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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729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

Liber LL, 4
Acts

Obviate all disputes and Difficulties of that Sort To which End It
is further Enacted by the Authority Advice and Consent aforesaid
that he the said John Beall shall be Enabled to Prosecute any Suit or

Suits at Law or Equity for the Recovery of his Damages and Costs
as fully and Amply as he might have been had no rule or Decree
been passed in the pmisses anything in such rule Order or Decree
or any Act of Limitation to the Contrary notwthstanding

Acts of
April, 1720,
ch. 1

p. 474
[Other Acts
of this
Session are
printed in
Vols. 33 and
36 of the
Archives]

An Act Empowering Certain Comissioners & Trustees to Dispose of
the remaining part of the personall Estates wch were of Thomas
Smithson Late of Dorchester County Gent & Thos Smithson late
of Talbot County Esqr Deced, & to settle and Assess the Losses
Damages and Costs by Thomas Hicks Centl & John Davies son
and Heir at Law of Jeremiah Davis Sustained and allso to Value
the Lands whereof the said Thomas Smithson of Dorchester
County and the said Thomas Smithson of Talbot County Died
Seized and to dispose of so much of the said Personall Estates
and the Lands as will Satisfie the said Thomas Hicks and the said
John Davis for their Damages Losses and Costs Sustained by
means of a Warranty of Lands from the said Thomas Smithson
of Dorchester County and the said Thomas Smithson of Talbott
County to the said Thomas Hicks & Jeremiah Davis made.

Whereas Thomas Smithson of Dorchester County Centl and
Thomas Smithson of Talbot County Esqr both deed by their Deed of
Bargain and Sale bearing Date the Eight Day of June in the Year
of our Lord God Sixteen hundred Eighty Seven and duly Executed
acknowledged and recorded for the Considn therein mentioned Sold
& Conveyed unto the said Thos Hicks and Jeremiah Davis two Tracts
or pcells of Land Lying in Dorchester County the one Called Cam-
berlake and the other Called Sectar both Containing Seven hundred
& Sixty nine Acres of Land more or Less with a Generall Warranty
that the same Thomas Hicks has been the Only pson prosecuted and
put to Vast expence not only in Severall Actions in the Courts of
Law and Equity within this pvince but allso in the Assembly by the
heirs of one William Seward late of the said County decd who
Claimed and recovered the said Land by a Decree in the high Court
of Chancery as well agt the said Thomas Hicks as the said John Davis
notwithstanding all the Defence that Could be made, that the said
Thomas Smithson of Dorchester County & the said Thomas Smith-
son of Talbot County are both Dead and their real and personall
Estates so farr entangled & Claimed by so many psons that the said
Thomas Hicks & John Davis by the Ordinary & Comon Course
of Proceedings Cannot possibly recover the Damages they have
Sustained in their Expences & the Loss of their Lands & that Conse-
quently they will be remediless unless releived by an Act of Assem-

p. 475

bly to Subject and Charge the reall & personall Estates of the said



 
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