to his Lordship's Receiver General there the better to inform|
him what rents are due to his Lordship.
4. Item. That he reserve for his Lordship all such places
as he shall find to be convenient for the building of fortifications
and fortresses for the defence of the country.
5. Item.That he take special care that there be not surveyed
for any adventuror or planter above fifteen pole by the sides
of any creek or rivers of the said Province for every fifty
acres due to any such planter or adventuror by his Lordship's
Conditions of Plantation's or other Warrant and so respectively
of greater proportions without special and express directions
from his Lordship to the contrary and the rest to be laid
forth up into the inland correspondent to that which each one
hath respectively on the water side according to the proportion
aforesaid that so conveniency of access to the water side
be preserved to every planter upon each of their respective
plantations for the better transportation of their goods.
6. Item. That the surveyor general take care that according
to his Lordship's former Instructions divers Mannors
in the most convenient places of the said Province that is to
say two Mannors at least in each county of the said Province
from time to time (as occasion shall require) be laid out
for the particular use of his Lordship and his heirs and
erected into Mannors every of which Mannors are to contain
six thousand acres of land a piece at least and the one sixth
part thereof lying all together in some one convenient place
of every such Mannor respectively is to be reserved for his
Lordship's demesne and the rest to be disposed of as his Lordship
or his son and heir Charles Calvert Esq. shall from time
to time appoint.
7. Item. That he take care that he do not survey or cause
to be surveyed to or for any person or persons whatsoever any
lands of in or belonging to his Lordship's Mannor of West St.
Marys nor of any other Mannors or lands set out for his
Lordship's use within the said Province without a special Warrant
from his Lordship or his son and heir Charles Calvert
Esq. and their hands and seals at arms respectively.
8. Item. That he take care that he do not survey or cause
to be surveyed for any person or persons any Mannors or
lands formerly granted by his Lordship to any person or persons
and which is or shall from time to time become afterwards
escheated again or forfeited to his Lordship by any ways or
means whatsoever unless his Lordship by especial Warrant under
his hand and seal at arms give order for the granting
of such respective Mannors or lands to such person or persons
for whom he the said surveyor shall survey the same.
Given under his Lordship's hand and lesser seal at arms the
Source: John Kilty. Land Holder's Assistant and Land Office Guide.
Baltimore: G. Dobbin & Murphy, 1808. MSA L 25529.