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Provincial Court Land Records, 1676-1700
Volume 717, Page 661   View pdf image
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       Expressed limited & set down It shall and May be lawfull for him the said Edward
       Chilton his heires and Assignes to enter into & peacebly and quietly have hould use occupy
       possess & enjoy the afd land and premisses to his & their own proper use & behoofe for
       ever & to receive & take the rents issues & profitts thereof without the let suit trouble
       deiniall eviction Molestation disturbance or interruption whatsoever of him the said
       L Copley his heires or assignes of of any other person or persons whatsoever him them
       or any of them In Wittness whereof the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably
       set & affixed their hands & seales the day & yeare first above Written
Sealed & delivered in                                                                           L Copley   (seale)
the psence of us            This day being the Octob.r 92 came L Copley Esq.r     
Thom Tench                 personally before us Justices of their Maj.ties provin.ll
John Llewellin            Court of this Province & did acknowledge the within
John [illegible]         recited premisses to be his act & deed according to the
                          purpurt & true intent & meaneing of the same
                                                                                     Ne.a Blakiston
                                                                                     Nicholas Greenberry

       William and Mary by the grace of God of England Scotland France and Ireland King and Queene
       of the faith &c Whereas heretofore William Diggs Esq.r and Anthony Und.rwood Gent of the City of S.t Marys
       had obtained the Lord Prop.ry writt Ad quod damn directed to the Sherriffe of S.t Maryes County by good
       and lawfull Men of his bayliwick to Enquire what Damages it should be to him or any Pson if
       there was granted to him Ten Acres of land that is to say Five Acres on Each side of a run of watter
       commonly called S.t Petters or the Mill Runn in or near the Citty of S.t Marys thereon to build a Watter
       Mill By vertue of which said writt they proceeded according to Act of Assembly in that Case made and
       Provided soe farr as to laying out the said Tenn Acres of land and Enquire unto the Damages &c
       And thereupon begun to Erect and build a Mill which is not yett finished according to law Since which
       time the said Anthony Underwood dyed and the right and proparty of him the said Anthony
       invested in him the said William Diggs his haires and Assignes Afterwards to witt the
       day of                           last past the said William Diggs for a valluable Consideracon to him in
       hand satisfyed & paid had granted bargained and sold remised and released unto Lyonell Copley
       of the aforesaid County Esq.r his haires and assignes all his right title and Intrest of in and unto the
       aforesaid Tenn Acres of land Mill and Mill house and all other the premisses upon the afsd land
       standing or growing as by the grant of the p.rmisses remaineing upon Record in the Provintiall
       Court relacon being thereunto had may more fully and at large appear And for that the said William
       Diggs has not fully complated with the act of assembly in that case Made as aforesaid soe farr as to
       procure unto him the said Lord Prop.ry demise of the p.rmisses but elapsed his time And whereas
       the said Lionell Copley Esq.r in pursueance and according to the directions of a Certaine act of
       assembly made at a Generall Assembly begun and held for our Province of Maryland the Tenth day of May
       last past Intituled An Act for Encouragement of such as will Undertake to build Watter Mills hath
       procured out of our high Court of Chancery in Maryland aforesaid a Writt ad quod damnum beareing
       Date the Nineteenth day of Aprill last past directed to our Sheriffe of S.t Maryes County aforesaid
       whome the truth of the Matter may the better be Knowne he should dilegently Enquire
       if it ware to the damage of us or others if wee Should Grant to the Said Lionel Copley Twenty
       Acres of land on each side of the said river on and neer the place where formerly the same was
       laid out that is to say Tenn Acres One side and Tenn Acres on the Other Side of the Said runn
       of Watter together with liberty to take sell cutt downe and carry away either by land or watter any
       wood or timber fitt for building a Mill other then timber fitt to Splitt into Clapboards upon any
       the lands next adjoyning to the Said Twenty Acres of land lying on Each side of the runn of
       Watter And if it be to the Damage and p.rjuduce of us or other then to what Damage and p.rjuduce
       of us and to what damage and p.rjuduce of others and of whome and in what manner and here and whatt
       Vallue they are by the yeare according to the true vallue thereof Now before any further impeachm.t
       Mad of the said Twenty Acres of land and of whome and in what manner and how of where or
       whome the aforesaid Twenty Acres of land are holden and by what Service and who are there
       p.rsent of the said Twenty Acres and what and Tenem.ts remaine to the p.rsent Possesso.r our
       the said Twenty Acres and if the land remaineing over the said Twenty Acres to the present will suffice to uphold their Manno.r viz.t the sixth part of their Manno.r allotted by the
       Condicons of plantacons for the Demesne as before the Alenacon soe as the County by the Allienacon
       aforesaid in defaalt of the p.rsent more then was nont be not charged or agreived as
       the Inquisicon thereupon openly and distinctly made to us in our Chancery under his seale
       and the seales of of them by whome it should be made without Dalay he should sent

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