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SECTION 191
Dower in lands exchanged
Real Property (RPP) CHAPTER 50, ARTICLE 6
§ 191. Dower in lands exchanged. If a husband seized of an estate of
inheritance in lands, exchanges them for other lands, his widow shall
not have dower of both, but she must make her election, to be endowed of
the lands given, or of those taken, in exchange; and if her election be
not evinced by the commencement of an action to recover her dower of the
lands given in exchange, within one year after the death of her husband,
she is deemed to have elected to take her dower of the lands received in
exchange.