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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1740-1744
Volume 42, Page 125   View pdf image (33K)
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The Lower House. 125

utmost number could reasonably be Presumed this Province could
raise and supply, and since Your Royal Instructions have been laid
before Us We have with no less Chearfulness provided for their
Support and Transportation to the Place of Rendezvous, which we
pray may be Graciously accepted by Your Majesty as a Testimony
of Our Steady Loyalty and firm Attachment to Your most Sacred
Person and Government Altho Our Scituation be remote and that We
live under a Proprietary Government Yet We hope We are not
beyond the Extensive Influence of Your Majestys Just and Mild
Administration and think it Our Greatest Happiness that We can
have Recourse to Your Royal Person for Protection whenever We
may be put to the necessity of Imploring it
That Indulgent Heaven may Shower down its Richest Blessings
on Your most Sacred Majesty Inspire Your Councils Prosper Your
Arms, defeat Your Enemies and that there never may be wanting
a Successor of Your Royal Line to Reign over Us, are the Sincere
and Earnest Wishes of Your Majestys faithful Subjects the Dele-
gates of Maryland
Signed by Order and on Behalf of the House of Delegates

Samuel Chamberlain Esqr from the Upper House delivers
Mr Speaker the Bill entituled An Act for reviving An Act of Assem-
bly entituled An Act for the Advancement of Justice &ca
The Bill entituled An Act to revive and Continue An Act for the
better Relief of Poor Debtors
And the Bill entituled An Act to revive An Act of Assembly of
this Province entituled A Supplementary Act to the Act for Emitting
and making Current £90000 Severally Indorsed
By the Upper House of Assembly July 29. 1740
Read the second time and will not Pass
Signed p Order J Ross Cl. Up Ho.

Colo Hanson and Colo Hooper ordered to acquaint the Governor
that no Business lies before this House to Transact
James Harris Esqr from the Upper House delivers Mr Speaker
the following Message and the Journal of Accounts (See page 34)

L. H. J.

Mr Speaker communicated to the House A Message from the
Governor Viz.
Gentlemen of the Lower House of Assembly

p. 252

As I am informed doubts have arisen, whether the Persons who
have entered themselves as Soldiers for his Majestys Service in the
intended Expedition to the West Indies in pursuance of his Majestys
Instructions and by Virtue of Warrants Granted by me can be inti-
tuled either to the Bounty Money of five Pounds allowed by the last
Assembly or to the Subsistence Money provided by the Act Passed
this Session before such Persons shall be Misted Levied and Raised

p. 253

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