Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

David Carcaud

Male 1704 - 1780  (75 years)


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  • Name David Carcaud 
    Born 19 Nov 1704  St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jan 1780  Channel Islands, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I108977  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2017 

  • Notes 
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1769-1772; Liber AA 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 160. At the request of James Fry the following Deed was recorded August 29, 1770
      Indenture made June 29, 1770; David Carcaud, mariner in consideration of 535 pounds 10 shillings and 1 penny sterling money of Great Britain paid by James Fry, Gentleman has sold three tracts, vizt; Reads Farm containing 337 acres; "Reads Purchase" containing 40 acres and "The Meadows" containing 25 acres all lying on Patuxent River near the town of Nottingham. And David Carcaud will warrant against all persons claiming or to claim from by or under him George Lee, Colmore Beanes, Capt. Richard Read and Mary Read his wife all late of PGCo, deceased. Signed David Carcaud in the presence of Joseph Sim, Thomas Contee and acknowledged before John Harrison, John Cooke and at the same time Henrietta Carcaud wife of David Carcaud relinquished her right of dower
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      Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1753-1761; 414

      At a Council held at the City of Annapolis on Wednesday
      the fifteenth Day of October in the Tenth year of his Lord
      ships Dominion &c. Annoque Domini 1760.
      Present
      His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esqr Governor.
      Col° Benjamin Tasker
      Benedict Calvert Esqr
      Stephen Bordley Esqr
      Benjamin Tasker Esqr
      The Col° Charles Hammond
      Honourable Saml Chamberlaine Esqr
      Read the Petition of the several French Prisoners following vizt Pierre Lescum, Antoin Bellard, Peter Poirree, Leon ard Gantier, & Pierre Soin.
      It is the humble Advice of this Board to his Excellency that a Flag of Truce be granted unto David Carcand Commander of the Brigantine Duke of Marlborough in the following manner.
      Instructions to be observed by David Carcand Commander of the Brigantine Duke of Marlborough a Flag of Truce bound to Port St Louis on the Island of Hispaniola.
      Ist You are to take on Board the said Brig the French Prisoners in the List Annexed mentioned & Sail with the first fair Wind and make the best of your way directly for Port St Louis and take care during your Passage that all the Prisoners be well treated according to their Rank.
      2dly On your Arrival at Port St Louis you are to Cause my Commission for Exchange of Prisoners to be shewn to his Excellency Monsieur De Bart Captain in the Navy and Lieutenant General of French Hispaniola or to the Commander in Chief of Port St Louis and to make known to him that you have brought so many French Prisoners to be Exchanged for such British Subjects as may be Prisoners thereaccording to the Tenor of my Commission.
      3dly You are not to put any of the French Prisoners on Shore before the Commander in Chief shall have acquainted you that British Subjects are in his Government as Prisoners of War and shall have agreed with you as to the numbers of them to be delivered up in Exchange pursuant to my said Commission and if there should not be an equal Number of British Subjects to be Exchanged for French Prisoners you are to take what British Prisoners there are and request a Lib. J. R Certificate from the Governor or Commander in Chief set- & u. setting forth that he hath received the Prisoners sent by you and what Number he returns in Exchange.
      4thly if there be any Prisoners there lately Inhabitants of or belonging to Maryland you are to insist that they be of the number delivered to you in Exchange.
      5tly When you have got the British Prisoners on Board you are to Desire a Passport or safe Conduct from the Governor or Commander in Chief to protect you and the said Brig from being molested by any Men of War Privateers or Subjects of the most Christian King or any of his Allies.
      6thly You are to take care not to offer any insults to any of the Subjects of his most Christian Majesty or his Allies nor carry any kind of Warlike Stores or Provisions except what is necessary for the Maintenance of the Crew and Prisoners.
      7thly You are not to carry any more than two Pieces of Cannon nor Fire any Guns unless as a Signal or for a Pilot.
      8thly you are to Wear English Colours with a White Ensign on your Main Top Mast so that it may be seen.
      9thly you are to bring to for every Vessell that shall Demand it shewing your proper Colours & my Commission and not to make resistance against any one.
      Given under my Hand at Annapolis in the Province of Maryland the Eighteenth Day of October 1760.
      Hor° Sharpe

