The Honble Coll: Robotham and Col: Addison bring downe
the Bills yesterday sent up with remarques upon them.
House adjourned for 2 hours.
Post Merediem. House mett, and called over.
A Bill for the rectifying the ill practices of Attorneys of this
province, and for the ascerteining of the Attorney Generalls
and elk: of Indictments ffees, in criminal causes read the first
time and passed, and sent to comittee to be transcribed.
An address to his Excy the Govr to give leave to the repeal-
ing of certaine Laws and Impositions, read and approved of.
A Bill for securing the parochiall Librarys of this Province,
read the first time and passed.
A Bill for reviveing Cecill County process read the first
time and passed for Engrossing.
A Bill for restraining the extortions of Sherriffes Subsher-
riffes and Deputy Comissary's read the third time and passed
A Bill for Stay of Executions after the 10th day of May
yearly, read the 3d time and passed for engrossing.
A Bill empowering the Comissioners of the Severall County
Courts to leavy money to defray their County charges, read
the third time and passed for Engrossing.
A Bill for the better dividing of St Pauls and Shrewsbury
parishes, read the third time and passed.
The address and Bills sent to his Excy and his Matys honble
Councill by Mr Ben: Hall, Mr Lane, Mr Willmer, Mr Clarke,
Mr Is Hall, Mr Hutchison, Mr Fferry, Mr Lloyd, Mr Caville
Mr Campbell, Capt Haskins and Mr White.
The Journall of the Comittee of Accts read out. It being
represented that there is due to severall persons that went
upon the Indian Treaty 20053l of Tobac as per the Iournall of
the Comittee for apportioning the publick leavy October 1697.
Resolved the same be paid the Gentlemen by the Treasurer
of the Western Shore.
Comittee of Laws and Comittee of Accts sent out.
Upon Reading the returne of the Gentlemen and Surveyor
appointed to run out the divisionall lines of Anna Arundell
and Baltemore County's, the same is well approved of and a
Bill ordered to be drawn for the confirming thereof.
House adjourned till to Morrow Morning 7 Clock.
Thursday March 24th House Mett, and called over. Read
over what was done yesterday.
A Bill for rectifying the ill practices of Attorneys &c. pre-
sented to the house By Mr Philip Clarke, which he read in his
place this being the 2d reading.