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Session Laws, 1820
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An Act for the relief of Sally Handy, of Dorchester County.

1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the
said Sally Handy be and she is hereby divorced from bed, board,
and mutual cohabitation, with her husband John Handy.

CHAP. 193.

Passed Feb. 16, 1821.
Divorce granted.

2. And be it enacted, That all the right and title which the said
John Handy, by virtue of his marriage with the said Sally, had
acquired to any property which she now is or may become entit-
led in, in any way or manner whatever, be and the same is here-
by annulled and made void, and that the said Sally be and she is
hereby declared capable to have, hold, take, receive, sue for and
recover, by compromise, suit or suits in law or in equity, all such
property, in as full and ample manner as if she were a feme sole,
and had never been married, and to hold, use, and enjoy the name
for her own use and benefit, and the same to dispose of according
to her will and pleasure, without the molestation, interference, or
hindrance or consent of her said husband, in the same manner as
she could or might have done were she a feme sole.

Declared capable
to take and hold
property, &c.

3. And be it enacted, That the property real and personal of the
said John Handy is and shall be free, clear and exonerated, from
all and every claim upon, or right in the same, acquired by or
growing out of the marriage aforesaid to the said Sally Handy.

Property of John

Handy exempted
from all claims
growing out of


A Further Supplement to an act, entitled, An act for the relief of sundry Insol-
vent Debtors, passed at November Session eighteen hundred and five.

1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
in all cases where a trustee hath been, or hereafter shall be, ap-
pointed by virtue of the act to which this is a supplement, or by
virtue of the act. entitled, An act relating to insolvent debtors in
the city and county of Baltimore, it shall and may be lawful for
the said trustee, at any time after his appointment, to be dischar-

Passed Feb. 16, 1821

Trustee may be

ged from his trust; Provided, that the said trustee shall petition
the county court of the county in which he. was originally ap-
pointed, setting forth his desire to be released from the further exe-
cution of the said trust, and in all other respects comply with the
provisions of this act; And provided a/so, that it shall not be law-
ful for the said court to discharge any trustee as herein before men-
tioned, unless they shall be satisfied by competent testimony that it
is for the interest of the creditor of such insolvent that the said trus-
tee should be so discharged, and unless the said trustee shall also
produce the assent in writing of two thirds in value of the said
creditors to such discharge.


2. And be it enacted, That it shall be the duty of the said coun-
ty court, upon such discharge being made thereupon, to appoint
another trustee into whose possession shall be delivered all the
property and effects, if any, belonging to the estate of the insol-
vent debtor, which were originally conveyed to the trustee peti-
tioning as aforesaid, or so much thereof as may then be remain-
ing in his possession, subject nevertheless to such exceptions as
may hereinafter be excepted, and the said petitioning trustee shall
thereupon, under the direction of the court, make the proper
conveyance and assignments of the same.

County court up-
on such discharged
to appoint another

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