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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
Volume 51, Page 295   View pdf image (33K)
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          Chancery Court Proceedings, 1679.   295





    at the head of Chandlers marsh & Running thence north East and Liber C D
    by East one hundred Sixty and five pches to a bounded Red Oake
    Standing in the Woods thence East five hundred perches to a Red
    oake Standing on the north Side of Goose Creek thence Running
    South west and by West from the end of the East line one hundred
    Sixty and five perches untill it Intersects a paralell line drawn from
    the Said Chandlers Land according to the Originall Certificate of
    Survey of the Said Land Called Rotterdam Remaining upon Record
    in our Said Secretarys office, But by Reason John Ocane one of the
    Jurors af.d refused to Set his hand to the Said Inquisition the
    rest of the Jurors because as he Said he was Informed by Symon
    Overzee in his lifetime that the bound Tree of Rotterdam did Stand
    in that branch w.ch is above one third Short of the line of the Said
    “Land shutt in” the face of the Record for Land in our S.d Secre
    tary's office w.ch Says the Said Land is to be Runn East five hund.d
    perches from the Red oake Standing in the woods to which Oake the
    S.d Ocane agreed with the Rest of the Jurors the S.d Inquisition Could
    not be perfected and Returned under your hands and Seals & the
    hands & Seales of those by whom you did Enquire, We therefore
    Command you as otherwise we have Commanded you that by the p. 241
    Oaths of twelve other Good and Lawfull men of the neighbourhood (fol. .294)
    you Cause the Said Edelen and Cap.t Randall Brent or either of
    them to be directed to Begin his or their Survey of the Said Land
    Called Rotterdam at the Bounded Spanish oake Standing in a forke
    at the head of Chandlers marsh and to prosecute his or their Survey
    of the Said Land Called Rotterdam according to the Originall Sur
    vey made by Robert Clarke late Surveyo.r Generall of this our Prov- (fol. 295)
    ince & Remaining upon Record as aforesaid and Contained in our
    Grant of the Said Land to Robert Doyne Gent and the Same So
    Surveyed by yor precept to the Sheriff of Charles County afores.d to
    be directed you Cause to be delivered to the Sd Doyne as being Land
    actually in our Legall possession by Virtue of the office aforesaid,
    And the Same Inquisition So made that you make Return thereof
    to us in our Court of Chancery without delay under your hands and
    Seales and the hands and Seales of those by whom you shall make
    Such Enquiry Together with this writt Wittness &c dated 15.th
    Novr 1679

    Inquisition of John Vennall's Land
      By virtue of a writt of Enquiry out of the high Court of Chancery
    by the Right Hon.ble Charles absolute Lord and Proprietary of the
    Province of Maryland directed to Richard Hill and Thomas Bland
    of the County of Ann Arundell Gent Commanding us that by the
    Oaths of twelve Good and Lawfull men of the County afores.d to
    Inquire what Lands John Vennall of the County afores.d Deceased
    dyed Seized of at the time of his Death and of ffee in the County
    


 
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