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Acts of the General Assembly hitherto unpublished 1694-1698, 1711-1729
Volume 38, Page 256   View pdf image (33K)
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256 Assembly Proceedings, 1694-1728.

Liber LL, 4
Acts of
May, 1719,
ch 13
p. 440

An Act for Relief of John Beall of Charles County Gent and
Richard Beall a Minor.
Whereas Walter Bayne of Charles County Planter Deceased by
Vertue of a warrant Issued Out of the Land Office the tenth day of
December Anno Dom. Sixteen hundred Sixty three had Surveyed
and laid Out for him a tract of Land lyeing in Charles County
Called Durham Containeing Seven hundred and fifty Acres And
afterwards to witt the Seventh day of September Sixteen hundred
Sixty Six Obtained his Lordship the Right Honourable Cecilius late
Lord Proprietor of noble Memory his Grant for the said Tract of
Land under the Condicons of Plantations then in force, which Tract
of Land was by the said Walter Bayne by his last will and Testa-
ment in Writeing bearing date the twelfth Day of Aprill Sixteen
Hundred and Seventy and duely proved Given and devised unto his

Daughter Elianor an Infant in fee Simple and Shortly after died and
whereas after the death of the said Walter Bayne and dureing the
minority of the said Elianor it was Surmised in the High Court of
Chancery of this Province that the said Tract of Land Lay within
Panguiah Mannor reserved for his Lordship the Lord Proprietor his
Owne use whereupon a Scire facias was Issued out of the said Court
in the name of the right honourable Charles late Lord Proprietor of
Noble Memory Successor of the said Lord Cecilius returnable the
tenth day of February Sixteen hundred Seventy three against the
widdow and Heiress of the said Walter to appear in the said Court
of Chancery to shew Cause why the said Grant should not be Can-
celled and vacated to which the widdow of the sd Walter is said to
have appeared by one Mathew Hill Her Son in Law a Person who
by any thing that Appears was not Learned in the Law or in any
wise Capable or Obliged to make any Defence for the said Infant and
who was so far from makeing any that he Delivered and Surrendered
the said Grant to be vacated which was accordingly Done. That the
said widdow Imagining that the proceedings in Vacateing the said
Grant were regular and Justifiable and the Suggeston whereon the
said Vacation was founded was true either through her Ignorance
in Business and legall Proceedings or Instigated by Those that

p. 441

Expected or had procured the said Land from the said late Lord
Proprietor to make the said Determination seeme plausible dureing
the Infancy of the said Orphan Petitioned the said late Lord Charles
to Grant her four hundred Acres in lieu of the said Seven hundred &
fifty Acres which was Accordingly done by a Grant or Patent bearing
date in the year Sixteen hundred Seventy Six but never Accepted
of by the said Elianor or any Other Person Claiming under her And
Whereas it hath been made Evidently Apparent to this Present
Generall Assembly that there was no Reserve of Panguiash Mannor
till a Considerable time after the Survey and Grant to the sd Walter
Bayne the Conditions whereof appear also to have been by him

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