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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 505   View pdf image (33K)
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         Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1728. 505


    vert Esqr his Brother the first person of his Lordship's Privie Lib. M.

    Council of State within this Province, which being Read is

    Order'd to be Entred and is as follows Viz.



      C Baltemore Charles Absolute Lord and Proprietary of

    the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Bal

    timore &c To our Dearly beloved Brother Edward Henry

    Calvert Esqr Greeting Know you that we Reposeing special

    Trust and Confidence in your Wisdom and Diligence have

    Assigned and Appointed you to be of our Privie Council

    of State within our said Province of Maryland And We

    do hereby give unto you full Power and Authority

    from time to time and at all times untill We or

    our heirs shall Signifie our or their Pleasures to the

    Contrary, to Assemble and meet with our Governour

    of the said Province of Maryland and the other Members

    of our said Council for the time being when and where he our

    said Governour shall from time to time Direct and Appoint,

    to treat Consult Deliberate and Advise of all Matters Causes

    and Things which shall be Discovered or brought before you

    and the rest of our said Council, as well Concerning the Quiet

    Government and regulateing of the people there, as for the

    Good and Safety of our Said Province of Maryland. And

    for the better and more peaceable Government of our said

    Province of Maryland we do hereby Appoint you a Justice or

    Commissioner for Conversation of the Peace of our said Prov

    ince with full power and Authority to do and Execute all

    and every Act and Acts Thing and Things incident and belong

    ing thereto which any other Person of our said Council hath

    or ought to have Exercise or Enjoy as one of our said Coun

    cil, Justice or Commissioner as aforesaid And Lastly Our

    Will and pleasure is that you our said Brother Edward Henry

    Calvert shall be the first person of our Said Council, and you

    are hereby Authorized and Appointed to take have and hold

    the first and Chief place therein. Provided you our said

    Brother (before you take upon you the Execution of any p. 9

    Powers and Authorities hereby granted) Do take the Sever-

    all Oaths, and Act and do all and Every matter and Thing

    requisite and Necessary thereto, or which any other Person of

    our Said Council hath or Ought to have taken and done To

    which all and Every Person and Persons of our said Province

    are hereby required to pay Due and ready Obedience as they

    will Answer the Contrary at their Peril, Given under our

    hand and Greater Seal at Arms the nineteenth day of June in

    the Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King

    George the 2d and in the fourteenth year of our Dominion

    over the said Province. Annoq Dni 1728 [Seale]


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