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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 237   View pdf image (33K)
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          Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1707/8. 237


       Secondly Whether they thinke Mr Smithsons proceedings Lib. C. B.

     in the Bayling him on the Stat: 310 Car. 2die to be Legall &

     Regular, To which the Boarde do say they are of Opinion

     that he as acted therein willfully irregulary and illegally.

     But seeing he has Offered to Iustifie his proceedings in

     Writing Resolved that he be directed so to do with the

     first convenient Speed giving him Notice the Councill will

     Sitt on Tuesday the 23d day of March next.

       and Whether it be not fitt to use some means to oblige

     the said Macnemara to Comply to his Excys Decretall Ordr

     To which the Boarde do Unanimously say that It is highly

     reasonable proper process issue to oblige him thereto.




           Att a Councill held at Annapolis Tuesday    p. 113

                   Marcharch 23d 1707/8



                 His Excellcy the Governour

       Major Generall Edward Lloyd Col Wm Holland Mr Ches

     eldyne and Colo William Coursey.


       Mr Justice Lloyd desired to Assist at the Boarde

       Mr Richard Hunters Petition to practice as an Attry in the

     County Courts read and granted upon his Excys Jnquiry of

     Colonel Coursey and Mr Secretary Lloyd, who were pleased

     to say they knew nothing of his Misbehaviour in his Practice

     but believed him to be a Diligent man in his Business.


       M' John Duvalls Letter to Wm Bladen read as followeth



                    March the 15th 1707/8

     Mr Bladen

       Sr I was on Wednesday last at Mr John Freemans where

     I hear some very wicked Expressions come out of the mouth

     of Wm Chew of Baltemore County who asked me what they

     Intended to doe with Richard Clark whether they Intended

     to Hang him or no and before I could give him my Answer

     Swore by God that if he was hanged they had best do it in

     private I then replyed to him if he was not hanged he would

     not have Iustice done him William Chew said nay I believe

     he has been a Notoryous Rogue, but he said he could tell me

     of somthing Else I asked what it was he said no hang it I

     dont Care to Speak of it But I will tell You then he replys

     people says that Joseph Hill will be brought in trouble but p. 114

     by God them have a Care for the Country will never


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