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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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374 Assembly Proceedings, November 5-21, 1770.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 54
Nov. s

Benedict Calvert and Daniel Dulany, Esquires from the Upper
House, acquaint M.r Speaker that the Governor requires the At-
tendance of the Lower House immediately in the Upper House to
see the Law past

M.r Speaker left the Chair, and (with the Members of the Lower
House) went to the Upper House and there presented to his Excel-
lency the ingrossed Bill, entitled, An Act, for the Adjournment and
Continuance of Baltimore County Court
Which his Excellency past into a Law in the usual Manner
M.r Speaker (with the rest of the Members) returned and resumed
the Chair
On Motion, unanimously Resolved, That Process immediately
issue to the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, to take into his
Custody the Body of William Steuart, and have him at the Bar of
this House to answer at the Bar of this House, for taking Notes of
Hand for the Payment of excessive ffees in the Land Office, not
warranted by Law and also for imposing an Oath as a Justice of
the Peace not appointed and required by Law and for a high Con-
tempt of this House
On Motion, Leave given to bring in a Bill for amending the Staple
of Tobacco, for preventing ffrauds in his Majesty's Customs, and
for the Regulation of Officers Fees
Ordered, That M.r Ringgold, M.r John Hall, M.r Tilghman, M.r
Johnson, M.r W. Paca, M.r Bordley, M.r Chase, M.r Allen, M.r
Mackall, and M.r Worthington, do prepare and bring in the same
On Motion, Ordered, That an Address be prepared in Answer to
his Excellency's Speech
Ordered, That M.r Tilghman, M.r Chase, M.r Johnson, M.r J.
Hall, M.r W. Paca, M.r Ringgold, M.r Bordley, M.r Mackall, and
M.r Allen, do prepare and bring in the said Address
On Motion, Leave given to bring in a Bill for the Relief of certain
languishing Prisoners in the several County Jails therein mentioned
Ordered, That M.r Chase, M.r Allen, M.r Harrison, M.r Beall, and
M.r Tyler do prepare and bring in the same.
M.r Ralph Dobinson is appointed a Committee Clerk
The House adjourns till To-morrow Morning 8 O'Clock

Nov. 6

Tuesday November 6:th 1770

p. 146

The Houee met according to Adjournment.

The Members were called and all appeared as on Yesterday.
The Proceedings of Yesterday were read

M.r Ringgold brings in and delivers to M.r Speaker, a Bill, entitled,
An Act for amending the Staple of Tobacco, for preventing ffrauds



 
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