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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1687/8-1693
Volume 8, Page 137   View pdf image (33K)
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in the Years 1689-90. 137

Roger Mathews John Haies
George Goldsmith Moses Groom
John Bevanes Joseph Peake
Thomas Lowes Charles Forsuch
Daniell Peverill Lodwick Martin
Samll Browne Thomas Preston
Thomas Hodges Wm Digges
John A. Arding Edward Dorsey.
John Fold with divers more.

Baltemore County in the
Province of Maryland.
Address to His Majesty.

Address of the Inhabitants of Charles County.
To their most Excellent Majesties King William
and Queen Mary.
28th Nover 1689.
The humble Address of the Gentlemen, Merchants,
Planters, Freeholders, and Freemen their Majesties
Protestant Subjects in Charles County in the Pro-
vince of Maryland.
Wee your Majesties most faithful and loyall Subjects reflecting
upon that greate transcendant happiness, that hath crowned
the wishes of all your Protestant Subjects in your Rightful
Succession to the Imperial Crowne of these Realmes, have
thought it our duty in particular to prostrate ourselves before
your most gracious Majesties in an humble recognition of the
same, acknowledging these tyes of an infinite gratitude by
which we are ever bound as well by our owne natural dutye
to your most sacred persons for that great deliverance of
which Almighty God has blest you in makeing the glorious
Instruments of the Protestant Religion, to the great comfort
and rejoicing of us and our Posterity.
Wee make bould to assure your most Excellent Majesties,
that notwithstanding the Endeavours and discouragements of
the Popish party here to withdraw us from our Allegiance, wee
will still resolutely persist to own and justifie your Majesties
with Sovereign Right and Dominion to this Province of which
wee are Members together with the Protestant Religion of
which your Majesties have been such Eminent owners and
Defenders, in the mean time attending your most gracious
pleasure towards a Settlement under a Protestant Government
in this your Majesties Province, whereby our Religion, Lives,
Liberties and Properties may be secured, we daily pray the
Divine Providence to protect your Majesties against all your

P. R. O.

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