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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 292   View pdf image (33K)
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292 Assembly Proceedings, April 30-May 14, 1696.

U. H. J.

p. 857

That Part of the Land lying upon the Creek by Major
Dorseys house where his Excellency at Present lives be set
aside for Publick Builders and if in Case the same happen to
come within any of the said Majors Lotts Proposed that Land
be given him else where for it
To have a market in Town once a week and a Market
House built on which day nobody to be arrested in Town
from nine of the Clock in the morning until nine a Clock the
next day
To have in the said Town two fairs every year and no
Person coming thither to be arrested for one day before the
said fair and one day after
That some Order of Assembly be made about the Schools
and Church
To Confirm by a Law three or four Roads his Excellency
has lately Caused to be made leading to this Town and that
the Country be Obliged to keep them
That forty Foot Space be left along the water Side within
the Port of Annapolis for any Person to build Warehouses on
if the Owners of such Lots as front upon the same do not
build thereon in such a time to be set
That the Holes made by Grubbing up Stumps and Cutting
of Tops of the Stones &c in the said Port be filled up

The Messengers sent with the aforementioned Proposalls
and Papers return again to the Board and say they delivered
the same and had Administred the Oaths appointed by Act
of Parliament to be taken instead of the Oaths of Allegiance
and Supremacy unto Mr William Hemsley Burgess returned
for Talbot County who also Subscribed to the Test
Brought from the House of Burgesses by Captain Tasker
Captain Hill Mr Clerk and Major Thompson the following
Message vizt

By the House of Burgesses May the Ist 1696
To his Excellency the Governor in Councill &c.

May it please your Excellency
This House being met according to your Excellencys Pro-
rogation are ready to receive what your Excellency has to
Offer to us at Present that we may proceed to the dispatch of
the Publick Concern of this Province
Signed p Order
W Bladen Clk assembly

The Messengers are told that severall Proposalls & Papers
were before their Coming sent and laid before the House for
their consideration

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
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