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                WILLIAM SMALLWOOD, Esq; Governor.

    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That all causes, pleas,
process and proceedings, now depending and returnable to the said November
court, shall be, and are by virtue of this act, adjourned and continued to the
fourth Monday in this present month of January, and that all the said causes,
pleas, process and proceedings, in the said court, now depending and returnable
to the said November court, shall be in the same state and condition as they
would be in on the said second Monday in January, any thing to the contrary
notwithstanding.

1786.

CHAP.
 XLVI.

Causes, &c.
adjourned,
&c.

                                            CHAP. XLVII.
An ACT to aid and confirm the proceedings of Dorchester and
                                        Caroline county courts.

Passed January
20.
    WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly, that for want of
timely notice of the laws of the last session, the justices of Dorchester
and Caroline counties did not meet at their respective courts on the
Mondays before the second and third Tuesdays in March and June last, according
to the directions of an act passed at the last session of assembly, for altering the time
of holding the courts in the said counties, but that they met as usual on the second
and third Tuesdays respectively in the said months, pursuant to their own
adjournments, and the acts of assembly theretofore made for regulating the times
of holding the courts in the counties aforesaid, whereby all the rules, judgments,
entries, acts and proceedings, made, rendered and done, by the justices of the
said county courts at their March and June terms last, may be defeated and annulled,
without the assistance of the legislature;
Preamble.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That all the rules,
judgments, entries, acts, process and proceedings, made, rendered and done, by
the justices of the said county courts, at their respective terms aforesaid, shall be
and are hereby made valid and effectual, and confirmed, according to the intent
and purpose of the same, and shall be deemed and considered to have the same
force and effect as if the said proceedings had been made and done by the justices
of the said county courts at the times directed, and pursuant to the authority
granted by the act passed as aforesaid for this purpose at the last session of the
general assembly.
Rules, &c.
made valid,
&c.
                                            CHAP. XLVIII.
An ACT for the relief of Simon Nicholls, late collector of the
    public tax foe Montgomery county, and of Alexander Catlett
    and Thomas Nicholls, his securities.

Passed January
20.
    WHEREAS the said Simon Nicholls was collector of the taxes for the
years seventeen hundred and eighty, seventeen hundred and eighty-one,
and seventeen hundred and eighty-two, and on the petition of the
said Alexander Catlett, one of his securities aforesaid, an act passed to take the
collection out of the hands of the said Simon Nicholls, and vest the same in the
said Alexander Catlett:  And whereas the said Simon Nicholls, by his petition to
this general assembly, prays for a restitution of the collection, to which the said
Alexander Catlett consents, under the particular terms and conditions stated in
their respective petitions;
Preamble.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That if the said Simon
Nicholls shall, on or before the first day of April next, enter into bond
with security, to be approved of by the treasurer of the western shore, for the
balance appearing due from him as collector, the power of collecting the arrearages
to him due from the people, shall be and hereby is restored, and his
former sureties shall be thereby discharged; and the said Alexander Catlett,
under the penalty of fifteen per  cent. on all that is retained, shall, within one
month thereafter, account for with and pay to the treasurer of the western shore,
on account of the said Simon Nicholls, all such sums of money, with interest
thereon from the time of receiving the same, as he shall have revived as collector
On entering
into bond, the
power of collecting
restored,
&c.
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