PROCEEDINGS AND ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, April 1666 - June 1676
ASSEMBLY PROCEEDINGS, May - June 1676.
Liber W H & L
"An Act for Settling the Inheritance of the Reall Estate of
ROBERT CAGER as alsoe his personall Estate uppon the mayor Recorder
Aldermen & Common Councell of the Citty of St. Maryes & their
Successors to the uses in the said ROBERT CAGERs will menconed."
"Whereas ROBERT CAGER late of St. Georges hundred in the County
of St. Maryes County deceased was in his life time Seized in his
Demesne as of fee of Severall parcells of land & plantacons scituate
lyeing and being in St. Maryes Somersett, & other Counties within
this Province And alsoe possessed of a personall Estate to a good
value he the said ROBERT CAGER being soe Seized & possessed did make
his last will & Testament in writeing bearing date the 24th. day of
January 1675 & therein & thereby amongst other things did devise give
and bequeath all his Estate ... unto the Inhabitants of St. Georges &
Poplar hill hundred in the aforesaid County & to their Successors &
Survivors for ever for maintenance of a Protestant ministry ... And he
did thereby Constitute & appoint Mr. FRANCIS SOURTON Mr. GEORGE MACALL
& Mr. PETER WATTS to be his Lawful Executors to see to the performance
of this his will. ... And whereas the Inhabitants of St. Georges &
Poplar hill hundreds did humbly supplicate his Lordship that he would
be graciously pleased to Confirme the said will & that itt may Remayne
firme to all intents & purposes according to the desire of the said
Testator .... Bee itt there Enacted ... That the said reall Estate of
the said ROBERT CAGER ... are hereby vested Estated and Setled in the
said Mayor Recorder & aldermen & Comon Councell of the said Citty of
St. Maryes .... And whereas PETER WATTS one of the Executors in the
said will named hath taken uppon him the burthen of the said Executorship
and proved the said will And thereby possessed himselfe of the said
ROBERT CAGERs personall Estate Bee itt Enacted ... That the said Executor
shall from tyme to tyme give an account to the said Mayor Recorder &
Aldermen & Comon Councell ..."
Passed 10 June 1676 [SEE http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/megafile/msa/speccol/sc290...
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