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Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, 1669-1679
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                CHANCERY COURT PROCEEDINGS

           The Register in Chancery of Maryland
               Sir William Talbot Barronet      LiberPC
                                                p. I

      Begunn the lOth Day of September in the ffortieth yeare
    of the Dominion of Caecilius Absolute Lord and Proprietary
    of the said Province Annoque Domini One Thousand Six
    hundred Seaventy and One.
                       Secretarium
                              Robert Ridgely Reg.


         [SECOND CHARTER OF SAINT MARY'S CITY] *

      Caecilius Absolute Lord and Proprietary of the Province of Mary
    land and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltemore &c To all our Officers
    and Inhabitants of our said Province of Maryland And to all others
    whome these prsents may concerne Sendeth Greeting in our Lord
    God Everlasting Know yee that Whereas by our Letters Pattent
    under our Greate Seale bearing Date the third day of November
    in the seaven and Thirteeth yeare of our Dominion Annoque
    Domini One Thousand Six hundred and Sixty and Seaven wee did
    Graunt to our well Beloved Inhabitants wthin the citty called or
    knowne by the name of Saint Maries citty in the county of Saint
    Maries in the Province of Maryland and the circuits Precincts
    and Priviledged Partes of the said citty not Exceeding the space
    of one English mile Square that they the said Inhabitants wthin
    the said citty circuits and precincts aforesd shall be an Incorporated
    Citty of one Mayor one Person Learned in the Law by the name of a
    Recorder and Six Aldermen and Tenn persons as common council
    men Inhabiting wthin the said citty ffor Evermore and that the
    said Mayor Recorder and Alderman and Comon councilmen shall
    bee a body Incorporate and one Community for Ever in Right and
    name and shall bee by the name of Mayor Recorder Alderman and
    Common council of the Citty of Saint Maries Citty Able and Capable
    At Law to be sued and to sue and to Act Execute [and] doe as a body
    Incorporate and to have Succession for Ever and to that End to
    have a Comon Seale And that Philip Calvert Esquire one of the
    Inhabitants of the Said Citty shall for the Present bee and bee named
    Mayor of the sd Citty for the Ensueing Year and John Morecroft









    * [See Appendix, page 567, for the first charter of Saint Mary's City.]



    


 
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