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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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322 Assembly Proceedings, March 1650/1.

U. H.
Journal
1659-69

Right Trusty and welbeloved William Stone Esquier our Lieut
tennant of our said province of Maryland, And To our Right
trusty and welbeloved the Vpper and lower Howse of our
Gennerall Assembly there. And To all others in our said
Province of Maryland for the tyme being Greeting Whereas
Wee vnderstand that Certaine lawes or Acts haue bene

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passed by the Maior part of our Gennerall Assembly there some
in Aprill 1649 and assented vnto by our said Lieutennt William
Stone and some in Aprill last not yet assented vnto by him.
Wee being very desireous in what wee may to comply with
our said Assembly from whom wee find a great desire also on
their parts of Complyance with vs whereof wee are very
sensible. Haue caused Eighteene of the said Acts or Lawes
as Wee approve of to be Engrossed together in Parchment,
and to be herevnto annexed vnder our Greater Seale at Armes
and Signed also by vs. Declaring hereby our Assent vnto the
said Acts or Lawes soe annexed herevnto as aforesaid And
Wee doe hereby with the Consent of the Upper and lower
Howse of our Gennerall Assembly there Enact them as lawes
wthin our said Province of Maryland, willing & requiring our
Lieutent there for the tyme being to cause our Create Seale of
the said Province to be affixed vnto them and to publish them
as lawes there to be obserued by all People wthin our said Pro-
vince, and the Hands therevnto belonging for the tyme being
vnder the penalty therein contayned. And Wee doe hereby
Giue power to our Lieutennant of our said Province of Mary-
land for the tyme being till wee or our heires shall signifie our
or their pleasures to the Contrary from tyme to tyme to assent
in our Name to any temporary Lawes to continue in force
there for some certaine tyme onely that hee shall find necessary
or convenient for the Good of our Collony there, Notwith-
stand[ing] any thing to the Contrary in our Commission [to]
you our said Lieutennant William Stone d[ated] the Sixth day
of August 1648. Provided Nevertheless that No lawe be
assented vnto by our said Lieutennant there for the tyme being,
wch shall in any kynd be Contrary or repugna[nt] to any of
the Acts or lawes herevnto annexed, and assented vnto by vs
as aforesaid, or to any other lawes which wee haue formerly or
shall hereafter assent vnto by any speciall writeing vnder our
hand and Seale at Armes and consented vnto by the Maior
part of our Gennerall Assembly there, or which shalbe repug-
nant or any waies trenching vpon any of the other Provisoes
concearning the Power of assenting to lawes conteyned in our
said Commission to you our said Lieutennant there nor preiu-

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diciall to any of our Rights or dominion over or in the said
Province. And Wee doe hereby declare That all such tem-
porary lawes soe to be assented vnto in our name by our said



 
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