clear space clear space clear space white space
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e
  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search search for:
clear space
white space
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 26, 1700-May 3, 1704
Volume 24, Page 356   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
clear space clear space clear space white space

356 Assembly Proceedings, April 26-May 3, 1704.

P. R. O.

p. 2

In obedience thereunto upon Wednesday the 26th of April
1704, appeared in the house the following members vizt

[for] St.

Mr Tho Beall

Mr Thomas Hamond for Baltimr County.

Ma. Co.

Mr Wm Watts

Mr Philemon Loyd for Talbott County.

Kent Co

Mr John Salter

Mr John Whittington

Mr John Lecount for Dorchr County.

AA. Co.

Mr Samuel Young

Mr Wm Harris

Mr John Dorsey

Mr Mats Vanderheyden for Cecill County.

Mr Charles Greenberry

Mr Tho : Frisby


Mr William Parker

Mr John Bozman for Somerset


Mr John Smith

Mr Peter Dent County.


Mr Wm Dent

Mr Thomas Greenfield


Mr Phil. Lynes

Mr John Wight for

Mr James Smallwood

Mr Robert Bradley

[sic : Prince George's County ?]

Wanteing Coll Henry Low, George Muschamp Esqre Ken :
Cheseldyn John Baker, Mr Laurence Draper, Mr Benjamen
Hall, Coll Thos Smithson, Mr Richard Tilghman, Col St Leid-
ger Codd, Mr Thos Smith, Mr John Hinson, Mr Walter Smith,
Mr Elisha Hall, Mr Thomas Ennalls, Mr Jacob Lockerman,
Mr Hugh Eccleston, Coll William Whittington, Mr John
Francklyn, Mr William Hutchinson.
The house being mett were called over, and finding Coll
Thomas Smithson Speaker of this Court absent, and this
house being informed, that the said Collonell Smithson is
indisposed and not capable of attending this house; thereupon
ordered yr Mr William Dent, Philemon Loyd, and Major
Charles Greenberry, attend his Excellency and Councill to
acquaint them the house is mett according to Prorogation,
But Mr Speaker attended not.
They Returne and Say that his Excellency was pleased to
order them to acquaint the house that they may proceed to
Election of another Speaker in the Roome of Coll Smithson
soe that the house may proceed to business.
The Members now proceed to Election of a Speaker, and
by generall Vote Nemine contradicente, the house made
choice of Major Wm Dent to be theire Speaker, and placed
him in the chaire accordingly
Ordered that Mr Philemon Loyd and Majr Charles Green-
berry attend his Excellency to acquaint him that the house
haue made choice of theire Speaker, and that they with the
house are ready to attend his Excellency, when he please to
comand them.
They returne and Say they Delivered theire Message, and
likewise acquainted Mr Speaker that his Excellency requires
theire immediate attendance att the Councill.

p. 3

Whereupon Mr Speaker and the Rest of the members of
this house went up to his. Excellency and Councill where they

clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 26, 1700-May 3, 1704
Volume 24, Page 356   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  

This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact

©Copyright  October 31, 2014
Maryland State Archives