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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 229   View pdf image (33K)
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The Upper House. 229

and concerning- the Gauge of Tobo
Hhds Col Holland & Mr
Lynes return & say they delivered the Papers to Mr Speaker
His Excell having received an Account of the great &

U. H. J.

glorious victory obtained by her Majesty's Forces & those of
her allies in Flanders under the Conduct of his Grace the
Duke of Marlborough over the French and having seen the
London Gazette from July the 8th to July the 12th 1708
proposed to the Council whether it might not be proper to
make some publick Rejoycings to cheer the Hearts of her
Majesty's Subjects here
On which occasion the Board do advise his Excell that
publick rejoycing be made in this Town the Gunns on the
publick Fort be fired on this occasion to morrow being Wed-
nesday the same day of the week on which the Battel was
Mrs Mary Stallings Petition referred to the House of Dele-
The Board adjourned till Eight of the Clock to morrow

Wednesday December the Ist 1708
The Council Sate present as yesterday

Then was read the Petition of the Inhabitants of St Mary's
County for removing the Courts from St Marys to Sheppards
old Fields
Mr Worthington and three other members of the House of
Delegates brought up the following Message Viz.

By the House of Delegates December the first 1708

This House humbly desire his Excell if he hath any further
or other Instructions from her Majesty for granting of Charters
& Erecting Citys in this Province than what is Expressed in
his Commission recorded in the Secretarys Office to communi-
cate the same to this House
Signed p order R Dallam Cl Ho Del.

p. 560

Major Genl Lloyd & Col Holland were sent with the follow-
ing answer viz.

By his Excell. the Governour & Council in Assembly
December the Ist 1708

Gentlemen. Your Message by Mr Worthington and three
other of your Members being read at this Board His Excell

p. 561

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