      ===
      Proceedings of the Council of Maryland, 1753-1761; 454-467

      Lib. J. R. & u. s. p 287
      David Carcand Master of the Brigantine called the Duke
      of Marlborough lately returned from a Voyage beyond Sea
      being examined saith that on the eleventh Day of last Month
      (being February) he this Examinant entered the Capes 0f
      Virginia with the Brigantine aforesaid, bound for the River
      Patuxent in Maryland, and met a Schooner standing down
      Chesopeak Bay off New Point Comfort the Master of which
      Schooner ordered this Examinant to bring too, which this
      Examinant accordingly did, he having before demanded
      whence this Examinant came, who answered, "from Sea,"
      and the Master of the said Schooner came on Board this
      Examinants Brig, and as Mate of the said Schooner (saying
      her Master was sick) demanded a Sight of this Examinants
      Papers which being accordingly shewn by this Examinant
      to him, he the said Schooners' Master as Mate found Fault
      only with this Examinants' Register as not being good, be
      cause it described the Vessel for which that Register was
      originally made out to have been a Schooner by the Name of
      the Duke of Marlborough and to have been converted into
      a Brigantine of the same Name by Indorsement only on the
      said Register, and that the said Brig should have had a new
      Register, but made no Objection at this time to any of the
      Examinants Papers, being wrote in a Foreign Language,
      and upon this Examinants asking him if he had a Commis
      sion the said pretended Mate shewed this Examinant a large
      Paper with a large Seal to it Part of which this Examinant
      read, and then telling this Examinant he would go on Board
      the said Schooner, and acquaint the Captain immediately
      took to his Boat and returned on Board the said Schooner,
      and thence hailed this Examinant and ordered him on Board
      the said Schooner with his Papers, and accordingly sent his
      Boat for him, and upon this Examinants' going on Board the
      said Schooner accordingly with his Papers he was by the
      Person who was as aforesaid on Board this Examinants'
      Brig as Mate of the said Schooner introduced into the Cabin
      of the said Schooner to the real Mate of her as her Captain
      upon which this Examinant produced and delivered his
      Papers to the aforesaid supposed Mate of the said Schooner
      who delivered them to the aforesaid supposed Captain, who
      upon inspecting this Examinants' Register declared it was
      not good, and upon examining the other Papers, he said he
      did not understand them, meaning as this Examinant sup
      poses the Papers this Examinant received as his Clearance
      from Monti Christo; this Examinant then asked what they
      intended to do with him, upon which the real Captain but
      now supposed Mate of the said Schooner, asked the sup
      posed Captain of her, what he would do with the Brig and
      immediately added, that were it his Case they would carry
      her to Providence, and the then supposed Captain imme
      diately answered by all Means ; This Examinant then turn
      ing out upon Deck, left the Mate and Captain together in the
      Cabbin, and after being together there some time they also
      came upon Deck, and ordered the Schooner's People to make
      Sail after the Brig, and the real Captain but supposed Mate
      of the said Schooner immediately hailed the said Brig, and
      ordered her to follow her and stand down the Bay, to which
      this Examinants Mate then on Board the said Brig, an
      swered that none of her People would touch a Rope to which
      the said supposed Schooner's Mate replied, you Rascal, I
      will let you know that you shall, and accordingly ordered
      his Hands to run out two Bow Guns and immediately also
      ordered two of the Schooners Hands to go on Board the
      said Brig and bring her People on Board the said Schooner
      two Hands accordingly going on Board the said Brig re
      mained there, and all the said Brig's proper Crew came on
      Board the said Schooner in the said Schooner's Boat, and
      the said pretended Mate immediately ordered the Schooner's
      Crew to put all the said Brig's Crew, except this Examinant
      and this Examinant's Mate into Irons, and upon this Examinant's
      saying it was hard to see his People put in Irons
      on Board an English Vessel the aforesaid pretended Mate
      of the said Schooner said to this Examinants' People, My
      Lads, if you will be easy and assist me, I will give you all
      your Wages and ten Pounds over and above, to which this
      Examinant heard Answer made from some of his People
      that they did not want his Money, but would go where this
      Examinant went, immediately upon this the aforesaid pre
      tended Mate of the said Schooner ordered her aforesaid
      pretended Captain to take two more of the Schooners'
      Hands and go on Board the said Brig to take Care of her,
      and to follow him the said Schooner being then standing
      down the Bay which Circumstance convincing this Ex
      aminant, that hitherto the said Schooner's Master had only
      personated the Mate and the Mate the Master, this Ex
      aminant observed to the said pretended Mate, that this was
      a strange Order for a Mate to command his Master to leave
      his own Vessel and go on Board another to take Care of her,
      for that in his Opinion the Mate should leave the Schooner
      and the Master remain on Board, upon which the said pre
      tended Mate told this Examinant, that was none of his Busi
      ness, and upon this Examinants asking the said pretended
      Mate his Name, he told this Examinant his Name was
      Mulkere, which he now believes from the foregoing Circum
      stances was the Name of the real Master of the said Schooner but the Name of the pretended Captain of the said Schooner he knows not ; The said Schooner's Mate and two Hands
