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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
Volume 3, Page 259   View pdf image (33K)
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1648-1655. 259

August 25th 1650. These presents testify that certain men's
names lately delivered into the Secretary's Office by Thomas
Copley Esq. were the true and proper Servants of Andrew
White Esq one of the first Adventurers into this Province, and
that he had divers other Servants whose names 1 know not for
which there is undoubtedly at least eight thousand acres of

Liber B.

Land due to the Said Mr White and his Successors Successors
upon the first Adventure into Maryland, And I doe further
certainly beleive much more Land to be due to the Said Gent
for severall Other great Adventures made by them into this
Province, whose names I cannot Suddenly remember, upon the
latter Conditions, for I doe avouch first and last the Gent
abovesd have transported at least Sixty persons into this
Tho Green
Mr Hatton.
Luke Gardiner hath desired me to deliver my knowledge
concerning what Condicons of Land his Lordp proposed to the
Adventurers into this Province between the years 1633 & 1637,
In Compliance wherwth I doe hereby declare that to the best of
my knowledge any one transporting five men into this Province
were to have 1500 acres of Land to be erected into a Mannor
And as I doe believe in my Conscience the Rent was the Same
and not greater then was required by the first Conditions of all
Tho: Green

p. 167

Order of the Councell of State
Die Jovis 3o Octobris 1650.

The Councell haveing received the petition, and papers pre-
sented by Mr Hen: Wallis, on behalfe of divers well affected per-
sons of the Isle of Providence, in Marieland thinke fitt to declare

P. R. O.

Vol. 38, p. 78


that as the Parliament have already expressed them-
selves sensible of the condition of the plantation abroad

depending upon this Common-wealth and now lately ordered the
bringing in the patents of the pretending propryetors, to bee
considered of soe this Councell according to their Trust in that
behalfe, will proceed to take care of the welfare of those plan-
tations, and of such there as reteine their Integerity and good
affection to the parliament and present Government, and doe
for the present referr the matters be remonstrated to Mr Wallis
to a Committee of their owne number to debate the same and
present their opinion to the Councell for further consideration.

This is made void
by the Governors
order 3 Julij 1654
Li. B.

The Governor this day with the advise of the
Counsell erected the Southside of Patuxent
River beginning at the Sasquehannah Point

Liber A.
p. 378


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