Esqr Brook & Col. Holland sent to the lower house to
acquaint Mr Speaker that his Excy requires their Attendance
at this board, who return & say they Delivered it.
Thereupon Mr Speaker with the members of that house
attend this board where his Excy is pleased on behalf of their
Lordships to bespeak them after this manner.
Gent of the uper and Lower house of Assembly
Guilford. We take this Opportunity to make known to you
that we have approved & Confirmed all those Laws trans-
mitted to us which were made ready for our Assent at a
Session of Assembly begun and held at our City of Annapolis
the seventeenth day of July in the first year of our Dominion,
Except that laying An Additional Duty of four pounds p poll,
on the King's Protestant as well as other his Majestys Sub-