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acres act of Assembly action ad quod damnum administrator admitted affirmed aforesaid Anne Gathright Anne Murray answer appears appellant appellee April assets award bill bond cause Chancellor Charles Curtis Chinn claim Clanton clause Commissioners Commonwealth complainant considered contract conveyance counsel County Court Court of Chancery Court of Equity creditor Daniel Duval debt deceased decision declaration decree deed defendant demurrer deposition devastavit devised discharge District Court entitled entry escheat evidence execution executor facias Farris favour fieri facias granted heirs Howell issue Judge Fleming Judge Roane Judge Tucker judgment Jury land Lord Fairfax March ment mentioned Northern Neck nulla bona opinion parties patent payment personal estate plaintiff plea pleaded possession prison proceedings proved purchaser question record reversed Rowland rule Sheriff shew slaves sold statute sufficient suit taken testator testimony thereof tion tract treaty verdict Walter Coles Ward wife William witness words writ
Page 628 - And it is agreed, that all persons who have any interest in confiscated lands, either by debts, marriage settlements, or otherwise, shall meet with no lawful impediment in the prosecution of their just rights.
Page 235 - That there shall be no future confiscations made, nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons, for or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present War ; and that no person shall on that account suffer any future loss or damage either in his person, liberty, or property...
Page 628 - ... perfectly consistent, not only with justice and equity, but with that spirit of conciliation, which, on the return of the blessings of peace, should universally prevail.
Page 149 - For it is a part of the liberties of England, and greatly for the safety of the subject, that the king may not enter upon or seize any man's possessions upon bare surmises without the intervention of a jury, (z) It is however particularly enacted by the statute 33 Hen.
Page 16 - ... the condition of this obligation is such that if the within bonded AB. the administrator of all and singular the goods, chattel, and credits of CD deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the...
Page 284 - Ireland upon bills of indictment,' to wit in the parish of St. Mark, in the county of the city of Dublin aforesaid, and this he is ready to verify ; wherefore he prays judgment of the said indictment, and that the same may be quashed, and so forth.
Page 628 - It is agreed that the Congress shall earnestly recommend it to the legislatures of the respective States to provide for the restitution of all estates, rights and properties which have been confiscated, belonging to real British subjects, and also of the estates, rights and properties of persons resident in districts in the possession of His Majesty's arms, and who have not borne arms against the said United States.