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From the 1845 Port Tobacco Times And Charles County Advertiser
Obit: Joseph Watson, Susanna S. Downs, John T. Key, Charles Wills, Mrs. Elizabeth M. Freeman
Marriage Notice: PENN-COLLINS, BURROUGHS-LUCKETT, FAUBEL-LEAKEN
News-Administration Notice: John Tippett, Richard M. Rencher, John Tayloe Key, Robert H. Posey
Misc News: Elizabeth Thomas Judged Insane, James Keech Become Deranged, Benjamin Swann Farm for Rent
Court News: 1845 County Court - Trial of Mark Caesar for Aiding Slaves
Charles County was created
in 1658 by an Order in Council. It is not to be confused with an earlier Charles County (1650-1653) known
as Old Charles County. The County was named for Charles Calvert (1637-1715), 3rd Lord Baltimore. Calvert
lived in Maryland from 1661 until he returned to England in 1684. He was Proprietor of the Maryland colony
from 1675 to 1689, when he lost his right to govern. From 1692 until Calvert's death in 1715, Maryland was
governed as a royal colony.
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