losing them, We shall ever depart from what We think so essentially
necessary to Our Privileges, to wit, the not giving any Answer to
any Enquiry whether any Bill hath passed this house or for what
Reasons the same did not pass.
Signed p Order M Macnemara Cl Lo H.
Edmund Jenings and Charles Hammond Esqr are sent to the
Lower house to inform the Speaker that his Excellency requires
his Attendance with the whole house in the Council Chamber
The Speaker and the Lower house attend and His Excellency
is pleased to make the following Speech.
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower houses of Assembly
As nothing ever gives me more Satisfaction, than a Harmony
and good Agreement between the several Branches of the Legisla-
ture, by which alone the true Interest of the Province can be pursued,