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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 419   View pdf image (33K)
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    Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1723. 419

   

      The honble Philemon Lloyd Esqr laid the Proclamation of        Lib. X.

    January last relating to the Boundaries before the Board, and

    informed them that he had [not] published the same according

    to direction because it was defective in the following words in

    the second paragraph Vizt on the one side and Chesapeak

    Bay on the other &c whereupon Ordered that the said Proc

    lamation be fairly transcribed and sent away with all speed in

    Order to Proclamation

      His Excellency laid before the Board several papers vizt a

    Letter and Representation from the chief Justice of Cecil

    County and Benjamin Pierce and William Alexander two of

    the Justices Complaining of their being insulted abused and

    reviled in the Execution of their Office by Colo John Ward

    and others his Associates both by words in open Court and

    Libels dispersed all over the County insomuch as the County

    by their means is danger of running into Riots and Unlawful

    Tumults and the opinion of the Board being ask'd thereon

      The Board taking the same into serious Consideration are

    of Opinion that the Papers aforesaid being of a dangerous        p. 92

    nature be referred to the Consideration of Mr Attorney Gen-

    eral to examine into the proofs and prosecute the Offendors

    according to Law and take such further Care therein as may

    prevent such further practices for the future

   

   

   

      At a Council held in his Excellencys House April the 15th

    1723

   

                         Present

                His Excellency the Governor

   

                  Colo Samuel Young

                  Colo Thomas Addison

                  Philemon Lloyd Esqr

     the honble   Colo Richard Tilghman       Members

                  Colo M T. Ward              of his

                  James Lloyd Esqr           Lordships

                  Benja Tasker             honble Council

   

      Amaussenaugus Emperor of Nanticoke Indians in Behalf

    of himself and his followers of the same nation complained

    this day to the Board by Edward Wright their Interpreter that

    Captain John Rider of Dorchester County and W William

    Ennals of Dorchester County had taken possession of their

    Lands though Granted and Confirm'd to them by the Greatest

    Sanctions this Government could give Vizt by an Act of As-

    sembly

      After the Emperor and his followers had withdrawn the

    Board took their Complaint into their Serious Consideration

   



 
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