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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1748-1751
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54 Assembly Proceedings, May 10-June 11, 1748.

U. H. J.
Liber No. 34
June n
p. 270

Difficulty the said Law was Gained, and it seemed at that time to be
the View of Both houses to amend anything that might be defective,
at any after Session: We shall be concerned if your Honours should
not concur with us in aiding a Defect so much for the keeping up
the true Plan of the said Law, the dispencing (as We Apprehend)
Equal Justice, which is so much for the Ease and Security of the
People in General
We must also Observe to your honours that that the Commence-
ment of the Law was not Protracted to December next, in Order to
give Creditors an Opportunity of securing their Debts by any Com-
position or Agreement with their Debtors, but for the Countrys re-
ceiving an Account of the fate of the said Law, before they Pro-
ceeded to carry the same into Execution, so We Apprehend that
such Creditors have unfairly Proceeded to Compell such Debtors
to enter into new Contracts and Bonds in Order to evade the said
Law and Deprive such Debtors of that Abatement which the whole
Legislature thought highly just and reasonable, and therefore We
make no Doubt but that your honours will approve of the Clause
which so Greatly Contributs to the Ease and well being of the People
Signed p Order M Macnemara Cl Lo Ho
The following Message is sent to the Lower house by Daniel
Dulany Esqr
By the Upper house of Assembly 11 June 1748
We do assure you It is with the utmost Reluctance that we can
Prevail with Ourselves to Refuse Our Concurrence to what you so
earnestly press; But nothing Less than the strongest Conviction of
the impropriety & Injustice of the Clause would have Extorted from
us this so Positive a Declaration as We are obliged now to make of
adhering to Our amendment
Signed p Order John Ross Ci Up Ho
An Engrossed Bill from the Lower house by Messrs Sheredine &
Thomas Entituled an Act for altering and establishing certain Ware-
houses and for other Purposes therein mentioned, thus Subscribed
11 June 1748
Read and assented to by the Lower house of Assembly
Signed p Order M Macnemara Cl Lo Ho.
Read and assented to by this house and Ordered to be so sub-
The Several Paper Bills the Originals of which have passed this
house this Session are sent to the Lower house by Col Tasker
Messrs King and Key from the Lower house acquaint his Excel-
lency Their house hath no Business before them
Daniel Dulany Esqr is sent to the Lower house to acquaint the
speaker that his Excellency Requires his immediate Attendance with

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