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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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Assembly Proceedings, May June 1676. 475

whereof [the Honourable] Secretary and Leivt. Colonel Taillor
were [by this house] sent with a true Coppie of the said
Comission [& Instructions] who delivered the same to the
Lower house.

Lower house
1 6 May

Voted tht a Message be sent to the Right [Honourable the
Lord] Proprietary and upper house to desire [to know in what]
Articles of Major Trumans Comission and [Instructions he]
hath been faulty and who are the per[sons that Accuse] him
and Can prove it tht soe the said pers[ons may attend] this
house to give them satisfaction in the [Crimes and Offen]ces
of the said Truman
Signed &c

Jn answer to which Message this house Retourned to the
Lower house that it is Conceaved by this house that the Lower
house are the Genll Jnquisitors of this Province and ought to
become Impeachers of the above menconed Truman touching
his guiltinesse of the Breach of anie of the Articles aboue as the
same shall appeare to them upon examination of Witnesses
some of the most Considerable of the said Witnesses now
Sitting in theire house, and that this house is Ready to receive
the sd Impeachmt
Signed by Order
Richd Boughton Cl
of the Assembly

Ordered that Cornet Courtney and William Cole doe appear
before the Lower house to make reporte of some matters to
them touching the Impeachment of Major Thomas Truman
Which have been by them first Related to this house.
Signed &c:

Ordered by the Upper house that Capt Henry Darnell doe
forthwith secure the person of Major Thos Truman in safe
Custody till the said Major shall Cleare himself of such Crimes
and Offences whereof he shall stand Impeached by the Lower
house of Assembly.
Signed &c:

U. H.

Ordered tht Capt Jno Alien and Doctr Charles Gregory doe
wth all Expedicon make theire appearance before the Rt
Honoble the Lord Proprietary and his Honoble Councell Sitting
in Assembly to testifie the truith of their Knowledge [Tou]ch-
ing the late barbarous and inhumane Murder [of] five Sus-

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