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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
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308 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1648-1655.

Liber B. 1
p. 613

the Said Mary Lee without Speaking first with him, and after
She was put to Death or Executed to the best of this Deponents
remembrance he Said he knew nothing of it, And this Deponent
Saith that the Said Bosworth was in the inner room of the
Roundhouse, he this deponent being in the next room at the
time they treated about the busieness And this Depont could
not perceive any thing either by word or Deed whereby he
gave order for her Execution or putting to Death and after this
he Commanded they Should doe Nothing without his Order
and alsoe after the Execucon, expressed he knew not of it for
that this Deponent hearing these words (She is dead) ran out
and asked who was dead, and it was replyed the witch then
this Deponent Entred the next Room and Said they have hanged
her and he the Said Bosworth thereupon as it were Speaking
with trouble in a high Voyce replyed he knew not of it All
which herein before Expressed or the Same in Effect this De-
ponent averreth upon his oath to be true, And further Sayth not.

Sworne before us the day and
Yare abovewritten
William Stone
Tho: Hatton
Job Chandler

[Erection of Calvert County.]

p. 614

Tertio die Julij 1654.
Forasmuch as the right Honorble the Lord Baltemore Lord
Proprietary of this Province by his Instructions to the Governour
and Councell here dated the 28th of September 1653 has dis-
charged Robert Brooke Esq late Commander of Charles County
from being of the Counsell, Conservator or Justice of the peace
or Commander of any County within this Province. The
Governour hath thought fitt for divers reasons relating to the
publick Good And doth this day by advise of Counsell make
Void and Villify an Order or Constitucon made the 21thof
November 1650 touching the Erecting Some part of the South
Side of Putuxent River into a County by the Name of Charles
County, And instead thereof doth now Erect make and appoint

p. 615

both Sides of Putuxent River into one County by the Name
Calvert County Bounded on the South Side with Pynehill River
or Creeke to the head thereof and from thence through the
woods to the head of Putuxent River being the Northerly bound
of St Maries County, and bounded on the North Side with the
Creeke upon the Westerne Side of Chesepeacke Bay called
the herring Creeke and from thence through the woods to the
head of Putuxent River being the Southerly bound of Anna-
rundell County, And the Governour this day likewise appointeth
mr Richard Collett to be high Sheriff of Calvert County aforesd



 
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