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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
Volume 3, Page 391   View pdf image (33K)
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[Commission to Governor Philip Calvert.]

Csecilius Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Provinces of
Maryland and Avalon Lord Barron of Baltemore &c To all the
Jnhabitants and people in Maryland And to all others whome
theis presents shall come &c any way concerne Greeting
Whereas Josias Fendall late Constituted by vs our Leivetennt
of Maryland hath contrary to his oathe and truste deserted his
said office & Surrendred his Comon from vs for the same to a
pretended Assembly there and taken it from them, and other-
wayes raysed mutiny and Sedicon agt our Governmt and Juris-
diccon there Knowe yee That wee have revoked and Determined
and by theis presents Doe Declare That wee Doe hereby
revoke and absolutely determine all former Comons granted
vnto the said Josias Fendall concerning the Governnt of the
said Province as alsoe all formr Comons to any other person or
persons to be of our Councell there And haue thought fitt to
Constitute nominate and appoynte And Doe hereby constitute
nominate and appoynte our Deare Brother Philip Calvert Esqr
our Leivetennt and cheife Governor vnder vs of our said
Province To haue and to hould the same during our pleasure
in as ample manner to all intents and pourposes as was formerly
Granted by vs vnto Captaine William Stone or the said Josias
Fendall And wee doe hereby further authorize our said Brother
to nominate Constitute and appoynte from time to tyme such
and soe many to be of our Councell of our said Province as he
shall thinke fitt, and to have the like and as ample authority
priviledges and advantages as those of our councell formly had
there till Wee Declare our pleasure to the Contrary And wee
Doe further hereby authorize our said brother to appoynte such
person or persons for whome he will be responsible as he shall
thinke fitt to be our Secretary and Receiver Generall there for
the prsent till our pleasure be further knowne therein and to
Cause all Rents arreares of Rents and all other dues belonging
to vs in our said Province to be for our vse Demanded leavyed
and payd to our said Receiver soe to be nominated and
appoynted by our said Brother and to be afterwards disposed
off according to such Instruccons, or Direccons as wee haue or
shall give to him our said Brother for that purpose Given vnder
our hand and Greater Seale at Armes the foure and twentyth
Day of June in the nyne and twentyth yeare of our Dominion

Liber H. H.
p. 74

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