John Nicholls Petition read and debated and Resolved, That
a Bill be brought in to impower Mr Joseph Ennalls, Mr Henry
Ennalls, Mr James Anderson, Mr Charles Rye, and Mr John
Hudson or any three of them to value the Land. Henry
Roberts Petition read and rejected.
Samuel Lyles Petition read and referred.
The Address of Saint Mary's County relating to the Re-
moval of their Court House Read and referred for Consider-
ation till some Members for that County come to the House
L. H. J.
The Matter relating to fforeign Coins Debated and Resolved
That a Bill be brought in to make Foreign Coins Current ac-
cording to her Majesty's Proclamation and the Act of Parlia-
ment and that the Committee of Laws prepare a Bill accord-
Resolved That Colo
Greenberry, Mr Bradley, Mr Salter, Mr
West and Mr Vanderheyden be a Committee to inspect the
Land Records &ta and to treat with Mr Secretary Lloyd or any
other Person to amend the Records and what Charge it will
be and make Report thereof to the House.
The Matter relating to Ordinary Licenses debated and re-
ferred for further Consideration
The House adjourned until 2 O'Clock Afternoon.
The House met according to Adjournment
Ordered That all Committees withdraw upon their Busi-
Ordered That the Sheriff of Ann Arundel County send
away the Writ of Election to Saint Mary's County which was
delivered him in the House.
Benjamin Dufours Petition praying to be naturalized granted
upon his taking the Oaths which was done before Mr John
Baldwin a Justice of the Peace for Ann Arundel County Major
General Lloyd and Colo
William Holland from his Excellency
and Council enter the House and inform Mr Speaker that his
Excellency in her Majesty's Name required the House to
attend him immediately at the Council Chamber; Whereupon
the House adjourned to the Council Chamber accordingly and
his Excellency was pleased to acquaint Mr Speaker and the
House that he was informed this House had taken upon them
an extrajudicial way of construing her sacred Majesty's Com-
mission to him which he took to be an Infringmen' upon her
Majesty's Royal Prerogative, and had turned out those Mem-
bers that were sent to sit among them for the City of Annap-
olis, by the same Commission proceeding from the same
ffountain of Clemency as the House now sits, and wished them