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

L. H. J.

The Committee of Accounts enters the House and delivers
Mr Speaker their Journal which is ordered to be read and de-
bated and considered.
Ordered they return again to their Committee and take off the
Charge to the Secretary and others for Copy of the Laws and
Journals &ta it being the Opinion of the House the Secretary
by Virtue of his Instructions from the Lords Commrs of Trade
and Plantations ought to do the same ex Officio her Majesty
having given him the Profits of the Provincial Court Office and
the tenths of the Clerks Fees in the County Courts to maintain
his Office, and the House resolved that the Public pay for none
for the future.
Samuel Young Esqr from the Honble Council enters the
House and delivers Mr Speaker the Bill directing the Manner
of electing and summoning Delegates &ta Indorsed as followeth

By the Council in Assembly December 13th 1708

This Board being not yet agreed on what Method may be
prescribed to oblige all the Freeholders of each County to ap-
pear at their respective Elections once more desire the House
will not insist on this Bill this present Session
Signed p Order W Bladen Cl. Co.

p. 194

Which being read in the House Ordered it be sent back to
the Council with the following Message

By the House of Delegates December 13th 1708

In Answer to the Message by Samuel Young Esq. indorsed
on the Back of the Bill directing the Manner of electing and
summoning Delegates &ta this House are of Opinion there is
no Necessity for having any Method prescribed to oblige the
Freeholders to appear at Elections the Interest of their Queen
and Country being sufficient to engage them to take Care
what Persons they elect to represent them in a General Assem-
bly. And this House taking this Bill to be of as great Conse-
quence as any that will be past this Session do pray the Con-
currence of the Honble Council thereto
Signed p Order Richd Dallam Cl. Ho. Del.

Sent up to the Honble Council with the Bill by Mr Philips,
Mr Wilkinson, Mr Mariartee and Mr Lee.
They return and say they delivered their Message & Bill.
The Honble Thomas Greenfield, and Philip Esq. enter the
House and delivers Mr Speaker Bill for Relief of poor Debtors



 
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