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1805.

NOVEMBER. LAWS OF MARYLAND

C H A P.
LXXXI.

dent for subsistence upon the bounty of relations; and praying that he may be relieved under the
provisions of the aforesaid original act, the dissent of the said creditor notwithstanding; and the
same being considered reasonable, therefore,

II. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That on the application of the said Win-

ston Smith to the chancellor, in the manner directed and: prescribed by the second section of the
said original act, on or before the first day of July next, and on his complying with, and conforming
to, all and singular the several provisions and requisites contained in the said original act, the chan-
cellor shall thereupon direct notice of such application to be given to the creditors of said Win-
ton Smith, or to as many of them as can be served therewith, and in such other manner as in the
said second section is directed, and thereupon the said chancellor shall proceed in all respects in the
case of the said Winston Smith according to the provisions of the said original act, and the said
Winston Smith, upon his complying with the directions of the said act, shall be entitled to all and
every relief and benefit under the said act, which he might or could have had if the said dissent had
not been filed before the chancellor, and shall be subject to the pains and penalties in the said act
contained, for the breach of the provisions thereof, the dissent of the creditor aforesaid, under the
provisions of the said original act, or any thing therein contained, to the contrary notwithstanding.
C H A P. LXXXII.

Passed 25th of
January, 1806.

An ACT to restrain the evil practices of certain persons within this state,

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That if any person or persons, after the
passage of this act, shall mix, or cause to be mixed, any corn meal or other flour with wheat
flour, for the purpose of selling, or otherwise disposing of the same as. wheat flour, or shall send
the same out of the state for the purpose, or with the intent, of selling or otherwise disposing of it,
he, she or they, shall forfeit and pay, for each and every such offence, a sum not less than two hun-
dred dollars, nor more than one thousand dollars, one half to the informer, and the other half to
the state, and in case such offender or offenders shall be unable to pay the same, shall suffer not less
than three nor more than twelve months imprisonment, in the discretion of the; court.

II. AND BE IT ENACTED, That it shall be the duty of every magistrate before whom any infor-
mation may be lodged, and proof made, of any such practice, to issue his warrant to any constable
of the county in which the same shall be committed, commanding him to bring such offender or of-
fenders before him, or any other justice of the peace for said county, who shall recognize him or
them in the sum of two thousand dollars, with good and sufficient security, or in case of neglect or
refusal, then to commit such offender or offenders to prison, to take his or their trial at the next
court having competent jurisdiction.

III. AND BE IT 'ENACTED, That it shall be the duty of the several county courts in this state to
give this act in charge to the grand juries of their respective counties.
CHAP. LXXXIII.

Passed 25th of
January, 1806.

An ACT to change the place of holding elections in the fourth elec-
tion district of Montgomery county.

WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly, by the petition of a number of inhabi-
tants of the fourth election district in Montgomery county, that they labour under consider-
able inconvenience, in as much as the place of holding elections in said district is not central, and
praying that a law may pass changing the place of elections from where it is now held to Edward
Berry's, commonly called Coale's-Ville, in said district, and the prayer thereof appearing reason-
able, therefore,

IT. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That in future all elections in the fourth
election district in Montgomery county shall be held at Edward Berry's, commonly called Coale's-
Ville, in said district, any law, usage or custom, to the contrary notwithstanding.

Passed 25th of
January, 1806.

CHAP. LXXXIV.

An ACT compelling the proprietors of lots binding on the water at
the west end of the bason in the city of Baltimore to extend and
improve the same.

WHEREAS a number of the inhabitants of the city of Baltimore, by their petition to this ge-
neral assembly have set forth, that several proprietors of lots binding on, and entitled to



 
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