A Congratulatory address to his Maty:
An adress of thanks to his Majty for appointing the Right
honble the Lords of the Councill of Trade &c:
An address about the Navigation Bonds.
An address to the Lords of the Councill for Trade &c.
Relating to the assistance to be given New Yorke.
The which addresses were well approved of.
Lastly his Excy was thus pleased to bespeake the Assembly,
That he heartily thanked them for having made so many
good Lawes which he believed had answered the very Intent
of the writte of Election Viz: the honor and Glory of God, his
Majtys Service, and the good of the Whole publicke, and
willed them being Magistrates in their Severall Countys to see
the same putt in due Execution.
He also gave them to understand that there was a late act
of parliamt that prohibited the continuance of one parliament
longer then three yeares, and since this Generall assembly
was in the like nature of the parliament of England as to this
province, he thought that the same being continued neare
three yeares, In example of the Kingdom of England
(whereon this province so wholly depends) ought to be
Therefore in his Majestyes name his Excellency told them
that he did dissolve them.
And thereupon they were dissolved.
W Bladen Clk: of the house of Delegates.
L. H. J.