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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1681-1685/6
Volume 17, Page 378   View pdf image (33K)
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378 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1681-85/6.

Lib. R. R. R.

taken in your measures; knowing the ffact with all the circum-
stances is represented to his Majtie and his Commands where
he shall be tryed are daily expected, which when I have reed:
shall be communicated unto you, but in the interim I am soe
farr from answering your desires, that I doe hereby demand
Coll George Talbott as my Prisoner in the King of Englds
name and that you doe forthwith safely convey him into Vir-
ginia and give me notice thereof, that I may receive him at
your hands, he being legally committed to prison by me in
the Kings name, from wch he hath unlawfully made his Escape;

p. 222

And to this my demand I expect your ready pformance and
complyance upon your allegiance to his Majtie as likewise in
service to your noble Lord to whom I will alwaies study to
approove my self, as also to you Gent.
To the honrd Wm Digges a very humble Servant
Esqr and the rest of the Effingham
honred Council of Maryland
with care

Ordered that an answer be drawne up by the Clerk to be
sent his Lsp adviseing him that this Governmt cannot conceive
themselves obleiged to comply with his Lsps demand in deliv-
ering up Coll Talbott, but are willing and desirous to waite
his Majties Comands concerning him without further process,
and desire the favour of his Lsp to communicate to them the
certainty of the late news concerning his Majties death in ordr
to govern themselves accordingly.
Ordered that the Sheriff of St Maries County take to him a
guard of twelve able select men well armed and provided for
the better secureing and safe keepeing of his prisoner Coll
George Talbott dureing the Court, and that the said prisoner
be confined to his roome onely.

P. 223

At a Councill held at St Maries City the 30th day of May
Anno Dmi. 1685
The honble
Coll Thomas Taillor Coll Wm Stevens
Coll Vincent Lowe Majr Nicholas Sewall
Coll Henry Darnall Mr Edward Pye
Coll Wm Digges

Ordered that new Commissions of the peace and for tryall
of causes issue to the severall Counties as foll viz.

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