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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
Volume 36, Page 180   View pdf image (33K)
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180 Assembly Proceedings, October 3-November 2, 1728.

L. H. J.

that the Delegates of this Assembly might have the freedom of
Speech as of Right and by Custom they have Used and all their
ancient and Just Priviledges and Liberties allowed to them and that
in anything that he shall Deliver in the name of the Delegates if he
shall commit any Errors no fault shall be imputed to the Delegates
but that he may repair to them again for Declaration of their true
intent and that his Error may be Pardoned.
And Lastly as often as Necessity of the Lord Proprietors Ser-
vice and the Publick Good of this Province shall require it he may
by the Direction of the house of Delegates have free Access to him
all which the Governor was Pleased to grant and Confirm after-
wards the Speaker with the rest of the Members returned to their
own house. Mr Speaker reassumed the Chair and adjourned the
house 'till to Morrow morning nine a Clock

October 4

Friday October 4th 1728

The Members Present yesterday in Conformity to the Last days
Adjournment this day met, and being incapable of Proceeding any
further in Business (with Conveniency) through the want of a Clerk
make choice of Mr Michael Macnemara as Clerk of this House.
Robert Gordon Esqr a Member returned to serve for the City of
Annapolis entred the house this day and Mr Richard Wharfield and
Mr Edmund Jennings are Ordered to repair to the Upper house to
see the said Gordon qualified according to Law, they return and
acquaint Mr Speaker that they Saw the said Mr Gordon qualify him-
self by taking the severall Oaths to his Present Majesty King

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George the second required by Law repeating the test and also by
Signing the Severall Oaths of Abhorrence, Allegiance and Abjura-
tion and test upon which the said Mr Gordon took his Place in

The House Proceeded to name the Severall Committees and ap-
pointed them in Manner following (Viz.)
Mr Walter Smith of Leonards Creek Mr Ralph Crabb Collo Eph-
raim Augustine Herman Mr Robert Hanson Mr James Hollyday
as a Committee of Elections and Priviledges.
Mr James Harris Mr Daniel Dulany Mr Joshua George Mr
Samuel Hanson Mr Edmund Jennings Mr Phillip Key Major
Samuel Perrie as a Committee of Laws.
Mr John Beale Mr Worthington W Hollyday Mr Chamberlain
as a Committee of Accounts.

Mr Wharfield Collo Belt Mr Beale Collo Fendall Mr Matthews
Mr Magruder Mr Hamilton as a Committee of Aggreivances and
Courts of Justice.

Mr Beale and Mr Dulany were Ordered to Attend the Governor
in order to acquaint him that this house had chose Mr Michael

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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