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ion which had been rewarded by the increasing prosperity of his patrimony. Previous to his departure, the whole code of laws received a thorough revision; the memorable act of toleration was confirmed. Virginia had, six years before, prohibited the importation of felons until 1670. April 20. the king or privy council should reverse the order. In Maryland, the importation of convicted persons was absolutely prohibited without regard to the will of the king or the English parliament, and in 1692 the prohibition was renewed. Hening, ii. 509, 510. Bacon, 1676, c. XVI. The established revenues of the proprietary were continued. As Lord Baltimore sailed for England, the seeds of discontent were already germinating. The office of proprietary, a feudal principality, with extensive manors in every county, was an anomaly; the sole hereditary legislator in the province, his power was not in harmony with the political predilections of the colonists, or the habits of the New World. The