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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1740-1744
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648 Assembly Proceedings, May 1-June 4, 1744.

Calvert
Paper 295 1/2

we thought fit to Publish & Declare that the Rent of four shills Ster-
ling as usual for Every Hundred Acres of Surplusage land there-
after to be granted should be Reserv'd & Payable, And whereas it
has been Represented to us that Great part of the Best & Richest
Land is now Taken up & that most of what Remains is of less Value
or lies in small Quantitys and Being willing to show our good Ten-
nants all Reasonable favour & Indulgence.
We Hereby Impower you to grant all Surplus Land in Our Prov-
ince, Whereon no Patents of Confirmation have all ready Isued
upon the like Terms Conditions & Reservation of Rent as mentioned
in the Oreginal Grants or Patents for such Land, the Partyes Apply-
ing first Compounding wth our Agent for the Purchase Money In-
terest thereon, & Rent from the date of the Original Grant for such
Surplus Land C: B :
Given at London this 12 day of Augt 1741 in the 27 Year of our
Dominion Anno Domini under our hand & Lesser Seal at Arms.
By his Lordshipps Order
Jno Browning, Secretary.

P. 89

An Instruction to our Trustry & well Beloved Benj: Tasker Esqr
Agent for the Province of Maryland
C. Baltimore
Whereas my Manor on Susquehanah brings in very Small Rents
Occasion'd by the Tennants not having Leases, you are therefore
hereby Authoris'd and Directed wth the Chancellor to make Leases
for that Marier Renewable for Ever, taking care that the Manor is
Surveyed & Layed out Regularly in Proper Devisions
And you are Likewise with the Consent aforesaid to Grant Leases
for all the Reserv'd Lands, on Susquehanah and about Conojohalah
for 99 years under the Yearly Rent of Ten Shill8 sterling for Every
100 Acres or upon Application of any Person to take up land wthin
the said Reserve you are wth the Approbation aforesaid, to Grant
the same under the Yearly Rent of 4 shills Sterl Every 100 Acres
the Person so Applying Paying five pound Sterl p Hundred Acres
Caution money for the same C: B :
Given at London this 12 day of Augt 1741 in the 27 year of our
Dominion Anno Domini under our hand & Lesser Seal at Arms.
By his Lordshpps order C. B.
Jno Browning, Secretary

p. 90

Charles absolute Lord & Proprietary of the Provinces of Mary-
land & Avalon Ld Baron of Baltimore &c.
To Our Right Trusty & well beloved Sam: Ogle Esqr our Lieuten-
ant Governor of our said Province of Maryland & to our Upper
& Lower Houses of Assembly there & all Others in Our Province
of Maryland for the time being Greeting



 
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