be paid for the same, respectively in case of any future |
" Given under our hand and lesser seal at arms, this eighth
day of November, in the sixteenth year of our
dominion of the said province, and in the year of our Lord
one thousand seven hundred and sixty-six.
" Countersigned by his lordship's command,
HUGH HAMERSLEYE, Secretary."
LIBER W. S. No. 12, fol. 54.
" Annapolis, the 28th of February, 1767.
" In all patents for land that shall be surveyed by virtue
of warrants issued after this date, you are to insert a clause
of re-entry in case the payment of the quit rent shall at
any time be delayed more than thirty days after it becomes
" You are not till further instructions from the right
honourable the lord proprietary or his lieutenant governor, to
grant any warrant for land, lying between the line that was
in the year one thousand seven hundred and thirty-nine
begun by order of the late lord proprietary and the proprietors
of Pennsylvania, and then or afterwards run through
Cecil, Baltimore and Frederick counties, and the line which
hath been in the years one thousand seven hundred and
sixty-five, and one thousand seven hundred and sixty-six,
actually described by a visit through the said counties, and which
last line is for the future to be the boundary between
Pennsylvania and this province.
I am, with all due regard,
Your very humble servant,
" To the hon'ble Benedict Calvert
and George Steuart, Esqrs.
judges of the land office."
LIBER W. S. No. 10, fol. 16.
The following instructions from Horatio Sharpe, Esq.
governor of Maryland, to the judges of the land office, was
ordered to be entered upon record.
" Whereas I have been informed, that a certain James
Barrance hath obtained an escheat warrant to affect a tract
of land, called The Resurvey or Plunk's Doubt, lying in Frederick