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Session Laws, 1820
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SAMUEL SPRIGG, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR.

1820.

confirming the aforesaid lease to the said Nicholas Clopper, ac-
knowledged before some judge of this state, and recorded among
the land records of Frederick county.

CHAP. 209.

CHAP. CCX.

An Act to repeal the Act of Assembly therein mentioned.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the
act, entitled, An art to provide a remedy for creditors and others,
against this state, passed at November session seventeen hundred
and eighty-six, he, and the same is hereby repealed; Provided al-

ways, that nothing herein contained shall be construed to affect
any suit now depending in any court of law or equity in this state.

Passed Feb. 17, 1821.

Act repealed.

Proviso.

CHAP. CCXI.

An Act for the relief of William B. S. Riley, of Worcester County.

WHEREAS it is represented to this general assembly, by the

petition of William B. S. Riley of Worcester county, that he is
the owner of three negro slaves named Lizzy, Levin and Nace,
given to him by his father Benjamin Riley, lately deceased, of the
state of Delaware, by a bill of sale executed a short time before
his death, and that lie is desirous of removing them into this state;

Therefore,

Passed Feb. 17, 1821.

Preamble.

1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
the said William B. S. Riley be and he is hereby authorised to
remove, import, and bring into this state, from Delaware, at any
time within one year after the passage of this act, the above na-
med negroes Lizzy, Levin and Nace, which slaves shall have re-
sided in the state of Delaware three whole years next preceding

such removal or importation, and the same to retain as slaves;

Authorised to

bring negroes into
the state.

Provided, that the said William B. S. Riley cause the said negro
slaves to be registered in the office of the clerk of Worcester

county.

Proviso.

2. And be it enacted, That nothing herein contained shall be
construed to enable the said William B. S. Riley to sell or dis-
pose of said slaves until the said slaves shall have resided in this
state three whole years next preceding such sale, except in cases
of disposition by last will and testament, and disposition by law
for bona fide debts, or consequent upon intestacy.

Not to be sold un-
til they have re-
sided three years
in the state.



 
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