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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 11   View pdf image (33K)
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The Upper House. 11


Mr Dummers Proposalls concerning Packett boates and the
Right honble the Lords of Trade and Plantations Letter in
favour thereof is likewise sent you and this Board do recomend
that you will give what encouragement and assistance you cann
to so good a Designe which Tend much to the Advantage of
Trade in this Province.
Signed p Order W Bladen Cl Concil.

His Excellency understanding the house of Delegates were
not Satisfied of her Majestys Approbation of reducing the
Number of Provinciall Justices. The following Message was
Sent to the house by Mr Tench, Viz.

By his Exncy the Governour & Councill in Assembly
March 29th 1707.

Least any of the members of the house of Delegates should
not be Sufficiently Satisfied of her Majestys Royall Commands
for reducing the Number of Provinciall Justices to four of the
fittest and discreetest Persons in this Province who are like-
wise to be appointed Justices Itenerant to goe the Circuites
through every County if the house thinks fitt to appoint a
Select Number of their members; His Exncy will give them
better Satisfaction by reading before them her Majestys
Gracious Instructions therefore.
Signed p Order W Bladen Cl Council

Original
Journal.

p. 13

Then the three following Bills Viz.
A Bill against divulging of ffalse news
A Bill for preventing the Exportation of Tobo
out of this
Province before the Duty payable be paid or Secured to be
paid to the proper Officers. And
A Bill against Counterfeiting of fforeigne Coynes of Gold
and Silver being Drawne and presented to the Board was read
the first time & recomended to the house of Delegates and
Sent to them by Mr Sanders and Coll Ennalls.
His Excellency having procured a Copy of the Towne Law
lately made in Virginia Sent it to the house with the following
Message Viz.

By his Exncy the Govr & Councill in Assembly
March 29th 1707.

His Excellency having taken care to procure a Copy of the
Law for Ports and Townes lately made in Virginia has sent it
for Your Perusall and consideration that you may observe

p. 14



 
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