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

Liber H. H.

vnder the hand & Seale at arm's of the Rt honoble the Lord
Proprietary to be forthwith published by your selfe or Deputy
in your County & hereof you may not faile & this shal be your
Sufficient warrt for your soe doing Given vnder my hand &
Lesser Seale this sixteenth day of ffebruary one thousand six
hundred sixty sixe
To Capt Nicholas Young. Charles Calvert
High sherrifte of
St Mary's County

[Denization of John Jourdaen.]

Csecilius Absolute Lord & Proprietary of the Provinces of
Maryland & Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c. To all
persons to whome theis presents shall come Greeting in our
Lord God Everlasting Whereas John Jourdaen late of the
Island of Barbado's belonging to the Crowne of England &
Subject of the Crowne of ffrance having for Some tyme Resided
within this our Province of Maryland hath besought us to grant
him the sd John Jourdaen leave here to inhabite and as a ffree
dennizen freedome land to him & his heires to purchase Know
yee tht wee willing to give due incouragmt to the Subjects of
tht Crowne Do hereby declare him the sd John Jourdaen (be
in all things held treated reputed & Esteemed as one of the
faithfull people of us our heires & Successors borne within this
our Province of Maryland And likewise any lands Tenemts
Revenues & to be a free dennizen of this our Province of

p. 278

Maryland And doe further for us our heires and Successors
straytly enjoyne, Constitute Ordeyne & comand tht the said
John Jourdaen be in all things held treated reputed & esteemed
as one of the faithfull people of us our heires & Successors
borne within this our Province of Maryland And likewise any
lands tenemts Revenues Servies & other hereditamts whatsoeur
wthin our sd province of Maryland may inherite or otherwise
Purchase receive take have hold buy & Possesse & thm may
occupy & enjoy give Sell Alyen & bequeath as likewise all
libtyes ffranchizes & Priviledges of this our Province of Mary-
land freely quietly & peaceably have & Possesse occupy and
Enjoy as our faithfull people borne or to be borne wthin our
said Province of Maryland without the lett. Molestacon vexacon
trouble or Greivance of us our heires & Successors any Custome
to the contrary hereof in any wise notwithstanding Given att
St Maryes vnder the greate Seale of our said Province of Mary-
land this two & twentyeth day of March in the five & thirtyeth
yeare of our Dominion over our sd Province of Maryland
annoq Domini one thousand six hundred sixty six Wittnes
our deare Sonn Charles Calvert Esqr our Leivt Genrall & cheife
Governor of our sd Province of Maryland.



 
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