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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 26, 1715-August 10, 1716
Volume 30, Page 478   View pdf image
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478 Assembly Proceedings, July 17-Aug. 10, 1716.

L. H.J

Cecill County Prince Geo: County

Mr Matt: Vanderheyden Mr Robert Tyler
Col Eph: Aug: Herman Majr Josiah Wilson
Col John Ward Mr James Stoddert
Capt James Frisby


Queen Anns County

Mr Charles Wright Mr Edward Wright
Majr John Hawkins Mr Willm Turbutt

The House being called over Mr Dare and Mr Emberson's
absence is Excused by reason of their Sickness and then
ordered that Mr Tyler, Col Mackall, and John Rousby Esqr
goe and acquaint His Excellency that a Sufficient number of
the Delegates to make a house is Convened.
They return & say they acquainted his Exncy thereof.
Col Holland, and Lt Col Samuel Young from the Upper
house acquaint Mr Speaker that his Exncy requires him with
the lower house to attend him Immediatly in the Upper
Then Mr Speaker with the house went to attend his Exncy
accordingly and afterwards Mr Speaker with the rest of the
members returned, and Mr Speaker resuming the chair Re-
ported that his Exncy was pleased to speak the following

p. 143

I must desire you take into your Consideration what I
deliver to you on your last meeting from which time you were
prorogued, at your own request, for two reasons, the one that
it was then reported the Crown was takeing into its hands all
the proprietarie Governments which is now layd a side, And
the other that the Lord Propry was dead, which has proved
groundless he being still liveing. And now haveing no Instruc-
tions To the Contrary I know no reason why you should not
proceed, upon what was then delivered to you, at your last
Ordered That Col Mackall, Coll Scott, and Capt Mariarte
goe with Capt Colegate Mr Pollard, Mr Meakins Mr Thomas
Dashield Mr Samuel Hopkins Mr John Purnell Mr Wm Whitt-
ington Junior & Majr Willson to the Upr house to see them
Qualified by takeing the oath's &ca
They return and say they seen them duely Qualified.
Resolved that the house meet at 8 of the Clock in the
morning and Sitt till 11, and meet at 1 in the aftr noon, and
Sitt till 5 every day dureing this Session.
The house adjourns till to morrow morning 8 a Clock

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