The Laws of Maryland; With the Charter, the Bill of Rights, the Constitution of the State, and Its Alterations, the Declaration of Independence, and T

The Laws of Maryland; With the Charter, the Bill of Rights, the Constitution of the State, and Its Alterations, the Declaration of Independence, and T

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1811 edition. Excerpt: ...current money for every cask so sold, or put to sale. Penalty for HI. And Be It Enac i Ed. That if any merchant or other fack'i'f CaSkS Person shall sell, or put to sale, any such rum, wine, molasses, measure. or other liquid merchandizes, as aforesaid, in the said town of Baltimore, in any cask or vessel having the number of gallons set down and marked on the head of such vessel, and the same shall be found to lack of the contents marked on the said vessel, such person shall forfeit and pa)-, to the uses directed in this act, the sum of eight shillings current money for every gallon marked or numbered on the said cask more than it will truly contain. Gauffer to be IV. Antj, to the end diat all persons dealing in such merappuinted. chandize may the more easily and readily be informed and assisted in discovering the true quantity of such liquid merchandzie, so imported, brought into, or made in the said town, Be It Further Enacted, That the person who shall be appointed ganger of wine, rum, molnsses, and other liquid merchandizes, in the town aforesaid, by the commissioners of Baltimore-town aforesaid, for the time being, or the major part of them, which commissioners, or the major part of them, are hereby empowered to appoint such gauger, and him remove, and another in his stead appoint, the said gauger (before he enters upon his said office, having taken an oath, or affirmation if a quaker, well and truly to execute the office of gauger in said town between buyer and seller, ) is hereby empowered by himself, or his proper deputy or assistant, to gauge all such rum, wine, molasses, or other liquid merchandize, imported, brought, or put in any butt, tun, pipe, hogshead, barrel, or other cask, in the said town, when he the said ganger, or his..show more

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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236500210
  • 9781236500212