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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1764-1765
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16 Assembly Proceedings, September 23-28, 1765.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 52
Sept. 23

For the City of Annapolis For Worcester County

Walter Dulany Esq:r M:r Peter Chaille
Samuel Chase Esq:r

For Frederick County
M :r Fielder Ganntt

A Sufficient Number of Delegates to Compose a Lower House
of Assembly being Convened at the Stadt House M.r Ringgold and
M.r John Hanson Delegates for Kent and Charles Countys Attended
on his Excellency to Acquaint him therewith
Richard Lee and John Ridout Esq.rs from the Upper House and
Doctor Upton Scott Clerk of the Upper House came into the Lower
house before whom the aforesaid Delegates took the several Oaths
to the Government required by Law Subscribed the Oath of Abju-
ration, repeated and Signed the Test.
Col:o Hammond and John Ridout Esq:r from the Upper House
Acquaint the Members of the Lower House that the Governor re-
quires their Attendance in the Upper House

p. 238

The Members of the Lower House went to the Upper House His
Excellency required them to return to the Lower House and Choose
a Speaker they returned and Unanimously made Choice of Robert
Lloyd Esq:r a Delegate for Queen Anns County to be their Speaker
and placed him in the Chair
M:r John Goldsborough and James Hollyday Esq:r were sent to
Acquaint his Excellency that this House had made Choice of a
Speaker
Col.o Hammond and Richard Lee Esq:rs from the Upper House
Acquaint the Members of this House that the Governor requires
their Attendance in the Upper House to present their Speaker The
Members of the Lower House went to the Upper House and pre-
sented (to the Governor) Robert Lloyd Esq.r as their Speaker His
Excellency gave his Approbation of their Choice and made the fol-
lowing Speech Viz:t

Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
Having reason to think it would be very Agreeable to you to be
Convened as soon as the Unlucky Cause which made me decline
meeting you last Spring was removed I have called you together
before the day to which the Assembly stood prorogued hoping that
my doing so will convince you of my desire to Gratify you and
Afford you an Opportunity of promoting the true Interest of your
Country
You will I presume Gentlemen during this Session not only have
the Paper Money that hath been paid into the Loan Office burnt



 
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