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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 324   View pdf image (33K)
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324 Assembly Proceedings, April 30-May 14, 1696.

U. H. J.
p. 887

May the 14th 1696
The Council again Sate and were
Present
His Excellency Francis Nicholson Esqr Capt Genl

Colo Henry Jowles Colo Charles Hutchins
the honble Colo George Robotham Colo David Browne
Colo Nich. Greenberry Colo John Addison

Mr Speaker having had notice from the Board that it is his
Excellcys Pleasure that the whole House should attend here
presently came up Accordingly attended with the whole
House and presents an address drawn up to his Sacred Maj-
esty for Congratulating his Majestys prosperous Success
against his Majesty the French &c the which was well
approved of and Signed by his Excellency and the honble his
Majestys Council and the several members of the House
Presented also an address drawn up to his Sacred Majesty
humbly requesting that the quarter part of the Revenue taken
by his Excellency Governor Copley in his Lifetime which
should have been appropriated towards the furnishing of
Arms &c might be refunded out of the said Governor
Copleys Estate and employed to the uses by his Sacred Maj-
esty designed being read was also well Approved of and
Signed to by his Majestys honble Council & House of Bur-
gesses
Read a Letter writt unto the honble Thomas Neal Esqr
relating to the mony Act the which was liked of and signed
to by the honble Colo Henry Jowles Chancellor on behalf of
his Majestys honble Council & by the several members of his
Majestys honble Council

Presented also by Mr Speaker the following Bill

An Act Explaining one part of an Act of Assembly
Imposing a duty of Ten p Cent upon all European Goods
imported into this Province which was Assented to by his
Majestys honble Council

Esqr Brooke added

The several Naval Officers came and produced the
Accounts of their Collection of the Country dutys &c the
which they made Oath to be true and Just

Presented the following Vote Vizt

By the House of Burgesses May the 14th 1696.

Voted in the House that Major William Whittington pay
the Ballance of his Account of which is due to this province



 
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