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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 26, 1715-August 10, 1716
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Maryland ss.

 

At the Council in Assembly held at the City of Annapolis
in Ann Arundel County the twenty Sixth day of April in the
first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George
of Great Brittain France & Ireland King Defender of the
Faith &c Annoq Domini 1715

Present

His Excellency John Hart Esqr his Majesty's Capt Genl &
Governour in chief of this his Province
Edward Lloyd Esqr Col Thos Addison

Col Wm Holland Col Wm Whittington
The Honble - Col Wm Coursey and

Lt Col Saml Young Lt Col Richard Tilghman

This being the day appointed for the meeting of the Gen-
eral Assembly of this province according to the Writts of
Election issued to the several Countys and City of Annapolis
for Electing & choosing Delegates and Representatives to
serve in this Assembly
The above named members of his Majesty's Council made
their Appearance in the Council Chamber
And the honble Col Thos En nails being very sick and in-
disposed his Absence at his request is Excused

U. H. J.

p. 1

Then was read his Majesty's Writt of Dedimus potestate
impowering the Honble Col Edward Lloyd to administer the
Oaths appointed to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegi-
ance and Supremacy and the oath appointed by the Act of
Parliament made in the Sixth year of the Reign of her late
Majesty for Security of her Majesty's Person and Government
and of the Succession to the Crown of Great Brittain in the
Protestant Line, To the Honble Wm Holland Wm Coursey and
Samuel Young Esqrs and to see them subscribe the said last
mentioned oath, and the Declaration enjoined by the Act of
the twenty fifth of King Charles the second commonly called
the Test and then impowering the said Wm Holland Wm
Coursey and Saml Young Esqrs to administer the same Oaths
to the said Col Edward Lloyd and the rest of the members of
his Majesty's Council & to see them make the afd Subscrip-
tion.

Which was done at the Board all the members present
taking the said Oaths & making such Subscriptions

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