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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
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228 Assembly Proceedings, March 22- April 11, 1760.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 51
March 22
p. 173

New York, 21st February, 1760.
Sir,

With his Majesty's Commands for the Reduction of all Canada,
received [This letter from General Amhurst beginning thus is
printed in full in Upper House Journal, pp. 200-202] .

p. 175

And the Opinion of his Majesty's Attorney-General [Charles
Pratt]
[As to the powers of the Lord Proprietary and of the Upper
and Lower House on sundry questions which had been submitted
to him. For this opinion see Journal of the Upper House, pp. 202-
204, where it is printed in full]

p. i;8

Which were severally Read, and Ordered to lie on the Table.
Mr. George Fraser, a Delegate Elected by the Freeholders of
Prince-George's County, to serve in the General Assembly of this
Province, appeared in the House.
Ordered, That Mr. Murdock and Mr. King do go with Mr. Fraser
to the Upper House, to see him Qualified. They return and acquaint
Mr. Speaker, They saw him Qualified in the usual Manner.
The Gentleman took his Seat in the House.
On Motion, Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to
the Deputy Secretary of this Province forthwith to make out a Writ
of Election, directed to the Sheriff of Queen-Anne's County, to
Elect a Delegate to serve in the General Assembly of this Province,
now sitting, in the Room of Mr. Thomas Harris, deceased.
On Motion, Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to
the Deputy Secretary of this Province forthwith to make out a
Writ of Election, directed to the Sheriff of Saint Mary's County,
to Elect a Delegate to serve in the General Assembly of this Prov-
ince, in the Room of Mr. Edmund Key, removed out of this Province,
On Motion, Ordered, That Mr. Tilghman, Mr. Edward Dorsey,
Mr. Murdock, Philip Hammond, Esq; and Mr. Carroll, do prepare
and bring in an Address to the Governor on his Speech.
Ordered, That the Clerk of the House do make out Summonses,
directed to the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, to summonds
those absent Members to attend this House forthwith for Dispatch
of Publick Business, who have not sent an Excuse for their Non-
Attendance,

The House adjourns till 2 of the Clock Afternoon.

Post-Meridiem. The House met according to Adjournment.
Resolved, That the Hours of Sitting this Session, for Dispatch of
Public Business, be from Nine of the Clock until One, and from
Half an Hour past Two Afternoon until Six.
Ordered, That Mr. Edward Dorsey do acquaint the Reverend
Mr. Alexander Williamson, That he is desired by this House to



 
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