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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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126 Assembly Proceedings, 1694-1728.

Public
Record
Office,
London.
C. O. 5,
Vol. 731,
Maryland.
From
1694-1702.
Acts

Acts of 1711,
ch. 2
Liber LL
No. 4

p. 3
[Other Acts
of this
Session are
printed in
Vol. 29
of the
Archives]

Tobbacco [is] To be paid in maner and forme as in the Journall of the
Comittee of Accompts Exprest by an Equall Assessment upon the
persons and Estates of the Severall Inhabitants of this Province and
be paid to the severall persons to whom the same appears by the said
Journall to be due to any Law Statute Custom or usage thereof in any
wise to the Contrary Notwithstanding.

An Act Impowering Thomas Edmondson of Talbott County Sur-
viveing Executor of his father John Edmondson to sell and dispose
of the Lands by the said John Edmondson left for the payment
of his debts.

Whereas John Edmondson late of Talbott County deced by his
Last will and testament in wrighting bearing date the ninth day
of October in the year of our Lord one thousand six hundred
ninety Seven did give full Power and authority to his Executrix and
Exrs [to] dispose of all his lands in the Territories of Pensilvania
or in Maryland which he had not given by his said will to maintain
his Children and to bring them up to pay all his Just Debts and
the remainder to be devided among his wife and Children And of
his said will did Constitute his wife Sarah his Sons, James, Wm
and Thos Sole Exrs who after the death of the said John Edmondson
tooke upon them the said Executorship and paid the debts of the
said John Edmondson so far forth as his personall Estate Extended,
but that not being Sufficient, fully to Satisfie and pay, the said John
Edmondsons debts. And before any of his said Lands Left to be
sold Could be disposed of, and Legally Conveyed, the said Sarah
the wife, James, and Wm the Sons dyed, and the said Thomas only
Left Surviveing Exr And forasmuch as the said Thomas as Sur-
viving Executor of the said will is not Sufficiently Impowered to
Sell and dispose of the said Lands according to the Intent and bequest
of the Testator. Therefore prayed this present generall Assembly

p. 4

that an Act might pass to Empower him the said Thomas Edmond-
son to sell and dispose of the said Lands, Soe left to be sold for pay-
ment of the said John Edmondsons debts which being thought
reasonable it's humbly prayed that it may be Enacted.
And be it Enacted by the Queens most Excellent Majty by and
with the advice and Consent of her Majestyes President Councill and
Assembly of this province and the authority of the same that the
said Thomas Edmondson by Vertue of the Last will and Testament
of the said John Edmondson deced and of this present Act, shall be
and is hereby fully and amply authorized and Impowered to Sell
and dispose of all or any part of the said Land, Left to be Sold by the
said John Edmondson and make or Cause to be made to any pur-
chaser or purchasors and their heires forever a good Sure and
Indefeazable Estate of Inheritance in fee simple, & to Execute and
performe all the trusts reposed in the said Executors, as fully and



 
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