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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1717-April, 1720
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Maryland ss.
Att a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of
Annapolis in the Province of Maryland on Thursday the
fourteenth day of May in the fifth year of the Reign of our
Sovereign Lord King George &c. And in the fourth of his
Lordships Dominion &c Annoq Dni 1719

Present
His Excellency John Hart Esqr Governour

Colo Wm Holland Col Ricd Tilghman
Col Saml Young Henry Lowe Esqr &
John Hall Esqr Col Matt: Tilghman Ward.

Members of his Lordships Honble Upper House of As-
sembly
The Gentlemen of the Lower House Acquainted his Ex-
cellency there are a Sufficient number of Burgesses mett to
make a House

U. H. J.
Original

p. 1

Thereupon Ordered that Colo Samuel Young & Colo Ricd
Tilghman go to the Lower House and administer According
to Act of Assembly the severall Oaths Appointed to be taken
to the Government to the severall members of that house, And
that the Clerk of this House attend them.
The af d Gentlemen appointed return and say they have Ad-
ministred the severall Oaths appointed to be taken as afd to
the severall Members of the Lower House that were present
being forty Eight and that they have Subscribed the Test
according to Law And the Oath of Abjuration
His Excellency Orders CoP Wm Holland and Matthew
Tilghman Ward Esqr to acquaint the Lower House, that he
Requires them Imediately to Attend him in the Councill
Chamber.
Who Return & Say they Delivered the Message
Whereupon the Gentlemen of the Lower House appearing
His Excellency requires them to return to their own House
and make Choice of a Speaker.

p. 2

Mr Robert Tyler and Col John Mackall from the Lower
House Acquaint his Excellency that they have made Choice of
a Speaker.
Thereupon his Excellency Directs Col Samuel Young &
Henry Lowe Esqr to Acquaint the lower house, he Requires
them to present their Speaker to him, for his Approbation

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