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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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WASHINGTON COUNTY. 4691

succession, and shall be capable to purchase, take and hold any lands,
tenements or hereditaments not exceeding the yearly value of sixteen
hundred dollars, and to rent or lease such land, tenements or heredita-
ments in such manner as they may judge most conducive to the interests
of said poor; and to take and receive any sum of money, and any kind of
goods and chattels which may be given, sold or bequeathed to them by
any person, and apply the same for the use of the poor.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 7. 1860, Art. 21, sec. 7.

7. They shall be capable to sue and be sued by their corporate name,
and may have and use a common seal, and may change the same at their
pleasure.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 8. 1860, Art. 21, sec. 8.

8. They may purchase beds, bedding, working tools, kitchen utensils,
cows, horses and other necessaries for said almshouse.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 9. 1868, ch. 31.

9. Annually, at their first meeting, they shall appoint a fit person to
be overseer of the almshouse, and such other proper officers and servants
as may appear to them necessary for conducting the business of said alms-
house; the overseer so appointed, and all other appointees, shall enter upon
the discharge of their duties on the first day of April in each year there-
after.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 1. 1860, Art. 21, sec. 10.

10. They shall meet at the almshouse four times in the year, in the
first week in May, August, October and December, or oftener if neces-
sary, and make and ordain, by a majority of votes of such as may be
present, all such rules and by-laws as they shall think necessary for the
support and government of said almshouse.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 11. 1868, ch. 31. 1902, ch. 395.

11. They shall meet at the 'almshouse four times in the year, in the
first week in January, April, July and October, or oftener if necessary,
and make and ordain, by a majority of votes of such as may present, all
such rules and by-laws as they shall think necessary for the support and
government of said almshouse.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 12. 1860, Art 21, sec. 12.

12. The county commissioners may purchase a tract of land not ex-
ceeding two hundred acres, for the accommodation of the poor of said
county, at such time as they may deem expedient, and erect thereon all
proper and necessary buildings, and provide the same with all requisite
stock, farming utensils, and whatever, in their judgment, the accommo-
dation of the poor and interests of said county may require.

 

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