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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1636-1667
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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1661-1675. 553


By the Leiutennt Generall & Cheife Justice
of the Prouince of Maryland the 2 7th day of
July Anno Domini 1666

I doe hereby apoint Robert Slye John Lawson William

Liber H. H.
p. 267

locus
Sigilli

Bretton Thomas Dent & william Boreman gent to be
Justices of the peace in and for the Countyof St Maries And

Charles Caluert

to doe & execute all such things as are belong-
ing to any Justice of the peace wthin this prouince,

The said persons first taking the Oath of fidelity to the Rigt
Honble Caecilius Lord Proprietary of this prouince and the Oath
of a Justice of the peace, Which Oaths I doe apoint the said
wm Bretton to Administer to the said Robert Slye John Lawson
Thomas Dent & william Boreman and after they haue taken
the said Oaths then they or either of them to Administer the
like Oaths to the said wm Bretton for which this Shall be a
Sufficient Warrant to them and euery of them, Giuen undr my
hand and Seale the day and yeare first aboue written

The Oath of a Justice of peace

I doe sweare that I will well and truly execute the Office of
a Justice of the peace wthin the County of Se Marys according
to my best skill and knowledge so help me God

August the 22th 1666 and in the
35th yeare of his lordps Dominion

Commission then issued and Granted to Capt Willm Thorne
to be Capt (under Charles Caluert Esqr Capt Generall) of all
the forces: on the Easterne Shore of this prouince from Wicco-
comoco that Joynes uppon Mannij to the north point of Poca-
moke on the said Easterne Shore

Mutatis mutandis ut est in fo: 23
To Capt william Euans

[Erection of Somerset County.]

Caecilius Absolute lord & Propry of the pvinces of Maryland p. 268
& Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c To Stephen Horsey,
Wm Stevens, Wm Thorne, James Jones John Winder Henry
Boston George Johnson & John White gent. Greetg know ye
that wee for the ease & benifitt of the people of this or pvince
& for the Speedy & more exact Admncon of Justice have erected
& doe by theis pnts erect all tht Tract of land wthin this our
province of Maryland bounded on the South with a line drawne


 

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