At a Convention of Assembly begun and held at the City of
Annapolis on Tuesday the 9th day of May in the 35 year of his
Lordships Dominion Annoq Domini 1749.
His Excellency Samuel Ogle Esqr Governor
U. H. J.
Liber No. 34
1749, May 9
Benjamin Tasker Esqr Col. Charles Hammond
Samuel Chamberlaine Esqr Philip Thomas Esqr
Col Edward Lloyd
Richard Lee Esqr Benedict Calvert Esqr
Messrs Goldsborough and Sheredme from the Lower House ac-
quaint his Excellency that there is a sufficient Number of Members
met to make a house and wait his Excellencys Commands.
Philip Thomas and Benedict Calvert Esqrs are sent to the Lower
house to Administer the Oaths to the Government appointed to be
taken by Act of Assembly of this Province to the several Members
of that House there present and Ordered that the Clerk of this house
attend them, who administred the said Oaths to the several Mem-
bers then Present and they all Subscribed the Oath of Abjuration
Samuel Chamberlain and Edward Lloyd Esqrs are sent to acquaint
the Lower house his Excellency requires their immediate attendance
in the Upper house
The Members of the Lower house attend and his Excellency re-
quires them to return to their house and make Choice of a Speaker
Messrs Goldsborough and Carroll from the Lower house acquaint
his Excellency their house hath made Choice of a Speaker.
Cot. Hammond and Benedict Calvert Esqr are sent to acquaint
the Lower house that his Excellency requires their attendance in the
Upper house to present their Speaker for his Approbation
The Lower house attend and Present Philip Hammond Esqr to
his Excellency as their Speaker who is pleased to approve of their
Choice and then makes the following Speech.
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
A General Peace being at last happily Established by his Majestys
care and Wisdom, I cannot help congratulating you on an Event
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