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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, May, 1730-August, 1732
Volume 37, Page 371   View pdf image (33K)
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The Upper House. 371

my selfe you will all unite as one Man in the faithfull Discharge of
so Necessary a Duty as is the relieving your Country from its present
Distress and Securing its future Prosperity and Peace, wherein you
may depend on my Concurrence, and all the Assistance I can give you.
His Lordship in Regard to the Difficulty his Tenants may be under
to comply with his Rents According to the Tenor of his Grants is
willing to Renew the Revenue Bill now near Expiring
As to the Act Concerning the Paper Currency his Lordship thinks
it is of the greatest Importance to the Country, therefore is resolved
to Consider it in the best & most deliberate manner before he comes
to a final Resolution concerning it; and as His Lordship has the
prosperity of the Country Seriously at Heart, there is no doubt but a
due Regard to its welfare will determine his Lordship in his Dissent
or Assent to that or any other Law His Tenants shall desire.

U. H. J.

Gentlemen of the Lower House of Assembly. I have received
some Letters of Consequence from the President of the Councill of
New York, which I shall order to be laid before you and must recom-
mend It to you to consider the most proper Methods to secure your
Selves and your Posterity against any Designs that may be formed
to your Prejudice.
Gentlemen of Both Houses. As this is the first oppertunity I have
had of meeting you in Assembly so I must embrace it to Assure you
that I will always do every thing in my power to serve the Country
And as I am Commanded by Your Lord Proprietary, will very
Trudy and faithfully represent every thing to him that may be for
the true Interest of Maryland, which his Lordship Considers as
inseperable as his own.
Mr Beal and Mr Warfield from the Lower House Acquaint His
Excellency that their House hath made Choice of Mr Michael Mac-
nemara for their Clerk and hopes for his Excellencys Approbation
who is pleased to approve of him the said Macnemara; and there-
upon he takes the Oaths to the Government Appointed to be taken by
Act of Assembly, and Subscribed the abjuration and Test and also
takes the usual Oath of Office and then withdrew.
Adjourned till to Morrow Morning Eight a Clock.

p. 167

Wednesday Morning 12th July 1732.

This House met again According to Adjournment
Present as Yesterday with the Addition of Phil. Lloyd Esqr Col
John Rider & Michael Howard Esqr
Mr Hooper and Mr Hemsley from the Lower House attend with
Mr Peter Taylor & Mr John Brannock Members Elected for Dor-
chester County, and Mr Wm Elliott Member Elected for Queen Anns
County in order to see them Qualified, who take the oaths to the

July 12

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