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21. DANIEL DULANY, JR., com. 26 Dec. 1758 and sworn 2
Jan. 1759; resigned to be Deputy Secretary, 22 June 1761.

22. JOHN RIDOUT of Annapolis (Prot; Lt. Gov. Sharpe's
protege; married to Tasker's granddaughter and Dulany's niece),
com. 23 June 1761 after the Calverts had disallowed his appoint-
ment as Deputy Secretary; as Baltimore would not approve this
appointment either, Ridout, in March, 1762, resigned and suc-
ceeded Stephen Bordley in the Naval Office at Annapolis.

23. STEPHEN BORDLEY of Annapolis (Prot., son of Thomas
Bordley above), com. 13 March 1762; died in office, 6 Dec. 1764.
He was Daniel Dulany's political rival and was said to be the
only man in the province of comparable abilities; stricken with
paralysis in Dec, 1763.

24. CHARLES GOLDSBOROUGH of Dorchester County (Prot. ),
com. 7 Dec. 1764; died in office, 9 July 1767. He was a corre-
spondent of the Hanburys of London and a protege of Col.
Edward Lloyd's.

25. WALTER DULANY of Annapolis (Prot., brother of Daniel,
Jr. ), com. 15 July 1767; recom. 29 April 1773; died in office, 20
Sept. 1773. Proposed for this place by the Messrs. Hanbury and
by Mr. William Anderson, merchants of London.

26. *Col. WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Calvert County (Prot., wife's
mother Cath. ), com. 23 Sept. 1773; office abolished, 20 April
1777. Fitzhugh, who served as an officer in the Continental Army,
died in 1798; his son George was an intimate friend of Lt. Gov.


This office was permanently separated from that of Secretary in
1657. Under royal government (1690-1715) there were two
Attorneys General, one for the Proprietary and one for the King.
The office was continued under the Constitution of 1776. Other
places held by any Attorney General during his incumbency are
indicated in each case.

1. Lt RICHARD SMITH, SR., of Calvert County (Prot. )? ap-
pointed by the Provincial Court, 28 Sept. 1657.

2. Capt THOMAS MANNING of Calvert County (Prot. ), com.
by the Lt. Gen., 20 Feb. 1660/1.

3. *Col. WILLIAM CALVERT of St. Mary's City (Cath. ), sworn
12 June 1666.


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