America and West Indies: April 1649-April 1650

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 1, 1574-1660. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1860.

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April. 1649 – April 1650

April 21
April 25.
St. Mary's.
Laws enacted by Capt. William Stone, Governor of Maryland:- Concerning religion. Recognition of the right and title of Cecil, Lord Baltimore absolute Lord and Proprietary. Purchasing land from the Indians. Of oblivion. Punishment of offences against the peace and safety of the province; for counterfeiting the Great Seal of the province. Against raising money within the province, without consent of the Assembly. Levying war within the province. Prohibiting the transportation or sale of Lord Baltimore's ordnance, ammunition, goods, chattels, &c. For the speedy payment of debts due to the Lord Proprietary. Planting corn. Against fugitives. Indians. Oath of fidelity to the Lord Proprietary. Accountants to the Lord Proprietary. Trade with the Indians. For the support of the Lord Proprietary. Hogs and marking of cattle. The above eighteen Acts were confirmed by Lord Baltimore's declaration, dated 6 August 1650, not repealable without his consent under his hand and seal. [Colonial Entry Bk., Vol. LIII., pp. 4–20.]