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GEORGE CALVERT, First Lord Baltimore.

Lords Proprietary.

1632—Caecilius Calvert, Second Lord Baltimore.
1675—Charles Calvert, Third Lord Baltimore.
1715—Benedict Leonard Calvert, Fourth Lord Baltimore.
1715—Charles Calvert, Fifth Lord Baltimore.
1751—Frederick Calvert, Sixth and Last Lord Baltimore.
1771 to 1776—Henry Harford, Last Proprietary.



of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.

1. William Claiborne, under a trading commission dated May 16,
1631, (3 Md. Arch. Coun. 20), settled at Kent Island August
17, 1631 (3 Md. Arch. Coun. 32), and governed it under the
authority of Virignia.

2. Leonard Calvert commissioned by his brother, Caecilus Calvert,
second Lord Baltimore and first Lord Proprietary of Maryland,
—1633; given instructions as “Deputy Governor” November
13, 1633 (Calvert Papers, i. 131) ; arrived in Maryland with
colonists March 25, 1634; recommissioned April 15, 1637 (3 Md.
Arch. Coun. 49), as “Lieutenant General, Admiral, Chief Cap
tain and Commander,” September 4, 1642 (3 Md. Arch. Coun.
109), and September 6, 1664 (3 Md. Arch. Coun. 152); deposed
in February, 1645. During absences from the Province he left
the following persons in charge of the government: April 1,
1638 (he went to Virginia for a short time), Mr. John Lewger,
the Secretary (3 Md. Arch. Coun. 71, Lewger had been left in
charge of affairs at St. Mary’s when Calvert went to Kent
Island in February. 1637-8, 3 Md. Arch. Coun. 64); May 27,
1638, to August 14, 1638, Captain Thomas Cornwalleys (3 Md.
Arch. Coun. 74, 4 M. Arch. Prov. Ct. 41); May 8, 1641, to
July 10, 1641 (he went to Virginia), Captain Thomas Cornwal.
leys (3 Md. Arch. Coun. 98, 99) ; April 11, 1643 (Was he away
June 23, 1642? 3 Md. Arch. Coun. 103), to September, 1644 (he
went to England), Captain (Giles Brent (3 Md. Arch. Coun. 130.
The appointment was ratified by the Proprietary July 14, 1643,
3 Md. Arch. Coun. 135, and the powers were extended on No
vember 16, 1643, 3 Md. Arch. Coun. 139. As to his powers
while locum-tenens see 4 Md. Arch. Prov. Ct. 217) ; September
30, 1644 (for a short time o his “well beloved cosin”), to

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