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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1740-1744
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94 Assembly Proceedings, July 7-29, 1740.

L. H. J.

Benjamin Tasker and Geo. Plater Esqrs from the Upper House
acquaint Mr Speaker the Governor requires the Lower House of
Assembly to attend him immediately in the Council Chamber.
Mr Speaker left the Chair, and with the other Members went to
the Council Chamber
The Governor made the following speech (See page 1)
His Excellency delivered to Mr Speaker the following- Instructions

p. 139
p. 142

(These are printed in 28 Archives, Council, pp. 214 & ff.)
Mr Speaker (with the rest of the Members) returned, and Re-
assumed the Chair

The House Adjourns to the morrow morning at nine of the Clock

July 8

Tuesday Morning July 8. 1740
The House met according to Adjournment &ca
The members were called over, all Present as Yesterday.
Mr John Courts Colo Henry Hooper, Captain Bartholomew
Ennalls, Major Henry Trippe appeared in the House this day.
The Gentlemen appointed on the several Committees last Session,
are continued this Session.
Ordered that the Committee of Laws prepare an Address to the
Governor on his Speech
Ordered that Daniel Dulany Esqr Doctor Charles Carroll William
Stoughton Esqr Mr Vachel Denton, Mr Joshua George, Colo Henry
Hooper, Mr James Calder Colo Thomas Colvill, Mr Robert Jenkins
Henry, Colo Robert King, and Major Edward Sprigg, be a Com-
mittee to consider of Ways and Means to raise money to comply with
his Majestys Instructions, and that they make their Report to the
House.
The House Adjourns to 2 of the Clock in the Afternoon

Post Meridiem
The House met according to Adjournment
Mr Walter Smith, Mr John Brome, Captain Richard Caswell and
Mr William Harris appeared in the House
Ordered that Mr Denton acquaint the Reverend Mr Sterling that

p. 143

he is desired by this House to Read Divine Service at 7 of the Clock
in the morning and at 6 of the Clock in the evening during this
Session
The House Adjourns to the Morrow Morning at 9 of the Clock

[Wednesday] Morning July [9] 1740.
The House met according to Adjournment &ca
Mr Joseph Hall, Mr Nicholas Goldsborough and Mr Thomas
Wilkinson appeared in the House



 
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