LAWS of MARYLAND.
by commission, annuities, and other annual sums, payable
by any person within the state (except
such as are chargeable on lands) all these are to be taxed 12f6
for every £. 100.
An ACT to prevent forestalling and engrossing, and for other purposes
To continue until the end of the next
session. A similar continuance by the act of March, 1779, ch.
10. Expired with July session, 1779, another act having been passed
for the same purpose.
An ACT to empower the justices of Dorchester county court to appoint
for the town of Cambridge.
At the expence of the inhabitants,
to be levied (if at all) on them only.
An ACT for enlarging the powers of the governor and council.
See the act of March, 1778, ch. 13.
An ACT for the special appointment of inspectors, and for other purposes
To continue until the 30th of November,
An ACT to revive and aid the proceedings of Talbot county court, and
purposes therein mentioned.
The discontinuance arose from the court's
not meeting in August last. The proceedings to be reinstated
at the next court, to be held on the Monday before the third Tuesday in
December next, or, if
the justices shall not meet on that day, on the last Monday in February
There are the usual provisions respecting new actions,
abatements by death, bail given to the sheriff,
and sureties for appearance to answer.
An ACT to empower James Sterrett, Andrew Stigar, and George Lendenburger,
to sell and dispose of the estate of Christopher Limes,
for the purpose therein
An ACT for the relief of disabled and maimed officers,
marines and seamen.
|| WHEREAS it is thought just and expedient, that some
be made for such officers, soldiers, marines and seamen, as have been
or may be disabled or maimed in the service of the United States,
during the present war with Great-Britain:
| II. Be it enacted,
by the general assembly of Maryland, That every commissioned
officer, non-commissioned officer, and private soldier, who have or shall
lose a limb, or have been or shall be so disabled in the service of the
of America, as to render him incapable of getting a livelihood, and who,
time of entering into the service of the said United States, was or shall
or recruited by this state, shall receive during his life, or the continuance
disability, the one half of his monthly pay, from and after the time that
as an officer or soldier ceases. And that every commander of any
ship of war or
armed vessel, commissioned officer, warrant officer, marine or seaman,
to the United States of America, who have or shall lose a limb, or have
shall be otherwise so disabled in the service of the said States, as to
incapable of getting a livelihood, and who, at the time of engaging in
service, was or shall be enlisted or recruited by this state, shall receive
life, or continuance of such disability, the one half of his monthly pay,
after the time that his pay as an officer, or marine, or seaman, ceases,
to be paid
as hereafter mentioned.
|| III. Provided
nevertheless, That in case a prize was or shall be taken at the
time such loss of limb or other disability did or shall happen, then such