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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 411   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, July 1-10, 1696. 411

Resolved [nemine Contradicente that his] Maty be addressed
to returne our thanks for tributing to the assistance
of New Yorke
Upon Discovery of the [trayterous and] designed Assassi-
nation of his Maty sacred person prop[osed by his] Excy that
if this house do thinke that it may be for his Matys Service he
will take care to secure all papists their horses, arms and
ammunition; but thanks God he fears no danger from them.
Upon which the house returne his Excy their thanks for his
Care and acquaint him that whereas they do not in the least
apprehend any danger from them so they are of opinion there
will be no occasion thereof.
Severall of the new Elected members of this House give to
the use of the Free Schools as follows (to witt)

1 tob.
Mr James Crauford 1000
Mr Jenkins 1000 The sd Gentlemen to be
Mr William Hatton 1000 discharged from their
Mr William Helmsley 800 Subscriptions m their
Mr George Ashman 600 Severall Countyes
Majr Wm Barton 800

Mr Anthony Workeman came before the house and gave
150l Sterl: to the building of an house upon a Lott which his
Excy had already given together with tenn pounds Sterl:
towards building the said house which is to be enjoyed by the
said Anthony Workeman during his naturall life, and remayne
over to the use of the Free Schools. Also the said Mr Worke-
man promised to leave all Improvements upon the said Lott
in good and Sufficient Repair.
The house adjourned till 6 a Clock to morrow morning

Tuesday July the 7th 1696

Then the house met and read over what was done yes-
Proposed that in the Act of Religion it be said Ecclesias-
ticall fundamentall laws of England.


Put to the Vote if the sd Bill shall be referred to the Consider-
ation of the next sessions of Assembly, and carryed in the
affirmative. Whereupon resolved the following Message be
sent to his Excy and his Matys honble Councill Vizt

By the house of Burgesses July the 7th 1696.
To His Excy the [Govr and the honble Councill.]
We have with our [utmost Diligence and Care] considered

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