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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1667-1687/8
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Cecilius Absolute lord and Propry of the Provinces of Mary-
land & Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c To all persons
to whome theis presents shall come Greeting in our Lord God
Everlasting Know yee that wee Reposeing Speciall confidence

& trust in you Richard Collett of the County of Calvert in or
said Province of Maryland gent Have constituted Ordeyned
& appointed And Do by theis presents constitute Ordeine &
appoynt you sherriffe of Calvert County aforesd And to have
such priviledges & benifitts as any other sherriffe within this
our Province of Maryland now hath or any other sherriffe of
your sd County ever have had held or Enjoyed To have and to
hold the sd Office or Imploymt for one whole yeare to be com-
puted from the day of the date of theis presents And after till
another sherriffe by our Leivtennt Generall shall be lawfully by
Patent Constituted Provided tht you the said Richard Collett,
Doe take the oath & give Security for the well dischargeing of
your Office & trust according to the act of Assembly in that
case provided Given att St Maries vnder our lesser Seale of
our said Province of Maryland this fifteenth day of Aprill in the
five & thirtyeth yeare of our Dominion over our said Province
of Maryland Annoq. Dffi One thousand six hundred sixty seven
Wittnes our Deare Sonn Charles Calvert Esqr our Leivt Generll
& Cheife Governor of our said Province of Maryland These
are to will and Require you tht by the twentyeth day of July
next you cause a list to be taken of all the Tithables within
your County and that in the sd list the name & Surname of

Liber H. H.
p. 279

each tithable person & the howse of his abode be distinctly
sett downe & a Coppy thereof faire written & sent Imediately
downe to the Governor & Councell & another Coppy of the
said list sett vpon the Court house att the next County Court
to remayne there for the whole yeare To the End tht if any
Errors be therein they may be Corrected & the same certified
to the Governour and Councell before the first day of September
next herein faile not as you will answere the Contrary And for
so doing this shall be yor Warrt Given vnder my hand this
fifteenth day of Aprill in the yeare of our lord God 1667
To Richard Collett gent
High Sherriff of
Calvert County.

p. 280

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