Maryland Records, Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church: From Original Sources, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Williams & Wilkins, 1915 - Maryland
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Page 267 - I lay my body down to sleep, Peace is the pillow for my head ; While well-appointed angels keep Their watchful stations round my bed. 4 Thus, when the night of death...
Page 91 - That from and after the Tenth Day of December, in the year One thousand seven hundred and forty eight the Land lying at present in Prince George's County, and contained within the bounds following, viz., by a Line drawn from Mattawoman run, in the Road commonly called the Rolling Road, that leads from the late dwelling Plantation of Mr. Edward Neale, through the lower Part of Mr. Peter...
Page 91 - Plantation) then with the River to the Mouth of Mattawoman Creek, shall be and for ever hereafter deemed as a Part of Charles County. . . ." The second act passed in 1748 related to the erection of Frederick County from all the less settled portions of Prince George's County. According to this law it was enacted : "that all the land lying to the westward of a line beginning at the lower side of the mouth of Rock Creek and thence by a straight line joining to the east side of Seth Hyatts plantation,...
Page 178 - ... state have remained to the present day. Some of the early settlements in Virginia were called hundreds, but they were practically nothing more than parishes, and the name soon became obsolete, except upon the map, where we still see, for example, Bermuda Hundred. But in Maryland the hundred flourished and became the political unit, like the township in New England. The hundred was the militia district, and the district for the assessment of taxes. In the earliest times it was also the representative...
Page 91 - Line that leads from Mattawoman run, in the Road commonly called the Rolling Road, that leads from the late dwelling Plantation of Mr. Edward Neale, through the lower part of Mr. Peter Dent's Dwelling Plantation, until it strikes Patowmack River, at or near the bounded Tree of a Tract of Land whereon John Beall, junior now lives (standing on the Bank of the aforesaid River, at the lower end of the aforesaid BeaU's Plantation) then with the River to the Mouth of Mattawoman Creek, shall be and for...
Page 269 - That, when we shall have served thee in our generation, we may be gathered unto our fathers, having the testimony of a good conscience ; in the communion of the catholic Church ; in the confidence of a certain faith ; in the comfort of a reasonable, religious, and holy hope ; in favour with thee our God, and in perfect charity with the world.
Page 265 - Then let me mount and soar away To the bright world of endless day, And sing, with rapture and surprise, His loving-kindness in the skies.
Page 267 - Lord, I commit my soul to thee ; Accept the sacred trust; Receive this nobler part of me, And watch my sleeping dust...

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