      accordingly went on Board the said Brig, the said mate
      taking with him this Examinant's Papers, and upon the said
      People's Arrival on Board the said Brig they made fast the
      said Schooner's Boat to the Brig which making Sail and
      standing down the Bay as well as the said Schooner the said
      Boat broke loose from the said Brig upon observing which
      this Examinant's People then on Board the said Schooner,
      steered the said Schooner towards the said Boat took her up.
      and made her fast along side of the said Schooner, and then
      this Examinants People on Board the said Schooner brought
      her to Anchor and went on Board the said Brig in the
      said Schooner's Boat, having none of the said Schooner's
      People in the Boat with them, but being asked how his
      People came to steer the said Schooner towards the said
      Boat, take her up, fasten her alongside, and bring the said
      Schooner to an Anchor, he the said Examinant answered
      not, And the said Examinant further saith, that upon his,
      and his Crew's Arrival on Board the said Brig they found
      the People there belonging to the said Schooner all merry in
      Liquor, this Examinants own Locker (not left locked or
      otherwise secured) overset, and rummaged, wherein besides
      several small Necessaries belonging to the said Brig, this
      Examinant usually kept (and on leaving the said Brig left
      therein) Liquors for his own Use, but cannot say whether
      any thing had been used or imbezzled by the said Schooner's
      People, or not; And this Examinant and his People imme
      diately brought the said Brig (Avhich was standing down the
      Bay pursuant to the former Orders given to that Purpose)
      about and stood up the Bay for Patuxent River aforesaid,
      offering the said Schooner's People their Boat, to go on
      Board their own Vessel, but they refused to do so, (nor
      indeed were they then in a Condition to undertake it,) but
      went to sleep 'till they were sober, which being about three
      of the Clock in the Morning, the said People upon this
      Examinant's Order took to their Boat and with some Pro
      vision given them by this Examinant set off for the said
      Schooner and in about Half an Hour after this Examinant
      brought the said Brig to Anchor for Want of Wind, and
      having an Ebb-Tide ; and having thus rode 'till about two of
      the Clock in the Afternoon of the next Day then weighed
      and at about. four of the Clock in the following Morning
      arrived in the Mouth of Patuxent where taking in a Pilot
      he run up as high as Lower Marlborough, where coming to
      an Anchor, he run thence down again in his Boat to the
      Office and entered the said Brig and Cargo, which con
      sisted of Eighty one Hogsheads of white Sugar, and being Lib. J. R.
      asked where they were shipped or taken on Board the said & u. s.
      Brig, the said Examinant saith that he was not on Board
      when the said Sugars were taken in by the said Brig, that
      they were cleared for this Province at and from Salem on
      Delaware Bay, and. that his last Clearance before his Ar
      rival at Salem aforesaid, was from Monti-Christo in Hispaniola,
      which Clearance he has left on Board the said Brig
      now lying in West-River: And this Examinant further
      saith, that upon the said Brig's Mate, who is named Middleton
      Belt's asking this Examinant (a little before his and
      Crew's leaving the said Schooner in her Boat as aforesaid)
      if he had his Papers this Examinant said no, that he knew
      not where they were, that the last Time this Examinant had p. 290
      seen them was in a little Trunk in the Captain's Chest in the
      Cabbin of the said Schooner, and that upon this the said
      Schooners' Captain offered this Examinant his Keys, to
      which Offer this Examinant answered that he had no Busi
      ness with them and refused to take them, all which was after
      this Examinant had Possession of the said Schooner, This
      Examinant saith he believes that the Captain of the Schooner
      and his Men then on Board her, were confined, but knows
      not whether they were tyed or no, but saith that before this
      Examinant and his People arrived on Board the said Brig
      from the said Schooner, he this Examinant did see the
      Schooner's People then on Board her walking about on her
      Deck : This Examinant further saith that he neither knows
      nor believes any Money was either by himself or by any of
      his People taken from on Board the said Schooner and as
      to any Cutlasses or Musketts he saith that he knows nothing
      of any such being taken from on Board the Schooner by
      any of this Examinant's People, but saith that the Schooner's
      Mate and two Men who were by the Schooner's Captain sent
      on Board the said Brig to take Care of her carried with them
      some Cutlasses and Muskets but knows not how many of
      either, and further saith that what Cutlasses and Muskets
      they carried as aforesaid on Board the said Brig they upon
      leaving the said Brig to return to the said Schooner carried
      from off the said Brig with them. And this Examinant
      further saith that he never did take the said Schooner's
      Helm into his Hand, but saith that he was standing very
      near to one of his own People who was steering the said
      Schooner; And this Examinant further saith that upon the
      Resolution formed between the Master and Mate of the said
      Schooner to carry this Examinant and the Brig aforesaid to
      Providence, this Examinant said he was not willing to be
      carried out to Sea but was ready and willing to attend the
      said Schooner into either of the two Ports of Virginia or
      Maryland within the said Bay.
      14: March 1761: David Carcaud
      Taken before the Governor and Council
      J Ross CI : Conc.

