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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 129   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, Feb. 28-March 1, 1694/5. 129

Citty of St Maries Tuesday Febry the 12th 1694.

Pursuant to an Order of his Excy and Councill of the fourth
of Janry last past Several! persons appointed to meet at the
State house in order to viewe and inspect the Records lying
at the State house, meet here accordingly at the Councill
Chamber, His Excy being present was pleased to propose
what manner of way would be the best and safest for convey-
ing the said Records by land, Whoe make answer that the
best way of conveying the Same, will be upon horses in
Baggs, covered with hides, and that to goe over point patience
Ferry is the most convenient Roade.
Ordered thereupon that the Sheriffe of St Maryes County
procure Sufficient Baggs, Cordage and hides to pack up and
put the said Records in fitt for carrying on horse back, as
likewise take care to have a sufficient number of horses and
men for guards ready agt tuesday next to carry them to Mr
Beckwiths house over agt point patience as afsd And that
the Baggs be Sealed up with the great Seale of the province
and that the Sheriffe of Calvert County have ready at the day
and place aforesaid three or four good Boates well manned in
order to transport them over Puttuxent River, and there take
charge of the same and keep strict centreys over them at
nights to preserve them from fire and other accidents, and that
none alter or deface the same, and to see that the said Records
are lodged in some safe and secure place, untill the said
Records reach Ann Arundell Towne, in Ann Arundell County,
and deliver to the Sherriffe of the said County, forthwith the
said Records; and into the charge and care of the Commis-
sioners concerned for Building the State house, who are to
take accompt of and secure the same in the most convenient
Place they thinke fitt.
Ordered that the severall persons sumoned be ready to
morrow morning early to inspect and take accompt of the said
Records as afsd and that Mr Freeman, Mr Stephens and Mr
Bradford attend to the takeing of the said Ace' in writeing,
and that Mr Taylard and Mr Grunwin formerly clerkes of the
provinciall office be sent for.

A List of the Record Bookes in the Provinciall office take-
ing on the 13th day of Febry: 1694.


p. 3

S. N: M. Records begun 1672 ending 1678

1639 folo

S. — Records begun 1658 ending 1662

1192 folo

G — Records begun 1638 ending 1644

— not folo

WC. — Writt Booke 1674 ending 1678

195 folo

II — Records begun 1658 ending Ano 1659

not folo

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