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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1757-1758
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The Lower House. 257

On Motion, Leave given to bring in a Bill, To suppress the Ware-
house at Plumb-Point in Calvert County.

Ordered, That Mr. J. J. Mackall, Mr. Benjamin Mackall, Mr.
Reynolds, and Mr. Edward Gantt, do prepare and bring in a Bill for
that Purpose.

The House adjourns until the Morrow Morning at 9 of the Clock.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 49
Nov. 10

Friday, 11th November, 1757.

The House met according to Adjournment: The Members were
called, and all present as Yesterday. The Proceedings were Read.

Mr. Sothoron appeared in the House.

Mr. Lloyd brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker, the following
Report, viz.t

By the Committee appointed by the Honourable the Lower House
of Assembly, to examine the Books, Accounts, and Proceedings of
the Agents, appointed by the several Acts of Assembly for his
Majesty's Service.


Your Committee having examined the Books and Accounts of
the said Agents (wherein are Probates bearing Date the 27th
September 1756, the 8th April and 3Oth September 1757, certifying
the Truth of the several Entries preceding those Dates) do find
they are not closed, so as that a full Report of their Proceedings can
be made at this Time; but from the Accounts in the said Books, it
appears, that the said Agents have, at sundry Times, taken out of
the Office for Emitting Bills of Credit, by his Excellency the Gov-
ernor's Orders, pursuant to the Directions of the Acts of Assembly
for his Majesty's Service, &c. in February and September Sessions
1756, for supporting 200 Men till the Tenth Day of February 1757,
and for constructing one Fort, and any Number not exceeding 4
Block-Houses, on the Western Frontiers of this Province, the Sum
of £12650 whereof the Sum of £12154 13 5 appears to be expended
on the said Services, in which last Sum is included a Charge of

| £10250 (a) 2 1/2 p. Cent. £256 5 0 |
on £ 328 5 0
| 2400 @ 3 p Cent. 72 0 0 |

Which leaves a Ballance in the Agents Hands unexpended, at the
Beginning of this Session, after having drawn their Commission on
the whole Sum taken out of the Office, of £495 6 7 as per following
State of that Account.

The Public for Building a Fort, & Supporting 200 Men, on the
Western Frontier, until the 10th February, 1757.

p. 68

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