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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1755-1756
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At a Session of Assembly begun and held at the City of Annapolis
on Tuesday the Day of September in the sixth Year of his
Lordships Dominion Annoque Domini 1756.

His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esquire Governor

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
p. 117

Benjamin Tasker Esq.r | Philip Thomas Esq.r
Col: Charles Hammond | Richard Lee Esq.r
Samuel Chamberlaine Esqr | Benedict Calvert Esq.r Goldsborough and Lloyd from the lower House acquaint
his Excellency that there is a sufficient Number of Members met
to make a House and wait his Excellency's Commands.
Col: Hammond and Samuel Chamberlaine Esquires, are sent to
the lower House to acquant the Speaker that his Excellency requires
his immediate Attendance with the lower House in the upper House.
The lower House attend and his Excellency is pleased to make
the foll:g Speech
Gentlemen of the upper and lower Houses of Assembly.
I have been obliged to call you together before the time to which
you were prorogued at the conclusion of the last Session by some
Letters that I have lately received from one of his Majesty's prin-
cipal Secretary's of State, and the Earl of Loudoun, by the first I
am required to recommend it to you in a particular manner to make
Provision out of the Fund that is already raised in this Province for
repaying the Masters of such indented Servants as have been enter-
tained [sic] or may enlist in his Majesty's Forces' the Money paid by
the said Masters upon the original Contract in proportion to the time
such indented Servant had, or may have to serve at the time of their
engaging in his Majesty's Service, that these are his Majesty's
Instructions and Expectations you will see by one of the Letters that
will be laid before you, and as nothing but the Interest of your
Constituents, seems to be consulted thereby, I doubt not but you
will out of Regard to them as well as in Obedience to his Majesty's
Commands, readily appropriate to this Use Part of the Sum which
was lately granted for his Majesty's Service, and is yet unexpended.
By the Earl of Loudon's Letter, you will find that the present Situa-

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