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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
Volume 54, Page 636   View pdf image (33K)
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         636 Somerset County Court Proceedings, 1665 1668.

        Liber B No. 1 I Doe hereby impower mr Stephen Horsey to swear the rest of the
               Comissioners mentioned in this Comission afore they act as Jus
               tices & Judges for the County herein specified Given under my hand
               this 23th August 1666      signed Charles Calvert
               entred 27th August 1666

                    29th August 1666
                Randall Revell entreth his action of debt against John Bunne
                    31th August 1666
                George Johnson Entreth his action of assalte & Battery against
               Edward Dickeson & Elyzabeth the wife of Edward
                    31th August 1666
                George Johnson entreth his action of defamation agst Edwd

                Charles Calvert Esqr Capt generall of all the Forces wthin this
               province of Maryland under the right honble Caecilius absolute Lord
               & proprietary of the same To Capt: William Thorne Greeting accord
               ing to the power to mee by his said Lordps Comitted & upon the spe
               ciall trust & Confidence I haue in yor Fidelity Circumspeccon Courage
               & good Conduct, I doe hereby Constitute ordaine & appoynte you
               Captaine under mee of all the Forces on the eastearne shore of this
               sd province from Wiccocomoco tht Joynes upon Manny to the North
               pointe of Pocomoke on the said Eastearne shore That is or shall be
               inhabited within the said province of Maryland Them to muster ex
               ercise & trayne up in the Art of Warr & discipline Military & in all
               things to doe as any Captaine of a Company of Foote may or of
               right ought to doe to the resisstance of all enemyes suppression of
               all Mutynyes insolencyes insurreccons and rebellions whatsoever ac
               cording to such orders & directions as you shall from tyme to tyme
               receiue from mee & to tht end to list such & soc many of the Inhabi
               tants within the prcincts aforesaid as you shall thinke fitt & them when
               & as often as you shall thinke Convenient to Muster & trayne soc that
               they may be in a redines as occasion shall require to attend my Fur
               ther Cofñands with fitting armes & amunition for the purpose afore
               said To haue & to hold the said office & Comand till the Lord pro
               prietary or his heires or his or their Leiutenant Chiefe governor or
               Captaine Generall for the time being shall signifie his or their plea
           [p. 28] sure to the Contrary And All persons whatsoever are hereby strictly
               Comanded and required to yeilld all due obedience to you the said
               Capt Thorne in all things appertayning to the Comand & office hereby
               Conferred on you as they will answer the Contrary at their perill
               Given att st Maries under my hand & scale this 22th day of August
         in the 35th yeare of his Lordps Dominion over this province A° 1666
                                       Entred Primo September 1666

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