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JOHN HART, Esq; Governor
1718.
by the said aforementioned Act, to be ascertained and recovered as in the said
aforementioned Act is directed, to the Uses therein mentioned.
                            Examined and Compared with the Original Act, REVERDY GHISELIN,
                                                                                                                    THOMAS BACON.
CHAP.
     I.
CHAP. II.
An Act reviving and continuing an Act of Assembly of this Province, entitled,
    * An Act for relieving the Inhabitants of this Province from some Aggrievances
    in the Prosecution of Suits at Law.  Lib. LL. N° 4. fol . 385.  PR.
    * 1714, ch. 4, hereby continued 3 Years, &c.
Passed 10th
May 1718.
CHAP. III.
An Act for qualifying John Steel, of the City of Annapolis, Esq; to hold Offices
    within this Province.  Lib. LL. N° 4. fol. 386.  PR.
Ditto.
CHAP. IV.
An ACT to repeal a certain Act of ASsembly, entitled, An Act
    to prevent the Growth of Popery within this Province. Lib.
    LL. N° 4. fol. 386.
Ditto.
WHEREAS at a Session of Assembly begun and held at the Town
and Port of Annapolis, the Fifth Day of September, One Thousand
Seven Hundred and Four, was enacted and made, an Act of Assembly
entitled, An Act to prevent the Growth of Popery within this Province,
 and also one other Act made at a Session of Assembly begun and held at the
Town and Port of Annapolis, the Sixth Day of March, One Thousand Seven 
Hundred and Seven, suspending the Execution of some Clauses of the aforementioned
Act, until her late Majesty's further Pleasure should be declared and
signified therein; concerning which Suspension-Act, sundry great Disputes
have arisen among the Romanists:  For Removal of which Disputes, and considering
that by one Act of Parliament made in the Eleventh and Twelfth
Year of the Reign of his late Majesty King William the Third, Chap. 4,
there is good Provision made to prevent the Growth of Popery, as well in
this Province, as throughout all others his Majesty's Dominions, and that an
Act of Assembly of this Province can in no Ways alter the Effect of that Statute:
It is therefore prayed that it may be Enacted, And

    II. Be it Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary, by and
with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governor, and the Upper and Lower
Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of the same, That the said Act of Assembly
to prevent the Growth of Popery, be, and is hereby Repealed.
                                                   Examined and Compared with the Original Act, REVERDY GHISELIN,
                                                                                                                                          THOMAS BACON.
 

Preamble, reciting
the
Acts of 1704,
ch. 59,

1707, ch. 6.

Good Provision
made to
prevent the
Growth of
Popery by the
English Statute
of 11th
and 12th W.
111d ch. 4.
No Act of
Assembly can
alter the Effect
of that
Statute.

Repeal of the
said Act of
1704, ch. 59.

 

CHAP. V.
A Supplementary ACT to the * ACt for the better Administration
    of Justice in Testamentary Affairs, &c. Lib. LL. N° 4.
    fol. 387.
Passed 10th
May 1718.
* 1715, ch. 39.
WHEREAS the Act of Assembly of this Province, entitled, An
Act for the Administration of Justice in Probate of Wills, &c. it is
amongst other Things enacted, that when a full Account is made
up by any Administrator of any Intestate's Estate, the judge therein mentioned
shall make, or cause to be made, Distribution as therein directed, the making 
up of which Account is oftentimes designedly delayed, and the Estate
thereby kept from the right Owners:  For Remedy whereof,

    II.  Be it Enacted, by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary, by and
with the Advice and Consent of his Lordship's Governor, and the Upper and Lower
Houses of Assembly, and the Authority of the same, That it shall and may be
lawful for any Legatee, or others, that have Right to any Legacy, or to the
 

Preamble.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Any Legatee
&c. may (after
Twelve
months from
the Date of
the Letter

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