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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, September, 1704-April, 1706
Volume 26, Page 621   View pdf image (33K)
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Acts. 621


Be it Enacted by the Queens most Excilent Majty by and
with the advice and consent of her Majesty's Governt Coun-
cill and Assembly of this province and the Authority of the
same that from and after the first day of May which shall be
in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and
seven The bounds of Talbot County shall Containe Sharps
Island Choptank Island and all the Land on the North side of
Great Choptank river and Extend itself up the said River to
Tuckahoe bridge and from thence with a streight line to the
mill Commonly called and known by the name of Swetnams
mill and from thence down the south side of Wye river to
the Mouth thereof and from thence Down the Bay (including
Poplar Island) to the first Beginning also Bruffs Island in
Wye River
And that from and after the said First day of May one

Lib. L. 1.

thousand seven hundred and seven the Island called Kent
Island and all the Land on the south side of Chester river to
a branch called Sewells Branch and with the said branch to
the head thereof and from thence with an east line to the
extent of this Province, & bounded on the South with Talbot
County to Tuckahoe bridge and from thence with Tuckahoe
Creek and Choptank river to the mouth of a branch falling
into the said river called or known by the name of the White
March branch and from thence with a north east line to the
extent of this Province and bounded on the East with the
Exteriour bounds of this Province shall be and is hereby
constituted Founded and incorporated into a County of this
Province and shall be Denominated called and known by
the name of Queen Ann's County & shall and may after the
said first day of May One Thousand Seven hundred and
Seven as aforesd have and enjoy all rights benefitts and
Privilidges Equall with the other Countys of this Province
such as sending Burgesses to the generall Assembly having
County Courts Sheriffs Justices and other Officers and Min-
isters requisite and necessary and as used in other Counties
of this Province
And that from and after the said first Day of May one
thousand seven hundred & seven Kent County shall begin
at the South Point of the easterne Neck and from thence run
up Chesapeak bay to Sarsafrax river and up the said river to
the South end of the Long horse bridge lying over the head
of the said River and from thence with a line Drawn East
and by south to the Exteriour bounds of this Province and

p. 234

with the Exteriour bounds of this province untill it intersect
the line of Queen Anns County and with the said County
down Chester river to Eastern Neck where it first begun and
shall containe all the Land within the said bounds.

p. 235



 
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