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1786.

CHAP.
    IV.

Justices to levy
money,
&c.

                                LAWS of MARYLAND.

    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That the justices of
Charles county shall, and they are hereby authorised and empowered, at their
next county court to be held for the purpose of laying the county assessment, to
impose by assessment on said county, in the same manner that all county charges
are levied, a sum of money not exceeding the value of the said three thousand nine
hundred and fifty-two pounds of net crop tobacco, with the expences of collection
at the time when the said tobacco was replaced and paid by the said Francis Speake,
with the expences of collection added thereto, the said justices to make inquiry
of the value of said tobacco, and be the sole judges thereof; and the sum so levied
by assessment shall be paid by the sheriff or collector for the time being to
the said Francis Speake, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns.


Passed January
20.
                                            CHAP. V.
An ACT to vest in Isaac Spencer, of Kent county, and Benjamin Roberts, of
    Queen-Anne's county, an estate in certain lands therein mentioned, as tenants
    in common in fee-simple, and for other purposes therein mentioned.  (A private
    act.)

Passed January
20.
                                            CHAP. VI.
An ACT for the relief of John Carmichael and Train Ackworth,
    of Somerset county, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
Preamble.     WHEREAS John Carmichael and Train Ackworth, by their humble
petitions to this general assembly, did set forth, that they purchased
certain confiscated property (lying in Somerset county) of Daniel of
Saint Thomas Jenifer, then intendant for the state of Maryland, for which they
passed their separate bonds, with securities, for the payment of principal and interest
thereof, and that they have not been able to obtain possession of the lands
aforesaid, agreeably to the said contract entered into by them and the aforesaid
Daniel of Saint Thomas Jenifer, and prayed that the issuing executions against
them might be suspended until the right of Gabriel Walter and Sarah Lenden,
the tenants in possession of said lands, may be brought to a trial, and determination
had thereon; this general assembly are of opinion, that the prayers of the
said petitioners are reasonable:  Therefore,
Attorney-general
to commence
proceedings,
&c.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That the attorney-general
commence and prosecute proceedings at law or in equity, as the cases may
require, against Gabriel Walter and Sarah Lenden, the tenants in possession of
the lands aforesaid, purchased by the said John Carmichael and Train Ackworth,
in order to bring the validity of their claims to an immediate determination.
Executions,
&c. not to issue,
&c.
    III.  And be it enacted, That executions or other process shall not issue on
the bonds of John Carmichael and Train Ackworth for principal or interest due
on their bonds for the lands purchased as aforesaid, until the validity of the
claims set up by Gabriel Walter and Sarah Lenden, the tenants in possession,
be brought to an issue as aforesaid; and if executions or other process hath already
issued against John Carmichael and Train Ackworth, that the attorney-general
countermand said process.
Bonds to be
delivered up
on claims being
made valid,
&c.
    IV.  And be it enacted, That in case the said Gabriel Walter and Sarah Lenden,
should make valid their claims to the lands aforesaid, then and in that case
the bonds of the said John Carmichael and Train Ackworth be delivered to them
by the treasurer; and in case the state should make good its claim to the lands
aforesaid, then and in that case the said John Carmichael and Train Ackworth
be immediately put in possession f the lands aforesaid, so as aforesaid purchased
by them, and pay their bonds agreeably to the tenor thereof, except the interest
that hath or may arise due on the bond aforesaid during the time they have been
kept out of the possession of the lands aforesaid, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.


 
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