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act of Assembly action administrator administratrix admitted affirmed aforesaid Anne Gathright Anne Murray answer appears appellant appellee April assignment bill bond bound cause Chancellor Charles Chinn Charles Curtis Chichester claim Clanton clause Coles Commissioners Commonwealth complainant considered contract conveyance counsel County Court Court of Chancery Court of Equity creditor Daniel Duval daughters debt deceased decision declaration decree deed defendant demurrer deposition devastavit devised Dilliard discharge District Court Duval entitled entry escheat evidence execution executor Fairfax's Devisee Farris favour fieri facias granted heirs Howell issue Judge FLEMING Judge RoANE Judge Tucker judgment Jury Lord Fairfax ment Northern Neck opinion parties patent payment personal estate plaintiff plea pleaded possession prison bounds prison fees proceedings proved purchase question record reversed rule Sheriff shew slaves statute Steptoe sufficient suit taken testator thereof tion Tomlinson tract verdict Walter Coles wife William witness words writ Wyatt
Page 621 - 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 620 - ... estates, rights and properties, as may have been confiscated; and that Congress shall also earnestly recommend to the several states a reconsideration and revision of all acts or laws regarding the premises, so as to render the said laws or acts 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 621 - ... war; and that no person shall, on that account, suffer any future loss or damage, either in his person, liberty or property; and that those who may be in confinement on such charges, at the time of the ratification of the treaty in America, shall be immediately set at liberty, and the prosecutions so commenced be discontinued.
Page 147 - 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 481 - The legislature may provide by- law that no person shall be capable of holding or being elected to .any post of profit, trust, or emolument, civil or military, legislative, executive, or judicial, under the government of this commonwealth, who shall hereafter fight a duel, or send or accept a challenge to fight a duel...
Page 282 - 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 185 - an act to reduce into one the several acts directing the course of descents...
Page 473 - Offices, which are a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging, are also incorporeal hereditaments, whether public, as those of magistrates, or private, as of bailiffs, receivers, and the like.