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6. Col. GEORGE PLATER I of St. Mary's County (Prot), com.
17 April 1690 and sworn 11 April 1691; dismissed about Nov.,

7. PETER JENINGS of ——— County (Prot.), com. 21 Nov.
1696 and sworn 2 July 1697; resigned to go home to England in
March, 1698/9.

8. Col. ROBERT FINLEY of Talbot County (Prot.), com. by
Gov. Blakiston, in whose company he had just arrived in Mary-
land, 22 March 1698/9; superseded by Muschamp (but meantime
he was appointed Clerk of Talbot County).

9. GEORGE MUSCHAMP of St. Mary's County (Prot.), by Treas.
Warrant of 12 March 1699/1700; died in November, 1709.

10. JOHN DANSEY of St. Mary's County (Prot.), com. by
Surveyor General Robert Quary, 15 Nov. 1709; died in September,

11. THOMAS FELL of ——— County (Prot.), served from 5
Oct. 1716 to 3 Sept. 1717.

12. Col. JOHN ROUSBY II of Calvert County (Prot., mother
prob. Cath.; nephew of Christopher Rousby; m. widow of George
Plater above), entered office 3 Sept. 1717; died in August, 1744.

13. EDMUND JENINGS of Annapolis (Prot.), entered office by
Lt Governor's com., 24 Aug 1744; superseded by Calvert.

14. *BENEDICT CALVERT of Prince George's County (Prot.,
His Lordship's natural son), by Treas. Warrant of 8 Nov. 1744,
to succeed Rousby; entered office 19 July 1745; recom. 9 June
1761; served to end of colonial period; died 9 Jan. 1788.

2) Collector of North Potomac.

1. Col. NEHEMIAH BLAKISTON of St. Mary's County (Prot,
wife Cath.), com. by Customs Commissioners, 26 Sept. 1685 and
sworn 19 Nov. 1686; died in December, 1693.

2. PHILIP CLARKE of St. Mary's County (Prot.), appointed by
Governor, 7 May 1694; superseded by Muschamp.

3. GEORGE MUSCHAMP of St. Mary's County (Prot), com. by
Customs Commissioners, 14 Feb. 1693/4 and sworn 17 Nov.
1694; obtained royal letters patent as Collector and Receiver, 8
Oct. 1695; removed to Collectorship of Patuxent.


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