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Session Laws, 1815
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CHARLES RIDGELY, (of Hampton) Esq. Governor.

219

CHAPTER 221.

A supplement to the act entitled, an act to incorporate the Ci-
ty Bank of Baltimore.
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of
Maryland, That from and after the passage of this act all divi-
dends in the City Bank of Baltimore shall be semi-annually de-
clared in the months of March and September, and be made
payable in the months of April and October.
2. AND BE IT ENACTED, That hereafter thirteen mem-
bers of the old board, and no more, shall be eligible to a
seat as directors of the City Bank at each next succeeding elec-
tion.
3. AND BE IT ENACTED, That every part of the ori-
ginal charter of the City Bank that is inconsistent herewith,
shall be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Dec. Sess.
1815.

Passed Jan.
29. 1816.
Dividends.

Who shall
be eligible.

Repeal.

CHAPTER 222.
A supplement to the act entitled, an act to incorporate certain
persons in every Christian Church or Congregation in this

state.
Sec. 1. BE IT ENACTED by the General Assembly of
Maryland, That every Christian church or society or Congre-
gation that is now or shall hereafter be incorporated in virtue of
the act entitled, an act to incorporate certain persons in every
Christian church or Congregation in this state, passed at No-
vember session eighteen hundred and two, to which this is a
supplement, and their successors, shall and may have perpetu-
al succession, and shall and may at all times hereafter be per-
sons able and capable in law to purchase, take and hold to them
and their successors, in fee, or for any less estate or estates,
any lands, tenements, hereditaments, rents or annuities within
this state, by the gift, bargain, sale or devise of any person or
persons, bodies politic and corporate, capable of making the
same, and such lands, tenements or hereditaments, to rent or
lease in such a manner as they may judge most conducive to the
interest of their respective churches, societies or congregations;
and also to take and receive any sum or sums of money, and any
kind of goods or chattels which may or shall be given, sold or
bequeathed unto them by any person or persons, bodies politic or
corporate, capable to make a gift, sale or bequest thereof, and
to apply the same for the use of their respective churches, socie-
ties or congregations, as effectually as the same could be appli-
ed by the vestry of the Protestant Episcopal church of this state,
to their respective Parishes, in virtue of the act passed at No-
vember session seventeen hundred and ninety-eight, chapter
twenty-four; Provided, that the clear yearly value of the es-
tate of any church, society or congregation, (exclusive of the
rents of pews, collections in churches, funeral charges, and the
like,) shall not exceed the clear yearly value allowed to any
vestry of the Protestant Episcopal church of this state, in virtue
of the act of seventeen hundred and ninety-eight, chapter twen-
ty-four, aforesaid.
2. AND BE IT ENACTED, That so much of the original
act to which this is a supplement, as is repugnant to, or incon-
sistent with this act be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Passed Jan.
29, 1816.

Privileges ex-
tended.


Proviso.

Repeal.



 
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