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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
Volume 54, Page 633   View pdf image (33K)
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        Somerset County Court Proceedings, 1665-1668.    633

  his Lordps proffitts in all things tht belongs unto you by way off Liber B No.
  office as Farre Forth as you Canne or may you shall truly & right
  fully treat the people of yor Sherriffwick & doe right to the poore as
  well as to the ritch in all tht belong to yor office you shall doe noe
  wrong to any Man for any guift fauour hate or other affection you
  shall duely execute soe farre as you maye all such writts & warrants
  as shall be to you directed by Lawfull authority and thereof you shall
  make a true returne according to the tenor of the Writt
  entred 27th August 1666       Soc Help you God Etc

    Theis are to will & require you tht by the tenth daye of octobr [p.24]
  Next you Cause a List to be taken of all the tithables within yor
  County & in the said List the Name & surname of each tithable per
  son & the house of his abode be distincly sett downe & A Copy thereof
  fayre written & sent Imediately up to the Governor & Councell: And
  another Copy of the said List sett up att yor Court house att yor
  next County Court to remayne there for the whole yeare to the end
  tht if any error be therein, they may be Corrected & the same Certi
  fied to the Governor & Councell before the next provinciall Court
  being to be helid on the 16th day of october next ensueing herein fayle
  not as you will answer the Contrary and for soe doeing this shall be
  yor warrant Given under my hand & scale this 22th day of August A°
  1666                            Charles Calvert
  To Stephen Horsey gent
    high sherriffe of somersett County Entred the 27th August 1666

    By vertue of a Comission & Instructions to me directed From
  Caecilius absolute Lord & Proprietary of the Province of Maryland
  Lord Baron of Baltemore &c undr his Lordps hand & scale att armes
  bearing date the 16th day of February in the 34 yeare of his Lord-
  ships dominion over the said pvince I Doe by these prsence Consti
  tute & appoynte you Stephen Horsey of Somersett County gent: to be
  one of the Deputy surveyors for this province to Jerome White
  Esqr surveyor Generall of all & singuler his Lops Mannors Forrests
  Chases Parks Messuages tenemts Lands woods rents revenues pos
  sessions & hereditamts whatsoever within the said province To Haue
  & to Hould enioy & exercise the aforesaid office of deputy surveyor
  during his Lordships pleasure with such Fees & allowances as are
  used & allowed to the said office of a Deputy surveyor wthin the
  said province Given undr my hand & scale this day of July in
  the 35th yeare of his Lordps Dominion over the sd province A° D°
  1666                            Charles Calvert
  Entred the 27th August 1666

    Caecilius Absolute Lord & proprietary of the Province of Mary- [p. 25]
  land & Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c To Stephen Horsey
  William Stevens William Thorne James Jones John Windor Henry

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