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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
Volume 54, Page 355   View pdf image (33K)
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      Talbot County Court Proceedings, 1662-1674.


  precepts prosses and Indictments to yot Court and Jurisdiction Be- Liber BB
  longing that the same may be Inspected and by due Course deter- No.2
  mined Giuen at our Citty of St Maryes the seaventeenth day of
  Decembt In the Nine and thirtieth yeare of our dominio Ouer the said [p.s]
  Province of Maryland Annoq Domini One Thousand Six hundred
  and Seaventy Wittness Our deare sonn Charles Calvertt Escp our
  Lieut and Cheife Gouernor of Province of Maryland:
                                   Charles Calvert

    Caecilius Absolute Lord and Propriatary of the Prouince of Mary
  land & Avalon Lord Barron of Baltemore &c: To our trusty and
  welbeloued Richard Woleman and William Coursey Greetinge
  Whereas wee haue lately by our Commission Beareing date with
  these presents under our Greate Seale of our Prouince of Maryland
  nominated Constituted and Appointed you the said Richard Wole
  man and William Coursey & the Severall the persons in the said
  Commission nominated to be Comissons and Justices for the keep
  ing our Peace in & for our County of Talbot with full Power and
  Authoritie to keepe our County Court there at such days & times as
  by the Lawe in that Case made is Provided Nowe knowe yee that
  Wee Reposing greate trust and Confidenc in yot fidilityes & Provi
  dent Cercomspection haue Assigned you And by vertue of these
  presents doe giue unto you full Power and Authority (you the said
  William Coursey haueing first taken the usoll oath of Comisscon &
  Justice of the Peace of our said County uppon the holy Evangelists)
  which oath we doe Impower and Authorize you the said Richard
  Woleman duly to Administor and you the Said William haueing
  Ret: And taken the said Oath Wee doe hereby Authorize you to
  Administor the like Oath of Comisscon and Justice of the Peace
  of our said County to him the said Richard which Being done &
  performed that then you Call & Cause to Come before you the other
  persons in the said Comisscon Nominated and Appointed Comisscons
  & Justices of the Peace of our said County they Allsoe takeing the
  same uppon the holy Evangelists the tenner of wch oath wee here send
  you & when you haue soe done Wee doe will & Comaind you that
  you doe under yor hands & scales Certiefy us of yot whole pseedings
  herein without delay into Our Court of Chancery wheresoeu it shalbe
  togather with the writt Wittnes our selfe at st Marys 17th Day
  of Decembr in the xxxixth yeare of our dominion ouer our sd Prov
  ince of Maryland Annoq Domi 1670 Philipe Calvert Chancr

       The Oath of Comissc And Justice of the Peace [p.4]
    You shall sweare that as Comissco˝ in Talbot County In all Arti
  cles in his Lordpps Comisscon to you derected you shall doe equall
  right to the poore as to the Rich to the best of yor Cuning witt and
  Power and Aifter the precidents & Customs of this Province & Acts
  of Assembly thereof made And that you hould yor Courtts as you are

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Proceedings of the County Courts of Kent (1648-1676), Talbot (1662-1674), and Somerset (1665-1668)
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