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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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340 Assembly Proceedings, October 1654.

L. O. R.

No. 3
Liber B

publication of this Act all the Inhabitants of the Province are
required to declare in particular & Express Termes under
their hands there owning & accepting of the present Govern-
ment and Subjection thereunto, That all such person or
persons that deny the present Government or do either in
words traduce vilifie or Scandalize the Same, or by action
Secret or open disquiet oppose or disturb the said Governmt
Shall be accounted offenders agst the Lord Protector of the
Comonwealth of England the peace and wellfare of this Pro-
vince and be dealt wth according to their offence.
5. That no Commission or power shall be owned or reced
in this Province other then that which is already Settled therein
but that wch is the Supreme Authority of the Comonwealth of
England shall Imediatly and Directly Grant and Confirme
and whosoever shall publish any Commission, pclamation order
or declaracon writts or summons which is not from the Supreme
Authority so Granted as aforesaid shall be accounted an offender
agst the publique peace and wellfare of this Province and Dealt
with accordingly
Whereas mr Thomas Hatton & mr Job Chandler being
Chosen Burgesses for the County of Sf Maries and Potomocke
River and so returned by the Sheriff have appeared and
Declared befoe the Assembly that they refuse to Sitt and Act

p. 422

as Burgesses in respect they the said Thomas Hatton and Iob
Chandler have taken oath to the Lord Baltemore and for other
reasons Expressed in a writeing by them Subscribed and Left
with the Secretary. It was ordered by the Assembly that a
New writt for a Second Choice of Burgesses for the Limit
aforesaid should be issued to give power to the Sheriff for a
New Election of Burgesses to Supply the default and delin-
quency of the said Thomas Hatton and Job Chandler, And
accordingly the Sheriff hath retured mr Arthur Turner and mr
John Wade Chosen Burgesses by the unanimous Consent of
the ffreemen Inhabiting the said County of St Maries and
Potomock And the sd mr Arthur Turner and mr John Wade
have appeared and freely offered themselves to the Service of
the Commonwealth in this Assembly & have been approved
members qualified for that End

3 It is the mind of this Assembly that any free Subject of
the Commonwealth shall have free Liberty not only by petition
to seeke redress of Grievances but as also to propound things
necessary for the publique Good (provided that it be orderly
done)

4 An Act Concerning Religion

It is Enacted and Declared in the Name of his Highness the
Lord Protector with the Consent and by the Authority of the



 
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