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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1753-1761
Volume 31, Page 351   View pdf image (33K)
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1753-1 761. 351

to Appoint to one of the Sheriffs of this Province who will be
instructed to attend at such time on the Borders of Maryland
to Receive them in order that they may be brought to a Legal
Trial. That you will also be pleased to give orders for the
Discharge of Colo John Dennis, Gerrard Hickens, John Col-
lins Son of Andrew, Moses Timmonds, John Kelley William
Winwright, Peter Dolby, William Connaway, Levin Dish-
aroon, John Wooten, Elijah Long, and such other persons
residents of this Province who were Attending Outten the
Late Deputy Sheriff at his request in the Execution of his
duty and who have already been taken or may hereafter
be Taken by Virtue of any Warrant or Process of the Maj-
estrates or Court of Sussex County on Account of any
Tumult Riot or Conspiracy relating to William Outten,
That you will be likewise pleased to order that all such
Persons now in Sussex County as were present at and Active
in the Disturbance at Willeys House in opposition to the
Deputy Sheriff or that came thither with an intent to Oppose
him in the Discharge of his duty may be apprehended and
delivered over to the Sheriff of Worcester County (who
shall be ordered to attend on the Borders to receive them at
any time that you may appoint) for their Trials in this
province, and Lastly that you will be pleased to order and
direct the Magistrates Officers and other Great Men of
Sussex County so to demean themselves for the future that
not only no like disturbances may hereafter arise Amongst
the Borderers but the Inhuman Spirit which at present too
much prevails amongst them may be discouraged & sup-
With the Greatest regard
I am &c.
To Govr Denny. Horo Sharpe

Lib. J. R.

& U. S.

At a Council held at the City of Annapolis on Wednesday
the Eighteenth day of April in the Eighth year of his Lord-
ships Dominion Annoq Domini 1759

His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esqr Governor.

p. 307

The Honble

B.Tasker Esq.
Colo Charles Hammond
Colo Benjamin Tasker

Colo William Goldsbor-
D.. Dulany Esqr
S.. Bordley Esqr

His Excellency is Pleased to lay before this Board for their
consideration Copies of Deeds for Lands Delivered him by


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