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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 310   View pdf image (33K)
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         310   Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679.

        Liber CD   in the fourth year of the Dominion of the R.t Hon.ble Charles Lord
               and Proprietary of the Provinces of maryland and Avalon Lord
               Baron of Baltemore &c and in the year of our Lord God one thousand
               Six hundred Seventy and nine before John Stone and William
               Barton Gent By virtue of a Comission to them directed in the nature
               of a Writt of mandamus By the Oaths of Robert Robins and William
               Wells Archibald Wahob Edward Price Thomas Craxstone, Joseph
               Manning Garrett Sinnett, John Goshall John Gourely Richard Morris
               John Ward and Robert Middleton to direct Richard Edelen Gent
               Dep.ty Surveyo.r according to the best of their knowledges to the
               true Ancient Bounds of a parcell of Land Called Rotterdam Lying
               Scituate & being at Nanjemy in the County afores.d that the Same
               by the S.d Richard Edelen might be diligently Laid out
               upon their Oaths Says that according to the best of their knowledges
               they have directed the Said Richard Edelen to the true ancient
               bounds of the af.d parcell of Land and that the Said parcell of Land
               doth begin at a bounded Spanish Oake Standing near Avon River
               on y.e Eastermost branch Running thence by the Said Branch north
               Eas and by East one hundred Sixty and five perches thence East
               Sixty and Eight pches thence north and by East forty and four
           p. 253 pches to a hollow Red oake thence East three hundred and Sixty
         (fol. .312) perches to an old decayed white Oak Standing at the head of a
               branch that Runneth out of Goose Creek is the Bounds of Rot
               terdam as it doth appear by the Oath of John Cane, In Wittness
               whereof the and the Surveyo.r as well as the have
               hereunto Set their hands and Seals the day and year first above
                                            John Stone sealed
                                            W.m Barton sealed
                                           Rich: Edelen sealed
               Rob.t Robins     sealed
                                      Garrett Sinnettsealed
               W.m Wells        sealed
                                      John Godshall sealed
               Archib.d Wahob   sealed
                                      John Gourely  sealed
               Edward Price     sealed d
                                      Rich Morris   sealed
               Thomas Craxstone sealed
                                      John Ward     sealed
               Joseph manning   sealed

        (fol. 313) Underneath the aforegoing Inquisition was thus written viz.t
               Memorandum the within menconed Robert middleton Refuseth to
               Subscribe to the above Inquisition for that he Sayth he is of opin
               ion the Surveyo.r began at the Right Bound tree as doth appear
               by the positive Oath of Archibald Wahob and that the Said
               middleton is well assured the first Line was duely Runn for the
               length of one hundred Sixty five pches and from thence he is of
               the opinion the Surveyo.r ought to runn five hundred perches upon
               an East Course according to the precept, was agreed on by
               all the Jurors, and falling upon John Woods plantation was denyed

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