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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
Volume 3, Page 24   View pdf image (33K)
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24 Documents relating to the

Colonial Pa-
pers. Vol.
VI, No, 86.

To the right honble the Lords and others of his Majties most
honorable Privy Counsell.

Novemb: 1633.

The humble petition of James Clemants, John Herricke, and
John Smith plaintiffs against Lord Baltimore and Gabriell
Hawley his deputy defendants.
Most humbly sheweing that whereas Gabriell Hawley his
Lordshipp's deputy did entertayne men and women for Mary-
land part of Virginia and billetted them in the severall houses
of your petitioners at xijd the day. Soe it is that the said
Gabriell Hawley just uppon the poynt of the shippes setting
saile took the men soe entertayned from the said severall peti-
tioners and pretended the Lord Baltimore his Master would
give your petitioners good satisfaction: But they being thus
taken away and your petitioners moveinge his Lordshipp for
their severall paymente, which amounte in all to 60£ or there-
aboute (besides some other pertinent chardge) hee the said
Lord Baltimore (for what reasons your petitioners cannot con-
ceive, though they doubt the worse) assigns them over for
payment to the said Gabriell Hawley who is now a prisoner in
the fleet, from whom they cannot expect to gane it.
They therefore humbly pray that your Lordshipps will be
favorably pleased to take it into your Lordshipps considera-
tions, and to take order that your petitioners may receive
satisfaction before my Lord Baltimore's departure, whose shipp
is already falne down, or else it may trench much uppon their
loss and ruin. And your petitioners as in humble duty bound
shall dayly pray &c.

Colonial Pa-
pers. Vol.
VI, No. 87.

To the right honoble the Lords and others of his Majties most
honoble privie Councell.

November 1633.

The humble petition of Sir John Wolstenholme Knight and
other planters with Captaine William Claiborne in Virginia.

That your petitioners have beene at a very greate charge in
transporting of men, cattell discovering of trade, building of
houses, and selling upon an Island, by them named the Island
of Kent within the greate Bay of Chessepian in Virginia.
Which being comprehended within the limitts of the Lord
Baltimore's Patent obteyned by his Lordshipp since the peti-
tioners said greate charge and selling there.
They most humbly beseech your Honors that it may not bee
taken from them but that they may have your Lordshipps

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