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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1755-1756
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The Upper House. 555

Eodem die Post Meridiem
This House met again according to Adjournment
Present as in the Morning
Adjourned 'till to Morrow Morning Io: of the Clock.

Liber No. 35

Thursday Morning 16. Sep: 1756.
This House met again according to Adjournm.t

Present . as Yesterday/except Philip Thomas Esq.r 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 :
To his Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r Gov/ & Comm.r in Chief in
& over the Province of Maryland
The humble Address of the upper House of Assembly.


May it please your Excellency ;
We look upon your calling us together before the time to which
we were prorogued as a Matter so necessary that we cannot but
return you our sincere Thanks for it, and at the same time we must
acknowledge that your Zeal for his Majesty's Service and the Care
and Pains you have taken to protect, and secure us against the
Attempts of our barbarous and inveterate Enemies, and the Vigour
and Activity which you have shewn on all Occasions to that End
deserves our utmost Gratitude.
We think that we need not repeat the Assurances we have so
often given, that nothing in our Power shall be wanting to con-
tribute towards carrying into Execution the just Measures which
our most gracious Sovereign has thought fit to direct for the pres-
ervation of his Dominions on this Continent, and the safety and
Welfare of this Province :
Sep.r 15. 1756. B: Tasker President

A Message from the lower House by Messieurs Williamson and
By the lower House of Assembly,
11 [sic]: Sep: 1756 :
May it please your Honors.
This Houth hath appointed M.r Walter Dulany, M.r Earle, M.r
Edge, M.r Bealle, M.r Williamson, M.r Bracco, and M.r John Handy
a Committe from this House to inspect the Accounts and Proceed-
ings of the Commissioners or Trustees for emitting Bills of Credit
established by Act of Assembly and desire your Honors to appoint
one or more Members of your House to join in the said Committee :
signed p. Order.
MMacnemara Cl: lo: Ho :

Adjourned 'till three of the Clock in the Afternoon

p. 119

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