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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1666-June 1676
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312 Assembly Proceedings, October 1671.

U. H.

His Excellency having Shewed them the reasons of their
Sitting & that in regard Mr Thos Taylor who was Speaker of
the sd Lower House the last Session of Assembly had since un-
dertaken a Voyage for England & was not returned into this
Province desired them to go to their house & make choice of
a new Speaker
And afterwards the sd Lower House of Assembly appeared
to this House & being Asked whither they had chosen their
Speaker made Answer that they had Elected Mr Thomas
Notely who was allowed of by his Excellency
Rob? Ridgley was this day admitted Clerk of the Lower
house of Assembly Sworn at the opening of this Assembly

The House Adjourned till to Morrow Morning
10 of the Clock

Wednesday 11 th October

The House met Present The honble the Chancellr Col Willm
Calvert. Baker Brooke Esqr Thos Truman
The House taking into Consideration upon the motion of
Mr Benja Rozer the Vote of the Lower House of the 30th of
March last past viz.
Resolved Nemine Contradicente that It is the Opinion &
Judgment of the House that the said Assignment according to
those Words though only under hand & not Seal was at the
time the same was made such a sufficient Conveyance of the
sd Two Thousand Acres of Land as was then used in this
Country in the Infancy thereof there being at that time few or
none more formal or Effectual in the Law here to Convey
Land from one to another. And further that It is also the
Opinion & Judgment of this House that the sd Lt Wm Lewis
did not die Seized or possessed thereof but that the Jnterest
of and to the said Land at his Death was according to the sd
Assignmt in them the Job: Chandler & Simon Oversee And
that the said Assigmt & all others of the like Nature ought to
be Confirmed do Concur with the Lower House therein

The House Adjourned till two of the Clock in
the Afternoon

The House met again Present as in
the morning & Major Fitzherbert

p. 208

Henry Hooper Exhibited his Petition to this House thereby
Setting forth that Capt Wm Burgess & the other Delegates,
had, to delay the Petition, brought a Writt of Error retornable
in this honble House and did not prosecute the Same And
therefore he humbly prayed that he might be at Liberty to
proceed upon the Judgmt formerly obtained against them

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