VALIDATING TITLE TO REAL ESTATE - ALIENS NOT NATURALIZED
                       Act of 1778, 1 Sm.L. No. 792                   Cl. 68
                                  AN ACT

     For making valid the title of lands held under persons born out
        of the allegiance of the crown of Great Britain, and who have
        died, not having been naturalized.
        Section 2.  Be it enacted, and it is hereby enacted, That the
     heirs, devisees and assigns of persons, born out of the
     allegiance of the crown of Great Britain, and who have removed
     to this or any of the adjoining states, for the purpose of
     settling, and who have died, not having been naturalized, shall
     hold their estates respectively, as if such persons, so having
     died, and not having been naturalized, had been born in
     allegiance to the said crown of Great Britain, or had been
     naturalized by law in due form made and enacted for that
     purpose, any law, usage or custom, to the contrary thereof in
     any wise notwithstanding.