An Act for Securing Severall persons Rights to Town Lands
Read Second time and passed without Alteration.
The Petition of Philip Lynes and Severall other persons
preferred to the house of Burgesses, therein praying that the
house would be pleased to Recommend their Condition unto
his Exncy touching their Engagemts passed unto his Maty for
Severall Masters of Ships for their due Complyance with the
Acts of Trade and Navigation their bonds being now prose-
cuted at Law; the sd Petition came thus indorsed, vizt
By the house of Burgesses October the 14th 1695.
Vpon reading the within petition the house do concurr &
desire his Exncy will be pleased to give directions that Some
Stop be put to the proceedings agt the Peticonrs until Such
time as advice may arrive from England, And that the Sherriffs
exact no other Bayle for their appearance more than their own
Signed p Ordr
W Bladen Cl Assembly.
By his Exncy the Governr &ca
October the 19th 1695.
As to giving further time his Exncy has given directions to the
Atf Genll to grant longer time but withall does advize that the
severall persons Concern'd Send by the first Ships that go;
and as for the the Sheriffs taking no other Bayle then the
parties own appearance, his Exncy doth not think fit to make
any Ordr therein whereby as the Case may happen, it may be
an Order agt Law.
Signed p Ordr
Hen: Denton Cl. Concil.
The Severall bills here Yesterday Read and Assented to
were Sent back to the house of Burgesses by the honrble Coll
Hutchins Coll Brown and Mr ffrisby.
They return and say they delivered the Same accordingly
& bring from the house the following papers, vizt
By the house of Burgesses October the 19th 1695.
Resolved this house will not write any Answer to the
Governr of New Yorks Letter nor send any one of the house
thither, but th' his Exncy be pleased to send Mr Perry the post
to New York.
W Bladen Cl. Assembly.