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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1748-1751
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PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

UPPER HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY


At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis
on Tuesday the 8th day of May in the 36th year of his Lordships
Dominion Annoq Dom. 1750

Present
His Excellency Samuel Ogle Esqr Governor

U. H. J.
Liber No. 34
1750, May 8
p. 326

The Honble

Benjamin Tasker Esqr
Col. George Plater
Daniel Dulany Esqr

Col Edward Lloyd
Benedict Calvert Esqr

Messrs King and Hooper from the Lower House acquaint his
Excellency that there is a Sufficient Number of Members met to
make a House and wait his Excellencys Commands

Col Plater and Daniel Dulany Esqr are sent to the Lower house to
acquaint the Speaker that his Excellency requires their immediate
attendance in the Upper house

The Lower house attend and his Excellency is Pleased to make
the following Speech
Gentlemen of the Upper & Lower houses of Assembly

It is with great Pleasure that I meet you at any time, as nothing
is more agreeable to Me, than an Opportunity of concurring with
you in any Measure for the Publick good: At present it gives me a
Particular Satisfaction that I can congratulate you with so much
Reason on the success of our Endeavours for the Advancement of
our Staple.

At Our Meeting Last year I tooke Notice of the General Appro-
bation our Inspection Law met with at home and expressed my
Hopes, that a few years Experience would make it agreeable to every
Body here, and I flatter myself that time will soon wear away the
few Prejudices that may still Remain against so very Useful, and
indeed necessary a Law

But however Justly the several Regulations in this Law may be
calculated for the Interest of the Planter, a great deal as I formerly
Observed to you, must always depend upon the due Execution of it;
therefore I cannot but earnestly recommend this again to your Con-
sideration that the reasonable hopes We have of the future Pros-


 

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