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Chancery Court, Chancery Record, 1671-1712
Volume 748, Page 1   View pdf image
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       The Register in Chancery of Maryland  Beginin the
                Day of September in the Fortieth Yeare of the Dominion of Cxc
                      Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the said Province Annoque Domini one
                         Thousand Six hundred Seaventy one  Que

                 S.r William Talbot Barronet Secretary
                                                  Robert Ridgely Reg.r

           Cæcilius Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland
       and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c  To all on Officers and Inhabitants
       of our said Province of Maryland Had to all others whome these p.rsents may
       Concerne  Sendeth Greeting in our Lord God Everlasting Know
       we that Whereas by our Letters Pattens under our Greate Seale bearing
       Date the third Day of November in the Seaven and Thirteeth Yeare of our Dominion
       Annoque Domini One Thousand Six hundred Sixty and Seaven wee
       Did Graunt to our well Beloved Inhabitants w.thin the Citty called or Knowne
       by the name of Saint Maries Citty in the County of Saint Maries in the said
       Province of Maryland and the Circuits Precincts and Priviledges Prices of the
       Said Citty not Exceeding the Space of one Eighth mile Square that they
       the Said Inhabitants w.thin the Said Citty Circuits and Precincts aforesd shall be
       an Incorporated Citty of one Major one Person Learned in the law by the name
       of a Recorder and Six Aldermen and Tenn persons as Common Councill in
       Inhabiting w.thin the Said Citty For Evermore and that the sd Major Recorder
       Aldermen and Comon Councillmen shall bee a body Incorporated and one Community
       for Ever in Right and name and Shall bee by the name of Major
       Recorder Aldermen and Common Councill of the Citty of Saint Maries [illegible]
       Able and Capeable At Law to be Sued and to Sue and to Set Execute and Do
       as a body Incorporate and to have Succession for Ever and to that End to
       have a Comon Seale  And that Philip Calvert Esquire one of the Inhabitants
       of the Said Citty Shall for the Present bee and bee named Major of the sd
       Citty for the Ensueing Yeare and John Morecroft Recorder of the Same
       and William Calvert Esquire, Jerome White Esquire,  Daniell Jenifer
       Garret Vansweringen, Marke Cordea, and Thomas Gosden Inhabitants
       Alsoe of the said Citty shall bee Aldermen Thereof as long as They Shall
       well behave Themselves therein haveing first taken the oath of

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