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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1698-1731
Volume 25, Page 549   View pdf image (33K)
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          Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1731. 549


     behave myself justly and truly and hear act judge Decree Lib. M.

     and determine all matters that shall regularly come before

     me for Determination according to Equity and good Con

     science according to the Duty of my said Office and accord

     ing to the best of my Knowledge during my Continuance in

     the sd Office, or until I shall be by lawfull Authority dis

     charged therefrom

                                   So help me God.


      All which said Oaths were administred to his Excellency

     by the Members of his Lordships honourable Council now





      After taking the several Oaths aforesaid His Excellency p. 251

     subscribed the Oath of Abjuration and Test according to the

     Directions of the Act of Assembly afd

      Advised, Resolved and Ordered that a Proclamation be

     forthwith issued for the Publication of his Excellency the

     Governors Commission, and directing all Officers Civil and

     Military to continue in the Execution and discharge of their

     several Offices until his Excellencys Pleasure shall be further

     known and signifyed therein, which Proclamation being pre

     pared is as follows Viz.


      By His Excellency Samuel Ogle Esqr Governor & Com

     mander in Chief in and over the Province of Maryland


                      A Proclamation


      Whereas Charles Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the

     Provinces of Maryland & Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore by

     his Commission under his Great Seal at Arms bearing Date

     at London the sixteenth Day of September in the fifth Year

     of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord King George the Second

     Annoq Domini 1731 has with the Approbation of his most

     sacred Majesty been pleased to constitute me the said Samuel

     Ogle Governor and Commander in Chief in and over this his

     Lordships Province of Maryland which said Commission was

     this Day published in the Presence and hearing of the Members

     of his Ldps Honourable Council and Others the Kings Subjects

     his Lordships Tenants in this Province at the City of Annapolis

     I have therefore by and with the Advice of his Lordships

     Council of State thought fit to issue this my Proclamation

     notifying the same to all Sheriffs Magistrates and Others his

     Lordships Officers in this Province And I Do further Will and


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