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Laws of Maryland 1785-1791
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                WILLIAM SMALLWOOD, Esq; Governor.

and he is hereby authorised and directed, upon bill being filed by the party,
and upon full inquiry made into all the circumstances of the case, to decree a
conveyance of the property and payment of the money, agreeably to the rules of
the court of chancery; and upon such decree being signed and the money paid,
it shall and may be lawful for the chancellor to execute a conveyance in fee-simple
for the same, but no decree shall pass for a conveyance before sixty days notice
by the party in the Baltimore or Annapolis news-paper of filing such bill,
and a summons issues for the attorney-general to appear and shew cause, if any,
why such decree should not pass.

1786.

CHAP.
 XLIX.

                                            CHAP. L.
A Further supplement to the act concerning the stock of the bank
                            of England belonging to this state.

Passed January
20.
    WHEREAS Daniel Dulany, deceased, the eldest son and heir of Walter
Dulany, deceased, for the debts of his father, by two several deeds,
acknowledged and recorded in the then provincial court office, mortgaged
the lands and estate therein mentioned to Osgood Hanbury, and company,
for a very large sum of sterling money, which is yet unpaid, and the mortgaged
premises have been since sold and disposed of by this state as confiscated British
property;
Preamble.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That the agent of this
state, appointed under the said act concerning the stock of the bank of England
belonging to this state, shall and he is hereby empowered to assign, or otherwise
dispose of, a sum not exceeding eleven thousand pounds of the capital of the said
bank stock belonging to this state, the produce whereof to be applied to the
account of the said debt, saving to this state any just claim of contribution on or
by the lands given by this state to the daughters of the said Walter Dulany, or
any of them.
Agent may
assign part of
the state, &c.
    III.  And be it enacted, That the said agent may, with the approbation of the 
governor and council, compound, compromise, settle and agree, with the trustees
of the said bank stock belonging to this state, or any other person or persons
concerning the same, on such terms and conditions as the governor and council
under all circumstances may think for the advantage of this state.
And compound
with
the trustees,
&c.
                                            CHAP. LI.
An ACT for the relief of the collectors of the tax for the years
    seventeen hundred and eighty-four, and seventeen hundred and
    eighty-five.

Passed January
20.
    WHEREAS it has been represented to this general assembly, by the
petitions of sundry collectors of the taxes for the years seventeen hundred
and eighty-four, and seventeen hundred and eighty-five, that
they could not complete their collections by reason of the shortness of the crops
in the said years, and the arrearages that were due to their predecessors, and that
suits have been commenced, and judgments obtained against them, and that they
with their securities are liable to have executions issued against them, returnable
to the general court at April and May terms next, which, if carried into effect,
must inevitably ruin many of them, and their securities; and this general assembly
being of opinion, that relief ought to be granted;
Preamble.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the general assembly of Maryland, That the several collectors
of the public taxes of this state for the years aforesaid be, and they are hereby allowed
until the twentieth day of March next to pay to the treasurers of their respective
shores the amount of the several balances for which they are now liable.
Further time
allowed collectors,
&c.
    III.  And be it enacted, That the collectors aforesaid are hereby indemnified
and secured harmless from all interest incurred by reason of their not having paid
the amount of the assessment for the years aforesaid upon the days and times
Who are indemnified,
&c.
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