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The Maryland Code, Public General Laws, 1888
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ART. 79.] HOW ACKNOWLEDGED. 1197"

and if acknowledged before a justice of the peace of any other
county or city than that in which it is to be recorded, there shall be
a certificate of the clerk of the circuit court for the county, or of
the superior court of Baltimore city, under the seal of the court,
that the person before whom the acknowledgment was taken, was.
at the time of the acknowledgment a justice of the peace; or before
the mayor of a municipal corporation; and if so, the fact of his
being mayor shall be certified under the seal of the corporation;
or before a notary; and if so, the fact of his being a notary shall
be certified under his notarial seal; or before a judge of the
orphans' court; and if before a judge of the orphans' court of
any other county than that in which it is to be recorded, there
shall be a certificate of the register of wills of his county, under
the seal of his office, that at the time of the acknowledgment he
was a judge of the orphans' court; or before a judge of the cir-
cuit court; and if before a judge of any other judicial circuit than
that in which the county in which it is to be recorded is situated,
there shall be a certificate from the clerk of the circuit court for
the county in which it is acknowledged, that he was a judge of
the circuit court for that county at the time of the acknowledg-
ment; or before a register of wills; and if before a register of
wills of any other county than that in which it is to be recorded,
there shall be a certificate of the chief judge of the orphans'
court of the county in which he is register, that he was register
at the time of such acknowledgment; but if the acknowledgment
is made before a justice of the peace, judge of the orphans' court
or register of wills of the county in which the release or receipt
is to be recorded, or before a judge of the judicial circuit in
which said county is situated, no such certificate shall be ne-
cessary.

Carroll v. Tyler, 2 H. & G. 54.

P. G. L., (1860,) art. 79, sec. 3. 1809, ch. 168, sec. 3. 1831, ch. 805, sec. 4

3. Such releases may be acknowledged out of this State before
the mayor of a municipal corporation, notary public, judge of any
court of record, justice of the peace, alderman, consul-general, con-
sul or vice-consul of the United States residing in a foreign
country. If acknowledged before the mayor of a municipal cor-
poration, there shall be a certificate that he is mayor under the seal

 

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