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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1693-1697
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    Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1694 97.  87

   

   

   

   

   

   

    Unto Us in cases that may Require the same Our Will & Lib. H. D.

    Pleasure is that if either party shall not rest satisfyed with the

    J udgemt or Sentence of our Governor or Councill they may p.

    then Appeal Unto Us in our privy Councill Provided the

    Matter in difference Exceed the Reall Value and Sume of

    Three hundred Pounds sterling and that such Appeal be made

    within one fortnight after Sentence and that Security be like

    wise duly Given by the Appellant to Answer such Charges as

    shall be Awarded in Case the Sentence of the Governor &

    Councill be Confirmed And Provided also that Execucon be

    not suspended by Reason of any such Appe Unto Vs And

    Wee doe hereby Give & Grant Unto you full power and

    Authority where you shall Judge any Offender or Offenders

    in Criminall Matters or for any ffynes or fforfeitures due vnto

    Vs fit Objects of Mercy to Pardon & Remitt all such Offences

    ifynes or fforfeitures before or after Sentence Given Treason

    & Willfull Murder only Excepted in which Cases you shall

    likewise have power vpon extraordi Occasions to Grant

    Reprieves to the Offenders Untill our Royall pleasure may

    be knowne therein And Wee doe by these presents Authorize

    & Impower you to Colat any Person or Persons in any

    Churches Chapels or other Ecclesiasticall Benefices within our

    Province & Territory aforesaid as often as any of them shall

    happen to be Voyd And Wee doe hereby Give and Grant

    Unto you the said ffrancis Nicholson by your selfe your

    Captains & Comanders by you to be Authorized full power

    & Authority to Levy Arme Muster Comand & Employ

    all persons whatsoever Residing within our said Province &

    Territory vnder your Governmt and as Occasion shall serve

    them to Transfer from one place to another for the Resisting

    & withstanding of all Enemies Pyrats & Rebells both at Sea

    and at Land And to Transport such fforces to any of our

    Plantations in America as occasion shall Require for the

    Defence of the same against the Invasion or Attempts of any

    of our Enemies And such Enemies Pyrats & Rebells if occa

    sion shall Require to pursue and prosecute in or out of the

    Limits of our said province and plantacons or any of them

    And if it shall please God them to Vanquish Apprehend &

    take And being taken either according to the Law of Armes

    to put to Death or keepe & preserve alive at your discretion

    And to Execute Marshall Law in time of Invasion Insurrection

    or Warre as also vpon Soldiers in pay And to doe & Execute

    all and every other thing or things which to a Captain

    Generall Doth or ought of Right to belong as fully and

    amply as any our Captain Generall doth or hath Usually done

    And Wee doe hereby Give and Grant Unto you full power &

    Authority to Erect Raise & build in our province & Territory

   



 
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