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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1755-1756
Volume 52, Page 297   View pdf image (33K)
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The Upper House. 297

An Act to impower and direct the Clerk of Ann Arundel County
Court to Record among the said County Records a deed of Bargain
and Sale from Thos Larkin to John Jordan deceased.
An Act impowering the Justices of Somerset County to Levy not
exceeding Twenty Thousand pounds of Tobacco upon the Taxable
Inhabitants of the said County for the Use therein mentioned.
An Act for Quieting the differences that have arisen and may
hereafter arise between the Inhabitants of this Province and the
Several Indian Nations and for Punishing Trespasses Committed
on their Lands
An Act Continuing an Act entituled an Act directing the manner
of Punishing furnication and Adultery before a Single Justice of
the Peace out of Court

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
May 22

An Act for the Relief of certain Languishing Prisoners in the
Several County Goals therein mentioned.
A Supplementary Act to the Act entituled An Act for repairing
the Publick Roads in this Province
An Act for preventing Indians disaffected to the British Interest
in America from coming into this Province as Spies or on any other
evil design
An Act for the Speedy and effectual Publication of the Laws of
this Province and for the Encouragement of Jonas Green of the
City of Annapolis Printer
An Act to impower the Justices of the Several County Courts to
make Provision for the late Inhabitants of Nova Scotia and for
regulating their Conduct
An Act for the Assessment and payment of the Publick Charge
of this Province.
All which his Excellency passed into Laws in the Usual form
by Sealing them with the Right honourable Lord Proprietary his
great Seal at Arms and Subscribing them on behalf of the Right
honourable the Lord Proprietary of this Province I will this be a
After which his Excellency was Pleased to Conclude this Session
with the following Speech.

Gentlemen of the Lower house of Assembly

As you seemed to be persuaded at the Opening of this Session
that a well Armed and well regulated Militia would at this Season
be our best Security and were pleased to tell me that a proper Law
for that purpose should be one great object of your Deliberations,
I confess I was a little Surprized at your sending me such a Mes-
sage as you did this Morning before you have performed what you
gave me such Room to hope and expect; however as you have inti-
mated that by puting an End to this Session. I shall do a thing not

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