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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1748-1751
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234 Assembly Proceedings, May 24-June 24, 1749.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 46
May 25
p. 835

A Petition of John Smith Prather to this House, on Behalf of
himself and the Freeholders of Frederick County, complaining of
an undue Election and Return for the said County, was read, and
ordered to lie on the Table.
Col. Hooper, from the Committee of Laws, acquaints Mr.
Speaker, That that Committee had made choice of Mr. Vachel
Denton for Clerk, and desires the Approbation of the House. The
House approved the Choice, and ordered that Mr. Denton be quali-
fied in the usual manner.

Col. Sprigg, from the Committee of Accounts, acquaints Mr.
Speaker, That that Committee had made choice of Mr. Richard
Dorsey for Clerk. The House approved the Choice, and ordered
that he be qualified in the usual manner.
Mr. Goldsborough, from the Committee of Aggrievances and
Courts of Justice, acquaints Mr. Speaker, That that Committee had
made choice of Mr. William Wilkins for Clerk. The House ap-
proves the Choice, and ordered that he be qualified in the usual
manner.
Col. Sprigg, from the Committee of Elections and Privileges,
acquaints Mr. Speaker, That that Committee had made choice of
Mr. Thomas Harwood for Clerk. The House approved the Choice,
and ordered that he be qualified in the usual manner.
Capt. Addison, from the Committee appointed to enquire into
the State and Condition of the Arms and Ammunition, and Ac-
counts thereto relating, acquaints Mr. Speaker, That that Commit-
tee had made choice of Mr. Robert Tyler for Clerk. The House
approved the Choice, and ordered that he be qualified in the usual
manner.
Col. Hooper, from the Committee of Laws, delivers to Mr.
Speaker an Address to the Governor; which was read, approved,
and ordered to be Ingrossed.
The House approved the following Rules; and Ordered, That
they be observed :
I. That no Member of this House shall use any reviling Speeches,
or name any Member by his proper Name, otherwise than for Dis-
tinction sake; but shall rather use some other Signification, as, The
Gentleman that spoke last, or the like.
II. That no Member speak above once at the reading of any Bill
or Debate, without License of the Speaker and the House; and if
two Persons, or more, shall rise up together, the Speaker shall ap-
point who shall speak first, and no Member shall interrupt any
other, until the Gentleman speaking hath ended.
III. That no member shall deliver his Opinion, or speak to any
Bill or Debate, unless he shall stand up, and reverently direct his
Speech to the Speaker.



 
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