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Kilty's Land-Holder's Assistant, and Land-Office Guide
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" George Saughier, 280 acres,)    To the right hon'ble the lieut.
Margret's Fields, charged to   )  gen. &c. March the 25th,
the rent roll                             ) 1667,

    " Laid out for George Saughier of the county of Ann
Arundell, merchant, by virtue of a special warrant
granted unto the said Saughier, from the right hon'ble the
lieutenant general, a parcel of land called Margret Field,
lying in the said county, formerly laid out by Mr. Robert
Clarke, beginning at Pennington's Ponds, near the mouth
of the said Ponds, as near as an east course will
carry from the north side of a point called Beare Point, and
running from the south river side west over the ponds to a
small poplar markt with four notches on the north side of the
said point, and continuing the said course running over near
the head of Hasting's Creek, for the length of two hundred
fifty five perches, to a bounded red oak, north eighty
four perches to another bounded red oak, bounded on the
north by a line drawn east to the said creek, then over the
said creek, and bounding on the south side of the said creek,
to the said river, then bounding on the said river to the first
bounds, containing and now laid out for two hundred and
eighty acres, more or less, to be held of the mannor of Ann
Arundell.                    Per me GEORGE YATE."

    On the back side of the said certificate was thus written,

" Aprill the l5th, 1670.

    " In case the warrant from the lieutenant general for this
survey be produced, I am of opinion that George Saughier
ought to have patent for this land.

                                        PHILIP CALVERT."

    LIBER No. 12, folio 557.


" Petition of John Richardson,

    " Sets forth that John Edmondson, about fifteen years past
had a pretended right or interest in about 800 acres of land,
reputed then to be in Talbot, but now known to be in
Dorchester county, by colour of a survey, made by George Richardson,
deceased: That Thomas Skillington having a similar right to
300 acres adjoining the former, these two by agreement
relinquished or let fall their surveys, and had the lands
resurveyed into one tract, which was patented to Edmondson, by
the name of Richardson's Folly. The petitioner had lately
taken up a parcel of land containing 982 acres, called
Willingbrough, bounding upon the lines, on one side, of
Richardson's Folly, as expressed in the patent of confirmation.
Edmondson alledges about 150 acres, part of this land to be his
right, as belonging to the survey of 300 acres, made as aforesaid

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