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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
Volume 13, Page 112   View pdf image (33K)
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112 Assembly Proceedings, April 1-26, 1684.

Lib. W. H.

Conveniency of Trade: for satisfaction Thereffore of the
Desires of the Good people of this province
Be it Enacted: by the Right Honble the Lord Propry by and
with the Advice and Consent of the vpper & Lower houses of
this prsent Generall Assembly and the Authority thereof That
the Townes ports & places hereafter Mentioned be Added to
the fformer Townes ports And places in the said Recited Act
Named to bee ports And places Equally with the said other
Towns ports And places in the said Act Mentioned where all
Shipps And Vessells Trading into this province shall vnloade
& put on shoare & sell barter & Traffique Away all Goods
Wares and Commodities That shall be imported into this
And likewise where all Tobaccoes Goods Wares & Mer-
chandizes of the Growth production and Manufacture of this
province Intended to be sold here or Transported out of this
province shall be for tht end & intent brought to the said
ports and places (That is to say) In the County of St Maries:
Att Brittons neck between Britton bay and St Clements bay
and at westwood on the land of Mr Thomas Gerard Att the
head of wickacomaca River in St Maries County Aforesd And

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in the County of Ann Arundle Att West River Vpon the land
of John Hillen deaceased and the land Therevnto adjacent
And in the County of Colvert att Colvert Towne in Bade
Creeke And Att pigg Pointe vpon Mount Colverte mannor in
Patuxent River And in Charles County Att the head of Porta-
bacco Creeke neare the Church There And att the Mouth of
Nanjemy Creek Att or neare. Lewisses Neck. And in Baltemore
County att Middle River on the land of Cornwallis or Leakins
or both att the discretion of the Comissioners for the same
County in the said Act named And in Summersett County att
or neare Tipquin on the south side of Nanticoke River and at
Sume Convenient place Between the Going into Selbyes bay
& Cornelius Jones his land in Assateague bay on the Seabord
side at the Discretion of the Comissioners for the said County
in the said Act Named, And in Dorchester County Att Daniell
Joansis plantation on the south side of Great Choptancke:
And in Caecill County Att the plantation Called John West in
sassafrix River. And whereas the Towne Appointed by the
said Act for the said County of Colvert to bee Att John
Bowlings land in purtuxent River Aforesaid is Adjudged to
be inconvenient for the Inhabitants there And that Coxes
Creek in the sd River of purtuxent is A better and more Com-
modious place for Trade And Shipping and nothing having
hitherto been Acted or done pursuiant to the said Act
Towards the laying out the said Towne att John Bowlings

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
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