and striking £34015.6.0 thereof in Bills of Credit, and raising a
Fund for sinking the same : passed, and sent to the Lower House by
Benedict Calvert Esq :
Adjourned 'till to Morrow Morning 10. of the Clock.
U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
Thursday Morning 9.th March 1758.
This House met again according to Adjournment
Present as Yesterday
A Bill from the Lower House by Mess.rs Gantt and Tilden, en-
tituled, An Act to make it paenal to forge or counterfeit the Bills of
Credit of Virginia, Pensylvania, New York East or West Jerseys,
or the three Lower Counties on Delaware, called Newcastle, Kent,
and Sussex, or to utter, or tender the same in Payment within this
Province knowing them to be such thus endorsed :
By the Lower House of Assembly 9:th March 1758.
Read the first and second Time by an especial Order, and will pass.
Signed p : Order MMacnemara Cl Lo : Ho :
and the Bill, entituled, An Act for the Security of Purchasers, and
others claiming by or from Aliens thus endorsed.
By the Lower House of Assembly 21 : February 1758 :
Read the first Time, and ordered to lye on the Table
Signed p : Order MMacnemara Cl : Lo : Ho :
By the Lower House of Assembly 9.th March 1758.
Read the second Time, and will pass
Signed p. Order M. Macnemara Cl Lo Ho :
Samuel Chamberlaine Esq.r and Col : Benjamin Tasker are sent
to the Lower House to acquaint the Speaker that his Excellency
requires his immediate Attendance with the Lower House in the
The Lower House attend and his Excellency is pleased to conclude
this Convention with the following Speech
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
I have thought fit with the Advice of his Lordship's Council of
State to prorogue this Assembly to Friday the 23.d of this Instant,
March you are therefore to take Notice that you are prorogued to
that Day accordingly
Thus ends this Convention of Assembly begun and held at the
City of Annapolis, on Monday the 13.th of February, and ending the
ninth Day of March following, in the seventh Year of his Lordships
Dominion, and in the thirty first Year of his Majesty's Reign, Anno
Jn :o Ross Cl. Upp. Ho :