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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1727-1729 With Appendix of Statutes, 1714-1726
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PROCEEDINGS
THE UPPER HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY,
July 10- August 8, 1729.


Maryland ss
At a General Assembly of the Province of Maryland begun and
held at the City of Annapolis the 10th Day of July in the Third Year
of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Second and in the
fifteenth year of His Lordships the Lord Proprietarys Dominion
&c being the second Session of this present Genl Assembly

Present
His Excellency Benedict Leonard Calvert Governor

Original

p. 1
[Liber P
U. H. J.
No. 32
contains a
copy. The
Calvert
Papers in-
clude the
Proceedings
of this
Session]

July 10

The Honble

Edward Henry Calvert
Esqr
Coll William Holland
Philemon Lloyd Esqr
Coll Richard Tilghman

Coll Matthew Tilghman
Ward
John Rousby Esqr
Benjamin Tasker Esqr
Coll John Rider

Members of the Upper House

Daniel Dulany and John Beale Esqrs from the Lower House at-
tend & acquaint His Excellency the Governor that there are a suffi-
cient Number of Members met to make a House and proceed upon
Business and wait His Excellencys Commands

Whereupon Coll Richard Tilghman and Coll Matthew Tilghman
Ward are sent to the Lower House to acquaint them His Excellency
requires the Speaker & the whole House to attend him in the Coun-
cil Chamber

Who return and say they delivered their Message

The Speaker and the whole House accordingly attend on His Ex-
cellency to whom He is pleased to make the following Speech viz.

Gentlemen of the Upper & Lower Houses of Assembly

The Publick Good is the Genl End of Our Meetings in Assembly,
which will be pursued with best Success thro the Paths of Loyalty,
Moderation and Justice to which Natural Reason and a calm Reflec-
tion on things, must sufficiently incite us, and therein next to the
benign Influence of the Great Authority of Wisdom I doubt not but


 

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