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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
Volume 3, Page 197   View pdf image (33K)
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1647-1648. 197

any Indian or Indians to any other use or uses but to the use
of his said Lordship and his heirs or knowingly from any other
Person or Persons not deriving a Legal Title thereunto by
from or under some Grant from his said Lordship or his said
heirs legally passed or to be passed under his or their Great
Seal of the said Province for the time being So help me God
and by the Contents of this Book Given at Bath under his
Lordships hand and Greater Seal at Arms the 20th day of
Iune 1648

Liber C. B.

By the Gour of Mary-Land.

Nouembr 11th These are to giue notice to all prsons, to whom
it may concerne tht I doe hereby (for speciall reasons me there-
unto moveing) suspend & reuoake all power & authority of
Command uppon the Ile of Kent from Capt Robt Vaughan,
the Comder of the sd Iland, & doe acquitt & discharge all the
Inhabts of the sd Iland from their obedience formerly dew unto
his Command untill they shall bee thereunto requyred againe
by speciall Commisn from the Gour of this Prouince for the
time being. And I doe further hereby requyre & authorize
Mr Phillip Conner, one of the Commisrs of the sd County of
Kent, to issue forth all writts & processes necessary for the
admistraon of Justice in the sd County: Binding all Parties
interested ouer to the Prouinciall Court, att St maries, there to
haue tryed & determined their suites & causes, untill further
order shall be taken therein; finding it necessary for the prnt
to suspend all further power of Judicature uppon the sd Hand
Gyuen att St Maries this iith Nouembr 1648
Thomas Greene.

By the Gouernor of Mary-Land.

Relying uppon yor faythfullnes & courage I doe hereby
committ unto yow & adde unto yor office of High-Sheriffe of
the County of Kent, the Command of all the Militia of the sd
County, requyring yow to take charge thereof: And uppon
any inuasion from abroad or mutiny, insolence, or other breatch
of Peace att home or indaungering the publik safety of yor
County, to encounter & suppresse the same, in the best &
speediest manner yow may: And to rayse & leuy the force of
the sd County to tht purpose, or any part thereof, as there shall
be cause. And I doe hereby requyre all prsons able to beare
Armes wthin the sd County, to be obedient unto yow uppon such
paynes & perills, as the offence agst Military discipline shall
deserue by the Law of Armes or censure of the Prouinciall
Court. Gyuen att St maries this iith 9ber 1648
Tho: Greene.
To Mr Henry Morgan High
Sheriffe of Kent County.

Liber A.
p. 206

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