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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
Volume 62, Page 120   View pdf image (33K)
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Liber R. G.
p. 1

At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis
[on Friday] the seventeenth day of November in the Nineteenth Year
of the Dominion of the Right Honourable Frederick Absolute Lord
and Proprietary of the Provinces of Maryland and Avalon Lord
Baron of Baltimore and so forth Annoque Domini one Thousand
seven hundred and sixty nine and ending the Twentieth Day of
December following
The following Laws were Enacted and Assented to by his Ex-
cellency Robert Eden Esquire Governor

No. 1

[A Private

An Act for the Naturalization of Peter Haldimand
Whereas Peter Haldimand Gentleman being a Foreigner of the
Protestant or reformed Religion hath by his Petition to this General
Assembly expressed his earnest Desire to be made Partaker of the
Immunities and Priviledges which his Majesty Natural Born Subjects
of the Kingdom of England are entituled to and enjoy in this Prov-
ince and hath also made it appear to the Satisfaction of this Assembly
that he hath taken the Several Oaths to the Government and received
the Sacrament according to the Rites of the Church of England.

Be it enacted by the Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary by
and with the Advice and Consent of his Lordships Governor and
the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly and the Authority of the
same that the said Peter Haldimand shall and is hereby Declared and
Adjudged able to all Intents Constructions and Purposes Whatsoever
to Demand take have retain and enjoy within this Province any
Priviledges and Immunities belonging to or enjoyed by his Majesty's
Liege People & Natural Born Subjects of the Kingdom of England
and the said Peter Haldimand is hereby Qualified and enabled to
purchase Have Hold and enjoy any Lands & Tenements or other
Hereditaments within this Province and to Prosecute Maintain and
Defend any Action or Actions real and Personal in any of his Lord-
ships Courts of Record of this Province and To Have Hold and
enjoy all the Priviledges and Freedoms whatsoever that any of his
Majesty's natural born Subjects of the Kingdom of England may or
can have challenge or Demand within this Province any Law Usage
or Custom to the Contrary Notwithstanding

By the Lower House of
Assembly Nov.r 1769
Read & assented to.
Signed by order
T. Wright Cl. lo: Ho:

On behalf of the Right
Honble the Lord Pro-
prietary of this Province.
I Will this be a Law
Rob.t Eden

By the Upper House of
Assembly Decem.r 2.d
1769. Read & Assented to
Signed by Order
U Scott Cl: Up. Ho:

Great Seal in
Wax Appendant

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