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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1733-1736
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222 Assembly Proceedings, March 20, 1734/5-April 24, 1735.

L. H. J.
Lib. No. 45

They return and Acquaint Mr Speaker the Governour approved
the Choice and that they saw the said Macnemara there Qualified
by his taking the Several Oaths to the Government required by Law
and repeating and Signing the Test and taking the following Oath
of Office (Viz)

p. 513

You Michael Macnemara Do Swear that as Clerk of the Lower
House of Assembly You shall True Entrys Make of all Such
Matters and things as by the Honourable Speaker for the time being
and that House shall be to You Directed, the Secrets of the said
House you shall not Divulge to the Prejudice of the House or Any
Members thereof but shall in all things as Clerk to the said House
Well and truly Demean Your Self According to the best of Your
Knowledge So help You God.
The House adjourns Until to Morrow Morning Eight of the
Clock

Friday Morning March 21st 1734

March 21

The House Met according to Adjournment.
The Members called Over and all Present as Yesterday.
The Proceedings of Yesterday were Read Over.
Mr Roger Mathews a Representative Elected for Baltimore
County Appeared in the House this Day.
Mr Thomas Johnson a Representative for Cecil County appeared
in the House this Day.
Mr George and Mr Sheredine sent to see Mr Mathews and Mr
Johnson Qualified in the Upper House, they return and Acquaint Mr
Speaker they saw them Qualified by taking the Several Oaths to the
Government Required by Law and Signing the Oaths and by re-
peating and Signing the Tests.
The House Agree to The following Rules
Ist That no Member of this House shall use Any reviling Speech
or Name Any Member of this House by his proper Name Otherwise
than for Distinction Sake but shall rather use some Other Signifi-
cation as, the Gentleman that Spoke last, or the Like
2. That no Member Speak above Once at the Reading of Any Bill
or Debate without Licence of the Speaker and the House and if two
persons or more Rise Up together the Speaker shall appoint who
shall Speak first and No Member shall Interrupt Any other Until
the Gentleman Speaking hath Ended.

p. 514

3d That None shall Deliver his opinion or Speak to Any Bill or
Debate Unless he shall stand Up and reverently Direct his Speech
to the Speaker.
4th That every Bill Proposed to the House shall be Read Two
Several Days before it be sent to the Upper House and Once after
before it be Ingrossed and that between Every Reading One Day



 
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