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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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238 Assembly Proceedings, April 2 21, 1649.

Liber A

This Bill of Charges being read, It was Ordered thereuppn
as followeth viz :

It is Ordered by the authority of this -psent Assembly that
the Governor shall issue out Writts to the Sheriff of St Maries
County to sumon two Inhabitants out of every hundred to bee
chosen by the hundred to meete together at some time and
place to bee appointed by the Governor in October next and
make Assessment on all the Inhabitants of each hundred of the

charge that shalbe incurred this psent yeare. The Order for

the Leavy passed by all but Mr Greene.

A Letter was read to bee sent to his Lopp and signed by the
whole house psent.

Liber M C
p. 341

A Letter sent to his Lordship from the Assembly held at
Saint Marys in April Anno Dni 1649

Right honble

Great and many have been the miseries calamities and other
Sufferings which your Poor distressed People Inhabitants of
this Province have sustained and undergone here since the
beginning of that Heinous Rebellion first put in Practice by
that Pirate Ingle and afterwards almost for two years continued
by his Complices and Confederates in which time most of your
Lordships Loyal friends here were spoiled of their whole Estate
and sent away as banished persons out of the Province those
few that remained were plundered and deprived in a manner
of all Livelyhood and subsistance only Breathing under that
intollerable Yoke which they were forced to bear under those
Rebells which then assumed the Govt of your Lordships Province
unto themselves ever endeavouring by Oaths and what other
inventions and Practices they might to withdraw the Ears and
Affections of the Inhabitants here from their wonted Obedience
to your Lordship and to assure themselves of the Province so
wrongfully taken and unjustly Possessed by them which our
sufferings we hope your honr apprehends and is sensible and
which tho they were ever Violent even like a Tempest for the
time yet now (thanks be to God all is past and Calm and the
whole Province in perfect Subjection again under your lawful

p. 342

Government and Authority during all which time your Honour
cannot be ignorant what pains and travell your Friends under-
went in aiding your dear Brother for the subduing of those
Rebells and after again in conserving the Prove for your Lord-
ship never sparing labour cost or Estate which they were or
Could be Possessed of until they had accomplished their in-
tended Purpose and desires in regaining it again and setled it
under your Lordships Protection and dominion as for Mrs



 
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