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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1771 to June-July, 1773
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The Upper House. 5


Hall a Member Elected for the City of Annapolis, to see them Quali-
fied, who take the Oaths to the Government, appointed to be taken
by Act of Assembly Repeat and Subscribe the Abjuration and Test
and then withdraw.
Mess.rs Contee and Wootton from the Lower House attend with
M.r John Duckett Clerk of the said House in order to see him Quali-
fied who takes the Oaths to the Government appointed to be taken
by Act of Assembly Repeats the Abjuration and Test and also
takes the usual Oath of Office and then withdraws
Adjourned until to Morrow Morning 10 of the Clock

U. H. J.
Liber No. 36
Oct. 2

Thursday Morning 3.d of October 1771.
The House met again according to Adjournment

Present as Yesterday
The Committee appointed to prepare an Address in Answer to
His Excellency's Speech bring in the following.

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
We His Majesty's dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Upper House
of Assembly, return your Excellency our sincere Thanks for your
kind Speech at the opening of this Session

The several Matters your Excellency has recommended to our
Consideration are very important, and you may be assured we shall
pay all due Attention to them in the Course of the Session

Your Excellency has given us so many proofs of your hearty
Disposition to promote the real Interests of this Country, that we
cannot doubt the sincerity of your generous Declaration, that you
will deem yourself happy in proportion to the prosperity the people
of this Province shall derive from your Administration
Which was Read approved of and ordered to be Engrossed.
The Engrossed Address being prepared was Read and Assented
to and Signed by Order of the House by the Honourable Benedict
Calvert Esq

Oct. 3

Ordered that Walter Dulany Esq do wait on His Excellency and
acquaint him that this House hath prepared an Address to be pre-
sented to him, and desire to know when and where he will be pleased
to receive it.
Walter Dulany Esq returns and acquaints this House that His
Excellency was pleased to Signify he would receive the Address im-
mediately in the Revenue Office

p. 527



 
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