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f.iles had not b?en nude by the convni'.Tioner alorefajd; fubject neverthejefj to the dawer of Van P.iPhtil, widow of il>3 laid iVeiV, in the urns maun".- as widows are entitled unto dow^r truler the general hw of this ft-tie. 111. A.i.'. hi it f.rlhir ena-'led, by. <jW authority of'*re/ii:J~, th'at all) arid!)' and other property heretofore granted by any count, com t in this ftaie, agreeable to an act of the General Afl'emhly in tint cafe nude and provided, to any widow or o.p uns ol fuch perfons whole eftate become co.difcated, fhall be veiled in the grantees in fee fimple, as lully and abic'.utely as if the lame bad never been fubisft to confifcution 1ft manner and form agreeable to the aft of uefceius. i n 1— i ~ - Chap. "XVI. An acl to en, He Thomas Calender, ttjUtfg executor of'the -Inft will of Parker Quince, late of N'ew- H?nover cour.lv., dccen'.d. and the other fer/ms therein no. ned, to makefile of cerian lands and tenements, part of lb: refMuai y efiate ofthe fai 1 Parker Quince. •\V/HE!iKAS Tbmzi Calender, acting executor of the lafl will and tefhment of Parker Quince, late of New-Hop. W over, county, Bfiji deceafed, S.fuivia Quince, Richard Quince, ]cca\^, and William Strarizo Quince, a minor by tee i~j\d~S-<fnu„a Q^rncc his nuther and guardian, reiiduury legatees pt tire find Parker Quince, have preferited their petition to this pi-eient General 4fi'emb!y with the v/ill ot the laid Parker Quince annexed, letting forth a nong other things', that the reliduary eftate of ttie fjid Parker Quince confuted principally of negro Hives and unimproved iaiu's, the latter of v, hie:-, is Wholly unproductive and even attended with a yearly expence thaj the fajd exe'eatbr hath al-jead*' dlfbofsd of thirty three of the laid Haves towai cU the payment of the debts-, and that there is yet due from the eft-ate, including intereft, t.'ie (an of nirc thouland pounds or thereabouts, for the payment of which, and a debt of fifteen hundied^o'jnds with abov^- lis years intereft no*' in fuit, only twenty feven (laves of the reliduary eftate are rem lining, and feveral of them c Id una iuperannuated, fo that the laid executor will not only be obliged to fell a.-.d difpole of the remainder of the refidrtaey eitate in his hands, but fome part of the flaves fpeciiicdly bequeathed by the faid will while the lands mud remain many years a burthen upon the legatees to their great injury, and contrary fo the imcn.tjpn °f C '1C ^:'utor \ and praying that the petitioners may by an ait of the General Affembly, be enabled and empowe: ed to feli and convey the real eftate of the telhior not fpecifically de'.'ifei for the payment of debts, fo as to fave to the legatees the perfohal end productive eftate intended for tiiem by die tcihtor : and wheieas it appears to this General AJlembly that the prayer of the FaiJ petition is real'onable, and that it will be greatly beneficial to the re-fiduary legatees of the f.iid Parker Quince that fuch oi the real eftate as is not fpccifically deviled by the laid, will Ihould be fold for payment of his debts : I. Be it therefore enaftedty the General ,'JTemhly of the flale of North-Carolina, audit is hereby enacled by the autho-rity of the fame, that it (hall and may be lawful kr the laid Thomas Cullender, or other thd executor or executors of the laid Pa. -her Quince, Snfar.u > Qu-uc; Richard Quince, junior, ai;a H'Uliam Seranzo O^-.'.y.v. notwithstanding his minority, ana the lurvivcr and lurv'ivors o: them, the acting executor or executors of the laid Parker Quince being one or more, and they and ( very of iriem arc hereby empowered to fell and difpoie of ill and lingular the real eftate cf the faid Parker Quince n:.t ip-.-cdiealiy deviled by hisfiie1 will, and to make conveyances lor itte lame to the pur-chafers thereof, thereby cpnveying to each purchaler and his. heirs refpectlvely,. by Virtue of the power given by this a<Tt, all theeilites, rights, title, intereft, claim and demand whatfoever therein and thereto, of which the laid Par-ker Qutnce died leized and pofleiTeiU and the monies arifing by fuch fales lhall be received by the faid Thon.as Callen-der or other the executor or executors of the faid Parker Oj_ar.ce, ana by him cr them only, and fhall be allets in his cr their hands for the payment of the debts of the laid Pi rk-.r Quince, and by him or ihem. Cn kVi X'vYII. An acl to incorporate a fociety of perfmt by the r.cm: of Centre Laicvobnt Society. W'HER&AS it has been reprefented Rnd made appear ro this Geueial Ali'embiy, that a number of perfons in Rra)an liria 1 Muh'ei.lnrgh, and other counties, have voluntarily allcc'-ated together under the nau-e of Centre Benevolent So. irty, and come under a certain lyftem of laws and regulation- for the improvement ot'ufelul know-ledge, for the enc.mr igeme-.t ot literature, to alleviate trie diitrellsi of the unfortunate, and to lupp'.y the wants of the poor and indigent : and whereas it hath been made appear that the aforcfaid perfons, members of the lociety a-fore'iaid, are dtfivous tiiar tlnir fonety might be incorporated by ihe name of Centre benevolent Society, in order that faid fociety thigljt morel ully'and completely come up to the objects of their intfilution ; thetefore, ever \silling .vo give oil due encouragement to infUtutions which evidently point to the happinefs of fociety and the general v, clf.urc of mankind,, I. Be it en.:P.cl by. the General Afjerably of North-Carolina, and bv thefame authority it is iir.by tnaclcd, tint there mall be and leauin in the before mentioned fociety, lutiident power and authority to fleet at their difcretion firth is they may deem worthy membeisof the faid fociety, which perfons fo ileaed liiali have nnd enjoy the p: r3 ol the lame j which fociety lhall be by the name of he Centre iknevolent Society, and fhall ha peifons as i'o ilecu-d (hall pri-vileges called 'i iienevolent'Society, ihall have pjwer to manage the property nnd inheritance ol the fame agreeable to their own 'judgment and ple^furej and linli moreover have perpetual fticeofii j»:i in law, fait and na.ne, as herein prefcribed ; :,i:d i„. ; !i by tiie name ofthe incor-poration have full power and lawful authority to file a-ndbe fued, to implead and be impleaded, lo .mfwer and to he aafwcicd unto, in any court or courts of law and equity in this ftate, before a'iy judge or Judge?, Juftics or Julii- * 3
f.iles had not b?en nude by the convni'.Tioner alorefajd; fubject neverthejefj to the dawer of Van P.iPhtil, widow
of il>3 laid iVeiV, in the urns maun".- as widows are entitled unto dow^r truler the general hw of this ft-tie.
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