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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1755-1756
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The Upper House. 123


Benjamin Tasker Esq,r attended by the Members of this House
presents to his Excellency the Address of this house which follows
in these words Viz.t
To his Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r Governor and Commander
in Chief in & over the Province of Maryland
The humble Address of the Upper house of Assembly
May it please your Excellency
We beg leave to return your Excellency our most Sincere & hearty
Thanks for your Speech at the opening of this Session, as nothing
can more clearly Demonsterate his Majestys Great and Pater-
nal Care of his Colonies in North America than the Sending over
such a Number of Regular Troops from Europe in this time of
imminent danger, so We assure Your Excellency that out of a Just
Sense of such his Royal Regard and benevolent Disposition towards
us, we shall always with the greatest Chearfulness & Gratitude en-
deavour to the utmost of our Power to Contribute to the Support of.
his Majestys just Rights against all foreign Invaders & to the Main-
taining the honour and Possessions of the Crown and the Security

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
June 24

of his Dominions here. Did not Self preservation rouse Us to exert
ourselves upon the present Emergency Duty and affection to the
best of Kings would prompt us to give all the Assistance to his
Majesty in our Power towards the Success of such his good and
humane Intentions
As General Braddocks Requisition appears to us highly reasonable
and necessary to be Complied with for the Common Safety of the
Colonies, permit us Sir to assure you that We shall be ready to Con-
cur in all proper Measures for that purpose.
Benj.a Tasker Presid.t

Adjourned till to Morrow Morning ten of the Clock

p. 37

Wednesday Morning 25 June 1755.
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

His Excellency is pleased to Communicate his Answer to the
Address of this house which is as follows Viz.t

June 25



 
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