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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 215   View pdf image (33K)
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    Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1707. 215


    night Whereby his Exncy The Guarde & all the Inhabitants Lib. C. B.

    of this Towne were alarmed and the Sherriff obliged to send

    a Boate and hands to know the reason. And Notwith

    standing that the Said Hill was advised by Mr Thomas Docwra

    sent to him by the Sherriff to desist fireing any more, he would

    not take any Notice thereof, but fired Severall more Saying p. 7t

    he did it for his pleasure and what was it to any Body this

    Boarde do take it to have been in Contempt of the Govern

    ment and to Affront his Excellency the Governour. And

    thereupon do order that Major Josiah Wilson High Sherriff

    of Ann Arundell County do go to the said Mr Hills House

    and Search the Same and take away all the Armes he shall

    find there and deliver them to Capt John Young Master Gunner

    and Store keeper of her Majtys Magazine in the Towne and

    port of Annapolis to be there Secured untill his Exncy and this

    Boarde shall have better Assurance of Mr Hills behaviour.

      Ordered likewise that Mr Hill be Somoned to appear

    imediately before the Board to Ansr his Contempt.

      Mr Cheseldyn acquaints his EXUCY that the Chaptico Indians

    had lately been with him and that old Robin who managed

    for the Queen being very aged and not careing further to

    trouble himself with that Government and the Queen herself

    not able to rule them they had unanimously chosen Robin

    Montague to Govern them as their King untill the two Young

    princes should Come to age and desired him to obtain his

    Excellencys permission he should so. His Exncy with the

    Advice of the Boarde was pleased to aprove thereof and

    Ordered the said Mr Cheseldyn to acquaint the said Indians

    that he consented thereto.

      Sundry Letters Examinations & Depositions Warrants and p. 72

    returnes being Reade at the Boarde against Samuel Marke

    & Isaack Marrett and Joseph Tompson it fell under the Con

    sideration of the Boarde in what maner the best Satisfaction

    should be given the Nanticoke Indians upon the late Roberry

    by the said Mallett and others of their Quiacosan house. And

    the board do resolve that it will be great Satisfaction to the

    Indians to be present at the tryall and therefore think it not

    convenient to have the Said prisoners Tryed untill the said

    Indians can have Notice and be present.

      Coll John Hamond & Coll Edward Lloyd appointed each

    of them Major Generalls to Comand the Militia the one of the

    Westerne & the other of the Easterne Shore And the said

    Comissions being prepared His Exncy Signed them and gave

    them to the said Gentn being then at the Councill Board telling

    them he hoped they would so well discharge the Trust in

    them reposed That he Expected he should find great Ease

    and Satisfaction.


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