Laws of Maryland, 1788
1788. LAWS of MARYLAND.
CHAP. XLIV. XXIII. And be it enacted, That the said commissioner or commissioners shall be entitled to receive ten shillings current money per day for every day he shall be actually employed in making the distributions aforesaid, deciding disputes concerning pre-emption, and selling the lands as aforesaid.
Who shall take an oath. XXIV. And be it enacted, That the said commissioner or commissioners, before he or they act as such, shall take an oath well and faithfully to discharge the duties required and enjoined by this act, according to the best of his skill and judgment.
And make a record, &c. XXV. And be it enacted, That the said commissioner or commissioners shall make a record of all valuations by them made, and of all the lots distributed among the officers and soldiers aforesaid, and of all lots sold by them, in virtue of this act, and return the same to the register of the land office, to be by him safely kept.
Passed December 23 CHAP. XLV.
A Supplement to an act, entitled, An act authorising the appointment of trustees to sell and convey a tract of land called Hall's Lot, lying and being in Charles county, for the purposes therein mentioned.
Preamble. WHEREAS it appears to this general assembly, that the original act is incompetent to carry into execution the design of the legislature intended in said act, as part of the land directed to be sold in the above recited act, by the name of Hall's Lot, containing about one hundred and thirty acres, is since found to be part of a tract of land called Hall's Place;
Hall's Place to be sold, &c. II. Be it enacted, That the said tract of land called Hall's Place, shall and is hereby directed to be sold and conveyed in the same manner as is provided by the above recited act for the sale and conveyance of the aforesaid land called Hall's Lot, provided the said trustees enter into bond before the presiding justice of Charles county, with security, if required, to ensure the application of the money arising from the sale to the purpose intended by the said act, and to account for any surplus that may remain after discharging the balance therein mentioned.
Passed December 23. CHAP. XLVI.
An ACT to cede to congress a district of ten miles square in this state for the seat of the government of the United States.
Representatives may cede any district, &c. BE it enacted, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the representatives of this state in the house of representatives of the congress of the United States, appointed to assemble at New York on the first Wednesday of March next, be and they are hereby authorised and required, on the behalf of this state, to cede to the congress of the United States any district in this state not exceeding ten miles square, which the congress may fix upon and accept for the seat of government of the United States.
Passed December 23. CHAP. XLVII.
An ACT to continue the acts of assembly therein mentioned, and for other purposes
Several acts continued. BE it enacted, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That an act, entitled An act for the relief of insolvent debtors, passed March session, seventeen hundred and seventy-four, and one other act, entitled, An act to repeal an act, entitled, An act respecting insolvent debtors, and to revive another act, entitled, An act for the relief of insolvent debtors, passed May session seventeen hundred and eighty-eight, be and they are hereby continued, and shall be in full force until the end of the next session of the general assembly. That another act of assembly, entitled, An act for the regulation of officers fees, passed November
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1788, Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland.