clear space clear space clear space white space
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e

PLEASE NOTE: The searchable text below was computer generated and may contain typographical errors. Numerical typos are particularly troubling. Click “View pdf” to see the original document.

  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search
search for:
clear space
white space
Session Laws, 1831
Volume 213, Page 228   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
clear space clear space clear space white space



CHAP. 175


Passed Mar.3, 1832

An act for the benefit of Enoch Due, John Due and Serena
Due, formerly, now Screna Pritchard, by her intermarri-
age with a certain Samuel Pritchard, natural children of
James Due, late of Caroline county, deceased.


WHEREAS, the said James Due departed this life, oft or
about the fourth day of February, in the year of our Lord,
eighteen hundred and thirty-two, intestate, leaving the said
Enoch Due, John Due and Serena Pritchard, his natural
children; and, although recognized and owned by the. said
James Due, in his life time, to be his children, in conse-
quence of their not being born in Wedlock, the said chil-
dren cannot, agreeably to law, heir their fathers property—

Right in estatate


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
it shall and may be lawful, after all the funeral expenses,
and all other just claims against the said James Due's es-
tate, shall have been fuily paid and satisfied; that the said
Enoch Due, John Due and Serena Pritchard, being the na-
tural children of the said James Due, shall have, hold, pos-
sess, and enjoy all and singular the residue of the said
James Due's estate, real, personal or mixed, to them and
their heirs forever, share and shape alike, any thing in any
law, custom, or usage to the contrary not withstanding.



Passed and Mar. 5,1832

An act for the benefit and relief of Saint Mary's 'County,
and all persons concerned in the records thereof, lately


WHEREAS, in the recent destruction of the Court House
of Saint Mary's county, by fire, nearly all the records of
said county were burnt, and it is apprehended, that from
(be unfortunate occurrence, serious and extensive evil may
ensue, unless prevented by timely legislation — Therefore,,

Authority to again
record deeds &c.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Ma-
ryland, That any person or persons, having any original
deed or deeds, for land lying and being in Saint Mary's
county, or other instrument of writing relating to lands in
said county, which shall appear to have been recorded in
said county, and the record thereof has been destroyed,
may be authorised to have the said deed or deeds, or other

clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Session Laws, 1831
Volume 213, Page 228   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

[ Archives' Home Page  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact

©Copyright  August 02, 2018
Maryland State Archives