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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1762-1763
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The Lower House. 69

For Queen-Anne's County

For Worcester County,

L. H. J.
Liber No. 52

Mr. Robert Lloyd,

Mr. Benton Harris,

March 17

Mr. Edward Tilghman,

Mr. Parker Selby,


Mr. Thomas Wright.

Mr. William Allen,



Mr. Peter Chaille.


For Frederick County,

Capt. Joseph Chapline,
Mr. Nathan Magruder.

A sufficient Number of Delegates to compose a Lower House of
Assembly, being convened at the Stadt-House; Mr. John Golds-
borough and Mr. Robert Lloyd attended on his Excellency the
Governor to acquaint him therewith.
Benedict Calvert, and John Ridout, Esquires, from the Upper
House, and Mr. John Ross, Clerk of the Council, came into the
Stadt-House; in whose Presence the aforesaid Delegates took the
several Oaths to the Government required by Law, subscribed the
Oath of Abjuration, repeated and signed the Test.
Stephen Bordly, and John Ridout, Esquires, from the Upper
House, acquaint the Members of this House, That the Governor
requires their Attendance in the Upper House.
The Members of the Lower House went to the Upper House.
His Excellency required them to return to the Lower House, and
choose a Speaker.
They returned, and unanimously made Choice of Col. Henry
Hooper, a Delegate returned for Dorchester County, to be their
Speaker, and placed him in the Chair.


Mr. John Goldsborough and Mr. Robert Lloyd were sent to ac-
quaint the Governor, That this House hath made Choice of a
Speaker.
Stephen Bordly, and John Ridout, Esquires, from the Upper
House, acquaint the Members of this House, That the Governor
requires their Attendance in the Upper House, to present their
Speaker.
The Members of the Lower House went to the Upper House,
and presented to the Governor Colonel Henry Hooper, as their
Speaker.
His Excellency gave his Approbation of their Choice, and made
the following Speech:
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly,
You are at this Time convened in Obedience to his Majesty's
Commands, [This speech which begins thus is printed in full in the
Upper House journal pp. 3-5]

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