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Maryland Under the Commonwealth: A Chronicle of the Years 1649-1658
Bernard Christian Steiner
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alleged Anne Arundel Anne Arundel County appointed April Arch Assembly attorney Babylon's Fall Baltimore Bennett and Claiborne Bozman Brooke burgesses Calvert Captain cattle charges claimed colony commander commission Commissioners Commonwealth Commonwealth of England Conditions of Plantation corn Cornwallis Coun Council Councilor Cromwell Dandy debt defendant Eltonhead England Fendall Fenwick Fuller Gerard Golden Lion Governor granted Hatton hundred acres Indians inhabitants Isle of Kent J. W. Randall January John jury Kent Kent Island land Leonard Strong letter Lord Baltimore's March March 25 Mary's County Maryland Calendar Maryland Historical Mitchell Mitchell's oath of fidelity officers ordered Patuxent persons petition plaintiff pounds of tobacco Preston proclamation Proprietary Prov Prov1nc1al Court Province Provincial Court Puritans records refused Richard River Roman Catholics sent servant sheriff ship Simpson sixteen laws sued suit Thomas thousand pounds tion Vaughan Virginia wife William writs Yardley
Page 56 - That all writs, processes, commissions, patents, grants, and other things, which now run in the name and style of the keepers of the liberty of England by authority of Parliament...
Page 106 - of divers other Persons of Quality here, who are engaged by great adventures in his interest, do, for preventing of disturbances or tumults there, will and require you, and all others deriving any authority from you, To forbear disturbing the Lord Baltimore, or his Officers or People in Maryland ; and to permit all things to remain as they were before any disturbance or alteration made by you, or by any other upon pretence of authority from you, till the said Differences above mentioned be determined...
Page 77 - Swear absolute subjection to a Government, where the Ministers of State are bound by Oath to countenance and defend the Roman Popish Religion, which we apprehend to be contrary to the Fundamental Laws of England, the Covenant taken in the three Kingdoms, and the Consciences of true English Subjects...
Page 86 - Maryland, to the utter ruin of that florishing plantation ; having for a great sum sold himself to proceed in those cruelties ; it being altogether answered out of the abstract of credible oaths taken here in England.
Page 85 - Babylon's Fall in Maryland a fair Warning to Lord Baltamore or a Relation of an Assault made by divers Papists and Popish Officers of the Lord Baltamore's against the Protestants in Maryland; to whom God gave a great Victory against a greater force of Souldiers and armed Men, who came to destroy them.
Page 19 - The Speaker proposed the oath of secrecy to him. " Mr. Fenwick declared that he would take that oath, provided that it might not prejudice in any sort his religion or conscience. And the howse voted that the said Mr. Fenwick ought not to have place or bee a member in the howse, unlesse hee tooke the oath directly as it lyeth, without any reservation at all eyther of religion or conscience.
Page 55 - Jan. 23, 1646/7, concerning the several plantations of Virginia, Bermudas, Barbadoes, and other places of America...
Page 31 - We shall see that they exercised like daring with others of the laws, the first of which is " an act of recognition of the lawful and undoubted right and title" of Baltimore as " absolute Lord and Proprietary.
Page 96 - Stone had, to do as he hath done, but the superscription of a letter. I must and will appear for these in a good cause.