ROBERT WRIGHT, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.
court, or judge, to extend to the said debtor all the benefit and advantages
intended to be given tot he several persons mentioned in
the said act of assembly above recited, and to which this is a supplement,
upon the said debtor's complying with the requisites of
the said law; Provided, that it shall not be necessary, to entitle
said debtor so applying for the benefit of this law, that he shall
have resided two years within the state of Maryland prior to the
passage of the above recited act, but no person making application
to the said court, or judge, for the benefit of this act, shall have
the benefit thereof, unless the said court, or judge, shall be satisfied,
by competent testimony, that the said debtor has resided two
years within the state of Maryland next before the making of his
application as aforesaid.