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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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286 Assembly Proceedings, Nov. 29-Dec. 15, 1708.

L. H. J.

Sent up to his Excellency and Council by Mr Worthington
Mr Philips Mr Skinner and Mr Jowles They return and say
they delivered their Message.
The Honble Samuel Young and Thomas Greenfield Esqrs
from the Council enter the House and deliver Mr Speaker the
following Message.

By his Excellency the Governor and Council in Assembly

This Board being informed that the Suitors of Provincial
Court inhabiting on the Eastern Shore are under many Diffi-
culties for want of Attorneys on that side the Bay to manage
prosecute and defend their Causes from the Beginning to the
End his Excellency and this Board will give Directions to the
Judges to swear and admit the Attorneys of the County Courts
on that Side the Bay and now licensed by his Excellency and
this Board to be Attorneys of the Provincial Courts and therein
to practice as fully and amply as any other the Attorneys of
the said Court Signed p Order W Bladen Cl. Co.

All Committees ordered to go out on their Business and
they withdrew accordingly.
The Complaint of Sir Thomas Lawrence relating to Ordi-
nary Licenses considered and debated and an Ordinance for
continuing the Fines for the same being read
Resolved That her Majesty be addressed concerning the
same and that the Committee of Laws prepare an address and
lay the same before the House for Consideration.
Ordered the following be sent to his Excellency and Council.

p. 175

By the House of Delegates December 6th 1708

Whereas your Excellency has been pleased to lay before
this House an order of her Majesty and Council relating to
Sir Thomas Lawrence's Complaint that the Fines for Ordinary
Licenses are a Perquisite belonging the Secretarys and have
been detained from him this House humbly prays that they
may have Leave to address her Majesty and lay the true State
of the Case before her and are of Opinion that till her Majes-
ty's Pleasure be known Ordinarys may be regulated by the
Justices in the several Counties according to the Laws in Eng-
land. And after her Majesty's Pleasure is known such Law
or Laws may be enacted as are consonant thereto.
Signed p Order Richd Dallam Cl. Ho. Del.

Sent up to his Excellency and Council by Mr Wilkinson,
Capt Jones, Mr Lee and Mr Covington. They return and say



 
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