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Provincial Court Land Records, 1770-1774
Volume 726, Page 1   View pdf image
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       Maryland fs                        F Baltimore
          Frederick Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Maryland & Avalon
       Lord Baron of Baltimore in the Kingdom of Ireland To our Trusty & well Beloved
       Brother Robert Eden Esq.r Lieutenant Governor of our said Province and all others
       to whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know ye that we reposing especial
       Trust and Confidence in the Capacity care Prudence and Fidelity of John Moreton
       Jordan now residing in Queen Square in the County of Middle Sex Esq.r but shor??
       upon his departure for our said Province of Maryland Have made Constituted
       Ordained Authorized and Appointed and by these Presents Do make Constitute
       ordain Authorize and Appoint him the said John Moreton Jordan to be our Chief
       Agent Escheator and Receiver General of all our Rents Arrears of Rents Fines
       Forfeitures Tobacco or Money for Land Warrants Ferrys Waifs Strays & Deodands
       of all Dutys arising from or growing due upon Exportation of Tobacco or Tonnage
       of Ships and all other Monies Tobacco or other Effects in any manner or ways
       now due or hereafter to grow due whether by Protested Bills of Exchange or
       otherwise to us within our said Province hereby granting to the said John Morton
       Jordan full Power and Authority to sell and dispose of all Lands Tenements and
       Hereditaments to us now Escheated or Forfeited to such Person or Persons as
       shall Agree and pay for them such reasonable rates in Money as shall be Agreed
       for with the Consent and Approbation of our Lieutenant Governor and Board
       of Officers for the time being Also to inspect into Order Manage and Account
       all and every other Branch and Branches of our Revenues within our said Province
       whether the same be or grow due by particular Contract Condition or Plantations Act
       or Acts of Assembly or by Virtue of our Royalties Rights priviledges & Prerogatives
       within our said Province And for the better and more effectual Execution of the
       said Powers and Authoritys hereby granted We do further Authorize him the said
       John Moreton Jordan shall think fit And the said Naval Officers are hereby
       required to obey him accordingly Hereby ordering and requiring him the said John
       Moreton Jordan to remit unto us for our proper use by the first and safest Opportunity
       all such Monies Effects or Bills of Exchange as shall arise grow due or be received
       by or from our said Naval Officers or any other Persons on all or any of the aforesaid
       Branches of our Revenues And upon Receit of any Money Bills of Exchange or
       other Effects Sufficient Discharges and Acquittances to give and Sign to the Person
       or persons concerned or owing such Money Effects and Bills of Exchange and Generally to
       Act do perform fulfill and Accomplish according to the Instructions which have
       been or may be given him by us our said Board of Officers all and every other
       Acts and things requisite and Necessary for the due Execution and Authorities hereby given
       or granted him or intended to be given and granted to him And we do hereby
       Ratify Confirm and hold for good Effectual and Valid whatsoever the said John
       Moreton Jordan shall Lawfully do or Cause to be done in the Premises Notwithstanding
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