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1810.

NOVEMBER. LAWS OF MARYLAND.

CHAP.
V.

Eleanor Howell, of the state of Delaware, executors jointly of Joseph Thomas, against a certain
Zacharias Endress, defendant, at Caecil county court for March term, in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and two, and being so taken by James Heslett, sheriff of the county afore-
said, was by him exposed to public sale, and bought in by the said Oliver R. Howell, since which
sale, and before a deed of bargain and sale could be obtained, the said James Heslett died, whereby
the said Oliver R. Howell was deprived of his means of obtaining a deed; therefore,

II. BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That John Cresswell, now sheriff of Cae-
cil county, be and he is hereby directed, authorised and empowered, to convey and make over to the
said Oliver R, Howell, by a good and sufficient deed of bargain and sate, all that lot or parcel of
ground lying in Elkton, distinguished on the plot of said town as lot number thirty-three, (being
part of a tract of land called Friendship, formerly conveyed by Joseph Thomas, junior, to Zacha-
rias Endress, as by deed bearing date on the second day of July, in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and ninety-five, and recorded in Liber J. B. No. S, folio 228, one of the land
records of Caecil county, will more fully appear. ) by such metes and bounds as are mentioned in the
said deed, as fully and completely as the said James Haslett could have done in his life-time, to be
recorded as other deeds are required by law; provided nevertheless, that nothing in this act con-
tained shall be construed to deprive any person of any right, Utie or claim, which he, she or they,
may justly have in law or equity, to or in the premises aforesaid, by virtue of any deed, conveyance
or instrument of writing, previous to the sale made by the said James Heslett, deceased,

CHAP. VI.

Passed Decem-
ber 23, 1810.

An ACT to establish the Line between Frederick and Washington
Counties.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the levy courts of Frederick and
Washington counties, shall each appoint three persons of discretion and good judgment as
commissioners, to run and establish the line between said counties, and such line, when so run and
established, shall be the proper divisional line between said counties for ever hereafter.

II. AND BE IT ENACTED. That it shall be the duty of the said commissioners, or a majority of
them, as soon as they can conveniently after their appointment, proceed to the discharge of their
duty, and in case of disagreement, they may appoint among themselves one or more commissioners
from an adjoining county, and the commissioners, when assembled, shall proceed to the discharge
of their duty, first having severally taken an oath that they will, respectively, without favour or
prejudice, to the best of their skill and judgment, run and establish the divisional line between Fre-
derick and Washington counties, as nearly as may be, agreeable to the intent and meaning of
the convention of seventeen hundred and seventy-six; they shall appoint a surveyor, chain carriers,
and other proper necessary assistants in the performance of their duty.

III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the commissioners aforesaid, or a majority of them, after they
shall have run out and established the said divisional line, shall cause two plots of the same to be
made out, and shall make out also two several certificates, under their hands and seals, specifying
the courses, distances, marks and boundaries, fixed and made by them, to designate the said line,
one of which said plots and certificates shall be returned to the clerk of Frederick county court, and
the other to be returned to the clerk of Washington county court, to be recorded in the land record
books of said counties respectively.

IV. AND BE IT ENACTED, That it shall be the duty of the levy courts of Frederick and Wash-
ington counties, to levy and assess on the inhabitants of their respective counties a reasonable sum
to defray the necessary expenses arising in virtue of this act, one half of which to be defrayed by
each county.

CHAP. VII.

Passed Decem-
ber 23, 1810.

An ACT for the benefit of the people in Kent County called Qua-
kers.

WHEREAS certain members of the society of people in Kent county called Quakers, have re-
presented to this general assembly, that the lots of land herein after particularly described,
upon which houses of public worship are erected, were heretofore conveyed by the proprietors in.
trust for the use of the society, and have been so held and considered, but that in consequence of



 
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