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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 375   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, April 30-May 14, 1696. 375

A Bill for reviving [the temporary Lawes] of this province.
A Bill for assessing 3d p hogshead upon tobaccoe towards
the Defraying of the publique Charge of this province.
A Bill for the naturallization of John Edgar of Somerset
A Bill for laying an Imposition on Negroes Slaves & White
Servts imported.
A Bill impowering the Comrs of Kent County to purchase
three Acres of Land whereon to build a Court house.
And a Bill explayning part of an Act of Assembly
imposing a Duty of ten per Cent, upon all European goods
All which said Bills being thus passed into Acts of Assembly
were Sealed with the Broad Seale of this province.
After which the publique Treasurers having given Bonds
for the faithfull Execution of their Offices.
And the Severall Navall Officers having rendered their
Accts and sworne thereunto
His Excy acquainted the house that whereas he had not as
yet received his Matys Royall Comands he did not know how
soon after the Arrivall of the Fleet there might be occasion of
their meeting together therefore prorogued the house untill


the first day of July ensuing, at which tyme if there were no
Occasion of their meeting he would take Care to give them
tymely Notice.
Thereupon Mr Speaker and the rest of the Members
returned to [the house when Mr. Speaker] having taken the
Chair [prorogued themselves untill] the first day of July next
So ended [the fifth Sessions of] Assembly thursday the
14th [of May Anno Domi] 1696 And in the Eight Y[eare of
the reigne of our] Soveraign Lord William the Third, by the
Grace of God of England Scotland France [and Ireland, King]
and King Defendr of the Faith &c.
W Bladen Cl: Assembly.

p. 33

[Address to the King.]

To the Kings most Exll Maty &c.

The humble and Loyall Address of Yor Matys GoV & Coun-
cill and Burgesses and Delegates
for Yr Matys province of

Most Dread Sovra

We and loyall Subjt
understanding frequently exposed

p. 34

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