diately to confer with the members appointed by your House
to hold the Conference about the Court House in Talbot
County where the Conferees think fit
Signed p Order W Bladen Cl. Co.
Which being read it is ordered by the House That the Gen-
tlemen appointed last night to attend, withdraw upon that
Ordered the Report of the Committee relating to the late Dis-
turbances be annext to the Journal. Upon reading his Excel-
lency's Speech relating to the Act for Towns, and the Bill
against Clarke; It is resolved this House will prepare a Mes-
sage in Answer thereto
Proposed by a Member whether it be not for the Conveniency
of this Province to prohibit the Exportation of old Iron and
Hides? Resolved it is highly necessary. And Ordered a Bill
be brought in for that Purpose.
Bill for preventing the Exportation of Tobacco before the
Duties payable be paid Indorsed 4th April 1707. Read again
with Amendment and do pass
Sent up by Mr William Watts and Mr Thomas Howe for
their Honrs Concurrence
They return and say they delivered the Bill.
Bill to prevent the Abuse in opening Letters and Packets
&'a Indorsed Read the third Time with a Clause inserted and
Bill for removing the Body of Thomas Howell from Cecil
County to the Sheriff of Kent County &ta Indorsed. Read the
They first and second Time and do pass.