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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
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78 Assembly Proceedings, March 26- April 15, 1707.

L. H. J.

Being present Mr Speaker was pleased to hear what they had
to say thereto and so withdrew
The Petition was again debated in the House.
Resolved by the House of Delegates That the County Court
House be erected and settled at Oxford.
The House adjourns till two O'Clock in the Afternoon.

Post Meridiem The House met again and being called over
were all present as in the Morning.
Ordered That the Sheriff of Ann Arundel County summons
Mr John Duvall to appear before this House to Morrow Morn-
ing 9 O'Clock whereof he is not to fail.
The Honble John Hammond Esqr from the Council enters
the House and delivers Mr Speaker Enion Williams Petition
and John Nicholls Petition which last being read it is ordered
that John Nicholls Petition be referred till Mr Nicholas Lowe
appear in the House.
Colo
Hammond likewise delivered Mr Speaker a Letter
directed to his Excellency John Seymour Esqr Captain General
and Governor of Maryland. Indorsed in Council Viz. By
his Excellency the Governor and Council in Assembly April
first 1707 The within Letter is recommended to the Consid-
eration of the House of Delegates
Signed p Order W Bladen Cl. Council

Ordered the same lye on the Table for further Consideration
The Message relating to To Towns in Ann Arundel County
was again read & ordered to be entered Viz.

By his Excellency the Governor and Council in Assembly
March 31st 1707.

His Excellency has been informed that through the Remiss-
ness of the Commissioners appointed for laying out Towns in
this County or the Shortness of Time whereto they were con-
fined and limited the Town at West River is not laid out, nor
the Town and Port of Annapolis is not yet surveyed according
to Law and that most of the Lots in the Town and Port are
ingross'd in three or four People's Hands to the great Dis-
couragement of the Neighbours, who would build and inhabit
therein, could they have the Opportunity of taking up Lots,
which is left to the Consideration of the House
Signed p Order W Bladen Cl. Co.

This Message being before debated in the House the first
Part was considered of and the House now proceeds to con-



 
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