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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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Assembly Proceedings, April- May 1661. 397


After knowledge given them by the Governor they were
desired to choose their Speaker, and to Enter the howse. The
Vpper howse adjourned till to morrow morning nine of the
Clock

Thursday the Eighteenth of Aprill

Present the Governor Secretary Mr Baker Brookes Mr Ed-
ward Lloyd Mr Robert Clarke and Mr John Bateman Then
appeared Mr George Utye as Burgess for Baltemore County

U. H.
Journal
1659-69

Then came the Lower howse and prsented M" Preston to their
Speaker, then was deliuered to the lower howse his Lordships
declaracon touching the Acte for the Customes together with
the Acts now in force. And the Acts of the last Assembly
now expired vpon Receipte whereof they departed into the
lower howse. The Vpper howse adjourned till three of the
Clock in the Afternoone
The Vpper howse according to the tyme at three of the
Clock mett, where was tendered to them a peticon from the
Grand Jury for their Costs and Charges for Attendance which
vpon reading was ordered tfr the said peticon should be sent
to the lower howse for their Consideracon, As likewise the pet.
of Oliver Sprye touching the charge of wounded men was
sent to the lower howse

The Vpper howse Adjourned till to morrow morning tenn
of the Clock.

Fryday the 19th day of Aprill prsent as yesterday

Then came a message from the lower howse which Coll.
Evans and Mr Thomas Manning brought which is as followeth:
The howse being Sensible of a Generall Aggreivance Con-
cerning and aboute the writts sent to the Sherriffes of each
respective County for the Electing of Burgesses for this prsent
Assembly. It is ordered that for the better vnderstanding of the
writts and sattisfaccon of the Burgesses attending That two
Members be sent to the Governor and Councell requesting
them to reuiewe the said writts and to deliver their Interpre-
tacon thereof vnder their Clarks hand
William Bretton Cler.

Vpon the Deliuery of which to the Governor and Councell
in the Vpper howse It was resolued that answere should be
sent vs from the Governor and Councell and not as the Vpper

p. 82

howse and the answere was pennd in theis words following

The Sence of the Governor and Councell touching the dif-
ficulty and Scruple made by the lower howse in the words of
the writt for Eleccon of Burgesses is this

p. 83



 
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