L. H. J.
Mackall, Capt John West and Mr Robert Ungle who are or-
dered to withdraw thereon.
Resolved That the House meet every Day at ten O'Clock
in the Morning and continue sitting till four in the Afternoon.
Resolved That Mr Speaker with two and Twenty Members
be a sufficient Number to make a House to proceed on Busi-
Ordered That Mr Whittington and Mr Covington go with
Mr Philips, Mr Colegate and Mr Paca to his Excellency and
Council to see them sworn They return and say they saw them
sworn. Mr Mackail from the Committee of Election and
Privileges enter the House and acquaint Mr Speaker that the
Committee desire St Mary's County Members may attend the
Committee and they were ordered to attend accordingly.
The Honble Colo
Holland and Philip Lynes Esq enter the
House and deliver Mr Speaker several Papers relating to Sr
Thomas Lawrence's Complaint about Ordinary Licenses and
her Majesty's Disassent to the Act for ascertaining the Gauge
of Tobacco Hogsheads and the Act to prevent the Cropping
Cutting and defacing Tobacco taken on Board Ships and Ves-
sels on Freight with a Paragraph taken out of his Excellency's
Instructions relating to Sr Thomas Lawrence's Complaint about
the Ordinary Licenses. Which being read
Resolved That it be referred for Consideration in a full
Resolved Mr Thomas Jones continue Clerk assistant to the
Clerk of this House as formerly
The House adjourned till One O'Clock in the Afternoon
Tuesday Afternoon The House met according to Adjourn-
ment being called over were present as in the Morning.
Former Rules of this House transcribed and set up and Re-
solved that they be the Rules and Orders of this House during
this Session & to be observed accordingly Committee of Elect-
ion and Privileges enter the House and report to the House
that the several Members returned for the Several Counties
are duly Elected but whether Colo
Coode a Member returned
for Saint Mary's County be qualified to sit as a member in this
House he having been in the Holy Orders the Committee re-
fers to the Consideration of the House Which being debated
Resolved it be referred for further Consideration to Morrow