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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 246   View pdf image (33K)
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246 Assembly Proceedings, Nov. 29-Dec. 15, 1708.

U. H. J.

The Bill directing the manner of Electing and Summoning
Delegates &c. Read the first Time & this Board considering
this is the first Session of this present General Assembly and
hoping there will be no need to call another for some years
are willing to consider of some further Clauses to be inserted
in this Bill until the next Session. Which may be for her
Majesty's Service & the Advantage of the Province
The sd Bill with the aforegoing Endorsemt & the Bill for
appointing Court days read the first & second Times at this
Board were sent to the House by Samuel Young Esqr & Col
The Petition of James Butler referred to the Consideration
of the House of Delegates
Mr Mariartee and Mr Robins bring up two Bills. One ascer-
taining the Damage on protested Bills of Exchange which was
read the first & second times in Council and passed & sent to
the House by Mr Lynes

p. 585

A Bill declaring several Acts to be in force read by the
house the first & second times with their desire Endorsed that
his Excell considering the season of the year & badness of the
weather to let this Bill pass as proposed without making Sep-
arate Bills to revive all the within mentioned Acts that will
expire this Session.
The sd Bill & Endorsemt being read & Considered the fol-
lowing answer was sent to the House of Delegates Viz.

By the Council in Assembly Decr 10th 1708.

The Bill for reviving several temporary Laws being read at
the Board it is observed that the Act for Encouragemt of
Tillage and Relief of Debtors is omitted and we taking that
Act to be very advantageous to many of her Majesty's poor
Subjects who often fall under unfortunate Circumstances desire
it may be revived
And whereas her Majesty's royal Instructions to his Excell
positively inhibit the reviving of several Acts of different
natures in one and the same Law for fear of any disassent
Therefore we cannot Consent to the Houses request but pro-
pose the several Acts be severally revived by different Bills
which will be very Short and not occasion any. great delay to
the Conclusion of this Session
Signed p order W Bladen Cl Coun.

Sent to the House by Mr Lynes
The Board adjourned till ten of the Clock to morrow morning

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