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442 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1748/9.

Lib. C. B.
P. 358

Possest under My Lord Baltimore and ever was since the first
taking up as also the above Two hundred acres taken up by
John Hance Steelman was Possest under Maryland by the
said John and afterwards by William Brown then by William
Jones and by none in Pensilvania till bought by Joseph
England which is about Twenty four years ago or thereabouts
the above Deponant being one of the People called Quakers
on his Solemn affirmation Saith that the above Particulars is
the whole truth to the best of his knowledge; Taken before
me one of his Lordships Justices of the Peace for said County
this Twenty Second day of November 1748
Nathan Baker

Samuel Dawson on his Oath Saith that he Remembers all
the within Particulars Except what Relates to John Hance
Steelman which he does not Remember as he imagins because
of his non age Sworn before me one of his Lordships Justices
of the Peace for Cecil County this 22d day of October 1748
Nathan Baker.

Samuel Dawson aged about forty four years and have ever
since Lived near to the Plantation where Mary Mcfadien
now Lives and Remembers that about thirty years ago a
Dutchman Settled that said Place and made some small
Improvement after which he Sold the said Premisses to
Thomas Hamton who Sold it to Joseph Hallawday who as it
is said Sold it to Henry Baker who for Several years Rented
it to Mary Mcfadien and the said land ever has been deemed
and Possest in Maryland and is so to this day Tho' of Late

has been Claimed by Joacph England by a Pensilvania Right

Tho' by what Reason I know not The above Particulars
Sworn to by the said Samuel Dawson before me one of his
Lordships Justices of the Peace for said County October
22d 1748.
Nathan Baker

p. 359

The following Letter to the Governor of Pensilvania being
read is approved of, and the Board desire his Excellency will
be pleased to transmit Copies of the aforegoing Depositions
with the said Letter

Annapolis 10th february 1748.
Sir
As the Inclosed Papers relate to the Peace of both Prov-
inces, I am persuaded you would desire to have the Earliest
Notice of what might Interrupt it.



 
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