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Provincial Court Land Records, 1770-1774
Volume 726, Page 2   View pdf image
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       any Insufficiency or defect in the Words Expressions Clauses or Sentences of this our
       Commission and although every particular matter Strictly requisite be not herein
       Strictly expressed And We do hereby further for a Compensation Salary & Encouragement
       to the said John Moreton Jordan for the Punctual sincere and faithful Performance
       of the Powers and Authorities hereby granted him and in Consideration of the Pains
       Labour and Trouble he shall take in the due Execution thereof Authorize Direct and
       impower him to take receive and retain to and for his own use out of all such monies
       Tobacco or other Effects as shall be received on any of the Accounts afores.d arising
       from our Land Office or from our Manors and other Rents and Fines and all
       other our Property to be Collected by him the Nett Sum of Five Hundred Pounds  
       Lawfull Money of Great Britain as a full recompence for and in Satisfaction and
       Discharge of all Commission Salary and other Fee and reward whatsoever for
       such his care and Pains in the Premises and all Services relating thereto such
       Salary to Commence and be payable from the time he shall Enter on the Execution of
       the said Office Provided always and it is the true Intent and Meaning of these
       Presents that Notwithstanding anything herein before Contained the said John
       Moreton Jordan shall from time to time and at all times Obey Execute and
       Perform such Rules and orders for his Conduct in the Premises as he shall receive
       from us our Lieutenant Gov.r or Board of Officers appointed by our Instructions
       bearing date the Twenty second day of March one Thousand seven hundred and
       Sixty six And we do hereby revoke Annul and make void all former and other
       Commissions Powers and Authorities touching the Premises by us or in our Name
       or under our Authority at any time heretofore granted to any other Person or Persons
       whatsoever and this our Commission and the Powers herein granted are to
       Continue during our Pleasure Given under our hand and Lesser Seal at Arms
       this fourteenth day of August in the Ninth Year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord
       King George the third and in the Nineteenth Year of our Dominion Annoq Domini
       one thousand seven hundred and sixty nine
9 Sides
                         Counter Signed by his Lordships Command            JB            LS
                                                                      Hugh Hamersley
       Recorded May 1770

       To all People to whom these Presents shall come I John Glassford Merchant of
       Glasgow in that part of Great Britain called Scotland send greeting Whereas I the
       said John Glassford at this present time trading to the Province of Maryland
       am at present or hereafter during the course of the Business carried on for me in
       the Province of Maryland aforesaid may be seized in my demesne as of fee of and
       in certain Lands in the said Province or other of the British Dominions in
       North America and whereas certain Mortgages have been or may be taken for
       me and in my Name of certain Lands in the said Province of Maryland
       or other the British Dominions in North America as Securitys for the Payment of
       certain sums of Money or Tobacco due and owing unto me Now know ye that
       I the John Glassford do by these Presents constitute and empower Robert
       Peter of George Town in Frederick County in the said Province of Maryland
       Merchant to Lease or Demise the said Lands or any of them or any part of

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