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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1740-1744
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The Upper House. 307


An Act to enable the Rector Vestrymen & Church wardens for the
time being of St Anns Parish in Ann Arundel County to lease cer-
tain Lotts in the City of Annapolis in manner and to the uses therein
mentioned

U. H. J.
Chapter
XXII

An Act for laying out and erecting a Town at a place called Long
Point on the West side of North East River in Cecil County
An Act to enable His Excellency Thomas Bladen Esqr or the
Governor for the time being to purchase four Acres of Land within
the fence of the City of Annapolis for the use of the Publick and to
build thereon a Dwelling house and Other Conveniencies for the
Residence of the Governor of Maryland for the time being and to
repeal part of Other Acts therein mentioned

Chapter
XXIII

Chapter
XXIV

An Act for the Assessment & Payment of the publick Charge of
this Province
After which His Excellency makes the following Speech
Gentn of the Upper & Lower Houses of Assembly
The Temper and moderation with which the Business has been
carryed on this Session, must not only do Honour to your selves,
and immediate Service to the Province; but also convince future
Assemblies, that such Dispositions only can answer the Purposes
for which they are called as well as make good the Hopes you have
given me of an easy Administration
Gentn of the Lower House
Your Readiness to oblige me personally in several Instances this
Session is such an Earnest of your good Will, that I cannot take my
Leave of you without assuring you of my hearty thanks and grateful
Sense of your Behaviour on those Occasions, and that It is with the
utmost Regret I mention my Disappointment in that Provision for
Arms and Ammunition which I conceived myself under a Necessity
of recommending to you, but I flatter myself with Hopes of satisfy-
ing you by a longer Experience of my Conduct and Earnestness for
the Happiness & Prosperity of the Province, that I am incapable of
desiring any thing which I think inconsistent with It's Welfare
I cannot but express my Satisfaction of your Treatment of my

P. 63
Chapter
XXV

Message relating to the Indians and you may rely on my early En-
deavours in the Disposition of the Publick Money for the Honour
and Safety of the Province
As to the Address relating to the Naval Officers I shall give
Directions that they lay before the Gentlemen mentioned in it the
Authorities by which they receive the twelve pence p hhd and four-
teen pence p Ton properly authenticated under the Great Seal, and
shall always be ready to grant every reasonable Request that shall
be made me; but I cannot help expressing my Surprize, you should
desire the Amount of the twelve pence p hhd since the Naval Officers
lay before your House every Session Accounts upon Oath, of the

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