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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1757-1758
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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 Wednesday the 28.th Day of September, in the seventh Year of
his Lordships Dominion Annoque Domini 1757

Present
His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq: Governor

Benjamin Tasker Esq. Col : Robert Jenckins
The honourable Colo : Benjamin Tasker Henry and
| Benedict Calvert Esq Daniel Dulany Esq.

Mess.rs Dulany and Govane from the Lower House acquaint his
Excellency that are a sufficient Number of Members met to make a
House and wait his Excellency's Commands.
Benedict Calvert Esq : and Col : Robert Jenckins Henry are sent
to the Lower House to administer the Oaths to the Government
appointed to be taken by Act of Assembly of this Province to the
several Members of that House, and ordered that the Clerk of this

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
1757,
Sept. 28
p. 181

House attend them who administered the several Oaths to the several
Members then present, and they all subscribed the Oaths of Abjura-
tion and Test :

Col: Benjamin Tasker, and Daniel Dulany are sent to acquaint
the Lower House that his Excellency requires their Attendance in
the Upper House immediately
The Lower House attend, and his Excellency orders them to
return to their House, and make Choice of a Speaker.
Mess.rs [Robert Lloyd and Dr. George Steuart] from the Lower
House acquaint his Excellency their House hath made Choice of a
Speaker.
Benedict Calvert Esq: and Col: Robert Jenckins Henry are sent
to the Lower House to inform them that his Excellency requires
their Attendance in the Upper House to present their Speaker for
his Approbation
The Lower House attend, and present Col : Henry Hooper as their
Speaker with which Choice his Excellency declares himself well
pleased and makes the following Speech
Gentlemen of the upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
It having been represented to me that the Money which was
granted by the last Assembly for the Support of the Troops that

p. 182



 

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