Sherriffs &c his Excy desires the house to recomend such
Whereupon the house with the Concurrence of the afd
Gentn of his Majestyes honorable Councill Recomend Mr
Robert Mason to be sherriff of St. Mary's County. Capt.
Edward Sweatnam to be sheriff of Kent County
Mr. Willm Holland Senr [and Mr. Saml] Young if so be
they will reside [within the port of Annapolis] Either of them
thoug[ht fitt persons for the office] of Sherrif of Anne Arundel
Mr George [Lingham to be the Sheriff of] Calvert County.
Capt John [Bayne to be Sheriff of Charles] County.
Major James [Maxwell to be Sherriff of] Baltemore County.
Mr. Nicholas [if he will reside] within the port of William
Stadt [recommended to be] Sherriff of Talbott County.
Complaint being made by a member that in Contempt of
the priviledges of this house George Layfield Esqr had served
a Subpoena upon him
Ordered the Serf at Arms take the said George Layfield
into Custody and have him before this house imediately to
answer the said Contempt.
Ordered the Clarke of this house have a ffee of two shillings
and Sixpence for every warr' to the Serjt at Arms to take any
person into Custody not being a member of this house.
Ordered Majr Whittington pay the Ballance of his Accompt
as publique Treasurer for the Eastern Shoar to Col: Charls
Allen Robinet appears in the house and is ordered to keep
Severn Ferry untill the provinciall Court be over and the
Suitors gone home, for which he shall be allowed by the pub-
A Bill explayning part of an Act of Assembly imposing a
Duty of ten per Cent upon all European Goods exported out
of this province. Read the first second & third tymes and
assented to by the house
The house adjourns for halfe an hour And Mr Speaker & the
rest of the Members go up to the Councill Chamber to attend
his Excy and carry with them the said Explainatory Bill