Your Excellency's Government we acknowledge discreet
and easy. Wishing you Health and that with your own In-
clinations and her Majesty's Favour you may long continue
Signed p Order W. Taylard Cl. Ho. Del.
Which being read and approved of by the House, its ordered
Contee Major Charles Greenberry, Mr William
Maxwell, Mr John Macclaster, Mr William Frisby,
Mr Peter Watts, Mr Hugh Eccleston, Mr Robert Tyler, Mr
Thomas Beale, Mr John Hudson, and Mr Robert Bradley at-
tend his Excellency and Council with the said Answer to his
The Writ for Election to Baltimore not being returned.
Ordered by the House That Acquila Paca late Sheriff of
that County forthwith attend this House and bring with him
the Indenture for Election of John Hall a member for the
said County whereof he is not to fail.
The Gentlemen appointed to carry up the Answer to his
Excellency's Speech enter the House.
They return and say they delivered the same.
Ordered That Saturday next be a Day appointed to debate
Matters relating to Towns.
Committee of Election and Privileges enter the House and
report they have examined the Indenture for Election of Mr
Roger Woolford to serve for Dorchester County and that
they found the said Mr Woolford was duly elected.
Thereupon ordered he be called into the house.
Mr Roger Woolford appears and ordered Mr Hugh Eccles-
ton, Mr John Hudson and Mr Joseph Ennalls to attend him to
the Council Chamber to see him qualified.
They return and say they have seen him qualified and sworn.
The House adjourns till seven o'clock to morrow morning.
Friday 28th March 1707
The House again met according to Adjournment, and were all
present as yesterday, and Mr Roger Woolford a member for Dor-
chester County. Mr Thomas Greenfield by a Gentleman gave
Account that he is at present much indisposed by the Gout:
Therefore desired to be excused. Which was granted him.
Upon reading his Excellency's Speech the House proceed
to debate the same Viz.