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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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The Upper House. 233


ject for it to be Established and Confirmed by an Act of As-
sembly for that purpose to be made allowing the said Citizens
&c the Liberty & Priviledges given and mentioned in the sd
Charter so far as it may no Ways infringe the Liberty & Privi-
ledges of the publick either in regard to publick Land or Build-
ings by them heretofore purchased and to which they are lawfully
and rightfully entituled and desire the same may be reserved
& Continued for the Ends & Purposes they were purchased
& designed & have heretofore been held & Enjoyned & not
otherwise and that the Justices & Commissioners of Ann
Arundel County may Continue their Courts in the Stadt
House as usual
It is likewise further reported and desired by the Conferees
That a Clause be inserted in such Law to be made that the
Representatives for the sd City have half the usual Allowance
of the Delegates of each County & no more

U. H. J.

As to that Part of the Charter relating to the Recorder this
Conference humbly Conceive the Person appointed thereupon a
Recorder is not qualifyed by Law for that office in Regard he
is Exempted by Law as not having been a Resident here for
three years
It is likewise proposed that the Justices of the County
Courts &c may Enjoy and Continue their usual Libertys of
Executing their offices of Justices of Peace within the said City
of Annapolis in as full & ample manner as heretofore.
And that all By Laws that hereafter shall be made by the
Mayor Recorder and Aldermen &c be not otherwise binding
to Any other the Inhabitants of the Province Save only in rela-
tion to the Citizens of Annapolis
As to that part of the Charter relating to the Toll these
Conferees think the Toll too unreasonable and Excessive; For
It is Considered if two thousd pds be imported here that Ex-
travagant Toll there mentioned may amount to one hundd pds
And It is thought more for the Benefit! of the City if there be
no Toll mentioned
All which is humbly offered & recommended to your Excell
Council & House of Delegates
Signed p order Thos Jones Cl Conference

Col Nicholas Lowe and the other Delegates of the sd Con-
ference bring up the Concurrence of the House to the above
report Viz.

p. 566

By the House of Delegates December 2d 1708

The above report being read the House Concur therewith
and are willing the Petitioners for the Charter bring in a Bill

p. 567



 
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