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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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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 Tuesday the 25.th day of September, in the Twentieth Year of His
Lordships Dominion Anno Domini 1770.

Were Present
His Excellency Robert Eden Esq.r Governor

U. H. J.
Liber No. 36
1770
Sept. 25
p. 444


Benedict Calvert Esq.r

John Beale Bordley Esq.r

The Honble.

Daniel Dulany Esq.r

George Steuart Esq.r


John Ridout Esq.r

William Fitzhugh Esq.r


Walter Dulany Esq.r

William Hayward Esq.r

Mess. Ringgold and Paca, 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.
Benedict Calvert and Daniel Dulany Esq:rs are sent to acquaint
the Members of the Lower House, that his Excellency requires their
Attendance in the Upper House immediately.
The Members of the Lower House attend, and his Excellency
desires them to return [to] their House and make Choice of a
Speaker.
Mess.rs Hall and Johnson, from the Lower House, acquaint his
Excellency that their House hath made Choice of a Speaker.
John Ridout and John Beale Bordley Esq.rs are sent to acquaint
the Members of the Lower House, that his Excellency requires their
Attendance to present their Speaker
The Lower House attend and present Edward Tilghman Esq.r
as their Speaker, with which Choice his Excellency declares himself
well pleased and makes the following Speech Viz.t
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
Having regard to the temperate Season of the Year, the stated
Terms of the Courts of Justice, and to the Convenience of your
private, Affairs, I have called you together at this Time, which on
those Considerations will, I hope, prove agreeable to you.


Gentlemen of the Lower House.
Some Papers concerning Indian Affairs I shall order to be laid
before you, Considering the peculiar Circumstances of this Country,
the Incertainty with Respect to the part the other Colonies might be

p. 445



 
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