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Cath., wife's mother Cath.), succeeded his father-in-law, Col.
Bladen, 19 Aug. 1718; resigned to be Agent and Receiver General
in July, 1734.

4. MICHAEL MACNEMARA of Annapolis (Prot, mother Cath.),
succeeded Tasker just before 2 Aug. 1734; transferred to Riding
Surveyorship of Wicomico and Monie, 30 Sept. 1746.

5. BENJAMIN TASKER, SR., succeeded Macnemara, 30 Sept.
1746; died 19 June 1768.

6. WILLIAM EDDIS of Annapolis (Prot.), took office in Septem-
ber, 1769; left the state to return to England, 8 June 1777.

2) Surveyor and Searcher of Oxford.

1. THOMAS COLLIER of Talbot County (Prot.), com. "Riding
Surveyor of the Eastern Shore," 22 Aug. 169,5, " Collector," 24
Dec. 1697, and finally " Surveyor and Searcher," 12 Jan. 1697/8;
died in 1719. The commissions were by Edward Randolph.

2. *Col. THOMAS BOZMAN of Talbot County (Prot), prob-
ably succeeded Collier in 1719; certainly entered office prior to
midsummer, 1741. Died in June, 1752.

3. JOHN LEEDS of Talbot County (Prot), entered office 7
March 1754; served to end of colonial period; died in 1790.

d. Riding Surveyors.
1) Riding Surveyor of Bohemia and Sassafras.

1. DANIEL PEARCE of Cecil County (Prot.), com. by Governor,
5 March 1695/6; commission vacated, 30 Dec. 1697.

2. WILLIAM WYVILL of Cecil County (Prot.), com. by Edward
Randolph, 24 Dec. 1697; died 5 Aug. 1702.

3. WILLIAM DYER of ——— County (Prot.), com. by Pres.
Tench, 12 Oct. 1702; transferred to office of Surveyor and Searcher
of Delaware Bay, 10 May 1704.

4. Capt. THOMAS SEYMOUR (Prot., brother of Gov. John
Seymour), succeeded Dyer, 10 May 1704; transferred to Collector-
ship of North Potomac at Christmas, 1705.

5. THOMAS WOOD of Cecil County (Prot.), succeeded Seymour
at Christmas, 1705.


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