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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1687/8-1693
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566 Proceedings 0/ the Council of Maryland, 1692-1694.

Liber K.

Nicholson Esqr as are there mentioned & thereupon the Clerk
havg by Order as we Conceive prepared a Letter for us to

sign it was tendered to us & we desired to sign it which we
did but never after heard any proof of those Allegations nor
any thing more of them but since that upon better acquaint-
ance & knowledge of his Excllcy Govr Nicholson we find the
direct Contrary principles in him to what was then asserted
that he is so far from disaffecting the then & present consti-
tution of Government that it hath been his greatest Care &
Study to preserve & improve the same by the best measures
& means he can And as to Countenancing Papists &ca we
find nothing in him tending that way unless it be his Admin-
istring Iustice to them where it is due without distinguishing
one Sect from another but on the Contrary our Iournals of
Assembly & all other Records make appear & we are assured
that none has ever done more by his perswasions Example &
large Gifts to propagate the Protestant Religion in this prov-
ince than he

p. 276

This we thought our selves obliged in Iustice to say to your
Lordships to vindicate the honour of his Excellency & wipe of
the aforesaid Reflections in a manner imposed on

To the right Honble
the Lords of the Coun-
cil for the Committee of
trade & foreign Plantations j

Your Lordships
most humble Servts
Nich Greenberry
Thos Tench
Iohn Courts
Tho Brooke

The foregoing Letter is an Answer in Relation to a Letter
by them & Collo Nehemiah Blakiston dec'd writ & sent to
Mr Peter Paggen Merchant in London as appears in folio 70
of this Book the which by an Ordr of his Excllcy of the 4th of
Iune Anno 1697 is entered in this place by

Hen Denton Cl Council


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