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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1696/7:1698
Volume 23, Page 356   View pdf image (33K)
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                  356 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1696/7-98.

           

            Lib. H. D.     Islands adjacent a Commission by him granted to Mr Willm

                  Wyvill thereby constituting him to be Riding Surveyor for

                  the two Rivers of Bohemia & Sassafras in Cecill County, and

                  on the heads of all other Rivers on the Eastern Shore, Dated

                  24th of Decemr instant wch was read and approved off.

                    The said Mr Wyvill appears & tenders Major Edwd Dorsey

                  & Mr Charles Carroll as security for the faithfull and due dis

                  charge of his said Office And a Bond being prepared

                  accordingly, was signed, Sealed and delivered at the Board by

                  the sd Mr Wyvill and Major Dorsey & Mr Carroll his

                  Securityes.

                    Afterwards produced a Deputation granted by the said

                  Esqr Randolph unto Mr Willm Bladen for being Collector of

               p. 617 the Port of Annapolis, and all the Rivers Creeks & Bayes &ca

                  from the South side of South River to Susquehanna, bearing

                  date the 24th of Decemr instant, wch also was read and

                  approved off and the said Mr Bladen also appearing and

                  tendering the aforenamed Major Dorsey & Mr Carroll for his

                  securities &ca a Bond of 500 ll Strll to his Majty was prepared

                  accordingly & by them signed & Sealed and delivered for the

                  faithful discharge of his said Office.

                    Then produced severall Instructions given by the said Esqr

                  Randolph to the aforenamed Willm Wyvill for the due

                  observance of his Surveyors place, wch were read & approved

                  off, and Ordered to be Recorded together wth his Comission,

                  as well in the Provincial Office as Councill Booke.

                    The said Mr Wyvill and Mr Bladen had severally administred

                  unto them the Oaths appointed by Act of Parliament to be

                  taken instead of the Oaths of Allegiance & Supremacy as

                  also the oath of Trade & Navigation & Subscribed to the Test,

                  Afterwards produced a Comission under the hand & Scale of

                  the aforenamed Edward Randolph Esqr bearing date the 24th

                  of December instant, constituting Mr Thomas Collyer to be

                  Collector of the Port of Williamstadt and of Miles, Wye

                  & Chester Rivers which was read & approved off.

                    Ordered that the Comission of Riding Surveyor formerly

                  granted by his Exncy to Mr Danll Pearce of Cecill County;

                  also the Comission granted to Mr Thomas Collyer for being

                  Navall Officer of the Port of William: Stadt and General

                  Riding Surveyor on that side the Bay be henceforth vacated

                  & set a side And the same are hereby disannulled and

                  vacated accordingly.

                    Ordered that the Honoble Collo George Robotham of Talbot

                  County recommend some fitt & capable person to officiate as

                  Navall Officer of the Port of Williamstadt in the Room &

                  stead of Mr Thomas Collyer the former Officer now dismissed,

                  a blauck Commission for that purpose being herewith sent for

           



 
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