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

         

           Lib. H. D.    happen betwixt & that time; Ordr is given to the ffield

                 Officers to have the Severall Troops & Company's always in

                 a Readiness (upon Occasion) & to keep persons out Scouting

                 as farr as the ffrontier plantacons until further Ordr to

                 prevent all disordrs & Mischiefs happening the Rangers also

                 having Ordrs sent them to keep Ranging betwixt their ffort

                 & the ffrontier Plantacons, upon the Same Accot

                  You may please to Remember tht about two Assemblies

                 agoe there was a Complaint made by yor County Burgess agt

                 the Deloware Indians, which matter being left by the House

                 to his Exncy you Recd: Orders to discourse Govr Markham

                 about them, they belonging to his Governmt but you have

                 not given any Accot what you have done therein; which is

                 desired; and it is likewise Remarked tht you mention not in

                 yor Letter what Nation or nations of Indians they are that

                 have Committed those Insolencies, which his EXnCY is desireous

                 to know; being what by Speciall Ordr comes at prsent

                 Signified from

                                         Yor very humble servant

                                              Hen:     Denton

                              William R.

                 Mr Platers William & Mary by the Grace of God King &

                    Commission for being Collr Queen of England Scotland ffrance & Ireland

                 & Recr of Defenders of the ffaith &ca To all to whom these

                 Petuxon District presents shall Come Greeting, Know yee that we

         

                         reposing especiall Trust and Confidence in the

                 ability Care & fidelity of our Trusty & Welbeloved George

                 Plater Esq of our especiall Grace certain knowledge & meer

                 motion Have Ordained Constituted & appointed and by

                 these prsents do Ordain Constitute & appoint him the sd

                 George Plater our Receiver of our Revenues raised or to be

                 Raised for the Support of the Governmt of our Province of

                 Maryland within the precincts of the River of Petuxant, with

                 full Power & Authority to Leavy Collect and Receive all &

                 all manner of Revenues Duties imposts and proffits which

                 shall from time to time grow due to Us for the Support of

             p. 125 the Governmt of our said Province within the sd precinct, such

                 Dutys and Revenues only Excepted as by our Ordr in

                 Councill bearing date the 26th day of ffebry in the Third Year

                 of our Reign We have declared to belong to our Rt Trusty

                 & Welbeloved Charles Lord Baltimore as Proprietor of our

                 sd Province And for the Care and paines of him the sd

                 George Plater in & about the Execution of the sd Office and

                 Employmt We have given and Granted and by these prsents

                 do give and grant unto the sd George Plater the ffee or

                 Salary of One hundred pounds p Annum out of our

         



 
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