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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1737-1740
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580 Assembly Proceedings, April 23 June 5, 1740.

Lib. B. L. C.

said Troops to be Commanded by Colonel Spotswood And Whereas
his Majesty had been most Graciously Pleased to declare his Royal
Intentions to give all Proper Encouragement to the new Levy's by
Ordering them to be Supplyed with Arms & Proper Cloathing and
to be paid by his Majesty with an Assurance of their Coming in for
their Share of any booty that might be taken from the Enemy and
of their being sent back to their Respective Habitations when the
Service should be Over unless any of them should desire to Settle
themselves Elsewhere and that his Majesty would Order to be sent
by Colonel Blakeney Adjutant General of all the forces (who might
be very soon Expected) a number of Blank Commissions to be given
by the Several Governours to the Officers who should Command the
Troops under Colonel Spotswood & that Transports & all necessarys

p. 193

would be Provided to carry the Troops to the Place of General
Rendezvous We his Majesty's Dutifull & Loyal Subjects the Gov-
ernour & Upper & Lower Houses of Assembly of the Province of
Maryland in General Assembly Convened being moved by our Zeal
for his Majesty's Person & Government The sense we have of the
Sufferings of our fellow Subjects under the Cruelties & depredations
of the Spaniards & for the more Effectual Encouragement of his
Majesty's Levies within this Province have chearfully and unan-
imously given and granted the Sum of Two thousand five hundred &
Sixty two pounds ten Shillings Current money of Maryland in Bills
of Credit to be Issued & paid out of the Office of the Commissioners
or Trustees for the time being Appointed for Emitting Bills of Credit
Established by Act of Assembly in manner as herein after directed
and humbly Pray that it may be Enacted And be it therefore Enacted
by the Right Honourable the Lord Propry by and with the Advice &
Consent of his Lordships Governour and the Upper and Lower
Houses of Assembly & the Authority of the same that the afd Sum
of Two thousand five hundred & Sixty two Pounds ten Shillings
Currt mony in Bills of Credit aforesaid shall be Issued & paid out
of the Office afd by the Commissioners or Trustees afd for the time
being who are hereby Authorised & required to Issue & Pay the said
Sum of two thousand five hundred & Sixty two Pounds ten Shillings
within Twenty Days after the end of this Present Session of As-
sembly in Manner & to the Persons hereafter mentioned that is to Say
To George Plater Esquire of Saint Marys County the Sum of two
hundred & five pounds To Colonel Levin Gale of Somerset County
the Sum of two hundred & five pounds To John Rousby Esqr of
Calvert County the Sum of Two hundred & five pounds To Colonel
Henry Hooper of Dorchester County the Sum of Two hundred &
five pounds To Philip Lee Esqr of Prince Georges County the Sum
of three hundred & Seven Pounds ten Shillings To Mathew Tilgh-
man Ward Esqr of Talbot County the Sum of two hundred & five
pounds To Colonel Robert Hanson of Charles County the Sum of
two hundred & five pounds To Colonel James Hollyday of Queen



 
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