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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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Acts. 275


have a Better Right to all or any Part of the said Land Whether by
Superiority of Title, or Priority of Survey which also shall be a
Rule to the Land Commissioners of the first view any thing in this
or the former Act to the Contrary notwithstanding.

And be it Enacted by the authority advice and Consent aforesaid
that the Judgment order & decree of any Commissioners of Re-
view as aforesd shall be finall Saveing to all persons their Right of

Liber LL, 4

Acts

Appeale to England In such Cases and in such manner as the Laws of
Great Brittain and this Province Allow of. And be it further En-
acted by the authority afd by and with the advice and Consent afd that
In Case any of the Commissioners of Review should be Related to any
of the Contending Parties or be any ways Interested in the Lands in
Dispute before them, or should Die or should have been a Judge
before on the Determination of the Bounds of any such Lands then
in such Cases it shall and may be Lawfull for the Commissioner or
Commissioners not Related or Interested or Surviveing or haveing
been a Judge before as aforesd to Call to his or their assistance one
or two (as the Case shall Require) freeholders of the same County
such as he or they shall approve of not being any ways Related or
Interested as afd who shall be thereby Impowered (on Quallifying
him or them Selves by Taken the Oaths by this act Directed)
togeather with such Commissioner or Commissioners to Review the
said Land or Lands and proceed to the Determination of the Bounds
thereof and other Requisites in all and Every Respect as fully and
amply to all Intents and purposes as the said Commissioners had
they not been Related Interested or Dead as aforesaid Could or might
have Done and the Like method to be used where a Choice is made of
the Land Commissioners upon the first view by the Contending
Parties, And forasmuch as it may sometimes happen upon the
Exterior Bounds of Countyes that some of the Lines of Lands in Dis-
pute may Run into the next adjacent County or that it may be neces-
sary to Run the Lines into some Lands Lying in such County in order
to find the Line Bounds of the Land in Controvercy in all such Cases
it shall and may be Lawfull for the Commrs of Review or Land
Comrs to Cause such Lines to be run and to Settle the bounds of Land
in Dispute notwithstanding some of the Boundarys may be in such
adjacent County.
And be it Further Enacted by the authority afd by and with the
advice and Consent afd that the Comrs of Review or any one of them
shall meet at their Respective County Court houses the second Day
of Every Court and their Sit as a Court to Receive appeals from the
Judgmt of the Land Commrs and shall Cause their Clark (to be by
them appointed) to Enter such Appeale Together with the time
appointed for their meeting on such Land.

And be it Further Enacted that such Commissioners of Review for
their attendance on the Determination of such appeals shall be

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