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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 308   View pdf image (33K)
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         308   Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679.

        Liber CD   them to Begin his or their Survey of a parcell of Land Called Rotter
               dam in Charles County at a Bounded Spanish oake Standing in a
        (fol. 310) forke at the head of Chandlers Marsh, and to prosecute the Same
               according to the Originall Survey made by Robert Clarke Late
               Surveyor Gen.ll of this Province &c
                 In Obedience whereunto We the Said John Stone and William
               Barton Called before us Claborne Lomax George Godfrey Thomas
               Mitchell John Clemont James Wheeler Richard Hall, Nicholas
               Cooper, mathew Harman, John Boise John Lambart William Theo
               balds & Phillip Hoskins, Twelve Good and Lawfull men of the
               neighbourhood as also the Said Brandt Surveyo.r who
               proceeded in the sd Survey according to precept, But all the Said
      (Cleborne Lomax Excepted refused to Sign and Seale the
               Inquisition because they Commanded to begin at a Tree
      is not the Originall tree, as appears by the Oath of
               Archibald Walkup, and the give as our Return under our
               hands and Seales this Six and Twentieth day of November Annoq
               Domini one thousand Six hundred Seventy nine
                                           John Stone sealed
                                           William Barton sealed

                 An Inquisition Indented and taken at the house of Robert Doyne
               Gent at Nangemy in Charles County on the Eighteenth day of Sept.r
               in the fourth year of our Dominion of the R.t Hon.ble Charles
               absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Provinces of Maryland and
               Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &C.a And in the year of our Lord
               God one thousand Six hundred Seventy nine Before John Stone &
               William Barton Gent By virtue of a Commission in the nature of a
               writt of mandamus by the Oaths of Robert Robins John Ocane,
               Archibald Waheb, Edward Price, Thomas Craxstone, Joseph Man
               ning, Garrett Sinnott, John Godshall, John Gourly, Richard Morris
               John Ward and Robert Middleton to direct Richard Edelen Deputy
               Surveyr according to the best of their knowledges to the true ancient
               bounds of a parcell of Land Called Rotterdam Lying Scituate and
               being at Nangemy in the County       that the Same    by the S.d
               Rich.d Edelen might be diligently Laid out       upon their
               Oaths Says that according to the best of their knowledge they have
               directed the said Richard Edelen to the true ancient Bounds of the
               afores.d parcell of Land and that the Said parcell of land doth begin
               at a bounded Spanish Oake Standing in a forke at the head of Chan
               dler's marsh and Running thence north East and by East one hundred
        (fol. 311) Si.xty & five perches to a bounded Red oake Standing in the Woods
               thence East five hundred pches to a Red oake Standing on the north
               Side of Goose Creek thence Running South west and by west from
               the end of the East line one hundred sixty and five pches untill it
               Intersects a paralell line drawn from the Said Chandlers Land In

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