LAWS of MARYLAND.
all of whom shall hold an orphans court in their respective county,
at the same
times and places, and in the same manner, as the several orphans courts
state are now respectively holden; and the said justices, or any two of
shall have, exercise and enjoy, the same power, authority and jurisdiction,
intents and purposes, and in all respects, as the same are had, exercised
enjoyed, by the several orphans courts of this state under and by virtue
said recited acts, or of any law of this state which respects such power,
and jurisdiction; and each of the said justices shall be entitled to receive
of ten shillings current money for every day he shall attend in the execution
his office, and such allowance shall be levied and collected in the
as other charges of the county.
to act as attornies,
| III. And be
it enacted, That neither of the said justices shall, after their
and qualification, act as an attorney or solicitor in any court of law
or equity in this state during the time which they shall act as such.
are to be
| IV. And be it
enacted, That if any person, to be appointed and commissioned
in virtue of this act, shall die, resign, remove out of the county,
refuse to act,
or be disqualified from acting, it shall be lawful for the governor, with
and consent of the council, to appoint and commission another person to
supply such vacancy, and the person so commissioned, after qualifying
the manner prescribed by the said first recited act, shall have and exercise
same power and authority as any other justice of the orphans court.
| V. And be it
enacted, That the register of wills in their respective counties
shall be, and by virtue of this act they are, authorised and empowered
any accounts of the estates of deceased persons where the amount of the
of such deceased's estate does not exceed the sum of three hundred and
pounds: Provided nevertheless, that the orphans court, at any
time within two
terms after the passage or rejection of such accounts, shall have full
authority to reconsider and alter or reverse the same; and provided nevertheless,
that any one of the said justices shall have full power and authority to
adjourn the said courts.
|| VI. This act to continue and remain in force
until the thirtieth of October,
seventeen hundred and ninety-four, and until the end of the next session
An ACT to appoint an agent for the year one thousand seven
hundred and ninety-two,
and for other purposes.
|An agent appointed.
|| BE it enacted,
by the General Assembly of Maryland, That Randolph Brandt
Latimer be agent of this state, to execute the trust and power reposed
him by virtue of this act, from the first day of January, in the year
seventeen hundred and ninety-two, until the first day of January, in the
hundred and ninety-three.
|Who shall superintend
| II. And be it
enacted, That the said agent superintend the collection of all
arrearages and balances due from the several collectors of the respective
within this state, appointed since the first day of January, seventeen
eighty-three; and the said agent is hereby authorised and required to call
the treasurers of the respective shores for an accurate statement of all
and balances due from such collectors, and such account shall be furnished
by the said treasurers accordingly.
| III. And be
it enacted, That the said agent, with the approbation of the
governor and the council, may thereupon apportion such arrearages and balances
into such reasonable parts as he shall think most proper and effectual
the collection thereof, and may also limit such reasonable periods for
of such respective parts of the said arrearages and balances, as shall
appear to him