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Proceedings of the County Courts of Charles County 1666-1674
Volume 60, Page 21   View pdf image (33K)
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            Charles County Court Proceedings, 1666—1668.     21

      Charity your honour woold bee pleased to macke a prouision for Liber C
      his futur beeing as stands most Requisit to your honours graue
      Judgment and your petitioner (as in duty bound) will etier pray
      Endossed on the Backe as followeth
       Charles County is bound to prouid for the Petitioner and this
      hous doth order that the Commissioners of the sayd County in their
      Court take Care that the sayd County doe prouid for him as Afor-
      sayd and that any too of the Commissioners are hearby enioyned
      to prouide for the Petitioner till the sayd County Court and the
      sayd two Commissioners to bee them to whome the sayd Petitioner [P. 50]
      applys himself to.
       It is thear for ordered that Thomas Gibson who hath undertaken
      to keepe the sayd Alexander howell shall haue to find him the
      sayd howell good and sufficient meat drincke and Cloaths washing
      and Lodging all the sayd Howell Labour and fourteen hundered
      pounds of tobacco P Annum out of the Leuy as long as hee shall
      keepe him.

       Mr Thomas Mathews Produced this Ensuing Commission with the
      oath Anexed unto it as followeth.
       Caecilius Absolut Lord and Proprietary of the Prouince of Mari-
      land and Auolon Lord Baron of baltemore &c know yee that wee
      Reposing speciall Confidence and trust in you Thomas Mathews
      gent: and for that the County Court of Charleses County haue
      presented you amongst three to sarue as sheriffe for the sayd County
      for this ensuing yeare haue Constituted and ordained and Ap-
      poynted and doe by thees Presents Constitute ordayne and Appoynt
      you Sheriffe of the sayd County and to haue such priuiliges and
      benefits as any other sheriffe of your sayd County euer haue had
      held and enioyed or of Right ought to haue had held or enioyed to
      haue and to hould the sayd office and Imployment for one whole
      year to bee Computed from the first day of May next ensuing and
      after till an other sheriffe by your sayd County Court bee presented
      shal bee lawfully by pattent Constituted Prouided that hee the sayd
      Thomas Mathews doe in open Court In his sayd County tacke the [p. 51]
      oath of a sherife hearunto Anexed and giue security for the well
      discharging of his office and trust according to the Act of Assembly
      in that Case Prouided giuen At St Maries under owr lesser seale of
      ow sayd Prouince of Mariland the twentith day of Apprill in the
      four and thirtith yeare of owr dominion ouer owr sayd Prouince
      of Mariland Annop domini one thowsand six hundered and sixty
      six witnes owr deare Sonn and heire Charles Caluert Esq owr
      Liuetennant Generall of owr sayd Prouince of Mariland
                                      Charles Caluert
       You shall well and truly sarue the Lord Proprietary in the office
      of a sheriffe of the County of Charles and doe his Lordships profit
      in all things that belong unto you by way of office as far forth as

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