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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1773 to April 1774
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The Lower House. 305


and M.r Contee, be a Committee to inspect the Office and Proceedings
of the Commissioners for emitting Bills of Credit.
Ordered, That a Message be prepared to the Upper House ac-
quainting them therewith.

Ordered, That the several Gentlemen appointed last Session upon
the Committee of Elections and Privileges, the Committee of Griev-
ances and Courts of Justice, the Committee of Accounts, the Com-
mittee to inspect the several publick Offices, and the Committee to
inspect the Arms and Ammunition, be continued upon the said
several Committees this Session.
The following Resolve:
Resolved by the House, That the Members, who shall be appointed
as Members of the Committee of Aggrievances, have likewise the
Character of a Committee for Courts of Justice; and that that
Character, and the Duty of such Committee, be annexed to the said
Committee of Aggrievances, as a standing Part of their Duty. And,
that it be an Instruction to the said Committee of Courts of Justice,
that they observe the Nature of all the Commissions to the several
Courts of Judicature within this Province, and that they especially
observe any Alterations that may at any Time happen, by accidental
Omission or otherwise, therein; and particularly relating to such
Words therein, as the several Judges and Justices to hear, try, and
determine according to the Laws, Statutes, Ordinances, and reason-
able Customs of England and of this Province, or to such other
Words as have Relation thereto; and that they shall immediately
make Report to the House of any Alteration that shall at any Time
happen in such Commission; and likewise to have Regard, as near
as may be, to observe wherein they differ from the Forms of the
several Sorts of Commissions to the Judges and Justices in England;
and also to enquire and report, whether it appears that the several
Magistrates in this Province have been duly qualified agreeable
to Law.
Was read and ordered to be entered.
The following Messages, Viz.
By the Lower House of Assembly, March 24, 1774.

May it please Your Honours
This House hath appointed from Nine O'Clock in the Morning
until One in the Afternoon, and from three till five, for its sitting
every Day during this Session for the Dispatch of publick Business.
Signed by Order, John Duckett, Cl. Lo. Ho.

By the Lower House of Assembly, March 24, 1774.
May it please your Honours,

L. H. J.
Liber 54
Mar. 24

This House hath appointed Mess:rs Bond, Parran, Hawkins, Gil-
pin and Contcc, to join one or more of the Members of your House

p. 342



 
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