At a Councill in a Generall Assembly met and held at the
Port of Annapolis (pursuant to Prorogation) the 26th Day of
May in the ninth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord
King William the Third &ca Annoq Dni 1697 and by virtue
of his Excellency's Proclamation and Order Bearing date the
nineteenth day of February last past, being the eighth Ses-
sions and there continued until the 11th day of June after
His Excellency Francis Nicholson Esqr Captain General &ca.
Sir Thomas Lawrence Baronet, Secretary Col. Henry
Jowles Col. Nicholas Greenberry.
It being signified that the House was met and Sat pursuant
to the above Prorogation it is considered that the first thing
they go upon be to view the publick buildings &ca. within this
Port in order to give their opinion thereabout whether the
same be substantial and Workmanlike and that the several
Articles of Agreement Bill of Scantlings for the Church the
Justices of the Provincial Court and Grand Juries opinion
upon all the said Buildings, &ca. and all other papers relating
thereunto laid before them for their better Satisfaction the
which was accordingly done and sent by the Clerk of this
Board who returnes and says he has delivered the same.