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