      [several other depositions are here]

      The Examination of Middleton Belt aged about twenty
      Years Mariner and Mate of the Brigantine called, the Duke
      of Marlborough
      The said Examinant saith that on the eighteenth Day
      of February last the said Brigantine called, The Duke of
      Marlborough of which this Examinant was then Mate, was
      p. 295 turning from behind New Point Comfort in the Bay of
      Chesopeak to clear the said Point under which she had been
      at Anchor with the Wind at South East bound to Patuxent
      River in this Province from Sea, this Examinant and the
      said Brig's Crew observed a Schooner standing before the
      Wind towards the said Point as this Examinant supposed to
      come to an Anchor the Wind being foul for the said Vessel
      to go to Sea, the said Schooner upon coming within Dis
      tance hailed the said Brig and asked whence she came, and
      the said Brig's Captain David Carcaud answered from Sea,
      whereupon the said Schooner's Captain named (as this Ex
      aminant hath since understood) Mulkere, ordered the said
      Brig to heave too, that he might come on Board which the
      said Brig accordingly did, and the said Schooner's Captain Lib. J. R.
      came on Board the said Brig in his own Boat with four & u. s.
      Hands, when this Examinant asked him where he came
      from, and whether he was the Master of the said Schooner,
      to which he answered he was not Master but he was Mate
      of the said Schooner and that his Master was on Board
      the said Schooner sick, in which Story his four Hands agreed
      with him but did not at this Time tell this Examinant whence
      he came, upon this the said Mulkere and the Master of the
      said Brig retired together into the said Brig's Cabbin and
      after some Time they returning upon Deck the said Brig's
      Captain informed this Examinant the said Mulkere had de
      manded a Sight of his papers which he had shewn the said
      Mulkere, upon which the said Mulkere ordered the said
      Schooner's Boat and Hands on Board the Schooner again
      for the Commission which was accordingly done and upon
      their Return again on Board the said Brig with Something
      wrapped up in an Handkerchief which the said Mulkere
      receiving from his own Boats' People he carried down to the
      Brig's Captain then in her Cabbin, some little Time after
      which the said Mulkere returned upon Deck and took to his
      Boat, and said he would acquaint his Captain, and the said
      Boat accordingly carried him on Board the said Schooner,
      and the said Schooner then hailed the said Brig and desired
      her Captain the said Carcaud to come on Board the said
      Schooner and bring his papers with him, and then sending
      the said Schooner's Boat on Board the said Brig the said
      Carcaud the said Brig's Master went on Board the said
      Schooner and carried with him his Papers, upon this Mul
      kere hailed the said Brig and desired that the Mate would
      make Sail after him, upon which this Examinant answered,
      that neither this Examinant nor any of the said Brig's Crew
      should touch a Rope to work the said Vessel, but that he
      must send his own People on Board, upon which the said
      Mulkere sent his Boat on Board the said Brig for two Out
      landish Men the said Mulkere had observed there when he
      was on Board, upon which this Examinant ordered all the p. 296
      said Brig's Crew to get into the Boat to go on Board the
      said Schooner, this Examinant saying he did not understand
      their Crew's being separated and tossed about in this Man
      ner that where one went they would all go and the said
      Crew getting into the said Boat as well as this Examinant
      they were all accordingly rowed on Board the said Schooner
      by her two Hands who had brought the said Boat for the
      two Outlandish-Men as aforesaid, and upon this Examinant
      and Crew's Arrival on Board the said Schooner the said
      Mulkere ordered them to be put in Irons, and upon two Pair
      of Irons being brought upon Deck this Examinant said that
      it went for one English Man to put another in
      Irons and if all the Brig's Crew were of his Mind ne'er a
      Rascal they had on Board should put them in Irons, upon
      which Mulkere said that if the said Brig's People would be
      quiet and not resist when he came to Providence they should
      have all their Wages and ten Pounds besides, to which some
      of the Crew answered they did not like Providence or Montserrat
      Money, upon this the said Mulkere ordered his Mate
      (who had hitherto passed for the said Schooner's Captain)
      to take four Hands and with the Boat to go on Board the
      said Brig and take Care of her, and the said Mate and four
      Hands accordingly with two or three Cutlasses but no
      Musket went into the said Boat and on Board the said Brig;
      And this Examinant observing to the said Mulkere that it
      was very odd that the Mate should order his Captain to go
      on Board the said Brig, he answered this Examinant, my
      Name is Mulkere, I am Master of this Vessel; And this
      Examinant further saith that this Examinant offered the
      said Mulkere that the said Brig's Crew should assist him
      to carry the said Vessels into any Port of either Virginia or
      Maryland, but out to Sea they should not go. After the
      said Schooner's Mate and Hands had got on Board the said
      Brig the said Boat broke loose from her, and there then lying
      two Cutlasses on the said Schooner's Quarter Deck this
      Examinant laid hold of one of them, and ordered another
      of the said Brig's Crew one Laughlin Donnalon to take hold
      of the other Cutlass which he accordingly did, whereupon
      this Examinant ordered the said Brig's Crew to tye the said
      Mulkere and all his Crew with their Hands behind them
      which they accordingly did and then this Examinant steered
      the said Schooner towards her said Boat then adrift from
      the said Brig took her up, and made her fast at the Stern
