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4. JOHN DANSEY of St. Mary's County (Prot), com. by
Customs Commissioners, 29 Nov. 1699 and sworn 4 April 1700;
displaced to provide for Seymour; was later Collector of Patuxent.

5. Capt. THOMAS SEYMOUR of St. Mary's County (Prot.,
brother of Gov. John Seymour), succeeded Dansey at Christmas,
1705, removed to Collectorship of South Potomac in Virginia,
9 Oct. 1710.

6. * JAMES BOWLES of St. Mary's County (Prot.), entered office
9 Oct. 1710. Apparently resigned in 1718; died in 1727.

7. DANIEL DULANY, SR., of Annapolis (Prot.), appointed by
Surveyor General Maurice Birchfield; sworn 5 May 1718; super-
seded by Dixon.

8. JAMES DIXON of Calvert County (Prot.), probably ap-
pointed by the Customs Commissioners; served from 1 Jan.
1718/9 to 5 Jan. 1721/2.

9. LANCELOT POCKLEY of ——— County (Prot.), served
from 5 Jan. 1721/2 to 18 June 1722.

10. *WILLIAM DEACON of St. Mary's County (Prot, wife
Cath.), entered office 18 June 1722; died in December, 1759.,

11. DANIEL WOLSTENHOLME of St. Mary's County (Prot.),
took office 28 April 1760; served to end of colonial period. He
had been a factor of the Hanburys of London, who obtained this
appointment for him.

3) Collector of Pocomoke.

1. Col. GEORGE LAYFIELD of Somerset County (Prot.), com.
by Customs Commissioners as Surveyor and Comptroller General
of Maryland and Collector of Pocomoke, 19 March 1684/5, sworn
19 Nov. 1686; the Comptrollership was suppressed on 8 Oct.
1694, but he continued as Collector until 24 June 1697. He died
in May, 1703.

2. DAVID KENNEDY of ——— County (Prot.), com. by
Customs Commissioners as Collector, 21 Nov. 1696, and sworn
24 June 1697; went home to England under a cloud and without
permission in July, 1701; dismissed in or shortly before Feb.

3. EDWARD PRICE of Somerset County (Prot.), entered office
at Christmas, 1705; died shortly before November, 1714.


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