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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March 1697/8-July 1699
Volume 22, Page 147   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, Mar. 10, 1697/8-Apr. 4, 1698. 147

Aprill the 3d 1698 were Enacted (Viz)

An Act Ascerteining the bounds and Limitts of Ann Arun-
dell & Baltemore Countys.

Whereas by an Ordinance of Assembly Ano Dni 1696 was
appointed Capt Richard Hill Major John Hammond & Major
Edward Dorsey of Ann Arundell County Gent. Also Mr
George Ashman, Mr Richard Crumwell and Capt Thomas
Hafnond of Baltemore County Gent with the Surveyor for the
better Division of the said Countys of An Arundell and

Lib. L. L. 2

Baltemore It is humbly sett forth by Thomas Richardson Sur-
veyor and the greater part of the said Gentn appointed That
in obedience to the said Ordinance they have made a perfect
Division of the said Countys in maner and forme following
beginning att three marked Trees viz: a white Oak a red
Oak and a Chesnutt Tree standing about a mile and a quarter
to the Southward of Bodkin Creek on the West side of
Cheasapeak Bay the marked red Oak on the right hand for
Baltemore County the Chesnutt Tree on the left hand for Ann
Arundell the white Oak in the middle they standing near a
Marsh and a pond and running thence West untill it Cross the
Road from the Mountains of the mouth of Magatty River to
Richd Beards Mill, then Continueing Westward with the said
Road to William Hawkins Path to two marked Trees the one
for Ann Arundell County the other for Baltemore County
thence Continueing along the said Road to Jon Locketts path
to Two Trees for the end and purposes aforesaid then leaving
the road by a Line drawn west to William Slades path to two
marked Trees as aforesd thence Continuing West between the
draught of Magaty and Potapsco Rivers untill it Come to a
Mountain of White Stone Rock still Continuing West to a
Road going to Potapsco to Peter Bonds to two marked Trees
as afd for the end and purpose as aforesaid thence Continuing
West to the main Road to Potapsco fferry to two Marked
Pines standing near the ready Branch written att Large on the
North side of the said Trees (Baltemore County) on the South
side (Ann Arundell County) from thence with a Line Drawn

p. 158

West to Elk Ridge Road to two Marked Trees for the end
and purposes aforesaid thence Continuing the same Course of
West north West to Putuxent River and so up the said River
to the Extent thereof for the Bounds of Baltemore County Be
it Enacted by the Kings most Excellt Maty by and with the
Advice and Consent of this present Generall Assembly and

p. 159

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