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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 26, 1715-August 10, 1716
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4 Assembly Proceedings, April 26-June 3, 1715.

U. H. J.

Mr Tyler Col Ward Mr Rousby & Major Wilson members
of the House of Delegates came & acquainted his Excellency
in Council that there was a Sufficient number of their mem-
bers mett to make an House
Whereupon his Excellcy is pleased to direct the Gentlemen
of the Council impowered to go to the House of Delegates &
administer the Oaths appointed to them & see them Subscribe
the oath & Test therein mentioned
The afd Gentlemen appointed to administer the Oaths to
the Delegates return & say they have executed the power

p. 3

given them by administring the afd Oaths to the Delegates,
which they took and likewise the sd Gentlem. report that they
saw the Delegates Subscribe the Test and Oath of Abjuration
His Excellcy understanding there were a Sufficient number
of the Delegates Convened, was pleased to order Col Addi-
son and Col Tilghman to go down to them & require them
to attend him in Council.
Who return & say they have delivered their Message
Whereupon above forty of the Delegates came & attended
his Excellency. Who was pleased according to the usual
Custom to direct them to choose their Speaker & present him
for his Approbation
Whereupon the Delegates went back to their House and
Mr Rousby Mr Bordley Mr Garrett & Mr Tasker came &
acquainted his Excellency that the Delegates had chosen
their Speaker
Whereupon the honble Col Holland & Col Whittington
were ordered by his Excellency to go to the Delegates and
acquaint them his Excellency expected them to come up &
present him for his Approbation
The said Gentlemen of the Council return & say they have
delivered their Message
And immediately above forty of the Delegates came &
presented Mr Robert Ungle of Talbot County
Who after he had disabled himself as usual was approved
of by his Excellency and then prayed Freedom of Debate &c
in their House & Privileges & Freedom of their Persons from
Arrests whilst in the service of the Country & access for Him-
self to his Excellcys Person on any special occasion so requiring.

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Then his Excellency was pleased to open the Session with
the following Speech Viz.

Gentlemen of the Assembly
Upon the earliest notice I had of his Majesty's happy Acces-
sion to the Crown I have called you together to Consult the



 
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