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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, May, 1730-August, 1732
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Appendix. 577


rights and Inheritances of Sundry Inhabitants within this Province
against Certain Impositions by Pretence of Suspected Deeds it was
Enacted and Provided that it should and might be Lawfull for the
Severall Clerks in whose hands any Deeds of Land Claimed by the
said William Cornwallis were to detain in their hands all such Deeds
that they might be subjected to a Legal Enquiry and Examination by
Virtue of which Act the Clerk of Dorchester County hath kept in his
hands a Deed of Bargain & Sale from the heir of the said Bray to the
said Cornwallis which by a Transcript thereof Carefully Inspected
& Examined by the Lower House of Assembly Appears to be a true
Deed And Whereas one other Deed of Two Tracts of Land the one
Lying in Queen Anns County the Other Lying in Dorchester hath
been hitherto kept & Detained by the Clerk of Queen Anns County
by Virtue of the said Act so that the time Limmitted for recording
the same in Dorchester County is Elapsed.
Be it Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary by
and with the Advice & Consent of his Lordships Governour & the
Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly and the Authority of the
same that it shall and may be Lawfull for the Clerk of Dorchester
County to Deliver the said Deed from the heir of the said Henry
Bray to the said Richard Bennet Esqr or any Other person haveing
a right thereto as if the said Act had not been made any thing in the
said Act to the Contrary notwithstanding. And be it further Enacted
that it shall and may be Lawfull for the Clerk of Queen Anns County
to deliver the Deed from the heirs of the said Jones to the said Corn-
wallis unto the Clerk of Dorchester County to be by him Recorded,
And be it further Enacted that the Clerk of Dorchester County shall
and may by virtue of this Act Record the said Deed and that such
recording shall be as available in Law and Equity as if the same had
been Recorded within the time Limmitted by the Act in such Cases
Provided for Enrolment of Conveyances, any Omission Law Useage
or Custom to the Contrary. Notwithstanding. And Be it Enacted
by the Authority Aforesaid that it shall and may be Lawfull for the
Clerk of Dorchester County and he is hereby Impowered & required
to hold and Detain the said Deed from the heirs of the said Jones
to the said Cornwallis in his hands that it may be Subject to a Legall

Session
Laws
p. 380

Enquiry and Examination Saving to his Sacred Majesty his heirs
and Successors, and to the Lord Proprietary his heirs and Successors,
and to all Bodies Polotick and Corporate and all Other persons not
named in this Act their Respective Rights.

p. 381

An Act for Cutting of the Entail and Investing an Estate of Inher-
itance in Fee Simple of a Tract of Land Called Exeter in Henry
Wharton of St. Mary's County Gent, and his wife and to Entail
Other Lands Lying in St Marys County in Leiu thereof.

Whereas a Certain Joshua Doyne Late of St Mary's County Gent
Deceased on the fourth day of March in the year of Our Lord One

37

Chap. XXI



 
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