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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 16   View pdf image (33K)
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16 Assembly Proceedings, March 26-April 15, 1707.


plaint made by the Said Sr Thomas to their said Lordpps about
that matter and to which this house gave a full answer last Ses-
sions of Assembly, which by this time they hope is before their
said Lordships and so needs no further ansr at this time.
As to that part of the Message relating to Mr Dummer.
This house desires to know what Methods Mr Dummer will
propose to render his Pacquett Boates Useful & Profitable to

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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

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Sent by Mr Tench & Col Hammond
Coll Thomas Smithsens Petition for Allowance of two Setts
of Bills of Excha. both amounting to the Sum of £ 15..11s..8d
Sterl taken into France read & thought reasonable & Re-
comended to the house of Delegates to be Allowed him; he
having paid the same; Yet he is to Use his best Endeavour if
Possible for the Recovery therof.
The Councill Adjourned for an hour.

Post Meridiem

The Councill Sate Present as before.
Then Came Mr Stone and Mr Hudson with the following

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