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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
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Liber H. H.

348 Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1657-1 660.
[Arrest of Thurston and Cole.]

Given to the Governor or Secretary or takeing the oath of
fidelity contrary to the tenor of a Proclamacon beareing date
13th of Aprill last, & vpon further consideracon of a presump-
tuous letter written by the Said Thurston to the Governor &
Assembly diswadeing him & them from imposeing the engage-
ment, by the articles of 24th of March last agreed vpon to be
taken for the establishment of Peace & vnity amongst the
inhabitants of this Province, & likewise that all those who pre-
tended to be of theyr church or Judgement did refuse to
subscribe the said engagement notwithstanding the late Act of
Assembly provided in that case, and also that diverse who
before had subscribed the engagement nowe vpon theyr
Joyneing them selues to the said Thurston & Cole did renounce
& disowne the said engagement and all benefitt that by theyr
subscriptions did acrewe to them

Present only The Governor and Secretary

The Councell considering that these contempts of Acts of
Assembly, breach of Articles, & disobedience to Proclamacons
could not but tend to the embroileing of this Province in further
troubles Ordered That a warrant should Jssue for the appre-
hending the said Thurston and Cole to answer theyr misde-
meanours.

Warrant to the Sherriffes to bring Thurston & Cole before
the Councell

Informacon agt Tho:
Thurston & Iosias
Cole & order

Vpon Informacon made that Thomas Thurs-
ton and losias Cole had remained within this
Province aboue one month without notice

p. 26

At a Councell held at Annarundell

the 12th Julij

The Governor
Present The Secretary
MrNathaniell Vtie

The Councell toke into debate the settlement of the Court
for the County of Ann arundell & the defects in the former
Commission. And Ordered That William Burges Thomas

Order
Commissioners for
Annarundell County.

Meares Robert Burle Thomas Todde Roger
Grosse Thomas Howell Richard Wells, Richard
Ewen John Brewer Anthony Salway & Richard

Woolman Gent should be Comrs for the said County & that
they should by the Sherriffe be summoned to appeare on 22th
Instant at the house of Mr Edward LLoyd to take the oath
of Commissioners & Justices of the Peace; and that the 23th
Jnstant should be the first court day.

Warrant issued vpon this Order to John Norwood Sherriffe
to summon the said Persons & give notice of the Court.


 

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