this Province And how by what means Mr Dummer may have
Satisfaction in case such Proposalls may take place and be put
in Practice. Signed p Order W Taylard Cl h D.
Then came Mr Tench Coll Holland and Mr Sanders and
were Added to the boarde
Upon reading the Petition for altering the Towne at Her-
ring Creek. It is the opinion of this Boarde that the Place all-
ready appointed is most Convenient.
Resolved the following Message be sent to the house,
By his Exncy the Governour & Councill in Assembly
March 31st 1707
His Ex"cy has been informed that through the Remissness
of the Com" appointed for laying out Towns in this County,
or otherwise the Shortness of time wherein they were Confined
and Limitted. The Towne at West River is not laid out nor
the Towne and Port of Annapolis Surveyed according to Law.
And that most of the Lotts in the Said Towne and Port are
Ingrossed into three or four Peoples hands to the great Dis-
couragement of the neighbors who would build and Inhabitt
therein could they have the oppertunty of taking up Lotts
which is left to the Consideration of the house.
Signed p Ordr W Bladen C 1 Concil