Maryland State Archives
Special Collections
(Papenfuse Research Collection)
United Kingom, Public Record Office, Privy Seal Office, 5/6
June 1632
MSA SC 5330-1-19

Original Charter language regarding the bounds of Maryland with
special reference to the ownership of the whole of the Potomac River.

Transcript of underlined text:
" the first meridian of the first spring of the river Patomomack and from thence turning
toward southwards to the furthest shore of the said river & following the west & south side
of said river into a place called Quinquack near the mouth of the said river..."

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