Bill confirmeing the Wrighteing to be Mann's testamt
Read the Ist and 2d time and doe pass.
Which two last Bills were sent to his Excy and Councill by
Mr Benja Hall and Mr Hugh Eccleston
They returne and say they delivered the Bills.
The Comittee of Laws enter the house and brought in the
proposed Bill for Religious Worship &ca Referred for reading
to morrow morning.
A mocon of Mr Charles Carroll relateing to grants of land
surrendered to be vacated &c here offered for Consideracon.
Which is referred till to morrow morning. And The house
adjourned till to morrow morning 7 a Clock.
Die Veneris. March 20, 1701/2.
The house mett againe and being called over were all prsent
Reassumed a former proposall whether it be not convenient
that a Law be made to direct the paymt of rent for Orphans
Land, which is referred to consideracon of the Comee of Laws
to prpare a Bill for tht purpose.
Collo Edward Loyd and James Saunders Esqr enters the
house and delivers Mr Speaker the follo Bills endorsed (viz.)
Bill for Releife Kent and Calvert Countys, endorsed,
March 21, 1701/2 Read the 1st time.
W Bladen Clk: Counll:
Bill for Confirmeing a Certaine Wrighteing to be the Testa-
ment of Edward Mann. Endorsed March 19th 1701/2
Read the Ist time.
W Bladen Clk: Councill.
Peticon of Thomas Reynolds and others on behalfe of them-
selves and the rest of the Shrffs &c thereby praying longer
time to continue in the Sherriffes Office.
Which was here read and Debated and Resolved it be wholly
The proposed Bill for Religious Worship, Read and voted
whether the same pass as it came from England or that it be
Carryed in the Affirmative and ordered that the blanks be
filled up and it be ths endors'd.
Resolved that it pass without any amendment, and ordered
be read agne this afternoone.
The house adjourns till one a Clock in the Afternoone.