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howse: Whene the Chancelor of the Laying
downe afore them the Reasons why this Assembly this
time especially called. And after his speech ended lied
them to goe into their owne howse, & make Choyce
Speaker amongst themselves.
And being in their owne howse. They Voted Mr Thomas
ley (one of the Burgesses of St maries County Speaker
of the howse.
And then returning againe into the Vpper howse, They pre-
Mr Thomas Nottley aforesd to the Gouernor & Councell ;
Who. dmitted & accepted of according to their Vote.
And being come into their owne howse. The Elected Mr
Wm Bretton Clerke of the Lower howse of Assembly.
Mr Speaker then sent for the Writts directed to the Sheriffs
each respectiue County, for the Electing of the Bur-
Wch being deliuered in the howse Each Sheriff's Returne of
respectiue County, (being seauen Countys in the whole)
are as followeth.