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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1752-1754
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30 Assembly Proceedings, June 3-23, 1752.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 47
June 3

On motion that an Address be prepared to his Honour the Presi-
dent, requesting him to direct to be laid before this House, the
Authority whereby the executive Power of the Government hath
devolved upon him: Ordered, That the Committee of Laws do
prepare and bring in the same.

Ordered, That Mr. Worthington do acquaint the Rev. Mr. Mal-
colm, that he is desired by this House to read daily Divine Service,
Morning and Evening, during this Session.

On motion, Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant,
directed to the Secretary of this Province, to make out a new Writ
of Election, directed to the Sheriff of Kent County, to elect a Dele-
gate to serve in this present Assembly, in the Room of Mr. John
Gresham, deceased.

The House adjourns until 2 of the Clock.

Post Meridiem.

The House met according to Adjournment.
Mr. Wootton, from the Committee of Elections and Privileges,
acquaints Mr. Speaker, That that Committee had made choice of
Benjamin Beall, as their Clerk: The House approves the Choice.
Ordered, That he do qualify in the usual Manner.

Capt. Robert Gordon, a Provincial Magistrate, and one of the
Members of this House, acquaints Mr. Speaker, that Benjamin
Beall had taken the several Oaths to the Government required by

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Law, in the usual Manner, and the following Oath of Office; viz.

You Benjamin Beall do swear, that as Clerk to the Committee
of Elections and Privileges, you shall true Entries make of all such
Matters and Things, as by that Committee, for the Time being,
shall be to you directed; the Secrets of the said Committee you shall
not divulge, to the Prejudice of the said Committee, or any Member
thereof; but shall in all Things, as Clerk to the said Committee, well
and truly demean yourself, according to the best of your Knowledge.
So help you God.

Mr. George Fraser, a Delegate returned to serve in this Assembly
for Prince George's County, appeared in the House. Ordered, That
Mr. Wootton and Capt. Addison do go with him to the Upper House,
to see him there qualified: They return, and acquaint Mr. Speaker
they saw him qualified in the usual Manner. The Gentleman took
his Seat in the House.
Col. Hooper, from the Committee of Laws, delivers to Mr.
Speaker an Address to the Honourable President; which was read,
approved, and ordered to be Ingrossed.

Col. Hooper, from the Committee of Laws, delivers to Mr.
Speaker the following Ingrossed Address; viz.



 
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