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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
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Acts. 397


Usually heretofore Taken for Granting Special warrants Or any
other matter Or Thing thereto relating but that they Continue in The
same State as if this Act had never been made This Act to Continue
in force For Three years and to the End of the next Session of
Assembly after the said Three Years.

Liber LL, 5
Acts

An Act to Confirm a Marriage Agreement heretofore made Betwixt
Randall Revell Senr and Katherine his wife on the Behalf of Ran-
dall Revell Junr and Sarah his wife and to Invest the Heirs of the
said Sarah with an Estate Of fee tail Genll according to the said
Agreement.

Whereas William Bozman of Somersett County by his petition to
the House of Delegates hath sett forth that About the year One
Thousand Six hundred eighty three there was a marriage proposed
bewixt Randall Revell Junr deceased and a Certain Sarah Ballard
Decd both of Somersett County upon which the mother of the said
Sarah Insisted that Randall Revell Senr the Father of the said
Randall Revell Junr and his wife Katherine should make Over to
their said Son and the Heirs of the Body of The said Sarah to be
begotten by the said Randall Revell Junr on the body of the said
Sarah five hundred acres of Land alledged to belong to the said
Randall Revell Senr in Somersett County and also the said Sarahs
Mother was to Give to her as a marriage portion One hundred
pounds And whereas also after the said marriage was affected The
said Randall Revell Senr together with his wife by an Instrument
in Writing gave the said Land by Certain bounds hereafter Exprest
unto his said Son and the said Sarah but in so Defective a manner
that the said Agreement by the Laws of Great Brittain and this
province Could not be maintained Or Supported nor Give the Heir
of the said Randall Revell Junr begotten on the body of the said
Sarah The right Intended and Agreed upon and he the said Randall
Revell Junr having after the Decease of the said Sarah intermarried
with an other wife by whom he had Issue knowing the Defects of
the said agreement by his Last will and Testament gave the Land
agreed and Supposed to have been Settled by his father and mother
in manner before mentioned to William Revell His Son by another

Acts of 1726,
ch. 2

p. 121

[Other Acts
of this
Session
are printed
in Vol. 35
of the
Archives]

Venture And whereas the said William Bozman hath further sett
forth that he Intermarried with Sarah the Only Surviving Issue
of the said Randall Revell and Sarah his wife yet that a Certain
William Revell Issue by another venture pretends Title to the said
Land by Virtue of his fathers will Notwithstanding the agreemt
aforesaid Sett forth was Generally known But forasmuch as it Clearly
Appears to this Generall Assembly that there was such an Agreement
as is before mentioned and that The One hundred pounds was paid
in Complyance therewith by the Mother of the said Sarah to the
said Randall Revell Junr and that the said William Bozman and

p. 122



 
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