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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1732:1753
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1748 / 9. 441

the Premisses that he now Sets on they being the Property of
the said Joseph England that is to Say from the year 1746 to
this Present Date above written as Witness my hand
Test Joseph England
William Hay Sub Sheriff

Robert Mofadien being Sworn upon the holy Evangels of
Almighty God Saith that Joseph England in Company with
his Son Samuel England and William Hay Sub Sheriff of
Chester County in Pensilvania on the Last day of March Last
past Came to the dwelling house of Mary Mcfadien Mother to
the said Deponant and there after asking the said Deponant
if he had anything to offer against their taking Possession of
the Premisses who was then Lying very Sick in Bed answered
that he had nothing to do with the Premisses all other part of
the family being from Home The said Sub Sheriff by walking
out of the Door and Shutting the Door after him said I give
Joseph England Possession of the Premisses as I gave him

Lib. C. B.

Possession of the Other Tenements at which time the said
Joseph England Continued in the house with the door Shutt
The above mentioned Tenement of Land Lyes next Adjoyn-
ing to Robert Mitchel and was always Deemed to be part oi
Susquehannah (otherwise called) Talbot Manner and ever
Possest under Maryland and as the Deponant believes is at
Least two Miles to the Southward of the Last Line Run
between the two Proprietaries
Sworn before me this 13th day of December 1 748
Nathan Baker

The Deposition of John Dawson aged about Seventy four
years and a Resident Adjoining Margaret Mcleary for near
or about forty years he being one of first Settlers in Notting-
ham Saith that John Hance Steelman took up two hundred
Acres of Land in Talbot Manor being the Plantation where
Joseph England now Lives the Right of which he sold to
James Brown the father of William Brown who Lived on it
Several years and Paid Customs and dutys to Maryland after-
wards the said William Brown Added three hundred acres to
the aforesaid two hundred acres as he said All under a Mary-
land Right one of which he sold to one Jones commonly called
the Welshman for the sum of Sixty Pounds Gold Money for
which he was to make a Sufficient Deed under Maryland but
never did only put him in Possession thereof The said Jones
afterwards Conveyed his Right to the use and Possession of
John Lackland and the said John Lackland sold it to Henry
Baker who sold it to Robert Mcleary the Relict of whom
Lives on it to this day and the aforesaid Land is deemed and


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