The Honourable Benjamin Ogle Esq.r appeared and took his Seat
as a Member of this House.
Mess.rs Sim and Somerville Bring up the Bill, entitled "An Act
for the relief of insolvent Debtors, and other Prisoners." Endorsed,
By the Lower House of Assembly October 28.th 1773. Read the
second Time and will not Pass,
Signed by Order Jn.o Duckett Cl. Lo. Ho.
Mess:rs Sim and Somerville bring up a Bill, entitled "An Act to
enable Martha Roundell, and others, to make Partition of the Land
therein mentioned." Read the first and second Time in the Lower
House and will Pass — which was Read the first Time in this House
and Ordered to lie on the Table.
Mess:rs Sim and Somerville bring up a Bill, entitled "A Supple-
ment to the Act, entitled An Act for the building of a Parish
Church in Christ Church Parish in Calvert County." Read the first
and second Time in the Lower House and will Pass, which was
Read the first and second Time, by an especial Order, in this House,
and will Pass; So Endorsed, and sent to the Lower House by Daniel
Read the second Time, in this House, a Bill, entitled "An Act for
the Regulation of the Staple of Tobacco, and for preventing Frauds
in his Majestys Customs" and will not pass, So Endorsed and
sent to the Lower House together with the following Message by
George Steuart Esquire.
By the Upper House of Assembly 28.th October 1773.
We return the Bill, entituled "An Act for the Regulation of the
Staple of Tobacco and for preventing Frauds in his Majestys Cus-
toms," with our Negative; but should you think proper to include
the Clergy in it, according to the Terms of the late Inspection Act,