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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly January 1637/8-September 1664
Volume 1, Page 272   View pdf image (33K)
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272 Assembly Proceedings, April 1650.

U. H.


of our sincere affection to them, and reall desire to promote
by all the fitting meanes that may be, their happiness and wel-
fare Soe we Doe hereby assure them, that vpon all occasions
wee shall take to harte, and be ready to Concurr with them in
any iust, and reasonable desire from them for the publick good
of that Collony, and apply our authority there from tyme to
tyme to relieve them, in any vniust Grievance or oppression
vpon notice or Complaint thereof vnto vs. And wee now hope
that the Inhabitants there will vnite themselves in their affec-
tion and fidellity to vs, And as well avoide all ffactions, and
divisions among themselves, as all such Cavilling persons and
Councells as shall vnder what specious pretences soever, excite
or tend to the division of the People there in their complyance
with vs in all reasonable things. And in their Vnanimous, and
cheerfull obedience to the Civill Government established there
vnder vs, That as wee are all members of one Body Politique
of that Province wee may haue also one minde in all Civill and
temporall matters concearning that place, which is the most
hopefull way of drawing downe Gods blessing vpon
Endevours who loveth Vnity, and therefore comands vs, to loue
one another: Christian Religion soe to doe for the
accomplichment of Eternal happiness and human pollity also
adviseth it our temporall felicity in this World. It being
a Certaine and true Maxime which tells vs, that Concordia
res parvse Crescunt Discordia maxime di[la] buntur By Concord
and Vnion a small Collony may growe into a great and re-
nouned Nation, whereas by Experience it is found, that by
discord and Dissention Great and glorious kingdomes and
Common Wealths decline, and come to nothing.
Given at London vnder our hand and Greater seale at
Armes the Six and twentieth day of August in the Eighteenth
yeare of our dominion over the said Province of Maryland
Annoq Domini one thousand Six hundred fforty Nyne.

Liber A
p. 363

Was read the Act for selling the howse of Assembly by 2
distinct howses. & Orders for regulateing thereof, wch were
vnanimously agreed unto, Signed & confirmed by the Gour

An Act for the settling of this present Assembly

Bee it Enacted by the Lord Propr wth the aduise & consent
of the Counsell & Burgesses of this prouince now assembled.
That this prnt assembly during the continuance thereof bee
held by way of Vpper & Lower howse to sitt in two distinct
roomes a part, for the more convenient dispatch of the busi-
nes therein to bee consulted of. And tht the Gour & Secretary,


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