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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
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448 Assembly Proceedings, OctoberNovember 1683.

U. H. Journal
1659-98

You shall Swear to be a true and faithfull Servant to the
Right Honourable the Lord Proprietary of this Province as
Clerk of the Upper house of Assembly; You shall keep Secret
all Matters Committed or Revealed unto you or treated of
and Debated in the said house you shall truely and faithfully
according to the best of your skill and knowledge make true
and Just Entries and Records of all Matters and proceedings
in the said house, and in all other things you shall do and Act
as a true Servant to his said Lordship and his Upper house of

Assembly—

So help You God

Mr Secretary Darnall sent to the Lower house of Assembly
with a Draught of an Oath for the Clerk of the Lower house
of Assembly which hereafter followeth, He returns having
Delivered the same
Mr Thomas Burford Comes to this house with Major Boteler
who before this house took the Oath of Clerk of the Lower
house as penned by the Upper house Vizt

You shall swear that you will faithfully serve the Right
Honourable the Lord Proprietary and the Lower house of
Assembly in the Office of Clerk of the said house during your
Continuance in the said Office, and that you will faithfully and
truely to the best of your skill Cunning and knowledge,
Enter and Record the Orders Rules and proceedings of the
said house, and that you will not Divulge or Discover the
Debates and Secrets of the said house without the Consent
thereof—
So help you God

Mr Burford and Major Butler the aforesaid Clerk Depart
and leave the said Oath to be Recorded in this house The
same afterwards sent to the Lower house by Mr Secretary
Darnall who returns having Delivered the same
Mr Clement Hill from the Lower house and desires the
Book of Laws, Mr Secretary Sewall sent to the Secretarys
Office for the same he returns and Says he has Delivered the
same to the Lower house—
Mr Hatton and Captain Smith from the Lower house with
this Ensuing Message Vizt

p. 490

Lower house of Assembly 3d October 1683—
This house having taken into their Serious Consideration
that part of his Lordships Speech made to this house Yester-
day relating to the Bringing in of Money into this Province
for the Advancing the Trade thereof, have Deliberately



 
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