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Provincial Court Land Records, 1676-1700
Volume 717, Page 45   View pdf image
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                      the September 1672
       Memorandum Its Agreed betweene John Clements of the one part And William Orchard
       & George Lewen Merch.ts of the other part that what tobacco the said John Clemens
       shall shipp home of his Owne from Maryland or Virginia for this three yeares now
       of the Said William Orchard & George Lewen And that they shall pay the said John
       Clemens in England Forty Shillings Sterling p hogshead each hhd weighing Four
       hundred pounds neat Suttle Arranoca Tobacco And the sume of Five pounds Sterling
       for Every hogshead of Sweete Sented & sound tobacco weighing each had Five hundred
       neate Sutle pounds in the Country & soe after that Rate if the hogshead weigh Either more
       or lesse And itt is alsoe Agreed that what Goods the said John Clemens shall send for ^the returne of^ his
       tobacco to be sent Over as aforesaid the Said John Clemens shall runn & beare the Risque and
       adventure thereof  And the Said John Clemens is to have for his Comission for what
       goods he shall Sett & buy for the Accompte of the said Merchants Tenn p Cent
       in Tobacco  And what his Comissions shall amount unto the said John Clemens doe
       promise to shipp home for the Merchants accompts In this Cargoe for which the said
       Merchants shall pay him Tenn Shillings Sterling for each hundred soe Shipped in
       the Cargoe In Witnes whereof the said partyes Interchangeably have putt theire hands &
       seales the day & yeare first above written                                  Will Orchard   Sealed
Sealed & Delivered in p.rsence of                                                      Geo Lewen   Sealed
John Harding         Hen Jubber

       To all People to whom these p.rsents Shall Come William Orchard & George Lewen of the
       Towne and County of Poole Merch.ts send Greeting Whereas the said Merch.ts & Comp.a
       have Reserved to send & Imploy John Clemens of Great Chopt Takett in the County of
       Talbott in Maryland Merchant as A Factor to Maryland aforesaid for the buying &
       selling of Goods & Receiving of debts there & in Virginia for the accompt of the said
       Orchard & George Lewen on behalfe of Our Selves & Comp.a Doe by these p.rsents
       Lawfully Authorize Impower & appoint the said John Clemens to be Our true & lawfull
       Factor Attorney & Assignee to buy sell traffique and Receive debts for us by way of Merchandize
       in Maryland aforesaid & Virginia And to Dispose of all such goods & wares whatsoever
       as from time to time we shall send and transport to him He the said John Clemens shall from time
       to time be advised & Ordered in that behalfe And this Our Power & Authority given him
       to remaine in full force & Effect on our parts & behalfe as well & Effectually as if
       Wee Our selves were then & there personally p.rsents for & untill wee give Order & Direccons
       to the Contrary for the dissanulling thereof In Witnes whereof Wee Sett our hands and
       Seales in Poole aforesaid the sixth day of September Anno Domi 1672 Et Anno Regs Caroli
       Secdi nunc Angl &c Vicesimo Quurte
Sealed & Delivered in p.rsence of                                                   William Orchard   Sealed
    John Harding     Henry Jubber                                                     Geo Lewen   Sealed

                                           Underneath the above Letter of Attorney was written (viz.t)
       Proved by John Harding one of the Witnesses to this Letter of Attorney before me
       December 1672               Charles Calvert

       This Indenture made the Seaventh day of Aprill in the Second yeare of the
       Dominion of hte Right Hon.ble Charles Absolute Lord & Propry of this Province of
       Maryland & in the yeare of Our Lord God 1677 Betweene William Guither of the
       County of S.t Maryes in the Province of Maryland Gentl of the one part & John
       Halfehead of the County of Calvert in the said Province planter of the other part
       Witnesseth That whereas William Hawley late of this Province Esq.r decd was in
       his life time Seized of an Estate in Fee Simple by Vertue of Letters Pattents thereof
       to him granted under the greate Seale of this Province of A Certaine Tract of
       Land Lyeing on the West side of Chesepeake Bay Conteyning Five Thousand Seaven
       hundred Acres more or lesse for & upon the Condicons of Plantation in the said
       Record in the Secretaryes office itt doth more fully appeare And the said W.m Hawley
       being thereof Soe Seized did afterwards by his last will and Testam.t in writeing under the
       hand & seale give & bequeath the same unto W.m Guyther Sonn of Nicholas Guyther Decd
       & to his heires & Assignes for Ever By Vertue of Said Will & by A Decree in
       Chancery lately obteyned he the Said W.m Guyther is become lawfully Seized and
       possessed of the same Now this Indenture further Witnesseth that he the said W.m

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