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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1693-1697
Volume 19, Page 100   View pdf image (33K)
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100 Assembly Proceedings, Sept. 20-Oct. 18, 1694.


Zeale in promoteing the worship of God & their Mats Intrest
by makeing such Laws as he hoped would be for the Genll
good & Safety of this their Mats Province.
And he further recomended it to them that they should
according to their respective Stations & places see them care-
fully put in Execution. He also thankes them for their Many
favourable & kind Expressions towards himselfe telling them
that he had done no more than what he thought he was obliged
to doe both in Conscience & Duty, and that he should always
endeavour to be serviceable both to their Mats & this their
Province to the utmost of his Power.
Afterwards his Exncy was pleased to declare his Resolution
of Adjourning the Assembly to the last day of ffebry next
insueing, wth all acquainting them that if their should be Occa-
tion for their Sitting at that time he would issue out his Procla-
macon to give Notice thereof otherwise it would be only
requisite a Sufficient Number should meet to adjourne the
house, And soe his Exncy Ordered the Speaker to repaire to
the house and Adjourne it accordingly & the said Assembly
was Adjourned to the last day of ffebry next insueing
Hen: Denton

Cl Condi in Assembly.

Lib. L. L. 2.
p. 52

Maryland ss.
Att an Assembly held att the City of St Mary's The Twenty
first day of September in the sixth year of the reigne of our
Sovereigne Lord and Lady William and Mary by the Grace
of God of England Scottland France and Ireland King and
Queen Defenders of the faith &c. Anoq Dni 1694. ffrancis
Nicholson Esqr Chief Governor
An Act for the Incouragment of Learning and Advance-
ment of the natives of this Province.
Forasmuch as thl it hath frequently happened That persons
Comeing into this your Maties Province of Maryland either
out of necessity or hopes of Advancement have been intro-
duced into the Chiefe places and Offices of Trust and profitt
upon Private recommendation or particular promise before
hand made by such person or persons in whose power and
Authority the disposeing of and preferring of and to such
places and Offices of Trust and profitt aforesaid did remain to
the great disincouragemt of those persons that are qualifyed
for the Execution of any the said places and offices aforesaid
who being Inhabitants thereof have att all times as occasion
require adventured their lives and fortunes for the Defence of
this your Maties Dominion against all Domestick insurrec-
tions. Indian incursions That have hitherto been made or
Attempted to be made to their no Small Charge and Expence

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