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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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By the Lift &c: of Mary-Land
Proclamcon

Whereas the manner of summoning Assemblies wthin this Pro-
vince is wholly left to the Ld Proprs discretion, These are ther-
fore in his Lps. name & according to his direction to will &
requyre yow wthout delay to giue Notice to all the ffreemen of
St Maries County th! they are to appeare psonally att St Maries
the 2d day of Aprill next or ells by their proxies or Delegates,
soe as noe one ffreeman soe appearing haue aboue 2 proxies,
besides his owne voyce, Or that forthwth after such notice, the
ffreemen of every hundd wthin the sd County make choyce of
Burgesses wthin every such hundd in manner following, Viz.
That all the ffreemen of St Clemts hund? or the maior part of
them, make choyce of one of the ffreemen of the sd hundd for
their Burgesse. That all the ffreemen of Newtowne hundd or
the maior part of them choose 2 or 3 of the ffreemen of tht
hundd for their Burgesses. That all the freemen of St Georges
hundd or the maior part of them choose one or two of the ffree-
men of tht hundd for their Burgesse or Burgesses. That all the
ffreemen of St Maries, hundd or the maior part of them choose
one of the ffreemen of tht hundd for their Burgesse. That all
the ffreemen of St Inigos hundd or the maior part of them
choose one or two of the ffreemen of tht hundd for their Bur-
gesse or Burgesses. And tht all the ffreemen of St Michaells
hundd or the maior part of them make choyce of one or two of
the ffreemen of tht hundd for their Burgesse or Burgesses, who
are to assemble themselves at the time and place aforesd to aduise
& consult wth the rest of the Assembly then & there to meete
about the weighty affayres, and for the publique Good of this
province. Provided tht the ffreemen of euery of the sd hundd
or the maior part of them respectiuely doe agree together, in
one of the two wayes of Assembling themselves last mentioned.
Or otherwise they are all of them hereby requyred to appeare
prsonally (& not by their Proxies, or Delegates, or Burgesses)
att the time & place, & for the purpose before expressed.
Whereof yow are to give them p ticular notice, And herein
yow are not to fayle at yore perill, As allso to make returne
hereof att the time & place afores? Gyuen att St Maries this
24th Day of January Ano Dm 16490
Willm Stone.

Liber A
p. 362



 
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