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Proceedings of the Provincial Court, 1675-1677
Volume 66, Page 288   View pdf image (33K)
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                  288       Provincial Court Proceedings, 1676.

            Liber N N fifty acres more or lesse And the said Thomas Howell as Wee are
                   informed haveing Surreptitiously obtained a patent for the Said par-
                   cell of Land contrary to the Conditions of plantations of Our said
                   ffather Wee Comãnd you that by good and lawfull men of yr Baili-
                   wick you make Knowne to the heirs of the said Thomas Howell or
                   the heirs of James Browne late deceased that they be and appeare
                   before Us in Our Court of Chancery to be held at Our Citty of
                    Maries the fourth day of April next to Shew cause if any they
                   have why the said Letters Patents of the land aforesaid ought not
                   to be revoaked and adnulled & the same into Our hands be Seized
                   And further to doe and receive what Our said Court shall doe or
                   grant to be done in this behalfe And how you shall execute this
                   precept you make Known to Our Said Court the day aforesaid. At
                   which said fourth day of April in the yeare aforesaid the same
                   Sheriff maketh returne of the writt aforesaid endorsed 31 March
                   1676 By virtue of a writt to me directed according to the contents
                   within Specified I have warned the heirs of Capt Thomas Howell
                   lately deceased but for the heirs of James Browne cannot be found
                  within my Bailiwick.      me Edw: Pynn Sheriff.
                    Att which Said fourth day of April the Heirs of the said Thomas
                   Howell came not but made default and afterwards to witt the
                   eleventh day of the same April the Court being informed and fully
                   satisfied that the said grant is Surreptiously obtained contrary to
                   the Conditions of plantations doe Order that the Chancellour doe
                   vacate the pattent upon Record, and adjudge the said Land is and
                   of right Ought to be Seized in his Lopps Right.

                  Henry    Peirpoint The plaintiff as of ffebruary Court last brought
                       agt his action of Ejectment against the defendants
                   Hubbert Lambert & in the name of Richard Rawlins plaintiff as
                    Ann his wifefeigned Lessee against Robt Parnepley deft as
                    casuall Ejector for the tryall of his title with
                   the said Hubbert Lambert to a parcell of land called Peirpoints Rock
                   lyeing in Ann Arundell County On the northside of a River called
                   South River and on the northwest side of a Creeke called the broad
                   Creeke Begining at a bounded Oake formerly laid Out for John
                   Covell and runing by the said Covells line north east and by north
                   One hundred and sixty perches to a bounded red Oake at the head
                   of a Cove, then from the said Oake by a line drawne South and by
                   East One hundred and Sixty perches downe the said Creeke to a
                   marked pine by the Said River side then up the said River by a line
                   drawne north west and by west to the first bounded Oake Containe-
                   ing eighty acres And upon the fifth day of April last the plaintiff
                   caused a coppy of the declaration to be delivered to the said Hubbert
                   Lambert the tenant in possession according to rule of Court as by
                   affidavitt remaineing of record may appeare Yet the said Hubbert

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