clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e
  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search search for:
clear space
white space
Session Laws, 1825
Volume 402, Page 128   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space
128

Dec. Ses. 1825.

            JOSEPH KENT, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.

shall be hereafter acknowledged before any justice of the peace
of this state, and which said justice of the peace shall be certified
to be a justice of the peace by the clerk of the county court
of the county of which he is a justice of the peace under the
seal of the said court, or before any judge of any court of record
in this state, or of either of the other United States or the territories
thereof, which said judge shall be certified to be a judge of
such court, by the clerk of said court, under the seal thereof,
and any receipt, acquittance, release or final discharge made in
pursuance of the authority granted by such power of attorney,
to any guardian, executor or administrator, which said receipt,
acquittance, release or final discharge, shall have been or may
be hereafter acknowledged before any justice of the peace of the
city or county, or before the register of wills of the county,
where such guardian was appointed, or such executor or administrator
obtained letters testamentary or of administration, may
be recorded; and it shall be the duty of such register to record
any such power of attorney, receipt, acquittance, release or final
discharge produced to be recorded, in a well bound book, to be
kept for that purpose:  Provided nevertheless, That no such
power of attorney, receipt, acquittance, release or final discharge
shall be recorded unless the justices of the court wherein
it is desired to record the same, shall in the first instance approve
of and direct the recording thereof.

    Office copy
sufficient evidence.
    2.  And be it enacted, That a copy of any such power of attorney,
receipt, acquittance, release or final discharge, acknowledged
and recorded as aforesaid, duly attested under the seal of
the office in which the same is recorded, shall at all times hereafter
be admitted as evidence to prove such power of attorney,
receipt, acquittance, release or final discharge.
Fee.     3.  And be it enacted, That the registers of wills may ask, demand
and receive, such fee for recording the same, as is allowed
by law in other cases of a similar nature.
                                                     
Passed March
2, 1826.
                                            CHAPTER 161.

An additional supplement to the act relating to negroes, and to repeal the
                            acts of assembly therein mentioned.

    Sec. 1.  Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That from and after the passage of this act it shall be the duty
of constables of the different counties of the state, and of the
cities of Baltimore, Annapolis and Frederick to make diligent
enquiry, and where they find any free negro or mulatto living
idle, without any visible means of maintenance, or going at
large through their counties or cities without any visible means
of support, to lodge such information with some justice of the 
peace of their counties or cities who shall thereupon, on being
satisfied of the truth of the same, issue his warrant, directing


 
clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Session Laws, 1825
Volume 402, Page 128   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  October 31, 2014
Maryland State Archives