      of the said Schooner and then set Sail in the said Schooner,
      and steered after the said Brig then standing in again for
      New Point Comfort, and halling down the Schooner's Pend
      ant this Examinant hoisted a Whifft in her Jack at the Mast
      Head for the said Brig to bring too, whereupon the said
      Brig hove the main Top Sail aback and brought too, and
      then this Examinant ordered the said Brig's Crew on Board
      the Schooner with him to wet the said Schooner's Guns
      p. 297 which they accordingly did, and upon coming up in the said
      Schooner with the said Brig, this Examinant let fall the said
      Schooner's Sails, let go the Anchor and gave her a sufficient
      Rope or Cable, then unreeved her Halliards and Downhaul
      and cutting the standing Part of her main Halliards, and
      this Examinant asking the said Carcaud the Master of the
      said Brig whether or no he had his Papers from Mulkere, he Lib J. R.
      answered, no, he had not, and this Examinant demanding
      them of Mulkere he answered he knew not where they were
      and then ordered all the said Brig's Crew into the said
      Schooner's Boat (except this Examinant's Captain the
      aforesaid Carcaud), the said Carcaud then told
      this Examinant he had seen the said Mulkere put the said Papers into
      a small Trunk in the said Mulkere's Chest in the said
      Schooner's Cabbin, and upon this Examinant asking of the
      said Mulkere his the said Mulkere's Keys he readily gave
      them to this Examinant, but the said Mulkere's Chest was not
      locked tho' the Trunk within it was, and on receiving the
      said Keys this Examinant went into the Schooner's Cabbin
      and called to the said Captain Carcaud to come and observe
      this Examinant over-hall the said Trunk, and the said Car
      caud coming and standing close by the said Cabbin Door
      near which stood the said Chest, this Examinant over halled
      the Papers in the said Trunk the said Carcaud standing by
      the Whole Time, and the said Mulkere also saw this Exami
      nant during the whole time, that this Examinants' over
      halling the said Papers was only by turning them over (with
      out looking into any of them) supposing that Captain Car
      caud might know them by their Outsides, but they were
      not found there, but this Examinant saith that under the
      said Papers in the said Trunk he observed many Dollars but
      no Gold And this Examinant saith in Order to examine the
      said Trunk he took it out of the said Chest then shut the said
      Chest down and put the said Trunk (which felt heavy) upon
      the Lid of the said Chest before this Examinant unlocked
      the said Trunk to examine it, and this Examinant then re
      turned the said Trunk into the said Chest, and shutt down
      the said Chest leaving the said Keys with the Trunk in the
      said Chest, but this Examinant saith that he did not take any
      papers out of the said Trunk Chest or Cabbin but left every
      Thing therein as he found them, upon this Examinants'
      coming out of the said Cabbin the said Mulkere hailed the
      said Brig (then very near the said Schooner) ordering her
      not to bring too, whereupon this Examinant took an Hand
      kerchief belonging to himself from about his own Middle,
      and tying it across the said Mulkere's Mouth on the back
      Part of his, thus gagged him in Order to prevent his giving
      Orders to the said Brig, and thereby prevent this Examinant
      and the said Brig's Crew from getting on Board her, and p. 298
      immediately upon this the said Captain Carcaud this Exami-
      nant and the rest of the said Brig's Crew went on Board
      & u. s. t^g sa^ Schooner's Boat leaving. the said Mulkere and the
      rest of his Crew on Board the said Schooner tyed as afore
      said, and upon this Examinant and his said Company in the
      said Boat's Arrival on Board the said Brig they imme
      diately made Sail in her up the said Bay for Patuxent-River
      aforesaid and immediately after having thus made Sail, this
      Examinant and the said Brig's People observed Mulkere and
      his People on Board the said Schooner, walking about on the
      said Schooner's Deck and soon after saw them heave up
      their Anchor and make Sail after the said Brig which was
      between one two in the Afternoon and between three and
      four the said Schooner was within about a League of the
      said Brig which continued Sail all Night but about two of
      the Clock the Next Morning this Examinant demanded the
      said Brig's Papers from the said Schooner's Mate who took
      them out of his Pocket rolled up in a Handkerchief with the
      said Schooner's Commission and delivered the said Brig's
      papers to this Examinant when this Examinant ordered the
      said Schooner's Mate and his four Hands into their Boat,
      and gave them three Days Provision and Water and the
      three Cutlasses which they the said Schooner's Mate and
      Hands had brought on Board with them (and were all that
      were on Board the said Brig this Examinant having searched
      the said Brig for every Thing that might belong to them;
      And this Examinant and Laughlin Donnalin having before
      they left the said Schooner quitted the two Cutlasses they
      had taken up on Board her) and ordered them off from the
      said Brig, at which Time this Examinant could see Smith's-
      Point being the Lower Point of the Mouth of Potowmack,
      and about three Miles from it rather below it, and the next
      Night about twelve of the Clock the said Brig arrived at
      Patuxent where a Pilot came on Board and carried her up
      the said River, and the said Examinant being asked where
      he or the said Carcaud Master of the said Brig had shipped
      some of her Crew he answered at Salem in Delaware, and
      being further asked from what Port the said Brig came next
      before her Arrival at Salem he answered not, nor to the
      further Question where the said Brig took in her Sugars.
      16. March 1761. Middleton Belt.
      Taken before the Governor and Council
      J Ross Clk.. Conc.

