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Session Laws, 1810
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At a SESSION of the GENERAL ASSEMBLY of MARYLAND,

begun and held at the CITY of ANNAPOLIS, on Monday, the 5th
of November, and ended on the 25th of December, in the year

of our Lord 1810, the following Laws were enacted.

EDWARD LLOYD, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.
CHAP. I.

 

An ACT to settle and ascertain the Salary of the Members of the
Council for the ensuing Year.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That each member of the council shall be
entitled to receive, for the ensuing year, the sum of two hundred pounds current money for
his salary.
CHAP. II.

Passed Decem-
ber 23, 1810.

An ACT for the relief of Elizabeth Fling, of Allegany County.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That Elizabeth Fling be and she is hereby
authorised and empowered, to remove, import, and bring into this state, at any time within one
year after the passage of this act, such slave or slaves as she may be entitled to under the last will
and testament of Spencer Wigginton, late of Fairfax county and commonwealth of Virginia, de-
ceased, and which slave or slaves, or the mothers of which slaves, shall have been resident of the
commonwealth of Virginia three whole years next preceding such removal or importation, and the
same to retain as slaves; provided, that no sale or disposition of any such slave or slaves, or their in-
crease, shall be made until the said slave or slaves shall have resided within this state three whole
years next preceding such sale, except in cases of disposition by last will and testament, and dispo-
sition by law for bona fide debts, or consequent upon intestacy.

CHAP. III.

Passed Decem-
ber 23, 1810.

An ACT for the benefit of Elizabeth Coale, of Baltimore County.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That Elizabeth Coale be and she is hereby
authorised and empowered, to remove, import and bring into this state, at any time within one
year after the passage of this act, such slave as she may now have a bona fide absolute right unto,
either by descent or devise, and which slave shall have been a resident of the state of Tennessee
one whole year preceding such removal, and the same to retain as a slave; provided that no sale or
disposition of such slave shall be made until the said slave shall have resided in this state three
whole years preceding such sale, except in cases of disposition by last will and testament, and dis-
positions by law tor bona fide debts, or consequent upon intestacy.

CHAP. IV.

Passed Decem-
ber 23, 1810.

An ACT to give validity and operation to the Deeds of Conveyance
therein mentioned.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the deed of conveyance from Hugh
Fulton, senior, of Caecil county, to Samuel Thompson, of the same place, dated the ninth day
ef August, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten, duly executed, acknow-
ledged, and recorded among the land records of Caecil county court, and also the deed of convey-
ance from the said Samuel Thompson to William Cowan, of the county aforesaid, dated the four-
teenth day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ten, duly executed
and acknowledged, shall have the same force, operation and effect, to all intents and purposes, as if
the said Samuel Thompson had been, at the dates thereof, a citizen of the United States.; provided
that nothing herein contained shall affect or impair the rights of other persons acquired antece-
dently to the passage of this act.
CHAP. V.

Passed Decem-
ber 23, 1810.

An ACT for the relief of Oliver R. Howell, of the state of Delaware.

WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly, that a lot of ground, lying in Elkton
was taken on a fieri facias to satisfy a judgment recovered by Oliver R, Howell and a certain

Passed Decem-
ber 23, 1810.



 
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