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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1687/8-1693
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in the Years 1689-90. 167

ships or vessell until the first of March in order to their saileing
to Point Comfort in James River there to make up their Fleete,
but not to saile untill the 15th of March, a coppy of which
Order is sent to Mr Blackiston their Majesties Collector in the
Province of Maryland, which I doubt not but will be duely
observed, which is all at present from
This is a true copie Your friend
Jno Coode B. D. p. 52. Nathaniel Bacon. Pr.

From Coll. Bacon to Mr Coode in Maryld
In answer to a letter
of the 10th Iany

P. R. O.

West Indies,
No. 556.
B. D.

The King's letter to the Governor of Maryland
to preserve the peace etc (1 Feb. 1689/90)

William R.
Whereas by your declaration and by the Copies of two
addresses laid before us the one entituled an humble address
of our Loyall Protestant subjects Inhabitants of our Province
of Maryland, The other being the address of the Representa-
tives of our said Protestant subjects, the originalls whereof as
we are informed have been intercepted by the French. We
are given to understand the Reasons and Motives for your
appearing in Armes, upon notice of Our accession to the
Crown with your rediness in proclaiming us and the Queen
within that Province And being also assured by you that you
will secure the Goverment thereof in such manner as you
can for our service untill our Royall Pleasure shall be known
therein. We have thought fitt hereby to signify our Royall
approbation of your having proclaimed Us and the Queen
and we do further authorize and impower you to continue in
our name your care in the administration of the Government
and presevation of the peace and properties of our Subjects,
according to the Laws and usuage of that our Province untill
upon a full examination of all matters and hearing of what
shall be represented to us on the behalf of the Proprietor and
his Right. We shall have taken such finall resolution and
given such directions for a lasting settlement as shall most
conduce to our service and to the security and satisfaction of
our subjects within that our Province and in the mean time
We are pleased to direct you to suffer the Proprietor or his
agents to collect the Revenues arising there and that such
part only of the said Revenue be applyed by you for the sup-
port of the Government as hath usually been allowed and
applied by the said Proprietor to that Purpose And we do

P. R. O.

Col. Entry
Vol. 52,
p. 148

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