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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1696/7:1698
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        Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1696/7-98. 151


     Petuxant District do (upon Sight hereof) deliver up unto Lib. H.1).

     Peter Jenings Esq the Bearer hereof his Mats part of what

     prizes have been brought in and Condemned within this his

     Mats province of Maryland, lodged and Remaining in his

     hands; the sd Mr Jenings having this day produced a Commis

     sion from under the hands of the Principall Commrs for

     Prizes in England and their Seal of Office bearing date the

     19th day of November 1696: whereby he is fully Constituted

     and appointed their Agent here, for looking after and man

     ageing those matters.

      His Exncy is pleas'd to say that what part of the two fore

     mention'd prizes, belongs to him as Vice Admirall, he bestowes

     the Same upon the Comanders of the Ships that took them

     for their further Encouragemt

      Produced by the sd Mr Jenings two Cornissions unto him

     Granted from under the Seal of the Admiralty in England,

     the one bearing date the 7th of Decembr 1696. and the other

     the 23d of the sd Instant Decembr with Interrogatories Annext,

     Empowering him to put in fforce his other Commission.

      Ordered that the same be Recorded and all Obedience

     Given thereto accordingly His Exncy being pleased to tell the

     sd Mr Jenings that if he could Inform him any thing that might

     be Serviceable to his Maty about the Execution of those

     Comissions Some Ordr should be given therein.



            At a Councill &ca July the 3d 1697.

     Geo: Ashman      Read a Petition of George Ashman, Job Evans

     & Job Evans

     pet abt a & others about Some Rume, Sugar and Molasses

     Ordr mde  by them lately brought from the head of the Bay

     which they purchased in Coecill County from a

     person that brought the same from Pensilvania over Land,

     and had been lately seized by Ordr of the Navll Officer of the

     port of Annapolis &ca for being bought and sold contrary to

     his Exncys Proclamation and for not paying the Kings Duties

     &ca Setting forth tht they finding themselves in an Error did

     humbly pray leave to make purchase of the sd Goods at the

     appraised Value or otherwise The sd Peticon was by

     Ordr Referred to George Plater Esq his Mats Receiver and

     Attorney Genll to do therein what is legall & proper.



                     July the 3d 1697.

      Mr Jenings his mats Collr of Petuxant District and George

     Muschamp Esq his mats Collr of Potornock District, being sent

     for Came His Exncy is pleas'd to acquaint them that he p. 531


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