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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1766-1768
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APPENDIX


I

PETITION FROM SUNDRY INHABITANTS OF ST.
PAUL'S PARISH, BALTIMORE COUNTY, FOR
LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY TO HIRE AN
ORGANIST, CIRCA 1760-1761

[THIS UNDATED PETITION FROM SUNDRY INHABITANTS
OF ST. PAUL'S PARISH, BALTIMORE COUNTY, SOUGHT
LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE A TAX OF 8 POUNDS
OF TOBACCO ON THE TAXABLE INHABITANTS OF THE
PARISH TO HIRE AN ORGANIST TO PLAY "THE VERY GOOD
ORGAN" AT ST. PAUL'S CHURCH. ALTHOUGH ADDRESSED
TO GOVERNOR SHARPE AND BOTH HOUSES OF THE AS-
SEMBLY, IT APPARENTLY WAS NEVER PRESENTED IN
EITHER HOUSE. FROM AN ANALYSIS OF THE SIGNERS IT IS
POSSIBLE TO DATE IT 1760-1761. SEE PAGE CVI FOR A DIS-
CUSSION OF THE MATTER.]


To His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r Governor and Com-
mander In Chief in and over the Province of Maryland and To the
Honourable The Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly.
The Petition of sundry the Inhabitants of St Pauls Parrish
in Baltimore County in Behalf of Themselves and others Humbly
sheweth

That having a very good Organ in their church and the Annual
Assessment being seldom sufficient for the other Parochial charges
they desire An act may pass for the Levying a sum not exceeding
three Pounds of Tobacco P.r Poll Yearly for Hiring an Organist
to Play the same.

And your Petitioners as in Duty bound shall Ever Pray

MSS
Archives of
Maryland
Black Book
No. 10
Letter 54
Hall of
Records

Tho.s Chase

Jonathan Hanson

N. Ruxton Gay

William Carter

John Moale

John m Clure

W.m Rogers

W.m Mackubin

J Ridgely

Elisha Hall

And.w Buchanan

Job Reddin

Mayb.y Helms Jr.

David Gorsuch

R.d Moale

Valentine Larsch

William Sanders

Alexr Stewart

Mbryy Helms

James Gary

William Lock

Jn.o Carnan



 
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