| BENJAMIN OGLE, ESQUIRE,
| 5. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners,
three of them, shall record the said plot, when made out, together with
the depositions by them taken to be entered on the records of
Somerset County, and the same shall be thereafter considered,
deemed, and taken to be the true plot of Princess-Anne-town aforesaid.
Plot to be recorded.
| 6. AND BE IT ENACTED, That if any of the commissioners
die, refuse, neglect, or be considered incapable to act, that the remaining
commissioners may appoint some other in the place of the
person or persons who shall die, refuse, neglect, or be incapable to
| 7. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said commissioners
allowed the sum of ----- dollars per day for each and every day they
shall attend as commissioners aforesaid, and that the surveyor shall
be allowed the sum of ----- dollars per day for each and every day
he shall be employed by the commissioners aforesaid for the purpose
|Allowance to commissioners.
| 8. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the several proprietors
of the lots
in the said town shall ------ joint expense, pay to the commissioner,
surveyor, and --------, the several sums allowed to
them by this act, ----- levied on their property, and all other expenses
in equal proportions to the value of the property held by
them severally, to be adjudged by the said commissioners.
|To be paid by proprietors.
| 9. AND BE IT ENACTED, That before any commissioner
shall proceed in the execution of the duties required of them
by this act, he shall take an oath, or affirmation, as the case may
be, before some justice of the peace, or some one of commissioners,
that he will well and truly discharge the duties enjoined
upon him by this act, according to the best of his judgment, without
favour, affection or partiality.
|Oath to be taken.
| 10. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the inhabitants
of the said town
of Princess-Anne, or a majority of them, shall have full power
and authority, at any time between the first day of January, eighteen
hundred and one, and the first day of May of the same year,
to appoint a patroller for the said town and precincts, and to direct
him in the execution of his duty, and to levy on the inhabitants
of said town annually, a sum of money, not exceeding forty dollars,
to be paid to said patroller as a compensation for his services.
|A patroller to be
| 11. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said patroller
full power to summon any number of the inhabitants of the said
town or precincts to assist him in the execution of the duties of his
said office, so often as he may think it necessary, whose duty it
shall be to attend the said patroller, under the penalty of five dollars
for every neglect or refusal, to be recovered before any justice
of the peace as other small debts are recoverable.
|Who may summon
persons to assist
An Act, entitled, A further supplement to an act, (a) entitled,
for building a new Gaol in Baltimore County. Lib.
JG. No. 3, fol.
Passed Dec. 19.
| (a) 1797, ch. 73. See ch. 84.
Nov. 1812, ch. 122. Dec. 1813, ch. 115, & 1816,