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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 247   View pdf image (33K)
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Acts. 247

Utter Ruin & a burthen to the Sherr if not to the County it is humbly
Pray'd that it may be Enacted, and be it Enacted by and with the
Advice and Consent afd that the Creditors of the said Philip Eilbeck

Liber LL, 4

as also the Sherriff and Justices .... Liberties and Authorities
to Relieve the .... Condicons and Termes and in the same ....
Sherr. and others Concerned in respect .... the said Phillip
Eilbeck Duly Com ....

p. 410

An Act for the Vesting and Settling an Estate of Inheritance in Fee
Simple of and in a Certain parcell or Lott of Ground in the City
of Annapolis Containeing One hundred & twenty feet in Length
on Robert Johnson of Ann arundell County Ship Carpenter.
Whereas his late Excellency Coll Nicholson haveing Given a
Certain parcell or Lott of Ground to the use of such Ship Carpenters
as would Inhabitt thereon And follow their Trades within this
Province, And whereas the said Robert Johnson haveing petitioned
this present Generall Assembly that One hundred and Twenty feet
in length Along the Waterside of the same pcell or Lott of Ground
might be Confirmed to him his heirs and Assignes for Ever, by an
Act to be passed in his favour haveing sett forth in his Petition That
he would build a Dwelling house and Shipyard On the same.
Be it therefore Enacted by his Lordship the Rt Honorable the Lord
proprietor by and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordships
Governeur and the upper and Lower houses of Assembly of this
Province and the Authority of the same That the said Robert John-
son his heirs and assignes for Ever shall be, And they hereby are
Vested in a good sure Indefeazable Estate of Inheritance in fee
Simple of in And unto the aforesaid Quantity of Land at the upper
End of the said Lott with the whole breadth thereof apy Law Cus-
tome or Usage heretofore had made or used within this Province to
the Contrary notwithstanding Provided allways That if the said
Robert Johnson his heirs or Assignes shall Apply the said Parcell of
the lott of Ground aforesaid to any other use than that of a Ship Car-
penters Yard (Except Necessary buildings for that Service) and also
faile to pay the Corperation of the City of Annapolis five Shillings
Currant Money Annually for the Ground Rent thereof within two
months after reasonable request made, and shall also neglect to Cary
on the business of a Shipwright for the space of twelve months
togeather and pay the proprietor the proportionable part of the
Assessment thereon that then it shall and may be Lawfull to and
for the said Corporation in to the said parcell or lott of Ground to
Reenter and the same to possess in as full and ample Manner to all
intents and purposes as if this present Act had not been passed any
law Custom or usage with in this province to the Contrary not-

Acts of
May, 1719,
ch. 5
p. 427

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