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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 378   View pdf image (33K)
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378 Assembly Proceedings, Oct.25-Nov. 10, 1709.

U. H. J.

had advised Major General Lloyd to Execute that Duty and
do not now think fit to recede from their former Resolves in
this matter
Ordered that Col Coursey and Mr Young acquaint the House
of Delegates this Board are willing to qualify Mr Wm Taylard
to act as Clerk of their House for this present Session
The sd Gentlemen went upon their Message and return &
say they have acquainted the House therewith

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Mr Worthington and Mr Tyler come with Mr Taylard to see
him sworn. Which was done particularly for the present
Ordered that Commission issue appointing Mr James Pres-
bury Sheriff of Baltimore County
Ordered that Col Greenfield Col Greenberry and Mr Hall
& Col Whittington acquaint Mr Speaker & the House of Del-
egates that her Majesty's hon:ble Council desire they will come
up to the Council Chamber who went and returned and say
Mr Speaker & the Delegates will wait upon the Council, and
accordingly Mr Speaker and the House of Delegates came up
to the Council Chamber where the honble President thus
bespake them
Mr Speaker and you Gentlemen of the House of Delegs
Upon the decease of his Excell. Col John Seymour our late
Governour the administration of the Governmt by her Majesty's
royal Commission to him is vested in us the Members of her
Majesty's Council and we having taken the same upon us
thought it Expedient to convene you at this Time to advise
with & recommend to you the necessary and usual means for
raising a Supply to defray the publick Charge of this present
year, which we are perswaded will not be very great and also
to lay before you Several Letters his late Excell not long before
his Death received from the right Hon:ble the Lords of the
Council of Trade & foreign Plantations & especially in relation
to ordinary Licences which St Thos Lawrence Baronett her
Majesty's Secretary of this Province complains you have

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unjustly taken from him besides other fees of the Provincial
Gentlemen. We desire once more you will either assert
your reasons for diverting the Fees of those Licences from the
Secretary or otherwise reannex them to his office that we may
not give him any just occasion of Complaint to her most
Sacred Majesty and the right Honble the Lords of the Coun-
cil of Trade and foreign Plantations who have been so often
importuned by him
As to all other Matters which may be thought advisable to
be concerted this present Session We shall readily join with

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