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Provincial Court Land Records, 1709-1719
Volume 720, Page 259   View pdf image
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       both y.e said Peter Massey and y.e said Sarah Acknowledge
       y.e Land & p.rmises to be y.e Right of y.e within named Richard
       Thatcher his heirs and Assignes forever being Acknowledged
       before us the subscribers Two of her Maj.tys Justices of Cecill County
       in y.e province of Maryland
                                                                         Tho.s Frisby  Jn.o Ward
          Recorded July y.e 1714

                   Anne by the grace of God of Great Brittaine France
       and Ireland Queen defender of the faith &c To our trusty and welbeloved
       John Hart Esq.r Greeting Know Yee that we reposeing especiall
       trust and confidence in the prudence courage and Loyalty of you
       the Said John Hart of our especiall grace certaine knowledge
       and meer motion Have thought fitt to constitute and appoint
       and by these presents do constitute and appoint you the said John
       Hart to be our Cap.t Generall and Governour in Chief in and
       over our province and territories of Maryland in America
       And we do hereby require and Command you to do and execute
       all things in due manner that shall belong unto your said Comand
       and the trust we have reposed in you according to the severall
       powers and directions granted or appointed you by this Present
       Commission and the Instructions and authorities herewith given
       you or by such further powers Instructions and authorities
       as shall at any time hereafter be granted or appointed you
       under our Signet and signe Manual or by our order in our
       Privy Councill and according to such reasonable Laws and
       Statutes as are now in force or hereafter shall be made and
       agreed upon by you with the advice and Consent of our
       Councill and the assembly of our said province under your
       Government in such manner and forme as is hereafter
       Expressed And our will and pleasure is that you the said
       John Hart after the publication of these our Letters patents
       do in the first place take the oaths appointed by act of
       Parliament to be taken instead of the oaths of Allegiance and

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