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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1757-1758
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46 Assembly Proceedings, April 8-May 9, 1757.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 48
April 8

Richard Lee, Esq; from the Upper House, delivers to Mr. Speaker
a Petition of John Kirk Patrick; Indorsed, By the Upper House of
Assembly, 8th of April, 1757. Read and Referred to the Considera-
tion of the Lower House of Assembly. The said Petition was here
Read, and Ordered to lie on the Table.
Col. Tasker, from the Upper House, delivers to Mr. Speaker a
Petition of the Justices of Frederick County; Indorsed, By the Upper
House of Assembly, 8th of April, 1757. Read and Referred to the
Consideration of the Lower House of Assembly which Petition

was here Read, and Ordered to lie on the Table.

Ordered, That Mr. William Wilkins, Clerk of the Committee of
Grievances and Courts of Justice, be Discharged from his Attendance
on that Committee during this Session.
The House adjourns to the House of the Reverend Mr. Thomas
Chase, there to meet on the Morrow Morning at 9 of the Clock.

April 9

Saturday, 9th April 1757.

The House met according to Adjournment: The Members were
called, and all appeared as Yesterday. The Proceedings of Yesterday
were Read.

Mr. Beall appeared in the House.
Mr. Hammond brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker, an Address
to his Excellency; which was Read, Approved, and Ordered to be

p. 379

Ingrossed.
Mr. Carroll brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker, the following
Ingrossed Address, viz.
To his Excellency Horatio Sharpe, Esq; Governor and Commander
in Chief in and over the Province of Maryland :
The humble Address of the House of Delegates.
May it please your Excellency,
We, his Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Delegates
of the Freemen of Maryland, in Assembly convened, beg Leave to
return your Excellency our Thanks for your Speech at the Opening
of this Session; and to assure your Excellency, that we are so deeply
sensible of the many Blessings we enjoy under the paternal Care
and Protection of our most Gracious Sovereign, that we need no
Arguments to induce us to embrace every Opportunity of promoting
his Service to the utmost of our Ability. As the present .Posture of
Affairs, and advanced Season of the Year, require the greatest Dis-
patch, we shall immediately take into Consideration, the Minutes,
which, by Direction of the Earl of Loudoun, you have been pleased
to lay before us; and shall endeavour to do every Thing that may
be reasonably expected from us, towards complying with his Lord-



 
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