Major Woolford preferred the Petition of Tobias and John
Pollard of Dorchester County praying Leave to bring in a Bill
to alter a Special Taile into a General Taile of certain Lands
given them by their Father John Pollard Esqr Which was read
and ordered to be indorsed as follows.
By the House of Delegates 2d October 1708.
The within Petition read in the House and Resolved That
the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill as prayed and
recommended to the Committee of Laws to prepare a Bill for
Signed p Order Richd Dallam Cl. Ho. Del.
The House adjourns till Monday Morning 8 O'Clock
Monday 4th October 1708.
The House met according to Adjournment and being called
over were present as on Saturday excepting Mr Bladen and
Mr Hunt Read what was done on Saturday
Moved by a Member on Behalf of Robert Givan's Petition
and ordered that be referred till next Session of Assembly.
The Petition of Joseph and Benjamin Harris
Read and Leave given to bring in a Bill.
The Petition of George Ferguson and Sarah Phillips Read
and debated and put to the Question whether rejected or
referred to the next Session of Assembly?
Carried by Majority of Votes that it be referred to next
Moved by a Member concerning the Petition of William
Seward and Resolved it be referred till next Session of As-
sembly and if the Petitioner do not within three Days after
their next Meeting appear and prosecute the Matter in his
Petition that it be wholly rejected.
Moved by a Member whether it be necessary to send a
Message to his Excelly and Council relating to the Charter of
Annapolis ? Put to the Question Whether such a Message be
sent or not? and carryed in the Negative.
The Petition of Colo
William Holland Richard Harrison and
Samuel Chew, Read and Leave given to bring in a Bill as
prayed upon the Petrs making good their Allegations.
The Petition of John Jacob and Richard Stallings Read and
Put to the Question whether Leave be given to bring in a
Bill or not? Carryed by Majority of Votes that Leave be
given to bring in a Bill as prayed.