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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1745-1747
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U. H. J.
Liber No. 34

2 Assembly Proceedings, August 5-September 28, 1745.

Edmund Jenings Esqr and Colo Hammond are sent to acquaint
the Lower House his Excellency requires their Attendance in the
Upper House immediately
The Members of the Lower House attend and his Excellency re-
quires them to return to their House and make Choice of a Speaker
Messrs King and Colvile from the Lower House acquaint his Ex-
cellency that their House hath made Choice of a Speaker
Colo Hammond and Colo Lloyd are sent to Acquaint the Lower
House that his Excellency requires their Attendance in the Upper
House to present their Speaker for his Approbation
The Lower House attend and present Colo Edward Sprigg to his
Excellency as their Speaker who is pleased to approve of their Choice
and then made the the following Speech

p. 52

Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
Our Meeting at this Time is Occasioned by a Letter I have re-
ceived from the Governor of New England which shall be laid before
You. You will find by it that We are called upon to give Our Assis-
tance towards securing to the Obedience of Our Sovereign the late
Acquisition of Cape Breton, A matter of such Importance not only
to the Honour of his Majestys Arms but to the General Interest of
Great Britain and the Colonies upon this Continent, that I am per-
swaded We shall readily Concur in such Measures as will give
Evidence of Our Duty to his Majesty and Zeal for the Common
Cause
This Service requiring the first Place in your Consultations and
the speediest Dispatch I shall Postpone the mention of any other
matters to you till We have discharged Our Duties upon this Point
Messrs Goldsborough and Henry from the Lower House acquaint
his Excellency their House hath made Choice of Mr William Tilgh-
man as their Clerk and hopes for his Excellencys Approbation with
which Choice he declares himself Well pleased
Messrs Goldsborough and Henry from the Lower House attend
with Mr William Tilghman their Clerk in Order to see him qualified
Who takes the several Oaths to the Government required by Law
and signs the Abjuration and Test and also takes the Usual Oath of
Office
Adjourned till to Morrow Morning Nine of the Clock

August 6

Tuesday Morning 6 August 1745
This House met again according to Adjournment

Present as Yesterday
Messrs Hammond and Henry from the Lower House attend with
Mr Grundy Pemberton and Thomas Wilkinson Members Elected



 
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