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7. *CHARLES CARROLL of Anne Arundel County (Cath., son-
in-law of Darnall), who had been appointed Attorney General in
1688 and Register of the Land Office in 1694, succeeded on the
death of Col. Darnall to the offices of Receiver General and
Keeper of His Lordship's Great Seal; com. and instructed in this
capacity, 12 Sept. 1712. On restoration of proprietary government
he yielded the seal to Lt. Gov. Hart, 27 Dec. 1715, and the At-
torney General's place to William Bladen, 1 May 1716. By com-
mission of 24 March 1715/6 he was continued Agent and Receiver
General with enlarged powers, but so vehement were the protests
of Hart and other Protestants that Baltimore was persuaded to
revoke this appointment, 20 Feb. 1716/7. Carroll died 20 July
8. *HENRY LOWE, JR. of St. Mary's County (Prot, mother and
sisters Cath.), com, 20 Feb. 1716/7; died in office in 1721.
9. *BENNETT LOWE of St. Mary's County (Prot., brother of
Henry), com. 12 March 1721/2; died in office about November,
10. *NICHOLAS LOWE of St. Mary's County (Prot., brother, of
Henry and Bennett), com. 5 Dec. 1722; died in office in December,
11. Col. MATTHEW TILGHMAN WARD of Talbot County (Prot.,
wife's mother Cath.), gave bond 23 April 1729; com. 30 Jan.
1729/30; asked permission to resign in 1733.
12. DANIEL DULANY, SR. of Annapolis (Prot.), com. 29 Sept.
1733; resigned on being appointed sole Commissary General,
13. BENJAMIN TASKER, SR. of Annapolis (Prot., mother prob.
Cath.; wife's mother Cath.; father-in-law of Lt. Gov, Ogle and
brother-in-law of Lt. Gov. Bladen), com. 12 Nov. 1734 and again
18 Nov. 1742; resigned in 1753. He was a correspondent of the
Hanburys of London.
14. Col. EDWARD LLOYD of Wye House, Talbot County
(Prot., nephew of Col. M. T. Ward and cousin of Mrs. Daniel
Dulany, Sr.), com. 30 March and sworn 11 Oct. 1753. A corre-
spondent of the Hanburys of London, and the greatest merchant
in the province, Lloyd .was too busy to do his job properly and too
important to offend. Often behind in his accounts, he was finally
persuaded to resign in March, 1768. He died 27 Jan. 1770.