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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
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PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

UPPER HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY


At a Convention of Assembly begun and held at the City of
Annapolis on Monday the Twenty third day of October in the Eighth
Year of his Lordships Dominion Annoq Domini 1758

Present
His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq Governor

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
1758
Oct. 23
P- 362

The Honble

Benjamin Tasker Esq.r
Col.o Hammond
Col.o Tasker

Benedict Calvert Esq
Daniel Dulany Esq:

Mess.rs Lloyd and Tilghman from the Lower House acquaint his
Excellency that there are a Sufficient Number of Members met to
make a House, and wait his Excellencys Commands

Benedict Calvert and Daniel Dulany Esq.rs are sent to the Lower
House to Administer the Oaths to the Government appointed to be
Taken by Act of Assembly of this Province to the several Members
of that House and ordered that the Clerk of this House attend them
who Administered the Several Oaths to the several Members then
Present, and they all Subscribed the Oaths of Abjuration and Test

Col.o Hammond and Col.o Tasker are sent to Acquaint the Lower
House that his Excellency requires their attendance in the Upper
House immediately

The Lower House attend and his Excellency orders them to
Return to their House and make Choice of a Speaker.

Mess.rs Lloyd and Tilghman from the Lower House acquaint his
Excellency their House hath made Choice of a Speaker

Benedict Calvert and Daniel Dulany Esq.rs are sent to the Lower
House to Inform them that his Excellency requires their attendance
in the Upper House to present their Speaker for his Approbation

The Lower House attend and present Col.o Henry Hooper as
their Speaker with which Choice his Excellency Declares himself
well pleased and makes the following Speech

Gentlemen of the [Upper and] Lower House of Assembly.

As many of you are already Acquainted with what Passed Between
the two Houses of Assembly during our Late Sessions and the rest
of you may easily inform your selves by recurring to their Journals


 

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