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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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Maryland ss
At A Council held at the City of Annapolis on Tuesday the
24th day of October in the ninth year of the Reign of our
Sovereign Lady Queeen Ann &c

Annoq Domini 1710
Present
The Hon :ble the President

U. H. J.
p. 655

The Honble

Col William Holland
Col Thos Greenfield
Col Charles Greenberry

Samuel Young Esqr
John Hall Esqr

This being the Day appointed for the meeting of the
General Assembly The honble President & Council took under
their Consideration what they had at present to offer unto
them And the honble Presidt having communicated unto the
Board what he thought necessary on this occasion It was
unanimously approved of
L' Col Walter Smith Mr Phil Hemsley and Mr Thomas
Bordley came from the House of Delegates & acquainted the
honble President & Council that their House is met to whom
the Honble Presidt was pleased to say they should very
Speedily have notice to attend her Majesty's Council


And pursuant thereto Mr Young & Col Greenberry were
sent from this Board to desire Mr Speaker and the Members
of the House of Delegates to come up to the Council Chamber,
who return and Say they have delivered their Message
Mr Speaker and the House of Delegates came up to the
Council Chamber where the Honble Presid' bespake them as
followeth Viz.
Mr Speaker and Gentlemen We have thought this the
of the House of Delegates most convenient Time to call
you together chiefly to consider and assess the publick Charge
ot this present year. Which we hope will not long detain you
from your respective Familys
Gentlem. As we are Enjoyned by her most Sacred
Majesty's royal Instructions not to Enter upon Things of great
moment in the absence of a Governour in Chief But what are
absolutely necessary for the peace of the Province (which we
must thank Almighty God for is entirely well preserved) So
we shall be very tender of not paying the strictest obedience
thereto. Tho always ready to Concert with your House such

p. 656



 
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