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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 309   View pdf image (33K)
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          Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679.   309

    Wittness whereof the & the Surveyr as well as the Liber C D
    have hereunto set their hands & Seals ye day & year above written
                                     John Stone  sealed
                                     W.m Barton  sealed
    Robert Robins    sealed
                           John Godshall sealed
    Archibald Wahob  sealed
                           John Gourely  sealed
    Edw.d Price      sealed
                           Rich. Morris  sealed
    Thomas Craxstone sealed
                           john Ward     sealed
    John Manning     sealed
                           Robt Middletonsealed
    Garrett Sinnett  sealed
      The Cause why John Ocane did not Sign and Seale the abovesaid
    Inquisition, the Said John Ocane doth Say that he is Satisfied wth
    the Beginning of the Survey & the Running of the north East and
    by East Line & likewise with the Running of the East line untill it
    come to a branch near the Plantation of John Wood for that he was
    informed by m.r Symon Overzee in his life time that the bound Tree
    of Rotterdam did Stand in that branch is above one third Short
    of the line of the Said Land and no bound Tree being rnenconed in
    the Patent to stand at the End of the East line
                                Jone Stone (signed)
                                W.m Barton (signed)

      Charles absolute Lord & Proprietary of the Provinces of maryland
    and avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c To John Stone & William
    Barton Gent Greeting We Command you as [formerly] we have
    Commanded you that you Charles Robert Robins Archibald Wahob
    Edward Price Thomas Craxstone, Joseph manning, Garrett Sinnett,
    John Godshall Jn Gourely Richard Morris John Ward Robert
  Middleton and one more Good & Lawfull men to be Summoned to
             up a Jury of the neighbourhood to direct Richard
    Edelen Dep.tY Surveyo.t according to the best of their knowledges
    of the true ancient bounds of a parcell of Land Called Rotterdam
    Lying at Nanjemy in Charles County aforesaid that Same by the
    Said Richard Edelen may be diligently laid out And We do hereby (fol. 312)
    appoint Impower and Comand the Said Rich.d Edelen to lay out the
    aforesaid parcell of Land according to Such directions to him to be
    given as aforesaid and to Return a Certificate of yo.r proceedings
    herein with a fair distinctly drawn of the Said Land as
    well under your hands and Seals as under the hands & Seals of the and Deputy Surveyo.r aforesaid into the Secretarys office with
    all Convenient Speed Wittness our Self at our City of S.t Marys the
    tenth day of October in the fourth year of our Dominion &c Annoq
    Domini one thousand Six hundred seventy nine

      An Inquisition Indented and taken at the house of Robert Doyne
    Gent at Nanjemy in Charles County on the Seventh day of November

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