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Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court, 1637-1650
Volume 4, Preface 7   View pdf image (33K)
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                             NOTES.

      

         Page 10, line 9. This deodand of a tree is perhaps the solitary

       instance in the records.

         Page 16, line 18. The earliest Maryland will on record.

         Page 16, line 12 from bottom. “in vnion of that.” So in original.

         Page 22, line 1. This inquest on the persons killed in the fight at

       Pocomoke complements the Assembly and Council Records.

         Page 24, line from bottom. “taken     Crawley.” Repetition in

       original.

         Page 30, line 3 from bottom. “latin pott.” Latten was a kind of

       fine brass.

         Page 36, line TO. ‘ herediculous.” So in original.

         Page 37, line 25. “Antixpian,” antichristian.

         Page 61, line 23. The confusion is in original.

         Page 76, line 25. “pair of tenns.” These mysterious articles are

       mentioned more than once.

         Page 77, line 24. “ocome spoones.” Not understood.

         Page 77, line 27. “mithridate.” A medicine compounded of many

       preposterous ingredients, in high esteem with our ancestors.

         Page 78, line 6 from bottom. “beareager.” Vinegar made of beer.

         Page 78, bottom line. “latin ware.” See note to p. 30.

         Page 79, line 13. “Harry Angell.” A gold coin of Henry VII, or

       VIII, worth 8s. 6d., and so called from the figure of St. Michael on the

       obverse.

         Page 81, line 6 from bottom. “pair of tables.” A board for playing

       draughts or backgammon.

         Page 86, line 25. “chambers and murtherers.” Small pieces of

       ordnance.

         Page 87, line 7 from bottom. “dead men's eies.” Apparently, what

       are now called dead-eyes.

         Page io6, line 9. The leaf torn out makes no break in the text.

         Page 108, line 30. The beginning of a quietus est.

         Page 11 2. Words in brackets are supplied from Liber F.

         Page 125, line 3. Entry unfinished in original.

         Page 126. The brackets are in original.

         Page 143, line 9 from bottom. Pork-Hall, as the name of an estate

       or manor, seems worthy of note.

         Page 1 56, line 23. “mrs. Lewgers.” So in original.

         Page 189, line 27. This seems to be the first reference to the im

       portation of negroes into the Province. In this particular case it seems

       that the slaves were not furnished.

      



 
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