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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
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68 Assembly Proceedings, Nov. 22-Dec. 23, 1758.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 51
Nov. 22

The Gentleman took his Seat in the House.
On Motion, Ordered, That the Gentlemen appointed on the several
standing Committees at last Convention, be continued thereon during
this Session.
Resolved, That the Rules ordered to be observed by the several
Members of this House last Session, be observed as such during
this Session.
Resolved, That the Hours of Sitting this Session, for Dispatch
of Public Business, be from Nine of the Clock in the Morning until
One, and from Two of the Clock Afternon until Five.
Ordered, That Mr. Dulany do acquaint the Reverend Mr. Clement
Brooke, That he is requested by this House, to read Divine Service
daily, during this Session, at a Quarter before Nine of the Clock in
the Morning, and at Five of the Clock Afternoon.

p. 33

On Motion, Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to
the Deputy Secretary of this Province, to make out a new Writ of
Election, directed to the Sheriff of Worcester County, to Elect a
Delegate to serve in the General Assembly of this Province, now
Sitting, in the Room of Major Benjamin Handy, who, since the
late Election, hath accepted the Office of Sheriff of the said County.
On Motion, Ordered, That his Excellency's Speech be again
Read; which accordingly was.

Ordered, That an Address be prepared to his Excellency the Gov-
ernor thereon; and that Mr. Murdock, Philip Hammond, Esq; Mr.
Carroll, Mr. Goldsborough, Mr. Dulany and Dr. Steuart, do prepare
and bring in the same.

The House adjourns till the Morrow Morning at 9 of the Clock.

Nov. 23

Thursday, 23 November, 1758.

The House met according to Adjournment; The Members were
called, and all appeared as Yesterday. The Proceedings of Yesterday
were Read.

Mr. Murdock brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker, an Address
to his Excellency, which was Read, and Ordered to lie on the Table.
The House adjourns till 2 of the Clock.
Post-Meridiem. The House met according to Adjournment, &c.
Major Waggaman appeared in the House.

On Reading the second Time the Address to his Excellency the
Governor, the Question was put, That the following Words, viz.
(Which we hope will not be embarrassed by any unnecessary Obstruc-
tion) between the Words Dispatch and proceed, in the last Paragraph
of the Address, be left out ? Resolved in the Negative.



 
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