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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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KENT COUNTY. 3155

bequeathed by any person to them, for the support and maintenance of
the poor in said county; and may purchase and hold any lands, tenements
and hereditaments, not exceeding the yearly value of fifteen hundred ,
dollars.

P. L. L., 1888, Art.15, sec. 8. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 8.

8. They may use one common seal, and may change the same at their
pleasure.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 9. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 9.

9. They may make and establish such rules for the relief, regulation
and labor of the poor, and for the good government of the almshouse in
said county, not contrary to law, as to them shall from time to time appear
most fit and requisite.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 10. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 10. 1896, ch. 281, sec. 10.

10. They shall meet between the first and fifteenth days of September
in each year, and appoint a fit and proper citizen of Kent county to be
overseer of the almshouse in said county, and such other proper officers
and employees as may be necessary for carrying on the business of said
corporation.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 11. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 11.

11. They may allow such overseer any sum not exceeding two hundred
dollars per annum, and so pro rata during his continuance in office.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 12. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 12.

12. The said overseer shall give bond, payable to the said trustees, with
good and sufficient security, in the penalty of five hundred dollars, con-
ditioned for the faithful performance of his duty as overseer.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 13. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 13.

13. The trustees may remove such overseer in their discretion, and ap-
point another in his place.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 14. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 14.

14. They shall meet four times in each year, in the first week in Janu-
ary, May, August and November, or oftener if necessary, and by a ma-
jority of votes make the rules and regulations aforesaid.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 15. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 15.

15. All meetings of the said trustees shall be held at the almshouse,
except such as may be necessary for the settlement and passage of their
accounts with the county commissioners.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 15, sec. 16. 1860, Art. 14, sec. 16.

16. They shall provide suitable farming stock and implements of hus-
bandry for said almshouse, and cause all paupers who may be maintained

 

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