respective natures & date, and as by law they ought as if this
present Generall Convention had never happened.
And be it likewise Ordained by the authority aforesd that
Mr Kenelm Cheseldyn, Capt: John Coode, Mr Nehemiah
Blackistone, Collo Henry Jowles, Mr Gilbert Clark, Mr John
Addison and Mr John Courts or any four of them together
with John Llewellin or William Taylard their Clerk be and
are hereby constituted and appointed a Committee for the
whole Province for the allotting, laying and assessing the
publick leavy of this Province to meete and conveene at
Charles Towne in Charles County on Munday the seaventh
day of October next for that purpose to which end the respec-
tive Sheriffs in this Province are to bring in their lists of tax-
ables at the time & place by this present Ordinance appointed,
Provided Nevertheless and be it hereby ordained by the
authority aforesaid that nothing in this present Ordinance shall
be deemed accepted understood or construed to give or con-
tinue the former usuall title of the Lord Baltemore hitherto
used in this Province in any publick Instrument doings or pro-
ceedings whatsoever but instead there of the names royall
stile and title of King William and Queen Mary be for the
future made use of and noe other. Not hereby willing and
intending to judge or determine the right or title the said
Ld Baltemore hath or formerly had to the Proprietaryship of
this Province, but that the same be left to the Royall pleasure
of His Majesty.
That tenn thousand pounds of tobacco be raised and lodged
in the hands of Capt: Coode, Coll: Jowles and Coll: Warren
as a gratuity from this House to the souldiers late in Armes
under their comand vizt four thousand pounds of Tobacco to
Captain Coode, three thousand pounds of tobacco to Colonel
Jowles, and thousand to Coll: Warren for the souldiers to
drink their Majesties health, together alsoe with the thanks of
this House for their good service, more particularly to Capt:
Coode, Mr Blackistone, Col: Jowles and other the Gentlemen
therein more principally concerned.
By the Assembly, Septr 4th 1689.
Passed & assented to in this House
Signed p p John Llewellin
Clk. of the Assembly.
Maryland 4 Septr 1689.
Ordinance of the Assembly for regulating Officers.
Recd from the Earl of Shrewsbury
31. Decr 1689.
P. R. O.