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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
Volume 56, Page 335   View pdf image (33K)
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The Upper House. 335

Present as Yesterday
Adjourned till Monday Morning ten of the Clock

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
Sept. 37

Monday Morning 29th September 1760
This House met again according to Adjournment

Sept. 29


Benja Tasker

Colo Tasker

The honble

Sam.l Chamberlain Esqr

Benedt Calvert Esqr

Colo Lloyd

Stephen Bordley Esqr

The honble Benjamin Tasker Esq.r attended by the Members of
this house presents to his Excellency the following Address.
To his Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esqr 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 Sincere thanks for your Speech
at the Opening of this Session and being highly Sensible of His
Majesties Goodness in having hitherto So effectually Protected the
British Settlements on this Continent and of the Expediency of Still
pushing his Enemies in order of a Safe and Honourable Peace we
shall heartly join in every just and reasonable proposal for enabling
his Majesties officers here to employ his Arms in the most Effectual
Manner towards executing so great and Salutary a Measure

We assure Your Excellency that nothing in our power shall
be wanting towards affording to the People of this Province all the
Ease and Relief they themselves can wish or desire Consistent with
our Constitution with Public faith and with its Offspring Public
Benja Tasker Presdt

His Excellency is pleased to communicate to this House the
following Message

Gentlemen of the Upper House of Assembly
Having since you adjourned last Saturday had the Satisfaction
to receive a Letter from General Amherst dated at Montreal the
9th Instant in which His Excellency hath been pleased to give an
Account of the Motions Kings Forces under his Command since
the 26th of August and to inform me that in Consequence thereof
the whole Country of Canada was Yielded to the Dominion of his
Majesty our most Gracious Sovereign on the 8th of this Month
It is with highest Satisfaction I now communicate to you this
Intelligence and being assured that your Joy thereat will not be

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