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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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318 Assembly Proceedings, October 1671.

U.K.
Journal
1659-98

in process of time than by obliging the Guardian to deliver the
Orphans Negros of like Ages &ca at the time of the Orphans
Age of 21 Years because no man can be sure hereafter to pur-
chase any Negroes & that Clause implys a Power in the
Guardian to take or Sell to his own Use the Negroes delivered
him
4. Fourthly Female Orphans ought to be judged of full
Age at sixteen Years old because they may be then Marryed
This House desired Mr Brooke to carry the same down to
the Lower House Who went accordingly
Ordered that the honourable the Chancellour Mr Brooke and
Mr Chew or any two of them be appointed to treat with two of
the Members of the Lower House to be appointed touching
the Act for Orphans Estates

The House Adjourned till morrow morning ten of the
Clock

Tuesday 17th October

The House met Present as Yesterday Colonell Calvert and
Major Fitzherbert. And
Adjourned till two of the Clock in the Afternoon

The House met again Present as in the
Morning except Major Fitzherbert

Then read a Bill for Naturalization of Matthias Decosta &
past
This House will Consent to the Bill for Ferrys Provided a
ferry may be kept over Potapsco River from Philip Thomas's
Point in Ann Arundel County to Kent County over the wading

p. 214

place from Kent to Talbot County over Chester River from
Baltimore County over Choptank into Dorchester over Nanti-
coke into Somersett County All which this House judge
necessary to be kept And desired Col Calvert to carry the same
down to the Lower House with the said Act of Naturalizacon
He goes accordingly

Ordered by the Upper House that Capt William Burgess of
Ann Arundel County Samuel Chew Esqr & Mr Thos Taylor of
the same County or one of them do pay or Cause to be paid
unto Jno Rousby Clerk of this present Assembly the Sum of
three pounds of lawful Mony for fees due to him from the said
Wm Burgess Samuel Chew and Thomas Taylor by reason of a
certain Writt of Error by them brought in this House against
Henry Hooper
Mr Causine informs the House that the Lower House desires
that the Act about Ferrys maybe respitted till the next General
Assembly



 
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