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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
Volume 13, Page 54   View pdf image (33K)
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54 Assembly Proceedings, April 1-26, 1684.


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is now willing to doe any thing that his Two houses, shall reas-
onably Desire, for the settleing the Temporall Lawes, as alsoe
of the Lawes mentioned in an Act of Assembly made in the
yeare of our Lord 1676:
Secondly: his Lopp sayes that haveing much business as
well publique as private to dispatch before his goeing for
England whither he is [now bound] vpon vrgent Occasions)
is the reasone why he hath Caused this [Sessions] of Assembly
to bee at the Cyttie of St Maryes, Soe neare his [own dw]elling.
Lopp Assures this house That his goeing for England [is
not because of any] greater Inclinaccon to that place then to
his owne province of Maryland, But an absolute Necessity
putt vpon him for the Determineing Certayne Matters in Dif-
ence, between himselfe and the proprietary of Pensilvania
relateing to the bounds of this province, wch soe soon as
Ended, and that he cann be in a Condiccon to leave his heires
in an vndisturbed Right to this province hee is Resolved To
Returne hither againe where not Only his Interest but his
Inclinacon is.
4 ffourthly; His Lopp sayth that it will not be above a month
before he must depart this province vpon his Voyage for
England, and tht much business as well publique as private,
Lyes vpon him, Yet he is willing to spend a fortnight of that
time, with his Two houses for Settleing the weighty Affaires
of this of this his Province & desires the Lower house to be
Sollicitous about the same.
Lastly, his Lopp Tooke Notice that Mr Speaker had
Adjourned the Lower house Till This day with a Less number
of the members then had been vsuall at some Other times. Yet
since the same was done wth a good Intention to save this
Sessions of Assembly, his Lopp declares He is well Content,
Then Mr Speaker and the members repaire to their fhoulse.

The house
mett and

The house mett and Called, All prsent Except:

Mr Leonard Green Sick:
Capt Richard Hill
Mr ffrancis Hutchins Lame
Mr Henry Addames Sick

Mr Bartholl Ennalls
Mr James ffrizby
Capt William Peerce
Capt Henry Johnsone

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Then was read what was done yesterday:
The question was then Put, whether it be not Nessary that
the number of Delegates for makeing a house, According to
the former Rule of this house, should be lessened:
Resolved In the Affirmative:
The question was then further Putt, what number of the
Delegats Should be a house.

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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1684-June 1692
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