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The Upper House. 413


Wednesday Morning 15 : February 1758.
This House met again according to Adjournment

Present as Yesterday

Benjamin Tasker Esq. attended by the Members of this House
presents to his Excellency their Address which follows in these Words

U. H.J.
Liber No. 35
Feb. 15

To his Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq. Governor and Commander
in Chief in and over the Province of Maryland
The humble Address of the upper House of Assembly
May it please your Excellency
We return your Excellency our Thanks for your Speech at the
Opening of this Session and are well pleased to find from the Copy
of the Earl of Loudoun's Letter laid before us, that his Lordship
approves of our Conduct in rejecting the late Supply Bill, We beg
Leave again to assure you that excited by a zealous Regard for the
nearest Interests of our Fellow Subjects, and a just Sense of the
Duty we owe to our most gracious Sovereign, we shall with the
greatest Pleasure and Alacrity do our Part towards the Support of a
Number of Troops, adequate to the Circumstances, and Ability of
our Country, and that if a Bill for this Purpose should be framed
with a proper Regard to the Rights of the Crown, and the State and
Constitution of this Province, it shall receive our chearful Assent
B. Tasker Presidt
Feb:y 15. 1758
Adjourned till three o' the Clock in the Afternoon

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

p. 241

Thursday Morning 16. February 1758.
This House met again according to Adjournm.t

Present as Yesterday

His Excellency is pleased to communicate to this House his Answer
to their Address which follows in these Words
Gentlemen of the Upper House of Assembly.
I am convinced by your past Conduct that you will with the greatest
Alacrity at this Time provide as far as is in your Power for the Sup-
port of the Troops that the Earl of Loudoun desires us to keep up, and
I hope that before the End of this Session such a Bill will be framed
for that Purpose with a proper Regard to the Rights of the Crown,

Feb. 16



 
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