Milly v. Stephen Smith
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absolute right property and interest of such slave or slaves is hereby vested
and shall accrue to and be vested in the husband of such feme covert;
and where any feme sole is or shall be possessed of any slave or slaves as of
her own proper slave or slaves the same shall accrue to and be absolutely
vested in the husband of such feme when she shall marry Sec 35 any
infant above the age of Eighteen years by his or her last will and testaments
in writing may dispose of and bequeath the absolute right property and
interest of any slave or slaves whereof he or she shall be possessed. Sec 36.
No slave or slaves whatsoever shall be forfeited except in such cases where
the lands and tenements of the person incurring the forfeiture is, should
or might be forfeited Sec 37. No Executor or administrator hath or shall
have any power to sell or dispose of any slave or slaves of his testator or
intestate Except for the paying and satisfying the just debts of such
testator or intestate and then only where there is not sufficient of the
personal estate of such testator or intestate to satisfy and pay such debts;
and in that case it shall and may be lawful for the Executor or ad
-ministrator to sell and dispose of such slave or slaves as shall be
sufficient to raise so much money as the personal Estate falls short
of the payment of the debts Sec. 38. it shall and may be lawful for any
person or persons whatsoever by deed Executed in his her or their lifetimes or by
his, her or their last will and testament wherein any lands or tenements
shall hereafter be settled conveyed or devised for life or lives to settle convey
or devise any slave or slaves and in such deed or last will to declare
that such slave or slaves and their increase so long as any of them shall
be living shall descend pass and go as part of the freehold to such person
or persons to whom such lands and tenements shall be so conveyed or
devised, and to whom the same shall from time to time descend and
come: and such declaration shall be good and Effectual in law to annex
such slave or slaves to the freehold and inheritance of such lands and
tenements, and they and their increase so long as any of them shall be
living shall descend pass and go in possession reversion and remainder
with such land and tenements: or where any person shall by his deed
Executed in his lifetime or by his last will and testament in writing
settle convey or devise and lands and tenements for life or lives, and
shall in the same deed or will settle convey or devise any slave or
slaves with the same limitation or limitations with which such lands
and tenements shall be so settled conveyed or devised such limitation
or limitations shall amount to a declaration of the intent of the
party selling conveying or devising the same, that the same should