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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
Volume 1, Page 484   View pdf image (33K)
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484 Assembly Proceedings, Sept. — Oct. 1663.

U. H.

Oct. 3d

Present as yesterday except Mr Coursey
The Vpper howse sent to the lower to desire to knowe what
they had done Concerning the Stint or drawing up reasons
why they could not consent to itt, if they had not Consented,
And they returned answere they had drawne vp reasons &
sealed them up in a paper to be dd the Leiutennt Generall by
him to be sent to the Lord Proprietor And that if the Leiu-
tennt Generall pleased he might shew them to the howse. But
sent not the reasons.

p. 189

Then were sent to the lower howse these Acts following.

An Act Entitulcd an Act for the Explanacon of that Clause

in an Act made by Capt Wm Stone touching hoggs and mark-
ing of Cattle
An Act Concerning proceedings att Lawe and the
Act concerning paymt of debts due by Bill.
And they returned answere (vizt)
The lower howse doe Conceive the former lawes to be full
& sufficient in themselves & are not willing to spend tyme in
makeing any Alteracon
An Act for publishing a List of the lawes in force was first
tendred by the lower howse and afterwards att their request
waved rather then they would spend tyme about itt
Att a Conferrence with both houses the Leiutennt Generall
desired of the Speaker the reasons of the Lower howse Con-
cerning the Stint
Whereupon the Speaker deliuered them sealed up to the
Leiutennt Generall with the humble request of the Lower howse
that they might be sent to his Lop and not be broke open till
the lower house were dismissed. After which they departed
Then came a Messenger from the lower howse and desired
to haue the reasons of the Stint & the papers inclosed there-
with returned them. But the Leiutennt Generall haveing broke
open the papers was reading the reasons & returned the in-
closed papers only & kept the reasons.

The Leiutennt Generall was pleased to give the Clke of this
house a hhd of tobacco & the Chancellor alsoe was pleased to
giue the same & the rest of the gent 200l Tobacco a peece out
of their owne purses for his paines taken in transcribing the

p. 190

Then came the lower howse & the lawes being read the
Leiutennt Generall gaue his Consent to them in these words
The Lord propr willeth that these be lawes after which the
Leiutennt Generall ordered the Reasons drawne vp by this
house be delivered to the Speaker to be Considered on After

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