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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 592   View pdf image (33K)
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592 Assembly Proceedings, May 26-June 11, 1697.

Lib. L. L. 2

of this present Generall Assembly and the Authority of the
same that Mrs Katherine Herman Widd. & Admrx of the said
Coll Herman be and is hereby Enabled to sell Assigne and
Confirme unto the said Garrett Vansweringen and his heires
and Assignes forever the said Lott of Land & houses and to
do all maner of Acts and things whatsoever for the Conveying
and Assureing the same unto the said Garrett Vansweringen
his heires or Assignes for ever in as full and ample maner as

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he the said Col Herman might or Could have done were he
yett liveing and that the sale so by her made shall Invest the
Vendee or Vendees with a good sure and indefeazable Estate
in ffee simple to them and their heires forever maintainable
and Defendable against all persons whatsoever by virtue of
this Act any Law Statute or usage to the Contrary thereof in
any wise notwithstanding.

An Act Impowering the Comissioners of each respective
County to purchase Lands for the use of their respective
Court houses.

Whereas It has been represented to this Generall Assembly
that Sundry Court houses within this Province for the better
Conveniency of their respective Countys have been built
upon Lands whereunto the Countys Could make no Legall
Claime or Challenge the Owners thereof either refuseing to
make sale or otherwise incapacitated of so doing by reason of
nonage or being beyond the Seas which evil if not prevented
will be very prejudiciall to such Countys who have allready
layd out and Expended Considerable sums of Tobbacco in
Erecting and building such Court houses aforesaid
Be it therefore Enacted by the Kings most Excellent Maty
by and with the Advice and Consent of this present Generall
Assembly and the authority of the same That the Comis-
sioners of the sevrall and respective Countys within this Pro-
vince whose Court houses are Erected that did otherwise hold
Courts or Lands whereunto the respective County Can lay no
Just title or Claime to as aforesd do on or before the Tenth
day of Aprill next Ensueing meet att their respective Court

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houses (if any) or otherwise att such usuall place where
Courts are by them held as aforesaid and there Treat Contract
and agree to and with the Owners of such Lands whereon
such Court house shall stand or Courts be held as aforesaid
for such and so much Land in that part and place where such
Court house stand or Courts held as aforesd as to them may
seem Convenient for the use thereof not Exceeding the
Quantity of three Acres and upon Agreemt with such person
or persons partys Owners as aforesd or his or their Attorney

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
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