Holland enters the House and delivers Mr Speaker
the following Message Viz.
By his Excellency the Governor and Council in Assembly
April the 11th 1707
Your House cannot have forgot what his Excellency was
pleased to acquaint you with at your first meeting in this Ses-
sion that her Majesty approved of reducing the Number of the
Provincial Justices and appointing Itinerant Judges to go the
Circuits and hold the Assizes in every County.
Therefore since you seem to intimate in your Message Yes-
terday by Major Lowe you hoped the Session near a Conclu-
sion we cannot but admire why you have not yet given his
Excellency Satisfaction what you intend to do therein. And
we would wish you to consider what was proposed is absolutely
within her Majesty's Royal Prerogative and therefore will be
effected according to her Directions and the Condescension
now made by his Excellency in having your Advice on that
important Affair will serve to remind you hereafter perhaps
when it may be too late that you have not only mistaken your-
selves but the true Interest of the Country.
Signed p Order. W. Bladen Cl. Co.
Which being read and debated it's resolved that the follow-
ing Message be sent up to the Council in Answer thereto.