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Ann Arundel County Annapolis Assembly Baltimore's own statement Bohemia River Calvert County Catholic Maryland Cecil County Cecilius Charles County Charter Chesapeake Bay Choptank River Church of England Clergy Colonists Counties established County was constituted County was created County was divided denomination divided into four documents Dorchester County early settlers Eastern shore England Ministers entirely Protestant four Chapels four parishes four Quakers government ceased Government of Maryland Governor Governor of Maryland hundred Independents and Quakers isters Kent County Kent Island landing at St larger number lay brother Lord Baltimore Lutherans Mary's County Maryland was settled meeting.house ment mentioned names Papists Patuxent River places of worship population Potomac preachers Presbyterians Priest nor lay private houses Protestant Churches Province Puritan Quaker meet Religion resided returns Roman Catholics Romanist Clergymen Romish Priest sent The Dunkers servants settlement SETTLERS OF MARYLAND seventeen gentlemen Talbot County tered thirty Parishes three parishes Virginia Colony Virginia Records
Page 15 - I find by the return of the sherriffs and constables who have, in obedience to my orders, made the most strict inquiry in their respective districts, and the rolls returned by the collectors of the land tax shew that they are not possessed of a twelfth part of the land which is held under your lordship as proprietary of Maryland.
Page 14 - The Papists in this province appear to me to be not above a twelfth part of the inhabitants, but their Priests are very numerous, whereof more have been sent in this last year, than was ever known. And though the Quakers brag so much of their numbers and riches, yet they are not above a tenth part [of the population] in number.
Page 5 - ... was attacked with any disease till the festival of the nativity of our Lord. That the day might be more joyfully celebrated, the wine flowed freely, and some, who drank immoderately, about thirty in number, were seized with a fever the next day, and twelve of them not long after died, and among whom two catholics, Nicholas Fairfax and James Barefoot, caused great regret with us all.
Page 5 - ... no one was attacked with any disease till the festival of the nativity of our Lord. That the day might be more joyfully celebrated, the wine flowed freely, and some, who drank immoderately, about thirty in number, were seized with a fever the next day, and twelve of them not long after died, and among...
Page 16 - Mass., which destroyed one hundred and seventy-four dwelling houses, and as many warehouses and shops and other buildings, which, with the furniture and goods burnt, made the estimated loss to be £100,000 sterling ; $433,000.