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Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1761-1769
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At a Council held at the City of Annapolis on Wednesday
the fifteenth Day of April in the tenth Year of his Lordship's
Dominion Annoq Domini 1761.

Present
His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esquire Governor.

Read the Report of the Justices of a special Court held at
Joppa in Baltimore County on the fourth of April 1761 :
whereby it appears they had passed Sentence of Death on
Charles Cullens for feloniously breaking and entering an
Out-House, and thereont stealing a considerable Quantity of
Paper Currency of Pensilvania and Pieces of Eight above the
Value of twelve pounds sterling Ordered that the said Charles
Cullins be hanged on Wednesday the 29th Instant.

At a Council held at the City of Annapolis on Tuesday the
twenty sixth Day of May in the Eleventh Year of his Lord-
ship's Dominion Annoq Domini 1761 :

Present
His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esquire Governor

The Benjamin Tasker Esqr Stephen BordleyEsqr
honourable Daniel Dulany Esqr John Ridout Esqr

Read the Report of the Justices of a special Court held for
Saint Mary's County whereby it appears they had passed
Sentence of Death upon Negro Peter Slave of John Booth
for the Murder of Booth Wife of the said John and a
Child of him the said John, and of his Wife, and it appearing
by the said Report that it was a barbarous and cruel Murder,
ordered he be hanged in Chains on the main Road as near the
Place where the Fact was committed as possible on Friday
the eighth of June next.

Lib. J. R,
& U. S.
P. 300


At a Council held at the City of Annapolis on Wednesday
the first Day of July in the Eleventh Year of his Lordship's
Dominion Annoq Domini 1761 :

Present
His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esquire Governor

The honourable Benjamin Tasker Esqr Stephen Bordley
Esqr and John Ridout Esqr

p. 301



 
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