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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1717-April, 1720
Volume 33, Page 366   View pdf image (33K)
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366 Assembly Proceedings, May 14-June 6, 1719.

L. H. J.

For Somersett County
Mr Benja Wailes
Mr John Caldwell
Mr George Dashiel
Mr John Jones

For Queen Anns County
Mr Charles Wright
Mr William Turbutt
Mr James Earle
Mr Thomas Fisher

For the City of Annapolis.
The honble Thos Bordley Esqr, John Beale Esqr

Notice being Sent to the Upper House to Inform his Ex-
cellency that a Sufficient number of Members were met to
make an House Colo Young and Colo Tilghman from the

P. 3

Upper House with John Beard Esqr Clerk of the Sd house
enter the house by Vertue of a Dedimus to them directed and
Administer to the Severall Members Aforementioned the
Severall oaths Appointed by Act of Assembly who Severally
Subscribed the Said Oaths and also the Test.
Collo Holland and Colo Ward from the Upper House Ac-
quaint the Severall Members aforesaid that his Excellency
commands them Imediately to attend him in the Council
Thereupon they goe to the Council Chamber where his
Excellency was pleased to Command them to return to their
own house to make choice of a Speaker. They return and by
Majority of Voices Elect the Honourable Robert Ungle Esqr
for their Speaker and place him in the Chair.
Colo Mackall and Mr Tyler are sent to the uppr house to
acquaint his Excellency of the choice of a Speaker and to
know when they shall present him for his Excys approbation.
They return and say they delivered their Message.
Colo Young and Mr Lowe from the Upper house Inform
the Members of this house that his Excellency requires them
to present their Speaker.
Whereupon the House repair to the Council Chamber and
there present their Speaker to his Excellency
His Excellency approves of the Choice & Comands him to
take that place upon him.

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Mr Speaker in Name of the whole House desired his Ex-
cellency on his Lordships behalfe to confirm all the Ancient
and Accustomed priviledges belonging to the said house.
Which his Excellency was pleased to grant ffor which Mr
Speaker returned the thanks of the whole house.
After which his Excellency was pleased to Deliver himself
to the Members of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
in the following words viz:


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