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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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The Lower House. 393


On reading the Petition of William Dorington a Minor of Dor-
chester County Preferred by Mr John Brannock his Guardian It is
ordered that Notice be given to all Parties Concern'd to Attend this
House on Thursday the 24th of this Instant.
Majr King being in an Ill State of Health hath the Leave of the
House to go Home.
Mr Robert Gordon is Ordered to Acquaint the Reverend Mr
Humphreys that this House Desires him to read Divine Service
during this Session, at Seven of the Clock in the forenoon and at
Six of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Who returns and Informs the House that he Delivered his Mes-
sage.
The House Adjourns untill Two of the Clock in the Afternoon

Friday at 2 of the Clock in the Afternoon

The House met According to Adjournment, the Members were
Called over and all Present as in the' Morning.
The Petition of the Tenants of a Tract of Land Called his Lord-
ships Kindness being read It was Ordered that the Same should be
referred to the Next Session and that all Parties Concerned should
have Notice thereof.

L. H. J.
p. 6

Daniel Dulany Eaqr from the Committee of Laws which was

Ordered to Prepare an Address to the Govrs Speech delivers the
following Viz.

To the Horible Benedick Leonard Calvert Esqr Governour
of Maryland.

The Humble Address of the House of Delegates

May it Please your Honr
We his Majesty's most Dutifull and Loyal Subjects the Repre-
sentatives of the freemen of Maryland return Your Honour our
humble and Hearty thanks for your Kind Speech at the Opening of
this Session and for recommending Loyalty Moderation and Jus-
tice to Us, in so handsome a Manner, which a Sense of our Duty
as well as Your Honrs Recommendation will (We hope) incite us
to Pursue.
As the Act for Ascertaining the Gauge and Tare of Tobo Hogs-
heads mentioned by your Honr is near Expiration, and that that
Act or any such is of great Consequence to the People we represent
we shall Consider it in the best Manner we are Capable of and do
therein what we shall find most Advantageous to them as well as
most Just to the Lord Proprietary.
We agree with your Honour that a Certainty in Matters of Prop-
erty and a Speedy Decision of Controversies are Very Desireable

p. 7



 
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