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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 238   View pdf image (33K)
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                 238 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1707/8.


           Lib. C. B.     Suffer it for there was three hundred men in Baltemore

                 County that was now ready if Occasion was that would stand

                 by him nay said he they are so intent upon the matter that

                 they are scouring up their rusty pistolls which I think fit to

                 acquaint you with it and would desire you to show this Letter

                 to his Excy for if he speaks truth, there ought to be some

                 Care taken for the prevention of such Wicked designe this

                 being all at present from Sr

                   What I have here written   Your most humble Servt

                 I am ready to make Oath to John Duvall

                 which I think ought to be

                 taken Notice of.

                   The said Letter was Subscribed



                            March 27th 1708.

                   Then was Mr John Duvall Sworne on the holy Evangelists

                 and deposed that what is incerted in the above Letter is

                 true.           Jurat Coram me

                                                 Samll Young


                   Whereupon the Councill Advise his Excy to Issue a War

                 rant from this Boarde to apprehend the said William Chew

                 and bring him before his Excy to be Examine. The War

                 rant to be Directed to Majr John Freeman. There being

                 but seven of the members of this Board living within this

                 Province His Excy with the Advice of the Gentn of the

              p. 115 Councill now present was Obliged to send for Mr Samuel

                 Young of Ann Arundell County who came and having taken

                 and Subscribed the Usuall oaths and Test for security of the

                 Government and that of one of her Majestys Councill within

                 this Province tooke his place at the board.

                   The Sherriff of Ann Arundell County by Order of his

                 Excy the Governour brought Richard Clarke before the

                 Board Who presented himselfe in most Suppliant Manner

                 and being Examined of his practices and Accomplices therein

                 against this her Matys Government Offerred to discover Sev-

                 erall psons who had entertayned him and Associated with

                 him since his Outlawry and Attainder But after the Board

                 had had a great Deale of patience with them in Expectation

                 of a full free and Ingenious Confession He not offering any

                 thing worthy their further Consideration or that might any

                 ways induce them to thinke him worthy of her most Sacred

                 Matys Royall Mercy, He was Comitted to her Matys Goall in

                 the Custody of the aforesaid Sherriffe of Ann Arundell


                   Resolved this Board will meete again to morrow morning.


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