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Overview

Required that certain agreements in relation to the sale of land be recorded in writing.

Section IV

Noe Action shall be brought ... whereby to charge the Defendant upon any speciall promise to answere for the debt default or miscarriages of another person ... unlesse the Agreement upon which such Action shall be brought or some Memorandum or Note thereof shall be in Writeing and signed by the partie to be charged therewith or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.

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