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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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4 Assembly Proceedings, JanuaryŚMarch 1637/8.

Natnaniel rope of St manes nunareu
Henry weed, of St marie's hundred
John Medcalfe of St Marie's hundred
John Courtis of St George's hundred
John Davis of St marie's hundred
John Richardson of St George's hundred


but they
made not
ance nor

Then was proclaymed, that all freemen omitted in the
writts of summons, that would clayme a voyce in this grail
assembly, should come & make their clayme.
Wherevpon clayme was made by
John Robinson, carpentr & was admitted.

Then were certaine orders established by generall
consent, to be observed during the Assembly, viz

Orders. Imprmis, the Lieutentt grail (as President of the
Assembly, shall appoint and direct all things that concerne
forme and decency to be observed in the same; and shall
command the observance thereof as he shall see cause vpon
paine of imprisonmt or fine as the house shall adiudge.
Item every one that is to speake to any matter, shall stand
vp, and be vncovered and direct his speech to the Lieuten'

P. 17

grail as President of the Assembly. And if two or more stand
vp to speake together, the Lieutent grail shall appoint whc
shall speake
Item no man shall stand vp to speake to any matter vntill
the partie that spake last before, have sate downe, nor shall
any one speake above once to one bill or matter at one read-
ing nor shall refute the speech of any other with any vncivill
or contentious termes, nor shall name him but by some circum-
loquution. And if any one offend to the contrary, the Lieutent
grail shall command him to silence

Item the house shall sitt every day at eight of the clock in
the morning, and at two of the clock in the afternoone.

Item the freemen assembled at any time to any number
above ten persons, at the houres aforesaid, or within one houre
after, shalbe a house to all purposes.

Liber z John Medley, of St.

Henry Bishopp
John Bryant
Richard Lusthead

maries hundred, planter.
of Mattapanient, planters

Capt: Thomas
Cornwaleys ex-
hibited his proxie
for him.

Richard Garnett
Senior exhibited
his proxie for
them severally.


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