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Session Laws, 1808
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ROBERT WRIGHT, ESQUIRE, GOVERNOR. NOVEMBER.

1808.

III. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the said Thomas J. Pattison, before he derives any benefit from
or under this act, shall lodge a copy of his collection books in the clerk's office of Dorchester county,
to be open for the inspection of all persons interested in the same.

CHAP. XII.

CHAP.
XI.

Books to be
lodged, &c.

A Further supplement to the act, entitled, An act relating to the
public roads in the several counties therein mentioned.

Passed 20th of
Dec. 1808.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That all and so much of the thirteenth section
of the original act to which this is a further supplement, and the third section of the supplement
to the said act, so far as the said sections relate to, and operate upon, the inhabitants of Dorchester
county, be and are hereby abrogated and repealed, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

CHAP. XIII.

Part of sections
repealed.

An ACT annulling the marriage therein mentioned, being supple-
mentary to an act, entitled, An act for the relief of Mary Gwinn,
of Frederick county.

Passed 20th of
Dec. 1808.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the marriage mentioned in the preamble
of the original act, to which this is a supplementary act, stated to have been heretofore had
and solemnized between Thomas Boylan and Mary Good, (now Mary Gwinn, ) be, and the same
hereby is declared to be, absolutely and to all intents and purposes null and void, and the said Thomas
Boylan and the said Mary are hereby declared to be divorced a vinculo matrimonii.

Marriage de-
clared void.

II. AND BE IT ENACTED, That the marriage mentioned in the said preamble of the original act,
to which this is a supplementary act, stated to have been heretofore had and solemnized between
John Gwinn, now deceased, and the said Mary, be and the same hereby is confirmed and made va-
lid and effectual in law, to all intents and purposes whatsoever, in the same manner, as if the marri-
age herein before mentioned to have been had and solemnized between the said Thomas Boylan and
the said Mary had never taken place.

CHAP. XIV.

Marriage con-

firmed, &c.

An ACT for the relief of petit jurors of Baltimore county court.

Passed 22d of
Dec, 1808.

BE IT ENACTED, by the General Assembly of Maryland, That to every court hereafter to be held for
Baltimore county, there shall be summoned twenty-four petit jurors to serve during the first
three weeks of the term, and twenty-four other jurors to serve during the remainder of the term;
and it shall be the duty of the sheriff in summoning the said jurors, to notify each, in writing, of
the day and hour when he is to attend, and also the time during which he is to serve.

CHAP. XV.

Number of ju-
rors to be sum-
moned, &c.

An AC J authorising George Robertson and Dorothy Robertson to
convey certain lands therein mentioned.

Passed 20th of
Dec. 1808.

WHEREAS it hath been represented to this general assembly, by the petition of John Lea-
therbury, of Robert, that Robert Robertson, late of Somerset county, deceased, being seized
of certain lands lying and being on Monie creek in said county, devised the same to Anne Hack Ro-
bertson, wife to the said deceased, for and during her life, with remainder over to the children of his
two brothers, George and James Robertson, deceased, in fee; that the said George Robertson and
Dorothy Robertson, widow of the said James Robertson, believing it for the advantage and interest
of the said children, sold the said lands to Samuel Holbrook, of said county, and the said George
and the said Dorothy passed their bond for the conveyance of the same, in the penal sum of five
thousand pounds; that afterwards the said Holbrook sold the said lands to the petitioner, in fee,
who prays that an act may pass empowering the said George and the said Dorothy to convey the
same to him, as the children of the said George and the said James are minors, (except James Ro-
bertson, eldest son of the said Janus Robertson, deceased, who hath already made conveyance, )
and are incapable of doing it; and the prayer of the said petitioner appearing reasonable, and the
sale of the lands to be advantageous to the children, under the peculiar circumstances before recited,
therefore,

Preamble.



 
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