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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8
Volume 5, Page 45   View pdf image (33K)
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-75. 45

Whereas his Royal Majestys Commission to the Surveyor
Genl of Virginia Commands setting out the Bounds of Virginia
with a Reference to his Majestys honble Governor & Council

Liber A. M.

of Virginia from time to time to give advice and Order for
directing the said Surveyor General to do his duty appertaining
to his Office in Order thereunto his Majestys honble Governor
and Council have by Letter moved the honble the Lord Balti-
mores Lieut General of Maryland to appoint some fitting person
to meet upon the place called Watkins Point with the Surveyor
General of Virginia and thence to run the divisionall Line to
the Ocean Sea &ca the honble Philip Calvert Esqr Chancellor
of Maryland being fully impowred by the honble Lieutenant
General of Maryland and Edmund Scarbrugh his Majestys
Surveyor General of Virginia after a full and perfect view
taken of the point of Land made by the North side of Poco-
moke Bay and South side of Anemessexs Bay have and do
Conclude the same to be Watkins Point from which said Point
so Called we have run an East Line agreable with the ex-
treamest part of the Westernmost Angle of the said Watkins
Point over Pocomoke River to the Land near Robert Holstons
and there have marked Certain Trees which are so Continued
by an East Line Running over Swansecute Creeke into the
Marsh of the Sea Side with apparent marks and Boundaries
which by our mutual Agreement according to the qualifications
aforesaid are to be Received as the Bounds of Virginia and
Maryland on the Eastern Shore of Chesopeak Bay in Con-
formation of which Concurrence have set to our hand and
Seals this 25th day of Iune 1668
Signed Philip Calvert [Seal]
Edmund Scarbrugh [Seal]

p. 64

At the Court at Whitehall
the 20th January 1668

The Kings most Excellent Majesty

His Royal Highness the Duke of York
His Highness Prince Rupert
Duke of Buckingham
Duke of Ormond
Marquis of Dorchester
Lord Chamberlain
Earl of Bridgewater
Earl of Barkshire
Earl of Sandwich
Earl of Bath
Earl of Carlisle

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