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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 591   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, May 26-June 11, 1697. 591

Lands for the use of the Church and thereto adjacent two
acres and no more which they shall Cause to be Surveyed
and staked and make returne of two Certificates thereof one
of which must be Recorded in the County Court and the
other in the High Court of Chancery there to be Registred in
perpetuam rei memoriam as afd
And be it further Enacted by the Authority aforesd by and
with the Advice and Consent aforesaid That where the Vestry
of any parish within this Province have or shall think Conve-
nient to place either Church or Chapell of Ease within their
respective parishes for the better Conveniency of their Parish-
ioners but the Owner or Owners of such Land Chosen out
and appointed by such Vestry as aforesaid for the use of their
parish aforesaid either refuseing to make sale thereof or
being unreasonable in his or their Demands for the same or
otherwise incapacitated by nonage non Sane memorie or being
beyond the seas that then and in every such Case the respec-
tive Vestrys of the respective parishes shall apply themselves
to the Comissioners of the County Court whereto they belong
upon whose application the said Comissioners shall forthwith
Grant their Warrants to the Sherriffe of their County thereby
requireing him att a Certein Day and time to be by them
nominated and appointed to Impannell a Jury of Substantiall
freeholders next adjacent to the Land in Quest aforesd which
said Comissioners and Jury aforesaid shall proceed in all
things as by another Act of Assembly (Intituled an Act
Impowering the Comissioners of the severall and respective
Counties to take up & purchase Lands for their County Court
houses) they are directed not Exceeding two Acres as before
in this Act is Mentioned & Expressed any thing in this Act
or any other ordained to the Contrary notwithstanding.

Lib. L. L. 2

p. 147

An Act for the better enabling Mrs Katherine Herman
Widd: and Relict of Coll Caspar us Augustine Herman
Deceased to Sell Land in the Porte of Annapolis According
to the Contract of her said Deceased husband.

Whereas Coll Casparus Augustine Herman late of Cecill
County Deceased in his life time did sell unto Garrett Van-
sweringen of the City of St Marys Gent, one Lott of Land in
the Porte of Annapolis with Two houses thereon Erected the
said Lott being heretofore sould him the said Coll Herman
by this Generall Assembly and lying against the new State
house ffront Door And for that the said Col Herman had and
received a Valuable Consideration therefore of the said Gar-
rett Vansweringen in his the said Col Hermans life time and
dyed before Legall Conveyance made Be itt Enacted by the
Kings most Excellent Maty by and with the advice & Consent

p. 148

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