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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
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         Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1708. 241

   

    now? the Depont reply'd Yes, he is in Annapolis prison. Lib. C. B.

    Upon which the said Gay asked what do they intend to do

    with him, the Deponent answered, hang him if they give

    him his Deserts. Upon which the said Gay reply'd, By God

    there would be bloody noses before Clarke should be hang'd.

    The Depont reply'd that if he talked so he must be taken

    notice of. Upon which the sayd Gay replyd he knew nothing

    of the matter but as people talked but further added By God P 120

    there would be bloody noses before Clarke was hanged.

    And further the Deponent Saith that a Certain Mr Stokes

    asked the Deponent above written Whether Wee had gott

    Richard Clarke the Deponent answer he was in Annapolis

    prizon The said Stokes asked the Depont what he thought

    would be the Issue, whether the said Clarke would dye or

    noe, The Depont answered without doubt if he had his De

    serts The said Stokes reply'd he never saw the Man, but

    rather Than he should be hangd he would give fifty pounds if

    he had no more mony in the World because he understood

    he was a brave man, or words to that Effect This was done

    in the presence of James Sanders And further Sayeth not

                                     Thos Larkin

   

      Upon Consideration Whereof Ordered that the said John

    Gay & Mr John Stoakes be secured and bound over to the

    next Provinciall Court.

   

   

   

             Att a Councill held at the Town and p. 121

               Port of Annapolis June 9th 1708

   

   

        His John Seymour Esqr Govr in Chiefe &c.

           Major Genll LloydCol Ennalls

           Col Holland   Col Coursey

           Mr Cheseldyn  Mr Young &

                       Col Greenfield

      W George Thorrold a Jesuite being brought before the

    Boarde, His Exncy was pleased to tell him he wondred what

    he had to do with his Servts to Seduce a poor Sick mayd

    Servt of his to change her Religion when almost dying.

      The said Thorold owns that he saw the Woman at Mr Car-

    rolls where she came to him, but that he never Saw her either

    before or after, And being askt if he then knew her to be

    the Governors Servt acknowledges he did.

      His EXnCY told him that heretofore in a protestant house in

    this Town of Annapolis just under his nose, he came &

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