      At a Council held at the City of Annapolis on Friday Lib. J. R.
      the twentieth Day of March in the tenth Year of his Lord- & H. s.
      ship's Dominion Annoq Domini 1761 :
      Present
      Benjamin Tasker Esqr
      The Colonel Charles Hamhonourable
      mond
      Colonel Edward Lloyd
      Benedict Calvert Esqr
      Stephen Bordley Esqr
      John Ridout Esqr
      Col: Hammond and Col: Lloyd are qualified by taking
      the several Oaths to the Government and subscribing the
      Abjuration and Test.
      Upon Consideration of the aforegoing Depositions and
      Examinations, advised, that the following Order issue to the
      Chief Justice of the Provincial Court.
      Maryland..
      Whereas It appears by the Depositions of Valentine
      Mulkere Master of the Schooner Industry Thomas Dale
      Mate of the said Schooner, John Reynolds, Arthur Pierson,
      William Every, William Jones, and Thomas Anderson, Mar
      iners of the said Schooner taken before the Governor and
      Council, Copies whereof are now laid before you that David
      Carcaud Master of the Brig Duke of Marlbro', Middleton
      Belt Mate of the said Brig, Laughlin Donnalin, and Richard
      Morgan Mariners of the said Brig and several others stand
      charged with Piracy.
      We the Governor and Council of the said Province will
      and require you that you issue your Warrant in usual Form,
      directed to the Sheriff of Ann Arundel County for appre
      hending the said David Carcaud, Middleton Belt, Laughlin
      Donnalin, and Richard Morgan and bring them before you
      or some other of his Lordship's Justices of the Provincial
      Court, to be dealt with in the Premisses according to Law.
      Given at Annapolis this 20.. of March Anno Domini 1761.

      Ordered that the present General Assembly of this Prov
      ince which stands prorogued to Monday the sixth Day of
      April next, be further prorogued to Monday the thirteenth
      of the said Month of April and Proclamations issued ac
      cordingly.