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Land Office and Prerogative Court Records of Colonial Maryland
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Prince George's County, Pent Rolls, 60-61,
66; Debt Books, 72.
Probate Officers, list of, 115-118.
Proclamation warrants, explained, 27.
Proclamations of Lord Baltimore recorded
in Patents and Warrants, 21.
Proofs of rights, recorded in Patents and
Warrants, 21; recording of, 23.
Proprietary Leases, explained, 28-29.
Proprietary Leases, description of, 31-33;
custody of, 42-43; list and analysis
of, 59.
Proprietary Records, found in Patents,
Proprietary Records, list and analysis of,
Proprietor, revenue from land, 13-14; con-
flict with colonists over Quit rents, 14;
establishes Land Office, 18; relations
with Royal Government, 19; sale of
manors, 32; plats of bis manors, 33;
struggle for rights in land affairs under
royal government, 35-36; authority over
religious and probate matters, 82-83.
Protestant Revolution, effect on Land
Office, 19; absence of central probate
office during, 97 f. 53, 105 f. 58.
Provincial Court, records of, 20, 92-95;
annual list of alienations, 37.
Purchase Money, defined, 13; annual
yield, 14.

Queen Anne's County, Rent Rolls, 62, 66;
Debt Books, 72-73.
Quit rent farmers, duties of, 36, 37.
Quit rents, defined, 13-14; importance as
source of revenue, rates, 14; under con-
trol of Board of Revenue, 36-38.

Receiver General, prepares rent rolls, 35;
custodian of Rent Rolls and Debt Books,
Register of Land Office, powers and
duties, 18, 19-20; custodian of Land
records, 30.
See also Judge of Land Office.
Register of Land Office of the Western
Shore, custodian of Proprietary Leases,

Register of Prerogative Court, increase of
duties, 86.
See Clerk and Register of Preroga-
tive Court.
Register of Prerogative Office, annual list
of inherited lands, 37.
Register of Wills for Anne Arundel Coun-
ty, custody of Prerogative Court rec-
ords, 89-90; repair of Prerogative Court
records, 91; custody of Prerogative
Court papers, 113; prepares general in-
dex to Prerogative Court Wills, 114.
Register of Wills for Prince George's
County, custody of Prerogative Court
records, 89.
Registers of Prerogative Court, 116; list
of, 118.
Registers of Wills, successors to Deputy
Commissaries, 89.
Rent roll, preparation of, 17, 35.
Rent Rolls, description of, 33-41; custody
of. 42-43; list and analysis of, 60-67;
Index to, 76 f. 88.
Rent roll keepers, duties of, 33-34, 36, 37-
38, 41.
Ridgely, Robert, Clerk of Secretary's
Office, 117.
Ridout, John, Commissary General, 117.
Reckford, Michael, Clerk and Register of
Prerogative Court, 118.
Rogers, William, orders recording of Issa-
bella Drayden's will, 102; Clerk and
Register of Prerogative Court, 118.
Royal Government, relations with Pro-
prietor, 19.

St. Mary's County, Rent Rolls, 60, 61, 66-
67; Debt Books, 73.
Secretaries, list of, 115-116.
Secretary, duties in land administration,
16-17; land powers assigned to Register,
member of land council, 18; prepares,
rent rolls, 35 ; custodian of land records,
30, 42; probate duties, 83-85; recording
of proceedings in probate matters, 95.
Serle, Robert, entered colony (1637), 23.
Sewall, Henry, Secretary, 116.
Sharpe. Horatio. Governor, condemns.


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