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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
Volume 56, Page 439   View pdf image (33K)
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The Lower House. 439

New York 15th March 1761
On the 1st of January last I signified to you, that [The letter from
General Amherst which begins thus, is printed in full in Upper House
Journal, pp. 402-404]
Which were read and ordered to lie on the Table.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 51
April 13

Ordered, That Dr. Steuart do administer to Capt. Robert Sanders,
Serjeant at Arms, and Andrew Buchanan, Door-Keeper, to the
Lower House of Assembly, the several Oaths to the Government,
and the Oaths of their respective Offices.
Dr. Steuart acquaints Mr. Speaker, That Capt. Robert Sanders
and Andrew Buchanan had taken the several Oaths to the Govern-
ment required by Law, subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, repeated
and signed the Test, and severally took the Oath of Office.
Ordered, That Dr. Steuart do acquaint the Reverend Mr. Keene,
That he is desired by this House to Read Divine Service at a Quarter
before Nine in the Morning, and at Six of the Clock Afternoon,
during this Session.
On Motion, Ordered, That his Excellency's Speech be again Read ;
which accordingly was.
Ordered, That an Address be prepared, to be presented to his
Excellency, in Answer thereto; and that Mr. Edward Tilghman,
Mr. Matthew Tilghman, Dr. Steuart, Mr. Murdock, and Mr.
Dulany, do prepare and bring in the same.

[p. 344]

Resolved, That the Hours of Sitting this Session, for the Dispatch
of Public Business, be from Nine of the Clock until Twelve and
from Two of the Clock until Six.
The House adjourns till the Morrow Morning 9 of the Clock.

p. 345

Tuesday, 14th April, 1761.

The House met according to Adjournment; The Members were
called, and all appeared as Yesterday. The Proceedings were Read.
Mr. Greenfield, Mr. Bowman, Mr. Gibson, Col. Travers, Mr.
Baker, and Mr. Mauldin, appeared in the House.
Ordered, That Mr. John Goldsborough and Mr. Gassaway do go
with them to the Upper House, to see them Qualified. They return
and acquaint Mr. Speaker, That they saw them Qualified in the
usual Manner. The Gentlemen took their Seats accordingly.
Resolved, That the Rules observed by the several Members last
Session, be observed as such during this Session.

The House appoints Mr. Dulany, Mr. Worthington, Mr. Stoddert,
Mr. Hanson, Mr. Beall, and Mr. Ringgold, a Committee to Inspect
the Accounts and Proceedings of the Commissioners or Trustees for
Emitting Bills of Credit, established by Act of Assembly.

April 14

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