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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1717-April, 1720
Volume 33, Page 212   View pdf image (33K)
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212 Assembly Proceedings, April 22-May 10, 1718.

L. H. J.

The Peticon of Mary Hall read and referr'd to the Comittee
of Aggrievances to make appear the Truth of the Peticoner's
Allegations and to make their Report thereon. The house
adjourns till one of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Post Meridiem. The house meets according to

The Peticon of Jno Murdock praying Leave to bring in a
Bill to reinstate him in three hundred acres of Land taken
away by Mrs Gerard was read, and Ordered that notice be
given Mre Gerrard to appear Some time this Session
The Petition of John Clements referr'd from last Sessions
was read and for Sundry reasons offered by the petr the same
is further referred till next Session
The Petition of Thomas Reynolds read again and is further
referr'd till Monday next.
Mr Lowe from the Upper House delivers Mr Speaker a
Remonstrance agt Mr John Brannock exhibited by some of
the Inhabitants of Dorchester County with the following
Message viz:

p. 18

By the upper house of Assembly Apr ill the 26th 1718.

Gent of the lower House fforasmuch as the Gent: agt
whom the within remonstrance is made is a Sitting Member
of your House, We recomend the due Consideration of it to
Signed p Order John Beard Cl: up: ho:

Whereupon the same Remonstrance was read and Ordered
to be thus endorst viz:

By the Lower House of Assembly Aprill the 26th 1718

May it please your Honrs
On reading and Considering the within remonstrance We
are of Opinion that there can be no reason for exhibiting the
same for that the Justices of Dorchester County are not yet
acquitted from Facts last Sessions laid to their Charge by
the Inhabitants of that County for the same matters com-
plain'd of in the Remonstrance as a Libelling them which was
then referred to yor Consideracon But We must observe that
if the member of our House complained of hath Libelled the
Justices of the County without reason they may have their
remedy agt him. However We hope if the facts alleged agt
the Justices be found true by your Honours that the persons

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