now in force to be reduced into one Volumn fit for the press
with Marginall notes and also of the proceedings above
menconed and that the printers observe their directions
The Journall of the Comittee of Accounts was read
and Assented to and was so Endorst and sent to the Upper
House by the Gentn of that Committee
They return and say they delivered it.
Benja Tasker Esqr from the Upper House Delivers Mr
Speaker the Bill for advancing the Value of the Staple of
this province thus Endorst.
By the Upper House of Assembly March the 2 3d 1725
We are in hopes this Session is near a Conclusion And
therefore desire this Bill may be referr'd to the Consideracon
of the next Sessions of Assembly
Signd p order. Geo. Plater Cl. Up. Ho.
Thereupon the following Message is prepared Viz.
By the Lower House of Assembly March 23d 1725
May it please Your Honours.
Tobacco the great dependance of Every Inhabitant of this
Province is so much overdone at present, that unless a Speedy
remedy be apply'd All persons concern'd in it must Suffer
To prevent which we most Earnestly intreat your Honours
to pass this Bill or that we may be favour'd with your
Reasons why it will not pass. It is of the last Consequence
to the Tobacco Trade and therefore we pray a Matter of so
great Importance may not be deferr'd till another Sessions
Signd p order M Jenifer Cl Lo. Ho
Which was sent with the Bill afd to the Upper House by
Mr Denton and Mr Worthington. They return and say they
Philip Lee Esqr from the Upper House delivers Mr
Speaker the Journall of the Committee of Accounts thus En-
March the 23rd 1725/6
Read and Assented to by the Upper House of Assembly
Sign'd p order Geo: Plater Cl Up Ho.