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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1687-1689
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Charles absolute Lord & Proprietary of the Province of Maryland & Avalon Lord Baron
of Baltemore &c To or: Trusty and wellbeloved Colln William Colebourne & Capta:
David Browne greeting in or Lord God Everlasting whereas wee have lately by
or: Commission under or: Great Seale of or: Said Province nominated Constatueted
persons in the Said Commission name to be Commissionrs: & Justices for the
keeping or: peace in and for the Court of Sommersett County with full power
and Authoritie to keepe or: County Cort: there att such dayes and times as by the
Lawes in that Case made is provided now Know yee yt: wee reposeing great trust
& Confidence in yor: fidelityes & prudent Circumspecions have assigned you
by virtue of these presents Doe give unto you full power and Authoritie you the
Capta: David Browne having first taken the usuall oath of Commissionr: & Justice
of the peace of or: said County upon the holy Evangelists wch oath wee doe hereby
Impower and authorize you the said Collonell Wm Coulbourne to administer & you
the said Capta: David Browne having received & taken the said oath wee doe hereby
Authorize you to administer the Like oath of Commissionr: & Justice of the peace of y
Darnell said Court to him the said Collo: Wm: Colbourne which being done & performed
per that then you Call & Cause to Come before you the other persons in the Sd: Commission
nominated & appointed to be Commissioners & Justices of the peace of or: said County
they alsoe takeing the same upon the holy Evangelists & you have Soe done
wee will & Comand you that that you doe under or: hands & Seales Certifie us of
yor: whole procedings herein without delay into or: Court of Chancery wheresoever
it Shall then be Together with this writt wittnes or: Seale at or: Citty of St: Maries
the Thirtieth day of September in the Twelfth year of or: Dominion &c Annoq
Domini 1687 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
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Commission for The Peace:
Charles absolute Lord & Proprietary of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of
Baltemore &c To Collo: William Colebourne Capta: David Browne: Capta: John Winder mr:
William Brereton: mr: Robert King: mr: James Dashiell: mr: Roger Wollerd: mr: Thomas
Newbold: mr: James Round: Capta: Stephen Luffe: mr: Edmund Howard: mr: Samuall Hopkins:
mr: Edward Day: mr: Thomas Jones: and mr: William Jones gentl: greeting in or: Lord God
Everlasting Know yee that wee for the great trust and Confidence wee have in your
fidelities Circumspections prudences & wisdomes have Constuted ordeined & appointd
And doe by these presents Constitute ordeyne and appointed you the sd: Collo: Wm: Colebourne
Capta: David Browne: Capta: John Winder: mr: William Brereton: mr: Robert King
mr: James Dashiell: mr: Roger Wollerd: mr: Thomas Newbold: mr: James Round: Capta:
Stephen Luffe mr: Edmund Howard: mr: Samuell Hopkins mr: Edward Day mr: Thomas
Jones and mr: William Jones gentl: Commissioners Jointly & Severally to keepe y Peace
in Somerset County and to keepe and Cause to be kept all Lawes & orders made for the
good and Conservation of the peace and for the quiet rule and Government of the
people in all & every the articles of the Same and to Chastise and punish all persons
offending against the forme of any the said Lawes and orders of our Said Province
or of any of them in Somerset County aforesaid as according to the forme of these
Lawes and orders Shall be fitt to be done wee have also Constituted and ordeyned
you and every five or more of you: of wch: you the Said Collo: William Colbourne Capta:
David Browne: Capta: John Winder: mr: Wm: Brereton: & mr: Robert King unless some
one of our Councell be present are alsoe to be our Commissionrs: to enquire by the oath of good


 
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