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Chancery Court, Chancery Record, 1671-1712
Volume 748, Page 600   View pdf image
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Councillmen of the said Citty for the time being and their successors for ever and

alsoe all Freeholders of the said Citty that is to say all persons owneing a whole

Lott of land with a house built thereon according to Law and all persons

actually Resideing and Inhabitting in the said City haveing a visable

Estate of the value of twenty pounds ster att the least and likewise

all persons that hereafter shall serve five years to any Trade wthin

this Citty and shall after the expiracon of their time be actually house-

keepers and Inhabitants in the same to send two Citizens and Delegates

to every of our assembly or assemblys hereafter to be held or att any time [or?]

times hereafter to be called to be held for this our said Province of

Maryland to be Ellected and Chosen out of the Inhabittants actually

being and Resideing within the said Citty haveing a ffreehold or visable

Estate of the value of twenty pounds ster therein by the said Mayor

Recorder Aldermen Common Councillmen Freeholders and Freemen

as aforesaid or the major parte of them being then present by virtue

of our Writt or writts of action to be sent to them for that purpose which

said writt or writts wee doe hereby grant shall be issued out and

sent to the said Mayor Recorder and Aldermen when and soe often

as occasion shall require Provided that all such Elector or voters

as aforesaid Doe take an oath to be true to the Interest of the said City

before they be admitted to such vote and Provided alsoe and

at all times after the end of the next Generall Assembley to be held

for this Province noe Freeman as aforesaid not being a ffreeholder as

aforesaid shall have the libertie of such vote as aforesaid until

free three months after such his freedom obtained and when hereafter

there shall happen any Generall Assembly to be held according as

writs shall be sent to the S^rall and Respective Counties for Electing

Deputies or Delegates for their severall and Respective Counties in this

our Province of Maryland wee further grant that the said Citizens and

Delegates by them soe as aforesaid Elected and sent shall have full and

free votes and voices in all and every of our Generall Assemblys touching

or Concerning all matters or things there to be Discoursed and handled

as other the Deputies or Delegates of the s^rall and Respective Countys

formerly have had now have or hereafter shall have and further

wee grant and give Lycence to the Mayor Recorder Alderman and

Common Councill of the said City for the time being and their successors




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