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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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18 Assembly Proceedings, March 26- April 15, 1707.

Original
Journal.

p. 35

By his Exncy the Govr & Councill
March 31st 1707

Wheras the board has Inspected into the Plott or Draught
of the County of Queen Anne it is the Unanimous opinion of
the said Board that the Plantation of Majr John Hawkins in
Courseys Creek being nearest the Center of the said County
is the most Proper and Convenient place for the Towne &
Court house to be fixed therefore referred to the house of
Delegates for their Consideration.
And likewise the Plott of Talbott County together with the
Petition of the Inhabitants of the said County for the Court
house being fixt at the Towne of Doncaster in Wye River;
which has also been Inspected into and the opinion of the
board given that the said Towne of Doncaster is the most
proper and Convenient Place for the said Court house to be
fixt And is likewise referred to the Consideration of the house
of Delegates. Signed p ordr W Bladen Cl Concil

The Boarde Adjourned untill nine of the Clock to morrow
morning.

Tuesday Aprill 1st 1707.

The Councill mett Present Mr Tench Coll Hamond Coll
Jenkins Lt Coll William Holland Mr Sanders Mr Cheseldyn
Coll Ennals and Mr Coursey.
Came Mr Philips and Col Maxwell & Present Mr John Hall
newly Elected for Baltimore County who had the Oaths by
Law required Administered unto him & Signed the Test &
Declaration.

p. 26

Then was read a Bill for Suspending during the Queens
Pleasure the Act to Prevent the Growth of Popery in this Pro-
vince.
Whereupon his Exncy Produced her Majestys order in Coun-
cill for Continueing the Bill of Suspension of the Prosecution
of Romish Preists &c.
And the Scope of the said Bill now being Considered. It is
not thought agreeable to her Majestys Comands or Instructions
of the Assembly declared in the Act for Suspending the prose-
cution of Romish Priests Incurring the Penaltys of the Act of
Assembly to Prevent the Growth of Popery for or by Reason
of Exerciseing their function in a Private family of the Roman
Comunion but in no other Case whatsoever And therefore
ordered that another bill be Prepared agreable to her Majestys
Royall Comands which was read at the board unanimously
approved of & Sent to the house by Mr Tench.



 
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