Whereupon Mr Tyler, Mr Rousby and Colo Matthew Tilgh-
man Ward are sent up to the Council Chamber to acquaint
his Excy the Gov. that a sufficient Number of Members to
make a House is convened. They return and say they
acquainted his Excellency thereof.
Colo Holland, Colo Coursey and Colo Samuel Young from
the Honble Council and W Bladen Esqr Clerk of the Council
enter the House; and the said Councillors and Clerk admin-
istred the Oaths of Allegiance, Supremacy and Abjuration to
all the said Members and saw them severally subscribe the
said Oath of Abjuration and the Test and then withdrew.
Colo Addison from the Honble Council acquainted the
members convened that his Excy requires their Attendance
immediately in the Council Chamber.
The House accordingly went to attend his Excellency in
the Council Chamber
When his Excellency commanded them immediately to
make Choice of their Speaker and come and present him.
After which the said Members returned and there unani-
mously make Choice of Robert Ungle Esqr a member returned
for Talbot County for their Speaker, who in his Place disabled
himself to undergo so weighty a Charge and earnestly desired
them to proceed to a new Choice which being denyed and he
placed in the Chair; then he prayed they might give him
Leave to disable himself to his Excellency. After which Mr
Garrett Mr Bordley and Mr Tasker are sent to acquaint his
Excellency that the Delegates have made Choice of their
Speaker and to know when his Excellency will have him
presented for Approbation. Whereupon Colo Holland from
his Excy the Govr acquaints the Delegates that his Excy