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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1752-1754
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The Upper House. 449


of our Currency, I flatter myself you will encourage its being passed
by preparing a Similar Law for the Support of the Credit of their
Paper Currency among us
The Excessive charge and burthen this Country is at present Sub-
jected to by the great Increase of Pensioners in Several of Our Coun-
ties I believe might be hinted at, as calling for, and Capable of a
Remedy; if it be truly Represented that the distribution of the great

U. H. J.
Liber No. 34
May 8

Sums annually collected for the Relief of the poor, as it is now made,
instead of being an Encouragement to and a reward for Industry
proves too frequently an Incitement only to Debauchery and Idleness.
Shall I also take the Liberty of intimating what considerable Bene-
fit must accrue to the Inhabitants and what Honour must redound
to yourselves from the foundation of a more perfect and more pub-
lick Seminary of Learning in this Province; a Scheme, this, long
Since put in Execution among our Neighbours to whom our youth
are Still obliged, much to the Disadvantage and discridet of this
Province, to recur for a Liberal Education. Of such an Establish-
ment, your discendents and late Posterity will reap the advantage and
remember the present age with Gratitude From my knowledge of
what vast pleasure and Satisfaction his Lordship Receives from
being able to contribute to and Promote the Reputation. Honour and
Prosperity of this Province, I will presume to encourage you to expect
Something more than his bare approbation of such a Proposal
Adjourned till to Morrow Morning ten of the Clock

p. 490

Thursday Morning 9 May 1754
This house met again according to Adjournment
Present as Yesterday
Adjourned till three of the Clock in the Afternoon

Eodem Die post Meridiem
This house met again according to Adjournment

Present as in the Morning with the Addition of Philip Thomas and
Richard Lee Esqrs
Adjourned till to Morrow Morning ten of the Clock

May 9

Friday Morning 10 May 1754
This house met again according to Adjournment
Present as Yesterday
Adjourned till three of the Clock in the Afternoon

May 10



 
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