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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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Assembly Proceedings, April 2 21, 1649. 243


humbly request your Lordship hereafter to send us no more
such Bodies of Laws which serve to little other end then to fill
our heads with suspitious Jealousies and dislikes of that which
verily we understand not Rather we shall desire your Lord-
ship to send some short heads of what is desired and then we
do assure your Lordship of a most forward willingness in us to
Give your Governor all just Satisfaction that can be thought
reasonable by us and whereas your Lordship doth seem to be
Greatly distasted and disgusted at William Tomson your Lord-
ships old Servant through some information which have been
Given your Lordship of his Comportment here in aiding and
siding with the Rebells against your Lordships Governor and
Government which Information we do assure your Lordship to
be most false Proceeds rather (as we may suppose) out of
hatred and spleen towards him then any Good Affection or
Love to your Lordship for before any thing was proceeded
upon in the Assembly William Tomson was Called and strictly

examined before the Govornor and Council and the whole
Entry (and nothing at all Could be proved against him where-

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with he was accused to your Lordship that verily him in that
Point most innocent and further report of him that your honour
hath not a more faithful and Cordial Friend in the whole Pro-
vince (and shewed to the utmost of his Ability even before in
time of and ever since the troubles here then William Thomp-
son is therefore we humbly crave of your honour according to
to your honrs wonted Clemency and favour towards him not to
harbour such thoughts and give ear to such false suggestions
and Acclamations against him and further my Lord seing it
hath been so notorious an Injury and Infamy to him we humbly
crave that your Lordship will intimate hither the next year who
were his principal Accusers in this Point which we the more
earnestly Beg for that it will Give the whole Country and him-
self great Satisfaction thus in all humbleness to your Lordship
we have Expressed Our intentions and Good will so far as the
the tenderness of the Province and our abilitys can yet well
Bear hoping to regain your Lordships favour if thro mis-
information you have Conceived otherwise of us not doubting
but upo'n we shall be better able to Contribute more Largely
towards your support and Comply with your desires withall
beseeching your Lordship to ratify what We have so earnestly
aforementioned and craved at your Lordships hands and then
we are Confident all things will go on with Love Peace and
Unity Resting
From the house of Your Lordships humble and faithful
Assembly at Saint Servants
Maries 21st April Signed by all the Council and Bur-
1649 gesses that day present
The Governor Dissolved the house.

p. 350



 
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