Benjamin Tasker Esq.r attended by the Members of this House
presents to His Excellency their Address which follows in these
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.
To accept the Thankful Acknowledgements of His Majestys Duti-
ful and Loyal Subjects the Upper House of Assembly for Your very
kind Speech at the Opening of this Session.
Your Excellency's Convening, the General Assembly of the Prov-
ince at this Juncture hath We are persuaded given the People great
Satisfaction and is an Instance of your Excellency's affectionate
Regard for those over whom You happily preside.
Sensible how much it is at present wanted in the Province We
hope some Method will during the Course of the Session be fallen
upon to bring into Circulation the Money Your Excellency Mentions,
And We beg leave to assure you that We shall on Our Part En-
deavour to cultivate the best understanding with the Gentlemen who
Compose the other House and flatter Ourselves that as We are
equally Interested in the Welfare of Our Country there will be no
other Contention between Us than who shall Endeavour most to
Promote it. Benj: Tasker President
24th Sept.r 1765.
Adjourn'd till to Morrow Morning 10 of the Clock