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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 225   View pdf image (33K)
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Maryland ss&
At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of
Annapolis in Ann Arundel County on Monday the 29th day
of November in the seventh year of the Reign of our Sover-
eign Lady Ann Queen of Great Britain France and Ireland
and the Dominions and Territorys thereunto belonging by
virtue of her Majesty's Writts of Election directed to the sev-
eral & Respective Sheriffs of the Several Countys requiring
them to summon and call together the Freeholders & Inhabi-
tants of each County and to Elect and choose four Deputys
and Delegates to Serve as Representatives lor their Several
Countys and to the Mayor Recorder & Alderman of the City
of Annapolis to Elect & choose two Citizens to serve for that
in this present General Assembly

U. H. J.

p. 553


Present


The honble

His Excell the Governour
Majr Genl Edward Lloyd
Col Wm Holland
Samuel Young Esqr

Colo
Thos Greenfield
and
Philip Lynes Esqr

This being the day appointed for the meeting of the Gen-
eral Assembly the Several members of the Council having
taken the Oaths required by Law and Subscribed the declara-
tion & Test.
His Excell was pleased to Communicate to them what he
intended to say to the Delegates on their first meetin which
was unanimously approved of
Mr Wornell Hunt & Mr Robert Bradley from the House of
Delegates came & acquainted his Excell the greater Number
of their Members were met & waited his Excell's Commands.
His Excell was pleased to command them up to the Council
Chamber accordingly they came & attended his Excell in
Council Who was pleased to tell them that as the late Season
of the year admitted no delays in the Country Business which
might be very prejudicial as well as chargeable he therefore
bad them go and choose their Speaker whereupon they de-
parted to their House
And the Delegates having again Come up and presented
Mr Bradley their Speaker he disabled himself & desired his
Excell to order them to make choice of some other more fitting
person but his Excell. was pleased to tell him that he very well
approved of the Houses Choice & would not admitt of his
Excuse

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p. 554



 
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