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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
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       Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1706/7. 211

  Maryland ss                                                     Lib. C. B.

                                                                  p. 65

    Att a Councill held at the Towne and port of Annapolis in

  Ann Arundell County the 21st day of Febry in the fourth year

  of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lady Anne of England

  Scotland France and Ireland and the Dominions thereunto

  belonging Queen Defender of the ffaith &c. Annoq Dni



                  Present in Councill

    His Excellency John Seymour Esqr her Majesty Capt Gen-

  erall and Governour in Cheif in and over this her Majestys

  Province &ca


    It having been represented to his Exncy by the Reverend

  Mr Robert Keith and Mr Alexander Adams Ministers in

  Somersett County that upon the Application of one Mr

  George Mcnishes a Dissenting teacher there to have a Cer-

  tain Meeting house lately Erected very nigh to the Church

  at Rehobeth Registered as the Law Directs such houses to be

  that also the said Mr Keith and Mr Adams, had moved that

  County Court not to Suffer the same, for that it might be of

  Disturbance to the Church Established by Law there but to

  referr the whole Matter to his Excellcy the Governr and her

  Majestys honble Councill.

    His Excellency now laying the Same before the board.

  It is thereupon Advised and ordered that there be no Meet

  ing houses built within less than a Mile of any Established

  Church allready built And that an Account of what are,          p. 66

  already built be given to the County Court who are to trans

  mit to his Excellency an Account thereof and that before any

  more be built his Excy be Acquainted therewith and where


              [Commissary's Commission.]                          Lib. H. D.

    Henricus pmissione Divinâ London. Epus Dcto nobis in

  Christo Henrico Hall Cler. Saltm in Dno. Cum nobis p munere

  quo fungimur Episcopali incumbat Ut inter eos qui nrae curae

  comittantur quantum in Nobis est Christiana Religio tuta

  conservetur, pravi mores corrigantur, et lites et querele quae

  ad Forum Ecclesiasticum Spectant juxta Leges Regni Angliae,

  Canones Ecclesie Anglicane et juris Exigentiam rite decidan

  tur. Te Henricum Hall Cler prdctum cujus Scientie et

  probitati plurimum confidimus Comissarium nrm. in et

  p totam provinciam de Maryland Nrae jurisdictionis in America

  Sitam Facimus et Constituimus per presentes; Et concedi

  mus Tibi potestatem omnia & singula faciendi, que de jure

  vel consuetudine fieri possint aut debeant, Censuras Ecclesi-


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