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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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Maryland ss
Att the Councill in Assembly held at the Towne and Port
of Annapolis in Ann Arundell County the 26th day of March
Anno Dni. 1707 and in the sixth Year of the Reigne of our
most Sovereigne Lady Anne by the Grace of God of England
Scotland France & Ireland and the Dominions thereto belong-
ing Queen Defender of the Faith &c.
This being the Day appointed by his Exncys Proclamation for
the meeting of the Generall Assembly of this Province
His Exncy the Governour was present in Councill with the

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Honourable Thomas Tench Esqr
Coll. John Hamond
Coll. Edward Lloyd

Coll William Holland
Coll Francis Jenkins
& James Sanders Esqr

And his Exncy was pleased to comunicate to the Boarde
what he Intended to Propose to this prsent General Assembly
upon their first meeting.
Which being read at the boarde was by them well Ap-
proved of. Then came Mr Gouldesborough Mr Bradley &
Mr Stone from the house of Delegates to Informe his Excel-
lency that their house were mett & wayte his Commands.
To which his Excellency made Ansr that he would very
speedily send for them, but the day being far Spent This
Board Adjourned untill nine of the Clock to morrow in the
morning.


Thursday March 27th 1707
The Councill in Assembly Sate Present as Yesterday.

And the hon'ble Thomas Tench Esqr & Coll Wm Holland
were sent to the house of Delegates to tell Mr Speaker that
his Exncy in Councill comands him & the whole House of Del-
egates Imediately to attend him in the Councill Chamber.
And thereupon Mr Speaker and the members of that house
came up to the Councill Chamber where his Exncy was pleased
to bespeak them as followeth Viz.

Mr Speaker and you Gentn Delegates.
Since Wee are obliged to follow, and observe the sanctions
of our great Pattern the Parliament of England, Wee may
well conclude (unless some very Extraordinary Occasion calls
for Your Assistance) our meeting now will be the last Session
of this Present Assembly.

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