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change to an useful Subject your Excellency may remember
an Instance to err on the side of Mercy, rather than that of
And as in duty bound to reform he will ever Pray &c.
Patrick Keen Mullin
Maryland Baltimore County.
To His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esqr &c.
The Prisoner Patrick Keen Mullin, appears Penitent and
duly sensible of his Crime the danger of Transgressing the
Laws, and really gives hope that should he meet with a Re-
prieve he may reform and become a Member rather useful
than Injurious to Society. As 'tis his first Conviction, we
humbly submit the whole to the Consideration of Your Ex-
cellency, As he does seem really penitent and appears in the
Circumstance above. We the Neighbours who observe the
wretched State of human Nature in him beg your Excellency's
attention, and that Mercy may triumph over Justice in your
And as in duty we shall pray &c.
Hugh Dean Charles Linn
Jo. Hamm. Dorsey William Bond
John Ogden Henry Gassaway
Hamd John Cromwell Walter Tolley Junr
Zacha Onion William Kitely
James Maccomas Archd Buchanan
The Consideration of the above Matter is postponed.
Ordered that the Clerk of this Board receive from the re-
spective Sheriffs the several Sums of Money and Tobacco
which they have Collected in the years 1766 and 1767 on
Accounts of the Lists of Provincial Amerciaments sent them
by the Register of the Secretary's Office, that he sell the said
Tobacco to the best advantage and render an Account to this
Board of all such sums as he shall receive. Ordered also that
he Write to such Sheriffs as have not rendered or paid off
their several Balances for these years informing them that
their Bonds will immediately be put in Suit if they do not
render such Accounts and pay to the said Clerk what is due
Ordered that the present General Assembly of this Prov-
ince which stands prorogued to Monday the 2nd day of Novem-