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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
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After my hearty Commendaons &c whereas my deare
brother the Lord Proprief of this Province, hath by his Com-
mission to me directed in that behalfe bearing date at Lon-
don in the Realme of England, the 15th day of Aprill 1637.
appointed a grail assembly of all the freemen of this Province
to be held at his town of St maries on the five and twentieth
day of January next These are therefore in his Lops name
to will and require you (all excuses sett apart) to make your
psonall repaire to the ffort of St maries on the said five and
twentieth day of January, then and there to consult and advise
of the affaires of this Province. And further to will and re-
quire you at some convenient time when you shall thinke fitt
within 6 daies after the receipt hereof at the furthest, to assem-
ble all the freemen inhabiting within any part of yor iurisdic-
tion: and then and there to publish and proclaime the said
generall Assembly; and to endeavour to perswade such and
so many of the said freemen as you shall thinke fitt to repair
psonally to the said assembly at the time & place prefixed ;
and to give free power & liberty to all the rest of the said
freemen either to be put at the said assembly if they so
please; or otherwise to elect and nominate such and so many
persons as they or the maior part of them so assembled shall
agree vpon to be the deputies or burgesses for the said free-
men, in their name and steed to advise and consult of such
things as shalbe brought into deliberation in the said assembly ;
and to enter all the severall votes or suffrages vpon record ;
and the record thereof and of whatsoever you shall doe in any
the premises to bring along with you; and exhibite it at the
day and place prefixed to the Secretary of the Province for the
time being. And for so doing this shalbe yor warrt Given at
St maries this 30th day of January 1637

Liber Z
p. 4

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