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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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366 Assembly Proceedings, Nov. 29-Dec. 17, 1708.

Lib. L. L.
No. 64.

planter on the Twenty fifth day of March in the yeare of our
Lord one thousand Six hundred ninty seven made his Last
will & Testament in writeing and thereby gave unto his
third Son Joseph Harris and to his fourth son Benjamin
Harris all that Tract of Land lying in Talbot County
Called by the name of ffranckford St Michaell's to be Equally
devided between them and to their heires Lawfully Be-
gotton of their own bodys and if it should happen that the
said Joseph should dye without such an heire then the said
Benjamin to have the said Tract of Land or otherwise if the
said Benjamin should dye leaveing no such heire then the said
Joseph to have the said Tract of Land but in Case they both
dye without heires to fall to the next heire at Law By which
bequest the said Joseph and Benjamin are possest of an Estate
Intayled on them and the heires of their bodys. And for-
asmuch as it doth not suite with the Inclination and Con-
veniency of the said Joseph and Benjamin to setle & Live
upon the said Land they have humbly supplicated this Generall
Assembly that Leave might be Given them to sell the said
Tract of Land and with the mony thereby ariseing to purchase
other Lands Subject to the same Vses in and by the said Last
will & Testament of the said Wm Harris Limitted & appointed
which being thought Reasonable,
Be it therefore Enacted by the Queens most Excellent
Majesty by and with the advice & Consent of her Majtys
Governour Councill & Assembly of this province and the
authority of the same That Richard Johns John Hance &
George Harris of Calvert County aforesaid or any two of them
togeather with the said Joseph and Benjamin Harris shall be
and are hereby authorized and impowred to sell and dispose
of the said Tract of Land lying in Talbot County aforesaid
Called ffranckford St Michaell's to the best purchaser or pur-
chasers or him or them that will Give most for the same and
by Vertue of the said Will and of this present Act to Grant

p. 372

& Confirme unto such purchaser or purchasers & their heires
by Deed or Deeds Indented an Estate in ffee simple and that
such purchaser or purchasers by Vertue of such Deed or
Deeds to them to be made shall have hold and Enjoy to him
her or them & his her or their heires a good Estate of Inherit-
ance In fee simple any thing in the said last will & Testament
of the said Wm Harris to the Contrary notwithstanding.
And be it further Enacted by the authority aforesaid by and
with the advice and Consent aforesaid that the said Richard
Johns John Hance and George Harris or any two of them to-
geather with the said Joseph and Benjamin Harris shall be
and are hereby oblidged authorized and Required with the
money ariseing by the Sale of the said Land Called ffranckford



 
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