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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
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The Upper House. 41


I must intreat you to Return me an answer to this Letter as soon
as Possible as it is a Matter of the greatest Consequence to the
Colony. I am
Sir with great regard
your most Obed.t & most Humble Serv.t
Jo: Forbes

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
Nov. 22

Mess.rs Goldsborough and Sullyvane from the Lower House
attend with Mr Traverse a Member Elected for Dorchester County
in order to see him quallified who Takes the Oaths to the Governm.t
Appointed to be Taken by Act of Assembly repeats and Subscribes
the abjuration and Test and then withdraws
Adjourned till to Morrow Morning at 10 of the Clock

p. 373

Thursday Morning 23d November 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

To his Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r 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 you our Sincere thanks for your Speech to us at this
Time and laying the Letter you received from General Forbes before
us The Security of this and the two neighbouring Colonies dureing
the approaching Winter being of great Importance we Shall ma-
turely Consider, and have a Suitable regard to the Measures pro-
posed by the General for that end, and use our best endeavours that
our Proceedings and Determinations may be agreeable to his Wishes
and meet with your Excellencys Approbation
B. Tasker President

Adjourned till three of 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 10 of the Clock

Nov. 23



 
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