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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1766-1768
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Acts. 423


sonal Estate of her said intended Husband which she might be in-
titled to by Law if this Act had not been made
Provided always that this Act nor any thing herein contained shall
ever hereafter be construed to prejudice or affect any Marriage Settle-
ment heretofore made or hereafter to be made other than the said
recited Settlement but that the same Shall Stand and be in the same
Plight and Condition and be of the Same Force and Effect as if this
Act had not been made

Liber H. S.
No. 1

By the Lower House of
Assembly 4th June 1768
Read and Assented to
Sign'd P Order
T: Wright Cl. lo: ho:

On Behalf of the Righn
Honble the Lord Pro-
prietary of this Province
I will this be a Law
Hor:o Sharpe

By the Upper House of
Assembly 4.th June 1768
Read and Assented to
Signed by Order
UScott Cl: Up: ho:


The great Seal
in Wax Append


N.o 3. An Act to remedy the Inconveniencies arising from the Loss of some
Proceedings in Saint Mary's County Court

p. 675

Whereas a Fire broke out suddenly in the House of M.r Owen
Allen Deputy Clerk of Saint Mary's County in the Month of March
last past and raged so violently that notwithstanding the utmost En-
deavours the said House together with several Original Papers in
Causes depending in the said Court and also divers Dockets belonging
to the Clerk of said Court were consumed

And Whereas there may be an Obstruction to Justice in the said
several Causes without the Aid of the Legislature

[Preamble]

Be it therefore Enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Pro-
prietary by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordships Gov-
ernor and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly and the
Authority of the same That the Chief Justice of the said County
Court the Sheriff of the said County and the several Attorneys
Practising in the same shall and they are hereby directed and required
to deliver up to M.r Benjamin Young Clerk of the said County
their several and respective Dockets for the several Courts the Dock-
ets of which shall appear to have been burnt and lost the aforesaid
Dockets having been made out and delivered by the said Clerk or
his sworn Deputy to them respectively for their respective Uses

[The Chief
justice &c to
deliver to the
Clerk, the
Dockets
made out by
him for their
use]

And be it Enacted That the said Clerk shall and may in all such
Proceedings and Causes whether Criminal or Civil that shall appear
from any or either of such Dockets where no Executions have been
issued therein And where Execution hath been issued then from
such Execution to have been at either of the said Courts finished
and brought to final End or other Determination make out and enter
up among the Records of the said County a Minute Abstract or
Abridgment of such Proceedings so determined in such Manner

[Causes
brought to a
final end, an
abstract to
be enter'd
among the
Records, &c]



 
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