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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1769-1770
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The Upper House. 5


Ordered that John Ridout Walter Dulany and George Steuart
Esq.rs be a Committee to prepare an Address, in Answer to his
Excellency's Speech, and also an Address to the Right Honourable
the Lord Proprietary in Answer to his Message delivered by his
Excellency

U. H. J.
Liber No. 36
Nov. 17

Mess.rs Holliday and Wright, from the Lower House, attend with
M.r Edward Tilghman, a Member Elected for Queen Anns County,
to see him Qualified, who takes the Oaths to the Government, ap-
pointed to be taken by Act of Assembly, repeats and Subscribes the
Oath of Abjuration and Test and then withdraws.

Adjourned untill to Morrow Morning 10 of the Clock

p. 412

Saturday Morning 18.th of November 1769
This House met again according to Adjournment
Present as Yesterday.
On Motion made, Daniel Dulany Esq.r hath leave to bring in a
Bill for the Punishment of certain Offences.
Adjourned until Monday Morning 10 of the Clock.

Nov. 18

Monday Morning 20.th of November 1769.
The House met again according to Adjournment.

Present as on Saturday except M.r Calvert.

The Committee, appointed to prepare an Address in Answer to
his Excellency's Speech, bring in the same, which being read and
approved of is Ordered to be Engross'd.

Daniel Dulany Esq.r, attended by the Members of this House,
presents to his Excellency the following Engrossed Address.

To His Excellency Robert Eden Esq. 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.

His Majestys most dutiful and loyal Subjects, The Upper House
of Assembly beg leave to Congratulate your Excellency on your
Appointment to the Government of this Province, and safe Arrival
with your Family, and to tender our best Thanks to you for your
very Obliging Speech at the opening of this Session

Whilst we indulge the most Sanguine hopes that the Advancement
of the true Interests of the People will mark the Honourable Char-
acter of your Excellency's Administration, give us leave to Express
our Warmest Wishes that the Residence of your Self and Lady

Nov. 20



 
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