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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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346 Assembly Proceedings, May June 1674.

U. H.


Mr Notley is Continued Speaker to the Lower House of
Richard Boughton was this day admitted Clerke of the
Upper House of Assembly

The House is Adjourned till 9 of the Clock to morrow

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Wednesday 20th of May The House

Present as Yesterday except Mr Taylor & Mr Truman

This House received by the hands of Captaine William
Boreman & Mr Loyd from the Lower House two Votes Re-
lateing to Rangers & Ordinarie Keepers wch are as followeth
20th of May 1674. Lower House of Assembly
A Member of this house Proposeth That Severall of the Jn-
habitants of this Province have been much Jnjured in their
Stocks by reason of Rangers driving away their Stocks into
the Woods only in hope of having Pay for Bringing them up
againe Voted That a Message be sent to his Excelency to
desire him from this House tht his Excelency will not graunt
any Licences to any manner of Persons whatsoever for the
future without good Security for his good Abearance & mak-
ing good all Such damages as anie Person shall Sustaine by
reason of his Unlawfull Hunting & Ranging & tht his Excel-
encies Answer be desired in Writeing & be recorded in the
Journall of the Lower House
Signed by ordr
Robt Ridgeley Clerke

A member of this house Proposeth the Jnconvenience of
Multitudes of Ordinaries in by Places & from such Places
where Courts are kept or upon the Roade to give Entertainm?
to Passengers & Travelers &c. After the debate of the same
in this House Resolved That this House send a Message to
his Excelency in whom the Sole Power for graunting Licenses
is to desire to know his Excelencies Pleasure if this House
shall draw an Act tht noe Person in this Province shall have a
License to keep Ordinary for the future but tht he shall give
Bond to his Excelency with good Sureties that he shall keep
foure good ffeather beds for the Entertaimt of Customers or four
good flock beds besides his own for his own Private use & in any
Place where the County Crt is kept Eight ffeather or fflock
beds at the least and ffurniture Suitable & tht they shall Suffer
noe drinking or gaming upon the Sabboth day & th? they Shall
Act nothing against the Lawes of England or this Province

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