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Voyce in Hawse

January 21, 1648 — Provincial Council, St. Mary’s City, Colony of Maryland

 

[She requested a voice in the council, as well as two votes in its proceedings, one as an independent landowner and the other as Lord Baltimore’s attorney.]

 

I request to have voyce in howse for myself and voyce also for thatt att the last Court 3rd January . . . 

 

[The next day the Council refused her request.]

 

 

Source: Archives of Maryland, First Series, 72 vols. (1883-1972), 1: 2154.