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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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After my hearty Commendations &c Whereas I have ap-
pointed to hold a General Assembly at St Maries on the twelfe
day of ffebruary next there to advise and Consult upon the
enacting of Laws and other Serious affairs of the Province,
These are therefore to will and require you at Some Con-
venient time when you Shall think fit after the receipt of these
Letters, to assemble at Kent ffort, all the ffreemen inhabiting
within the Isle of Kent and then and there to propound to the
Said ffreemen to chuse from amongst themselves two or more
discreet honest men to be their deputies or Burgesses during
the next assembly according to the form of an Instrument
which I herewith Send unto you, to which Instrument, which I
herein Send you to wch Instrument all the Said ffreemen are to
set their hands, And if they agree not in the election, then you
are to return upon the Instrument the names of Such two or
more persons upon whome the Major part of the ffreemen Soe
assembled Shall consent, And you Shall require the ffreemen
So assembled to agree upon a Certain Contribution for the
defraying of the Charges wch Such Burgesses Shall Sustain by
the repairing to the assembly And together with them you
Shall return hither the Instrument of their Election Signed as
is appointed afore, And for Soe doeing this Shall be your
warrant, Given at St Maries this 21th Decemb 1638.
To my Loveing Kinsman Will: Brainthwait
Commander of the

Liber V
p. 135

Acts of Assembly

Caecilius Lord Proprietary &ca to our dear Friend & Coun-
cillor Thomas Cornwaleys Esqr Greeting whereas we have
appointed to hold a General Assembly of the Freemen of our
Province at our Fort of St Marys on the five and twentieth
day of February next we do therefore hereby will and require
you that all excuses and delays sett apart you repair in Person
to the said Assembly at the time and Place prefixed there to
advise and Consult with us touching the important affairs of
our Province

Given at St. Marys the 18th January 1638

The like Summons to Mr. Giles Brent Councillor
Mr. Fulk Brent
Mr. Thomas Greene Gent.
Mr. John Boteler

Liber M C
p. 35



 
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