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Session Laws, 1825
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                            LAWS OF MARYLAND.

T. L. Thompson, twenty dollars, for Mary Venables, twenty
dollars, for the five orphan children of Margaret Mitchell, twenty
dollars, each, for Leonard Gates, twenty dollars, for Peggy
Brown, twenty dollars, for Jemima Beck, twenty dollars, for 
William C. Rawlings, twenty dollars, for Charlotte Boswell,
twenty dollars, for Mary Ann Bridewell, twenty dollars, and
for Ann Gray, twenty dollars; in Cecil county, for Jonathan
Packer, forty dollars, for Hetty Hagan, thirty dollars, for Edward
Alexander, thirty dollars; in Kent county, for Alethea Barnett,
thirty dollars, for George Jiant, thirty dollars, for Ann
Crouch, thirty dollars, for Elizabeth Wheat, thirty dollars, for 
Samuel Benton, thirty dollars; in Queen Anne's county, for
Sarah Evans, twenty dollars, for Margaret Duhamil, twenty dollars,
for Henrietta Woodall, twenty dollars, for the two orphan
children under the care of John Jones, thirty dollars, for Lucy
Harris, thirty dollars, for Henry Ayler, twenty dollars, for 
for Isaac Stewart, twenty dollars; in Worcester county,
for Isaac Taylor, thirty dollars, for George Oliphant, thirty
dollars, for Mary Hill, twenty dollars; in Harford county,
for John Griffin, thirty dollars; in Montgomery county,
for Kitty Shaw, thirty dollars, for Mary Price, thirty
dollars, for Hanson Prichett, thirty dollars, for Walter A. Tuttle,
thirty dollars, for Elizabeth Beans, thirty dollars, payable to
themselves or their orders respectively, or such person or persons
as the said levy courts shall direct.


Dec. Ses. 1825.


Queen Anne.


                                            CHAPTER 203.

                        An act concerning Mortgages and other Deeds.

Passed March
8, 1826.
    Sec. 1.  Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, 
That in case of several deeds or conveyances for the same lands,
tenements or hereditaments or chattels, situate, lying and being
in this state, the deed or deeds, conveyance or conveyances,
which shall be first recorded according to law, shall have preference
in all courts of law and equity in this state, according to 
the times of the recording of such deeds or conveyances respectively:
Provided, that the deed or deeds, conveyance or conveyances,
so to be preferred, be made bona fide, and upon
good and valuable consideration and further that no deed or
conveyance shall defeat or prejudice the title or interest of any
bona fide purchaser of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments
or chattels unless the same shall have been duly recorded.
Deed first recorded
have preference,
    2.  And be it enacted, That every deed conveying real estate
or chattels, which by any other instrument or writing, shall appear
to have been intended only as a security in the nature of a
mortgage, though it be an absolute conveyance in terms, shall
be considered as a mortgage, and that the person or persons for
    Deed given
as mortgages.

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