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1787.

CHAP.
 XXIII.

                                LAWS of MARYLAND.

to evade the payment of the toll, and if any person shall ride, lead or drive, his
riding horse, liable to toll, round any turnpike with intention to evade the payment
of the toll, such person, if a free man, shall forfeit twenty shillings for every
such offence, and, if a servant or slave, the master or mistress shall forfeit ten
shillings, and such servant or slave shall be whipped by the order of any justice
of the peace of the said county, not exceeding ten lashes.

Allowance to
commissioners.
    XXVIII.  And be it enacted, That each commissioner appointed to lay out
and make the roads aforesaid, shall be entitled to receive ten shillings current
money per day for every day he shall attend in the execution of any of the duties
required of him by this act, and each commissioner of review shall be entitled
to receive the same sum for every day he shall employ in reviewing any of the
roads aforesaid.
And the persons
appointed
to collect,
&c.
    XXIX.  And be it enacted, That the said commissioners of review may allow
the person by them employed to receive the monies collected in virtue of this act,
such reasonable salary or compensation as they may think proper and adequate to
his trouble, and such person shall give bond with security for the due performance
of his trust, and shall keep a fair account on oath, or affirmation, of all monies
by him received and paid in virtue of his office of treasurer to the sid commissioners;
and the said commissioners may employ a clerk, and make him such
allowance for his trouble as they may think reasonable.
How fines,
&c are to be
recovered,
&c.
    XXX.  And be it enacted, That all fines, penalties and forfeitures, imposed
by this act, shall be recovered in the manner directed by the act of assembly of
February session, seventeen hundred and seventy-seven, but one half of the said
penalties and forfeitures, on recovery thereof, shall be paid to the said commissioners
of review for the time being, to be by them applied in the execution of
this act.

Passed May
15.
                                            CHAP. XXIV.
An ACT vesting power in the trustees of the charity school in
    Saint Peter's parish, in Talbot county, to convey the lands
    therein mentioned for the benefit and use of the poor of Talbot
    county.
Preamble.     WHEREAS Matthew Tilghman and John Gordon, trustees of the charity
school in Saint Peter's parish, in Talbot county, by their memorial
to this general assembly, have set forth, that by an instrument
of writing, bearing date the thirteenth day of February, seventeen hundred and
fifty-three, a certain David Robinson conveyed unto Thomas Bacon in trust, for
the use and benefit of a charity school in Saint Peter's parish in Talbot county,
all that part of a tract of land called Hull, also all that tract or parcel of land
called David's Folly, and also all that tract or parcel of land called Chance, situate
in Talbot county, as by reference to the said instrument of writing will more
fully appear; and that by the death of the said Thomas Bacon, the trust aforesaid
has devolved to the coheirs of the said Thomas Bacon, the one named Rachel,
who has married Risden Bosman Harwood, the other named Mary, who
has married Moses Pasapac; and that by an instrument of writing, the one bearing
date the twenty-first day of January, seventeen hundred and eighty-seven,
the other the twenty-eighth day of March, seventeen hundred and eighty-seven,
Risden Bosman Harwood and Rachel his wife, and Moses Pasapac and Mary his
wife, have conveyed in trust, unto the said memorialists, the land mentioned in
the above instrument of writing, and all the right and title in the trust aforesaid,
acquired by the said Risden Bosman Harwood and Rachel his wife, and Moses
Pasapac and Mary his wife; and the said memorialists have further set forth, that
although the intention of the trust aforesaid to the said Thomas Bacon was for
the use and benefit of the charity school aforesaid, that notwithstanding the said
intention, the lands aforesaid have not, for a considerable number of years, been
applied to the intended purpose, and are now, and have been for some time, in
the possession of a certain Sarah Harwood, who does not claim any title thereto;


 
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