A Bill for regulating of Ordinarys for the better regulating of
Ordinary Keepers & Inn holders within this Province for the future,
was read the first time & Ordered to Lye on the Table.
A Bill to make and Emitt thirty Six thousand pounds in Bills of
Credit and for Easing the Inhabitants of this Province in the pay-
ments of Debts and to raise a fund to Sink the said Bills of Credit,
was read a Second time and will [pass].
The Petition of William Austin Read & Rejected, The House
Adjourns till two a Clock Afternoon
The House met according to Adjournment Called and all present
as in the Morning. Collo Thomas Trueman Greenfeild appeared this
Afternoon in the House
The Bill to Emitt thirty Six thousand pounds Current Money
of Maryland in Bills of Credit and Easing the Inhabitants of this
Province in the payment of Debts and to raise a fund to Sink the said
Bills of Credit, Sent to the Upper House by Majr Harris and Eleven
more, They return and say they Delivered the same.
The Supplementary Bill to an Act Entituled an Act for Settling
the rates of foreign Silver Coyns within this Province, Was read
the first time and Ordered to Lye on the Table
The House Adjourns untill to Morrow Morning Eight a Clock.
L. H. J.
Saturday July the 24th 1731.
The House met according to Adjournment, The Members were
Called and all present as Yesterday, The proceedings of yesterday
Mr Ralph Crabb in Obedience to an Order made at last Sessions of
Assembly Ordering him and Mr Edward Sprigg to repair to the
Gaol of the Sherriff of Prince Georges County and to Examine the
Prisoners Concerning their being beat & abused by the said Sherriff
Return to the House the Depositions of Several prisoners by them
taken with a Recognizance taken of the said Sherriff for to keep the
peace & be of Good Behaviour.
The Supplementary bill to the Act Entituled an Act for the Settling
the Rates of foreign Silver Coyns within this Province was read the
second time & will pass, Sent to the Upper House by Mr William
Hemsley and Mr Saml Chamberlain, they return and say they De-
livered the same.
The House Adjourns untill two of the Clock in the Afternoon