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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1762-1763
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PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

UPPER HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY


At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis
on Wednesday the 17.th of March in the Eleventh year of his Lord-
ships Dominion Annoque Domini 1762

Present
His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r Governor

U. H. J.
Liber No. 36
1762
March 17
p. l

The honble

Benjamin Tasker Esqr
Benedict Calvert Esqr

Stephen Bordley Esqr
John Ridout Esqr

Messrs Goldsborough & Lloyd 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
Stephen Bordley & John Ridout 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 administred the several Oaths to the several Members then
Present and they all Subscribed the Oaths of Abjuration and Test
Stephen Bordley & John Ridout Esqrs 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 Goldsborough and Lloyd from the Lower House acquaint
his Excellency their House hath made Choice of a Speaker
Stephen Bordley and John Ridout 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 presents Col. Henry Hooper as
their Speaker with which Choice his Excellency declares himself
well pleased & makes the following Speech


Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
You are at this time covened in Obedience to his Majestys Com-
mands, Signified to me by the Right honble the Earle of Egremont
one of his Majestys Principal Secretaries of State, and his Ex-
cellency Sct Jeffery Amherst, by whose Letters you will find, that
the King our most Gracious Sovereign having seen his good dis-

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