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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1737-1740
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The Lower House. 41


Thursday morning April 28th 1737.

The House met according to Adjournment &c. Col King Mr
Stoughton and Col Dashiels three representatives of Somerset
County Appeared in the House this morning
Mr William Tilghman a Representative of Queen Anns County
Appeared in the House this morning.

L. H. J.

Lib. No. 45
April 28

Richard Francis Esqr Delivers the following Address.

To His Excellency Samuel Ogle Esqr Governor of Maryland.
The Humble Address of the Lower House of Assembly
May it Please your Excellency
We His Majesties most Dutifull and Loyall Subjects the repre-
sentatives of the freeman of Maryland in Assembly Convened do
Return your Excy our Sincere Thanks for your Affectionate Speech
at the Opening of this Session and with Joyfull Hearts receive your
Excys Congratulations upon the Happy Occasion of the Marriage
of His Royall Highness the Prince of Wales with a Princess of the
Illustrious House of Saxegotha and we do with the Deepest Sense of
Gratitude Acknowledge this Additional Instance of His Majesties
great regard for the Protestant Interest in Generall as well as the
Particular Happiness of His own People amongst whom we partake-
ing of the Benefits of His Majesties wisdom and Tender Care of all
His Subjects must Remember this great Effect of Both as long as
there remains in us any Sense of The True Interest of our Country we
Esteem your Excellencys recommending Temper and moderation in
our proceedings as a further proofe of your Care and Concern for us
for which as the best return we are able to make we assure your Excy
that was the Success of our Endeavours Equall to the Ardency of our
wishes, no Laws or anything Else should be wanting on our part to
render Administration Over us not only agreeable but Delightfull
and to give you that great pleasure always Inseparable from a
Benevolent mind of Governing a Happy and Flourishing People and
we assure your Excellency that we are Convinced you will never think
any attention or Trouble of your own too great where the Pros-
perity of this Province is in any manner Concerned which was read
Approved and ordered to be Ingrossed.
The Following Message Sent to the Upr House by Col Hanson
and Mr Sheredine (See page 3.)
Mr Denton Brings in the Address to the Governour Ingrossed
Mr Hammond and Mr Denton ordered to acquaint the Governour
this House Hath prepared an Address to him and to desire his Excy
to let them Know when and where he will receive the same they
return and acquaint Mr Speaker the Governour will be ready to
receive the. Address Immediately in the Conference Chamber.

p. 687



 
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