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CHRONOLOGY

NB: Those events marked with an asterisk occurred in England; all
others occurred in Maryland.

THE EARLY PROPRIETARY PERIOD.

*1632, June 20,

Charter of Maryland to Cecilius Calvert,


second Baron Baltimore and first proprie-


tary.

*1633, Nov. 13

Instructions, as Governor, to Leonard Calvert,


His Lordship's brother.

*1633, Nov. 20

The Ark and the Dove sail from Cowes,


Isle of Wight.

1634, March 25

Gov. Calvert and the first settlers land in


Maryland.

1634/5, Feb.

First Assembly meets at St. Mary's City.

1637, Nov. 28

John Lewger arrives with a commission,


dated April 15, making Gov. Calvert


Chancellor and Lewger Secretary and Re-


ceiver General.

1637/8, Jan. 24

Secretary Lewger appointed Commissary


General.

1637/8, Jan. 29

Sheriffs appointed for St. Mary's County and

and Feb. 9

the Isle of Kent.

1638/9, March 19

First General Fee Act.

1641/2, March 24

Surveyorship General (of land) separated


from the Secretariat.

1642, Aug. 2

Gov. Calvert's proclamation limiting officers'


fees.

1644, Sept. 6

Secretary Lewger appointed Attorney Gen-


eral.

1647, Sept.

The Council acquires its own Clerk.

1650, April 6

Assembly divided into two Houses.

1651, Aug. 1

Receivership General separated from the


Secretariat.

1652, March 29

Parliamentary Commissioners take over the


government: beginning of the Cromwell-


ian disturbances.


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