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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
Volume 3, Page 404   View pdf image (33K)
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404 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1660-1661.

Liber H. H.

Attorney Generall may doe Given at St Marys vnder the lesser
Seale of this our Province of Maryland this twentyth Day of
February 1660 Wittness our Deare brother Philip Calvert Esqr
our Leiuetennant of our said Province of Maryland.

At a Councell held at Saint Marys 26o February 1660


The Governor
The Secretary
Mr Robert Clarke

SMr Baker Brooks
Mr Ed. LLoyd.
Mr Jo Bateman

To the Right honoble Philip Calvert Esqr Governor
of the Province of Maryland and the honoble
Councell :

The humble petition of Joseph Wicks Thomas Hinson
and Samson Waring

Most Humbly Sheweth
That as it is not vnknowne vnto yor Honnors that yor petitioners
was Members of the Assembly in March last past And however
the transaccons was carryed on in any kind ellegall itt was vn-
doubtedly knowne to yor Honors, that it was plotted and Con-
trived before the Assembly was called, by persons in such power
that it was beyond our Capacityes to oppose although our Jn-

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clinacons and actings was intended to prevent such mischevious
designs, And therefore doe most humbly request yor honors to
make the most favourable Constructions of such thinges as yor
Honors may conceive wee may be Justly charged with And in
Clemency to remitt our offences in any Kind wherein wee are
Guilty, whereby yor Honnors will for the future binde and
Jngage yor Petitioners in such ferme Bond & of Due obedience
as to the best of our poore abillityes in any thing that wee may
or ought to Serve yor Honors in, And be willing to our abillityes
to pay vnto yor Honor the Sume of five thousand weight of
tobacco towards his Lordships charge Susteyned
And as in bound shall ever pray
Joseph Wicks
Thomas Hinson
Samson Waring.

Vpon Serious Consideracon whereof the Councell ordered
That they the Petitioners shall be debarred for seaven
Impr yeares from beareing any Publike office in this Province
and shall be Jncapable to Elect or to be Elected as Burgesses
to any future Generall assembly in this said Province Vnles
the Goyernor shall thinke fitt within the said tyrne otherwise
to order

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