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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1720-1723
Volume 34, Page 598   View pdf image (33K)
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598 Assembly Proceedings, September 23-October 26, 1723.

L. H. J.

The greatness of the Levys is Certainly a Very heavy
Burthen upon the People And it is Our Unquestionable Duty
to Use all the means in Our power to lessen them which we
will not fail to Do and hope. to a good Purpose
Sign'd p Order M Jenifer Cler. lo. Ho.

Which was sent to his Honour the Governour by James
Stoddart Esqr and Eleven Other members. They return &
say they Delivered it.
Mr Speaker Communicates to this House that his Honour
the Governour is pleased to return the following Answer to
the Address of the House of this Day Viz.


p. 6

I return you my Unfeigned thanks for your most Affection-
ate Address & will fail no Opportunity of Promoting the
Countreys Welfare on all Occasions.
Cha: Calvert

Ordered that a Bill be brought in to prevent the Inconve-
nience of Importing Convicts into this Province, and
A Supplementary Bill to the Act for Ascertaining Allow-
ances to Evidences bound to Attend the provinciall Court in
Criminall Cases, and ordered that the Comittee of Laws Pre-
pare them Accordingly.
Colo Tilghman from the Upper house Delivers Mr Speaker
the following Message.

By the Upper house of Assembly

Septr 24th 1723
This house Agrees to the hours of Sitting for Dispatch of
publick Business proposed by your Message to Day by Mr
Beale and Mr Bozman.
Signed p Order Samuel Skippon Cl. Up. Ho.

A Bill for reviving an Act Entituled an Act for raising a
Duty of three pence p Hogshead on All Tobacco Exported
Out of this Province for the uses therein mentioned.
A Bill for reviving the Act for Ascertaining the Gauge
and Tare of Tobacco hogsheads &c.
A Bill for reviving an Act for regulating of Ordinaries.
All which Bills were Severally read the first and second
Times by Especial Order and Past, which were so Endorst

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1720-1723
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