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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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At an Assembly begun and held at the City of
St Maries on the isth Day of May in the first
Year of the Dominion of Charles &t Annoq
Domini 1676.

On which Day Appeared to the Upper house of Assembly
The Right Honourable Charles Absolute Lord and Proprie-
tary of the Province of Maryland &t
And Likewise by Virtue of his said Lordships Speciall Writts
to them Severally and respectively Directed there did Appear.
The Honourable Philip Calvert Esqr Chancellor
Col William Calvert Principal Secretary
Col Iesse Wharton Thomas Taylor Esqr
Baker Brooks Esqr Surveyor General.

The Tenour of which Special Writts aforesaid is as follow-
eth Vizt

Charles Baltimore

Charles Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Provinces of
Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore &t To Our
Trusty and Welbeloved Our Dear Uncle Philip Calvert Esqr
Chancellor of Our said Province Greeting Whereas for Several
Weighty and Urgent Occasions and Affairs Relating to Our-
self and to the State and Defence of Our said Province of
Maryland We have Determined and Ordained a Certain Gen-
eral Assembly of Ours to be holden at Our City of St Maries
within Our said Province on the 15th Day of May next there
to Treat with Our Councillors and the most Considerable Per-
sons of Our said Province We do Will and Command you
upon the faith which You Owe unto Us, that the Difficulties of
Our said Affaires and the Imminent Dangers Considered all
Excuses whatsoever Set aside You be Personally present at
the Day and Place aforesaid with Us Our Councillors and the
aforesaid Other Persons of Our said Province to Treat, and to
afford Us Your Company and Council in Relation to the afore-
said Affairs, And this as You love & Esteeme us Our Honour
and the Safety and Defence of Our said Province you are no
ways to omitt Witness Ourself at the City of St Maries the
thirteenth Day of May in the first Year of Our Dominion
over Our said Province of Maryland Annoq Dom 1676

U. H.
Journal
1659-98
p. 256



 
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