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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1671-1681
Volume 15, Page 388   View pdf image (33K)
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388 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1678-1681.
Lib. R. By the Lord Propry and Councill
You are hereby willed and Required as also strictly
charged and commanded to summon Richard Edelen of your
County that all excuses sett apart be and personally appeare
before his Lspp and Councill at the City of St Maries on Thurs-
day next the One and twentieth instant by nine of the Clock
in the morning to testifie the truth of his knowledge to what
shall then and there be propounded unto him in behalf of his
Lspp: the Rt honble the Lord Propry Whereof he is not to faile
as he will answer the contrary at his perill Dated the four-
teenth Day of July in the sixth yeare of his Lspps Dominion &c
Annoq Dmi 1681: Signed p ordr
To Major William Boareman p John Llewellin Cl Consil
high Sher of St Maries County or
his Deputy

Capt Josias ffendall then next called to whom was read the
following Depositions viz
John Bright aged thirty and two yeares or thereabouts
being duely sworne doth upon his oath say and Depose as

p. 209 That being about the 11th May last employed by Captn ffen-
dall to Mall some railes for him at his Plantation in Charles
County and there working till the fourth of June he did in
that tyme and severall tymes since heare the said ffendall
discourse concerning the Indians and particularly about the
family that was cutt off neere Point looke Out, The said ffen-
dall did severall times say that he beleived in his Conscience
the Papists and Indians joined together, and that his Lspp the
Lord Propry nor the Chancelor would not beleive any thing as
the Indians did doe but that my Lord did uphold them in
what they did, and he beleived my Lord and they together
had a mind to destroy all the Protestants or vsed words and
expresions to that very purpose or effect, And this Deponent
saith on Sunday the 26th day of June last Captn ffendalls and
his wife went to Capt. Coodes to a ffeast being sent for in
Capt Coodes boate and came home at night, That on Tues-
day or Wednesday the 29th June Capt ffendall went over to
Coll Spencers in one Mr Hatches boate, and beleives that he
called by the way for Capt Coode and tooke him over with
him, and Capt ffendall told this Deponent that Coode damned
and swore soe much that he said he could have found in his
heart to have throwne him overboard. That this Deponent
haveing a Designe to goe to the Southward and to carry his
ffamily wth him he bought a boate of Capt ffendall for to carry
him thither, and Capt ffendall did then very much disswade

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