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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1773 to April 1774
Volume 64, Page 196   View pdf image (33K)
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196 Assembly Proceedings, November 16-December 23, 1773.

Liber R. G.
1773

p. 237

Stone Hawkins by his last Will and Testament devised Part of his
real Estate to be sold for the payment of his Debts and devised all
the Remainder of his Lands to his Daughter Susannah Priscilla in
Tail with divers Remainders over, that the said Susannah Priscilla
is a Minor under the Age of fourteen Years That the said George
Fraser Hawkins administred on the personal Estate of the said John
Stone Hawkins and sold the Lands devised as aforesaid for Pay-
ment of the Debts of the said John Stone Hawkins and administred
and applied all the personal Estate and the Money arising from the
Sale of the said Lands towards the Payment of his Testators Debts
that the said George Fraser Hawkins paid and advanced to the bona
fide Creditors of his Testator fourteen hundred and sixty six
Pounds three Shillings and five Pence Maryland Currency over and
above all the Assets in his hands arising from the personal Estate
of his Testator or from the Sale of the Lands that there are Debts
of the Testators yet unpaid which together with what is due to the

said George Fraser Hawkins for Advance as aforesaid are more

than all the Lands of the Testators remaining unsold can discharge
and satisfy that the said John Stone Hawkins died seized in Fee
of the following Tracts or Parcels of Land lying in Prince Georges
County vizt Something containing forty nine acres Merry Thought
containing forty Acres Gods Gift containing one hundred and seven-
teene Acres Part of Never fear containing Fifteene Acres, Part of
Hazard containing one Acre Part of Hawkins' Lott containing one
hundred and eighty four acres also part of a Tract or Parcell of
Land lying in Frederick County called John and Priscilla containing
sixty two and an half Acres And whereas the said George Fraser
Hawkins hath prayed by his said Petition that an Act of Assembly
may pass to impower and enable him to sell the aforesaid Land and
apply the Money arising from the Sale of the same towards reimburs-
ing the said George Fraser Hawkins and paying the other Creditors
of the said John Stone Hawkins so far fourth as may be And the said
Facts alledged in the said Petition appearing to this General As-
sembly to be true and the said George Fraser Hawkins having con-
sented to charge no Commissions on the administration of his
Testators Estate Be it therefore Enacted bv the Right Honorable
the Lord Proprietary by and with the Advice of his Governor and
the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly and the Authority of
the same that the said George Frazier Hawkins shall be and is by
Virtue of this Act empowered and enabled to set up and expose to
Sale by Way of Public Vendue to the highest Bidder the said several
Tracts or Parcells of Land aforesaid (Two Months Notice of the
Time and Place of such Sale and Vendue being first given in the
Maryland Gazett) And the said Tracts or Parcells of Land and all
the Estate Right and Title of the said John Stone Hawkins therein
respectively at the Time of his death to sell Convey and make over
by Indenture of Bargain and Sale or by any Other Proper Convey-



 
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