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Annals of Annapolis; Comprising Sundry Notices of That Old City from the Period of the First Settlements in Its Vicinity in the Year 1649, Until the War of 1812 Together with Various Incidents in the History of Maryland, Derived from Early Records, Public (Paperback) Loot Price: R269 Discovery Miles 2 690
Annals of Annapolis; Comprising Sundry Notices of That Old City from the Period of the First Settlements in Its Vicinity in the...
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Annals of Annapolis; Comprising Sundry Notices of That Old City from the Period of the First Settlements in Its Vicinity in the Year 1649, Until the War of 1812 Together with Various Incidents in the History of Maryland, Derived from Early Records, Public (Paperback)

David Ridgely

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: ANNALS OF ANNAPOLIS. CHAPTER I. Cecilius, Lord Baltimore, prepares for sending out a Colony?Appoints his brother to conduct it?They depart from Cowes?Arrive in the Chesapeake?Sail up the Potomac?Fix upon St. Mary's for the first settlement?Reception by the Natives?Father Andrew White?Town of St. Mary's?The Capital of the Province?An Assembly called?Act of Virginia against dissenting Ministers? The Puritans leave Virginia?Take refuge in Maryland?And settle at Providence, now Annapolis?Oath of Fidelity?Mr. Thos. Greene appointed governor in the absence of Governor William Stone?He proclaims the Prince of Wales?The inhabitants of Providence prefer the dominion of the Commonwealth?Governor Stone returns?Calls an Assembly?The Puritans refuse to attend? Governor Stone visits Providence?Returns Burgesses to the Assembly?They attend?Providence organized into a County, called Anne Arundel?Murders committed by the Indians?Susquehanock Indians?Preparations against the Indians. Cecilius Calvkht, Lord Baron of Baltimore, having succeeded to the proprietary rights of his father, George Calvert, and having obtained possession of the charter for the government of the province of Maryland, made his preparations for planting this colony. These preparations were begun in June, 1632.The difficulty of procuring and furnishing a sufficient number of colonists, with the necessary conveniences to enable .them permanently to form their colony, caused some delay before their departure from England. The royal grant was given on condition that 'two Indian arrow of those parts' should be delivered at Windsor Castle, ey year, on Tuesday, in Easter-week: and also, the fifth part of all the gold and silver which might be found within the province. It was not until this year that the colo...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: David Ridgely
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-67805-6
Barcode: 9780217678056
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LSN: 0-217-67805-X

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