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or administrator as are now allowed to a trustee appointed to
sell under a decree in equity.
9. For the purpose of ascertaining the value of said real
estate, they are hereby authorized to issue a warrant to ap-
praisers in the manner as indicated in sections one hundred and
twenty-eight and nine of article eighty-one of the Public General
Laws, and if upon the returns of said appraisement, it should
exceed the sum of fifteen hundred dollars, the said Orphans'
Court shall not proceed to order said sales.
Passed March 24, 1865.
State Wharfinger and Wharves.
Chapter 12 amends section 5, as follows:
SEC. 1. He shall be vested with the same powers in regard to
the care of said wharves or such part thereof as may be under
his care and direction and the regulating of vessels and persons
resorting to and using them, as any harbor master or other
officer within the city of Baltimore; and any of said persons
who shall refuse or neglect to obey his orders, given in the exe-
cution of his said powers, shall pay and forfeit to this State the
same fine that in the like case a person who should refuse or
neglect to obey the orders of any harbor master within the said
city, would by virtue of the ordinances of the city of Baltimore,
pay and forfeit to the said city. He shall also be vested with
the same powers in regard to the collection of wharfage and
of fines and penalties as any harbor master within the said city.
Passed February 23, 1865.
END OF GENERAL LAWS.