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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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The Lower House. 69


Wednesday morning for the members Perusal and better Con-
sideration.
The Honble Colo
Francis Jenkins and James Sannders Esqr
enter the House and deliver Mr Speaker Petition of the In-
habitants of Somerset County relating to Towns. Referred
till to Morrow Morning for Consideration
His Excellency's Speech being again read and debated its
ordered the third Paragraph relating to Sir Thomas Lawrence
be answered by Message. Colo
Jenkins and Mr James Saunders
from the Council enter the House and deliver Mr Speaker Peti-
tion of the Inhabitants of Calvert County for removing their
Court House. And Petition of the Inhabitants of Piscattaway
Hundred in Prince George's County for a Town and the Pe-
tition of the Inhabitants of Calvert County all ordered to be
considered of to Morrow Morning.

L. H. J.

The Petition of Thomas Howell of Cecill County being
read and debated its ordered a Bill be brought in for Relief
according to the Prayer of the Petitioner
The House adjourns till to Morrow Morning seven o'clock.

Saturday 29th March 1707

The House met again according to Adjournment being cal-
led over were all present as yesterday.
Petition of the Inhabitants of Ann Arundel County praying
a Town at a Place called Pig Point. Read and the Petition
granted.
Ordered a Bill be brought in. Another Petition of some
Inhabitants of said County praying a Town to be erected on
Patuxent River opposite to Queen Ann's Town Read and
granted.
Ordered a Bill be brought in.
The Petition of some Inhabitants of Calvert County for
removing their Court House to Hunting Town in Hunting
Creek being read and debated. And the Petition of some
other the Inhabitants of the said County for erecting a Town
at Battle Creek and to continue the Court House being like-
wise read and debated. And Resolved the Court and Court
House remain where it now is.
The Petition of George Harris read praying three Acres of
Land whereon he has made several Improvements may be
taken within the Bounds and Limits of the Town called Not-
tingham Which being debated is granted
The Petition of the Inhabitants on the South Side of Wicco-
comoco in Somerset County for removing the Port and Town
from Green Hill being here read Colo
Jenkins, Mr Levin Den-
wood, Captain Gale and Mr Worthington are admitted into

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