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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of the Maryland Governor's Council [Extract]
Maryland. Council
October 17, 1666
Volume 01, Pages 151-152

[Reprinted from Archives of Maryland. Vol. 3. P. 558. Liber H. H.]

Att a Councell held at St Marys the 17th day of Octobr 1666
Gouernor Chancellor Jerome White Edward Loyd Henry Coursey Coll: Williams Euans and Thomas Truman. Esqrs
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Was then taken into Consideracōn the Confirmacōn of a Cessation made in the Prouince of Carolina by an Act of Assembly ther made and sent heither undr the handes of William Drumand Esqr Gouernor thereof and George Catchmeyd Gent speaker of the sd Assembly.

Put to the Vote wether the said Act ought to be put in Execucōn or not, Major Vote Conuenient

Whereupon Ordred by the Gouernor & Councell that a Cessacōn be made throughout the whole Prouince according that Act made in this Prouince at an Assembly held the 10th day of Aprill last and all Clauses therein expressed to be duely Obserued and kept.