LAWS of MARYLAND.
wolves, and make oath (or affirmation if a quaker, menonist, or dunker)
the wolf or wolves, of which he or they produce the head or heads,
caught and killed within the limits of that county in which he or they
for an allowance, and within six days next before the producing the
same to such
justice, that then such justice shall, and he is hereby authorised
and directed, to
give such person or persons producing, a certificate for such head
or heads produced
and proved as aforesaid, and in such certificate to mention the oath
affirmation taken, and therein distinguish which or how many of the
heads of the
old or young wolves; and every justice, who shall have any wolves head
brought before him by any person or persons as aforesaid, shall be,
and he is
hereby authorised and empowered, to judge of the age of the said wolf
of which the said head or heads was brought before him; and if such
shall believe the age of such wolf or wolves to exceed three months,
he shall distinguish it in his certificate by the words old wolf or
wolves, but if
he shall believe the said wolf or wolves to be under the age of three
then he shall distinguish the same in his certificate by the words
young wolf or
wolves; and that every justice before whom any wolf's head is brought,
whom a certificate shall be given as aforesaid, is hereby authorised
immediately to cause the ears to be cut off, and the tongue taken out,
from the head or heads of such wolf or wolves, to prevent such head
from being a second time carried before a justice in order to obtain
be allowed in
| III. And be
it enacted, That every person or persons who shall produce a certificate
as aforesaid to the justice of the county wherein the said wolf or
were killed, at the levy court, shall, for every old wolf's head, be
pounds current money, and for every young wolf's head be allowed three
current money, to be by the said justices assessed and levied in the
together with the sheriff's salary for collecting the same, and to
be paid by the
sheriff to such person or persons as shall be entitled to the same,
|| IV. This act to continue for three years,
and to the end of the next session of
assembly which shall happen thereafter.
An ACT for the payment of the journal of accounts.
An ACT to empower Nicholas Carroll and James Carroll to lease certain
therein mentioned. PR.
||At a SESSION of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY
of MARYLAND, begun and held at the
ANNAPOLIS, on Monday the third of
in the year of our Lord one thousand
and eighty-three, and ended the 26th
day of December:
The following laws were enacted.
WILLIAM PACA, Esq; Governor.
An ACT to revive and continue the acts of assembly for regulating the
and to empower the governor to call out the militia
to suppress insurrections
and quiet disturbances.
To continue until the end of the next
session; a similar continuance by the act of 1784, ch. 83.
An ACT to constitute and appoint a select vestry in Saint John's parish,
An invasion of the enemy had prevented
the election of vestrymen and wardens on Easter Monday in
the year 1781; and the act of May 1781, chap. 7, had
not reached them in time for them to avail