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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
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               Chancery Court Proceedings, 1671.  57

     ings Sterling for his the S.d Comp.lts Costs of Suit to him adjudged Liber C D
     and this you are not to Omitt in any wise under the penalty there-
     upon Ensuing. Wittness our Self at our City of S.t maries the nine
     & Twentieth day of may in the nine & thirtieth year of o.r Dominion
     over our Said province of Maryland, Annop Domini one thousand
     Six hundred Seventy and one

       Caecilius &c.a To the Sheriff of Calvert County Greeting We (lol. 57)
     Command thee that by the Oaths of Twelve honest and Legall men
     of thy County by whom the truth of the matter may be better known
     diligently thou Enquire if it be to the damage of us or others issue
     Grant to Edward Keene of the Same County Gentl ten acres of
     Land Lying in or near the plantation on w.ch the Said Edward
     Keene now dwelleth Called Stockley in Hunting Creek in Patuxent
     River in the Said County on Each Side of the Run of Water there
     Running Called Hunting Creek aforesaid and on w.ch the Said
     Edward hath Set a Certain Water mill with Liberty & Licence to
     take fell Cutt down and Carry away by Land or water any wood
     or Timber fitt for building of a mill other then Timber fitt for to
     Splitt into Clapboards upon any the Lands adjoyning to the Said
     ten acres of Land on Each Side of the Said Creek & if it be to the
     damage & prejudice of us or others then to what damage & prejudice
     of us & to what damage & prejudice of others & of whom & how
     & in what manner & how & of who and of whom the afores.d tenn
     acres are holden & by what Service & in what manner & how & of
     what value they were by the year according to the True value of
     them before any Improvem.t made of the sd ten acres & who are the
     present possessors of the S.d ten acres & who & how many are the
     Mesnes between us & the prsent possessors of the s.d ten acres &
     what Lands or Tenements Remain to the prsent possesso.rs over the
     s.d ten acres and if the Land Remaining to the prsent possesso.Ts
     over the s.d ten acres will Suffice to uphold their mannor Viz.t
     the Sixth p.t of the manno.r allotted by y.e Condicon of plantacons
     for y.e Demeasne as before y.e Alienacon for Building a mill & that
     y.e S.d possessors in Assizes Juries & Recognitions may be put as
     before ye alienacon to that y.e C.tY by y.e alienacon af.d in default of
     the prsent possesso.Ts more than was wont be not Charged & Grieved
     & y.e Inquisicon yreupon openly & distinctly made to us in y.e Chan.ry
     und.r the Seale & the Seales of them by whom it was made w.thout
     delay then Send Wittness our Self at S.t maries this 19.th day of
     Decemb.r in y.e 3 9th year of our Dominion over our Said province
     Annop Domini 1670
       On the Backside of the foregoing Writt was thus Written I have
     Caused Inquisition to be made by the Oaths of Twelve Honest and (fol. 57)
     Lawfull men of my County according as by this writt I am Com-
     manded the further Execution of this Writt appeareth by a Certain
     Inquisition Indented to this writt annexed Chr: Rousby Sher
     


 
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