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1788.

CHAP.
    II.

                                LAWS of MARYLAND.

after such inquiry, they are of opinion that the said tobacco was not lost by the
negligence, inattention or fault, of the said Francis Adams, while inspector, they
shall assess on the taxable inhabitants of said county a sum of money equivalent to
the quantity of tobacco that the said Henrietta Adams may make appear to them
to have been so lost from the said warehouse during the time her said husband was inspector,
not exceeding the value of seven thousand pounds of tobacco, with the
expence of collection added thereto; and the same, when collected, shall be paid
to the said Henrietta Adams, or other legal representative of the said Francis
Adams.

Passed May
25.
                                            CHAP. III.
An ACT to revive and make valid the proceedings of the vestry
            of Saint Luke's parish, in Queen-Anne's county.
Preamble.     WHEREAS the vestry and inhabitants of Saint Luke's parish, in
Queen-Anne's county, neglected to meet and elect vestrymen and
churchwardens for the said parish on Easter Monday last, agreeably
to the law for the establishment of select vestries;
Vestry, &c.
to meet, &c.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the said vestry
and inhabitants of said parish be empowered to meet at the parish church on the
first Monday of August next, and there proceed to and choose vestrymen and
churchwardens, in as ample and full manner as they could have done on the
said Easter Monday last; and all transactions by them done subsequent to that
time, are hereby confirmed and made valid in law, any law, usage or custom, to
the contrary notwithstanding.
Passed May
25.
                                            CHAP. IV.
An ACT to record a deed from John Hall to Henry Stauffer, and
    one other deed from Henry Stauffer to James Campbell, of Baltimore
    county.
Preamble.     WHEREAS James Campbell, by his humble petition to this legislature,
hath set forth, that a certain John Hall, on the twelfth day of November,
in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
seventy-eight, did sell and convey to Henry Stauffer aforesaid two tracts of land,
to wit, Stoney Up and Down, containing thirty-five acres of land, and Hobson's
Choice, containing fifty-one and a half acres of land, together with other
lands in the said deed mentioned, which said deed of conveyance was acknowledged,
but not recorded agreeably to law:  And whereas the said Henry Stauffer,
on the thirtieth day of August, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred
and seventy-nine, did sell and convey the tracts of land aforementioned to
the said James Campbell, which said deed was duly acknowledged, but not recorded
agreeably to law; and that the said John Hall and Henry Stauffer have
moved out of the state, by reason whereof new deeds cannot be procured, and
that the said James Campbell has remained in the quiet and peaceable possession
of the said lands and premises ever since the purchase aforesaid, and prayed that
the said deeds might be aided by an act of the legislature, and that the same
should be as good and valid as if recorded in six months; and the prayer of the
said petitioner appearing reasonable,
Deeds to be
recorded, &c.
    II.  Be it enacted, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That it shall and
may be lawful for the said James Campbell to have the said deeds recorded
among the land records of Baltimore county at any time within six months from
the passing of this act, and that the said two deeds, when recorded, shall be as
good and valid, to all intents and purposes, as if they had been recorded and enrolled
within the time limited by law for the enrollment of deeds, any law to
the contrary notwithstanding; saving to all persons, bodies politic and corporate,
not herein named, their several and respective rights.


 
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