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Session Laws, 1823
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LAWS OF MARYLAND.

At Session of the General Assembly of Maryland, begun and
held at the City of Annapolis, on the first Monday of Decem-
ber, being the first day of the said month, in the year of our
Lord, 1823, and ending on the 26th day of February, in the
year 1824, his excellency Samuel Stevens, Jr. Esq. Gover-
nor, the following laws were enacted, to wit:

CHAPTER 1.

An Act for the relief of Greenbury L. Raleigh, of Dorchester county.
Whereas, It has been represented to this General Assembly, by
the petition of Greenbury L. Raleigh, of Dorchester county, that he
is now confined in the Jail of said county for debt, that he has applied
to the Judges of Dorchester county court for the benefit of the seve-
ral acts of Assembly, passed for the relief of insolvent debtors, and
that the benefit of said acts has been withheld from him, as he has not
resided in the state of Maryland two years previous to his application,
Therefore,

Passed Dec.

1823.
Preamble.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That any judge
of Dorchester county court, or any justice of the orphans' court of
said county be, and he is hereby authorised and empowered to grant
to Greenbury L. Raleigh, of said county, the benefit of the several

Judge autho-
rised.

acts of Assembly, passed for the relief of insolvent debtors: Provi-
ded, the said Raleigh shall in all respects, (except that of residence)
comply with the requisition of said acts of Assembly; and that he sat-
isfy the said judge or justice that he did not come into this state with
the view of obtaining the benefit of the said insolvent laws.

Proviso,.

CHAPTER 2.

An Act for the benefit of Anna Boyd, wife of James P. Boyd, of the city of Balti-
more.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That Anna
Boyd, wife of James P. Boyd, of the city of Baltimore be, and she is
hereby authorised and empowered in the same manner as if she were
a feme sole and unmarried, to take into her possession and have the
sole control and management of all the real estate devised to her by
James McHenry, her deceased father, and to institute any proceeding
at law or in equity for the purpose of causing a partition to be made
of the said estate or of any part thereof, and for obtaining possession
thereof; and also to make any disposition of the said estate, or of any
part thereof, by sales or otherwise, and to make and execute any con-
veyance, tease or other instrument of writing touching and concerning
the said estate, and that all contracts, engagements,conveyances and
leases by her entered into, in and about the said real estate, shall be
binding and obligatory on her and all persons concerned, and may be
inforced in law or equity in the same manner as if she were a feme sole

Passed Dec.
5, 1823.
Authority
granted.



 

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