Collo Thomas Trueman Greenfeild and James Stoddert Esqr
with the rest of the members go to the Upper House there
to present their Speaker to his Honour the Governour.
Mr Speaker wth the rest of the members returns to their
own house where Mr Speaker resumes the Chair, and Reports
that his Honor the Governour was pleased to approve of the
Choice, and that Mr Speaker in the Name of the whole house
desired his Honour the Governour on his Lpps behalf to Con-
firm all the ancient and accustomed priviledges belonging to
the said House, which his Honor was pleased to Grant.
After which his Honour the Governour on his Lpps behalf
delivered the following Speech Viz.
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly.
As I have always declared the publick Good of my Province
should be the Rule of my Government the Good Effects
whereof I perswade myself you have found some Instances of,
since I Came to my Dominion over you, so I am Determined to
persist in the Same Resolution, Notwithstanding any late
Expressions of mine or mistaken Constructions put on them.