued for seven years, &c. by the act of February, 1777, ch. 17, and for seven years, &c. by the
act of 1784, ch. 83, but there is a provision in that act that it shall not affect the courts directed by an
act passed in the same session to be held in June.

                                            CHAP. VI.
An ACT to repeal part of an act to encourage the destroying of
                                wolves, crows and squirrels.
    BE it enacted, by the right honourable the lord proprietary, by and with the
advice and consent of his governor, and the upper and lower houses of assembly,
and the authority of the same, That so much of an act of assembly, made
at a session of assembly, begun and held at the city of Annapolis, the third day of
October, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-eight, entitled, An act to encourage
the destroying of wolves, crows and squirrels, as relates to the killing of
crows and squirrels in Baltimore county, be and is hereby repealed, abrogated, and
made void.
Part of an act
                                            CHAP. VII.
An ACT for the support of an organist in King and Queen parish in Saint-Mary's

    5lb. of tobacco is to be assessed annually for that purpose, and to be paid to Thomas Bond, Zachariah
Bond, John Eden, James Jordan, William Thomas, John Briscoe, and Hanson Briscoe, or the major
part, who are to account with the parish in case it be without an organist.
    This act was to continue three years, &c.  It has expired.

                                            CHAP. VIII.
An ACT to empower the justices of Somerset county, to levy on the taxable inhabitants
    of that part of Stepney parish which lies in the said county, a quantity
    of tobacco for the purposes therein mentioned.

    Viz. 32,528lb. to be paid to John Scott, William Adams, George Day Scott, Joseph Dashiell, and
George Dashiell, or to the major part of them, to be applied to defraying the expence of building the chapel
of ease at Spring-hill.

                                            CHAP. IX.
An ACT for the building of a parish church in All-Saints parish, in Calvert

    By three equal assessments, in 1774, 1775, and 1776, the quantity of 200,000lb. of tobacco is to be
assessed, and paid to John Clagett, Edward Gantt, Thomas Reynolds, Charles Grahame, and William
Ireland, who are authorised to purchase an acre of ground adjoining the old church, and to build a church
on the spot where stands the old church.

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