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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1764-1765
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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 Monday, the 23.d day of September in the Fifteenth Year of his
Lordships Dominion Anno Domini 1765.

Present.
His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r Governor

U. H. J.
Liber No. 36
1765
Sept. 23
p. 200

The honble

Benjamin Tasker Esq.r
Charles Hammond Esq.r
Richard Lee Esqr

Charles Goldsborough Esq.r
John Ridout Esq.r

Mes.rs Ringgold and Hanson acquaint His Excellency that there
are a Sufficient Number of Members, met to make a House and wait
his Excellencys Commands.

Mes.rs Lee and Ridout 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 House attend them who Ad-
ministered the several Oaths to the several Members then present
and they all Subscribed the Oaths of Abjuration and Test.

Charles Hammond and Richard Lee Esq.rs are sent to acquaint
the Lower House that his Excellency requires their attendance in
the Upper House immediately.

The Lower House attend & his Excellency orders them to return
to their House and make Choice of a Speaker:

Mess.rs Goldsborough and Holliday from the Lower House ac-
quaint his Excellency their House hath made Choice of a Speaker.

Rich.d Lee and John Ridout Esq.rs 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 Rob.t Lloyd Esq.r for their
Speaker with which Choice his Excellency declared himself well
pleased and makes the following Speech.

Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly.

Having Reason to think it would be very agreeable to you to be
Convened as soon as the unlucky Cause which made me decline
meeting You last Spring was removed I have called you together


 

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