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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, May, 1730-August, 1732
Volume 37, Page 71   View pdf image (33K)
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The Lower House. 71


The Question being put whether the quantity of Plants to be
Allowed be 6000 or 5000. Resolved that the quantity be 6000.

The Question being put whether an Equivalent shall be made in
the Country Commoditys for the Part to be Deducted in Tobacco
payments by the Tobacco Law to be prepared or not Resolved in
the Affirmative Nemine Contradicente
The Question being put Whether in Tobacco Debts a fourth should
be Deducted or more Resolved that more be deducted.
Resolved that it is Necessary for the People of this Province to
have an Agent in Great Britain to Transact the Publick Affairs
there.
The Question Put whether a Bill shall be prepared for a paper
Currency or not Resolved in the Affirmative.
Mr Wharfeild is Ordered to go and Acquaint the Reverend Mr
Humphreys this House desires him to read prayers during this
Session at the time used in Other Assemblys Who return and acquaint
Mr Speaker with the Delivery of his Message.
The House Adjourns untill to Morrow Morning at Eight of the
Clock.

L. H. J.

Saturday May 23rd 1730.
The House met According to Adjournment
The Members were Called and all were Present as yesterday.
The proceedings of yesterday were read.

May 23

The Petition of John Libby of Talbot County was read and
granted.
Ordered that Although this Petition was received without Recom-
mendation from the Justices of the County (Particular Circum-
stances being Attendant on the Petitioners Case) this be not drawn
into a Conclusive presedent hereafter.
The Petition of John Hendrickson of Kent County was read &
granted.
Ordered that the Committee of Laws prepare an Address to the
Governeur in Order to know if his Lordship hath Communicated
to him any reasons for his Dissent to the Severall Law [s] lately dis-
solved by Proclamation & to desire he will Please to Communicate
them (if any) to this House.
Ordered that Mr Hollyday Mr Hemsley Mr Chamberlain Mr
Worthington and Majr Turbutt Adjust and Settle the Accounts
between Mr Robert Alexander & Mr John Smith of Cecil County.
Benjamin Tasker Esqr from the Upper House delivered to Mr
Speaker the following Message. [The text of the message is printed
at page 9.]

p. 183



 
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