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Kilty's Land-Holder's Assistant, and Land-Office Guide
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30 LAND-HOLDER'S ASSISTANT.

in England, the 8th day of August 1636, and are here
inserted at large.

    " Whereas the Adventurers to plant that our Province of
Maryland have made suit unto us that we would be pleased
to grant unto them under our Great Seal of our said Province
such proportions and quantities of land there upon such
considerations and agreements as we have heretofore
propounded and promised to Grant the same unto all such
adventurers forasmuch as we are bound in honour really to
perform the same in all points, These are therefore to will
and authorize you that presently upon receipt hereof you
make or cause to be made under Our Great Seal of that our
said Province unto every first Adventurer for every five
men aged between sixteen and fifty years which such
Adventurer did bring into our said Province to inhabitt and plant
there in the year of our Lord 1633 and unto his heires
forever, a grant of two thousand acres of Land of English
measure for the yearly rent of 400 lb. of good wheat and to
every Adventurer which in that year did bring a less number
than five men into that our said Province of the ages
aforesaid to inhabitt and plant there and unto his heires forever a
grant of one hundred acres of Land of like measure for
himself and one hundred acres more for his wife (if he
brought any) and for and in respect to every servant, and
fifty acres for every child under the age of sixteen years for the
rent of 10 lb. of wheat yearly for every fifty acres and
every other adventurer which hath adventured to transport men
into our said Province of the age aforesaid in the years of
our Lord 1634 and 1635 for every ten men which such
Adventurer did bring into our said Province in either of the
said years and to his heires forever a grant of two
thousand acres of Land of the like measure for the yearly rent
of 600 lb. weight of good wheat and to every other
adventurer which in either of the said years did bring a less
numher than ten men as aforesaid and to his heires forever a
grant of one hundred acres of land (of like measure) for
himself and one hundred acres for his wife (if he brought
any) and for and in respect of every such servant one
hundred acres and for every child under the age of sixteen years
fifty acres for the yearly rent of 10 lb. weight of wheat for
every fifty acres and to every other adventurer which hath
adventured to plant and transport any men into our said
Province, since the year of our Lord 1635 or which at any
time hereafter shall transport any men of the age aforesaid
to inhabitt and plant there untill some other or further
conditions of plantation shall by us be propounded and published





 
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