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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, October 1678-November 1683
Volume 7, Page 111   View pdf image
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Assembly Proceedings, August—September 1681. 111

Means and Assisstance that we are to hope to rid the Province,
of these Susquehannahs and other Mixt Nations that come
Yearly down and infest both Maryland and Virginia Therefore
Gentlemen I hope and very Earnestly Desire youl in the first
Place take this great and weighty Affair in to Your Serious
and most prudent Considerations and by Some early Course
and Means Endeavour to Secure the Sinniquos Our friends
according to Our Articles formerly Made with them, That so
they may be gained to Aid and Assist us in the cutting of
these Enimies of Ours that certainly Designe our Destruction
so Soon as they have taken from us Our friends the Neighbour-
ing Indians, The Speedy Effecting of this I reccomend to you
as the only Sure foundation upon which Our future Peace and
Tranquility must Depend, And next to this I must with Some
Earnestness desire that you will this Sessions prevent by Some
Severe Act the great Licence and Liberty Severall Wicked
Malicious Persons give themselves in broaching Lyes and
false Stories which greatly Disquiet all good People and tend
very much to the Disturbance of the Governmt Some bad
Effects have been already Seen, and if timely care had not pre-
vented you might ere this have Seen another Bebellion on
foot in this Province of this I will give You an Account in due

U. H. Journal


That which now remains for me to tell you is that I will not
at all be wanting on my part to Ioin with You in any thing
You shall Reasonably desire at my hands for the Prosperity
Welfare and good of my Province and further to assure You
that it is more my Interest then any mans else to Study and
Act for the Advantage of this Province, You may be Confident
it shall be ever my Sole Care and the whole Business of my
Life so to do, and whatever Person shall at any time presume
to think and report the Contrary of me must either be most
Damnably Malicious or must at the same time Conclude and
Deem me no Rational Creature which I hope you here will
never do—
Col Philemon LLoyd Speaker and the rest of the Members
of the Lower house are Dismiss'd and go by themselves—
John Llewillin Cl of the Assembly—

The house Adjourns till to Morrow Morning—

August 18th 1681 the Upper house mett—
Where Appeared as Yesterday—

A Message from the Lower house by Col George Wells
and William Richardson Desiring a Copy of his Lordships

p. 293

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