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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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pleating immediately but being unwilling to risque so valuable a part
of his Property without securing his Title to the said Land which
could not be done whilst the said William was under Age the said
Petitioners have prayed that an Act of Assembly might pass to
enable the said William Granger tho' under Age to convey to the

Liber R. G.

said Thomas Smyth all his the said William Grangers Right Title
and Estate in the said Lot of Land in as full and ample Manner as
if he was of full Age,

And Whereas Inquiry has been made into the Truth of the
tracts in the said Petition and it appearing that the Price agreed
to be given for the said Lott of Ground doth Considerably ex-
ceed what the Lotts in the said Town of much Larger Contents
have usually been sold it is judged that the said Sale is Advantageous
to the said Minor the said Petition is therefore granted so as that the
Consideration Money shall be Secured to be paid to the said William
if he arrives to full Age and if not to his Heir at Law.

Be it therefore Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord
Proprietary by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordships
Governor and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly and the
Authority of the same That the said Thomas Smyth and his Heirs
shall from the Time of the passing this Act stand and be seised to all
Intents and Purposes to his own and no other use of the same Estate
Right Title and Interest in and to the said Water Lott of Land in the
Town of Chester aforesaid known and distinguished in the Plott of
the said Town by the Number sixteen with the Appurtenances as the
said William Granger has now in the said Lott of Land but on this
express Condition that the said Thomas Smyth his Heirs or Assigns
shall pay to the said William Granger the said one hundred Pounds
Consideration Money with Legal Interest thereon within six Months
after he shall Arrive at full Age if he should so long live the said
Interest to be reckoned or computed from the first day of May last
past and if he should die before he comes of Age or without Disposi-
tion thereof after he comes of Age and before Payment thereof then
upon Condition that the said Purchase Money and Interest shall be
paid to the Right Heir of the said William if such Heir is of full
Age and if not to his or her legal Guardians to his or her use any
Law Statute Usage or Custom to the Contrary in any wise Not-

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By the Lower House of
Assembly Dec.r 1769.
Read and assented to.
Signed by order.
T. Wright Cl. lo: ho:

On behalf of the Right
Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary of this Province.
I Will this be a Law
Rob.t Eden

By the Upper House of
Assembly Dec.r 1769.
Read & assented to.
Signed by order:
U Scott Cl. Up. Ho:

Great Seal in
Wax appendant

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