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    " Underneath the petition was writt, (viz.)

    " Lett mandamus issue forth according to the request of
the petitioner."

    LIBER C. B.lands, fol. 1.

" February 9th, 1679.

    " Ordered, that mandamus issue to the sherrif of Kent
county, commanding him by the oathes of twelve honest and
lawful men of the neighbourhood, to enquire into what lands
and tenements Edward Sparkes dyed seized of, and to make
returne thereof into the chancery court of records with all
convenient speed.

            " Signed, per order (of the lord prop'ry and council)

                                                                J. L. clk. consil,"

To the honb'le Willm. Calvert, Esqr.
    principal secretary of Maryland, or
    his chief clk.

    LIBER C. B. lands, fol. 3.

" To the right honourable the lord proprietary, &c.

    " The humble petition of Peter Burges, of Calvert
county, sheweth, That whereas Valentine Huddlestone late of
Calvert county, had granted to him under the great seale of this
province, bearing date the 30th day of August, 1667, a parcel
of land called Lambeth, lying in Calvert county, containing
one hundred forty and three acres as appears upon record, and
for that your petitioner is informed that the said parcel of
land is escheatable to your lordship either for want of heyre
of the said Huddlestone or for non-payment of the annual rent
for the same.

    " Your petitioner humbly prays your lordship's writ of
mandamus to Mr. Roger Brooke and John Craycroft to
enquire of and in the premises, and if it shall appeare that the
same be escheated to your lordship, that your petitioner may
have the preemption thereof."

    " Whereupon mandamus is granted and an order to the
secretary directed for that purpose, viz.

    " February 14, 1679.By the lord proprietary and council.

    " Ordered, that mandamus issue forth of the chancery
court of records to Roger Brooke and John Craycroft of
Calvert county, gentlemen, to enquire into the lands of
Valentine Huddlestone late of the same county, and to return their
proceedings under their hands and seales into our said court
of chancery with all expedition. Signed per order,

                                " J. L. Clk. Council."

    " To the hon'ble Wm. Calvert, Esq. secretary,
        or to his chiefe clerk

    LIBER C. B. No. 1. fol. 6.

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