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William Kilty et. al., (eds).The Laws of Maryland from the End of the Year 1799,...
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At a Session of Assembly, begun and held at the City of
    Annapolis, in the County Anne-Arundel, on the eleventh,
    and ended the twenty-seventh day of October, in
    the sixth year of the Dominion of the Right Honourable
    Charles, Absolute Lord Proprietary of the Provinces of
    Maryland and Avalon, Lord Baron of Baltimore, &c.
    Annoque Domini one thousand seven hundred and twenty,

                                         HIS EXCELLENCY



                                  CHAP. XVII.
A Supplementary act to the act*, for ascertaining the Bounds of
        Land within this Province. 
Lib. LL. No. 4, fol. 494.


Passed 27th October,
*  1718, ch. 18.

    WHEREAS several inconveniencies have been complained of, this
general assembly, in relation to abuses suffered by the too arbitrary
power given the commissioners by the said law; for prevention
whereof and to supply some other defects therein, it is humbly
prayed that it may be enacted,
    2.  AND BE IT ENACTED, by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary,
by and with the advice and consent of his Lordship's Governor,
and the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly, and the authority of the
That three freeholders in each county within this province
who are best skilled in the art of surveying, and best acquainted
with the nature and design of ancient surveys, such as the governor
and council for the time being shall think proper, shall be
commissioned and empowered under the great seal, used in this
province by the governor for the time being, to review any tract or
tracts of land, the bounds whereof have heretofore been ascertained
by land commissioners, and judgment given thereon, or which
hereafter shall be ascertained by the land commissioners of the
first view for their respective counties, upon any appeal to them
made by any complainant or defendant who shall find themselves
aggrieved by such judgment, which said commissioners to be appointed,
or any two of them, shall have full power and authority to
appoint, require and command such officers, evidences and assistants
to attend them, in the execution of their commission, as are
appointed to attend the commissioners on the first view by the before
recited act, which said officers, evidences and assistants, shall
be under the same restrictions and penalties upon their non-attendance,
and have like fees and allowance with those who attend the
land commissioners on the first view.
Three freeholders
in each county to
be commissioned
to review lands,
    3.  AND to ascertain in what time appeals shall be made, BE IT
ENACTED by the authority aforesaid, by and with the advice and consent
That any complainant or complainants, defendant
or defendants that are allowed an appeal by this act, shall enter
their appeal within one hundred and fifty days after the end of this
present sessions of assembly, or within one hundred and fifty days
after such judgment, order, or decree hereafter to be made or
Appeal, when to
be entered.

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