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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 226   View pdf image (33K)
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                   226 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1707.


       Lib. C. B.  His Excy in Councill pursuant to former Resolves of this

                   Board of Reduceing the Numbr of Provinciall Justices having

                   appointed the honble Thomas Smithson Esq Chief Justice &

                   the honble Coll William Holland Coll Thomas Smith and

                   Philemon Lloyd Esq justices of the sd Court the said Comis-

                   sions being prepared under the Seale were Signed & delivered

                   by his Excy to the Gentn in Councill.

                    After which it was Resolved and Ordered that the Severall

                   Gentlemen Late of the provinciall Court be inserted in the

                   Comission of the peace with the honble her Majestys Councill

                   and after them in their order as they were in the Late prov

                   inciall Comission

            p. 91  Mr John Beale Clarke of the Provinciall Court made Oath

                   before his Excy and this Board that he has Recorded and Ex-

                   amined the Laws made the last Session of Assembly.

                    Severall of the Attorneys of the provinciall Court Viz.

                   William Bladen Wornell Hunt and Robert Gouldesborough

                   came and Addressed his Excy and this Board Informing them

                   they had seen their Order for regulating the Admission of

                   practitioners of the Provinciall and County Courts.

                    And humbly desired they might be approved of and Admit

                   ted to practice the Law in the Severall Courts of this province.

                   To which his Excy and this board readily agreed being pleased

                   to Say that they had not the least objection to any of them and

                   ordered Certificate of their Admittance should be made them

                   under the Councill Seale. Which was accordingly done.

                    Mr Richard Dallam one of the practitionrs of the provinciall

                   Court and of Calvert County Court appeared before the

                   board, and prayed his Excy and the board that he might be

                   Admitted to practice as formerly which was likewise Granted

                   and Ordered that Certificate be made him accordingly.

                    Came Thomas Macnemara & preferred the following peti-

                   tion Viz.


            p. 92  Maryland ss.


                    To his Excy the Governr and her Matys honble Councill.


                    The humble petition of Thomas Macnemara Most humbly



                    That your petitioner has been above three years since

                   Admitted an Attorney in her Majestys provinciall Court of

                   this province and in Ann Arundell Calvert & prince Georges

                   County Courts in which Courts Yor petitioner is Concerned

                   in a great many Causes Ripe for Tryall that Yor petr finds

                   that by the proclamation of this honble board he is not in a

                   Capacity to plead in the Said Courts or to ffinish the Causes

                   he is Concerned in without yor Excys & Your honrs Licence.


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