County, accepted of the Office of Sheriff; and also to elect a Delegate
to serve in this Assembly, in the Room of Capt. Darby Lux, de-
ceased: As also, To the Sheriff of Calvert County, to elect a Dele-
gate to serve in this Assembly, in the Room of Mr. Benson Bond,
Mr. William Murdock is added to the Committee of Accounts, and
to the Committee of Grievances and Courts of Justice.
Mr. James Baxter is added to the Committee for inspecting the
Office and Proceedings of the Commissioners for emitting Bills of
Credit, established by Act of Assembly.
Col. Sprigg, from the Committee of Accounts, acquaints Mr.
Speaker, That that Committee had made choice of Mr. Beale Nichol-
son for Clerk: The House approves the Choice; and Ordered, that
he be qualified in the usual Manner.
Capt. Robert Gordon acquaints Mr. Speaker, that Mr. Nicholson
had qualified for Clerk of the Committee of Accounts, before him, as
a Provincial Magistrate, in the usual Manner.
The House having taken into Consideration the Governor's
Speech; Ordered, That the Committee of Laws do prepare and bring
in an Address to his Excellency thereon.
The House adjourns until Tomorrow Morning at 9 of the Clock.
L. H. J.
Liber No. 47
Thursday Morning, May 16, 1751.
The House met according to Adjournment. The Members were
called, and all appeared as yesterday: The Proceedings of yesterday
Col. King, Col. Robert Henry, Capt. Addison, and Mr. Oldham,
appeared in the House.
The House adjourns until 2 of the Clock.
The House met according to Adjournment.
Mr. John Goldsborough appeared in the House.
Col. Hooper, from the Committee of Laws, delivers to Mr.
Speaker an Address to his Excellency; which was read, approved,
and ordered to be ingrossed.
Mr. Lloyd, from the Committee of Laws, delivers to Mr. Speaker
the following ingrossed Address; viz.
To his Excellency Samuel Ogle, Esq; Governor of Maryland ;
The humble address of the House of Delegates.
May it please your Excellency,
We his Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Delegates
of the Freemen of Maryland, in Assembly convened, return your