John Seymour (Maryland)
Colonel John Seymour(1649-1709) was the 10th Royal Governor of Maryland from 1704 to 1709. The Earl of Nottingham presented his royal nomination to the Council of Trade and Plantations on January 11, 1703. He succeeded Thomas Tench and was succeeded by Edward Lloyd. He attempted to resolve boundary issues, religious rights, and compensation for 'itinerant judges'. His administration instituted the qualifications for the municipal officials of Annapolis and its market and fair days. He was born in Gloucestershire, England, the son of Thomas Seymour.
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- "America and West Indies: August 1709." Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 24, 1708-1709. Ed. Cecil Headlam. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1922. 437-457. British History Online. Retrieved 9 March 2019. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/cal-state-papers/colonial/america-west-indies/vol24/pp437-457.
- Colonel John Seymour, Governor of Maryland, to Queen Anne. (16 March 1709). Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Image library reference: CO 5/716 (1 of 6). The National Archives website Retrieved 25 May 2019.
- Archives of Maryland Online. Entry for John Seymour. Volume 426, Page 726.
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