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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1696/7:1698
Volume 23, Page 456   View pdf image (33K)
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            456 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1696/7-98.


             Lib. x. Whereupon ordered by this Board that the Several Sherifis

                 of this Province give Notice to all Persons & especially the

                 Poorer sort of Inhabitants that they Use their utmost Endeav

                 ours to procure all the Birds, Blew Birds, Baltemore

                 Birds, Black Birds Wth Red Wings & all sorts of Deer & other

                 Beasts of Curriosity which Can be possibly Got his Excellency

                 assuring them that he will see them paid for them unless such

                 As shall be presented to his Majesty & the said several Sher

                 iffs are hereby ordered to take Care to Ship & Consign them

                 as formerly directed & to send the Bills of Loading accord-

              p. 79   ingly it being his Majestys Express Desire to have such things

                 Procured & Sent

                  Ordered that the several Colonels take care & inquire what

                 became of the Arms & Ammunition the new raised men Car

                 ried up to the Garrison at the falls of Potomack in Prince

                 Georges County & Baltemore County

                  Otdcrcd that the Several Field Officers Change and Dis

                 pose of the Powder according to Ordinance of Assembly

                  Then was read a Letter from the right honble the Lords of

                 the Council for trade & foreign Plantations of the 23d of feb

                 ruary 1697/8 as also a Letter from William Popple Esqr Secry

                 to their Lordships wherein is made mention of a Rheam of

                 Paper lately Received & Lodged with the Clerk of this Board

                 to be made use of according to their Lordships Directions

                  Then Came King Panquas & Armaulauquan two Indians

                 appointed to speak for the Nanticokes & Complain that the

                 honble Collo Charles Hutchins, Nëa Covington Iohn Hans &

                 Christopher Nutter have each of them a Plantation seated

                 upon their Lands att Nanticoke and desire that they may be

                 forewarned of them

                  His Excellency asked them if they had Complained to the

                 Indian Magistrates who say they did but that Thomas Enals &

                 Tho Hicks took no Notice of them

                  His Excellency tells them he is sorry they have given them

                 selves this trouble but what they now say will be writ to Major

              p. 8o   Ennals & Mr Hicks who will be Directed to settle this matter

                 which if they cannot they are to draw out & state the matter

                 to his Excellency & his Majestys honble Council at the next

                 Provincial Court where it will be then Considered

                  The said Indians are warned not to take any Notice of that

                 Felton that calls himself Emperor of Nanticoke for that he is

                 not appointed by this Govt neither does his Excellency look

                 upon him so to be

                  Came King Nicanoughtough a Choptank Indian above

                 Cambridge with Five of his great men, says that he is Com-

                 lain to his Excllcy about his Land upon which Major Taylor

                 Henry Thomas, Mr John Anderson and three more have



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