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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
Volume 56, Page 333   View pdf image (33K)
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At a session of Assembly begun & held at the City of Annapolis
on Friday the 26th day of Septem in the 10th Year of his Lordships
Dominion Annoq Domini 1760

His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esqr Governor

U. H. J.

Liber No. 35
Sept. 26th
p. 442

The honble

Benja Tasker Esqr
Colo Hammond
Saml Chamberlaine
Colo Lloyd

Colo Benja Tasker
Bened.t Calvert Esqr
Step Bordley Esqr

Messrs Goldsborough and Travers acquaint his Excellency there
is a Sufficient Number of Members of the Lower House met and
wait his Excellencys Commands

Colo Hammond and Samuel Chamberlain Esqr are sent to the
Lower House to acqaint 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 following Speech

Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower House of Assembly

You are at this time Convened in Consequence of a letter which I
lately received from the officer Commanding his Majesties Forces
on Lake Erie and the River Ohio wherein, after intimating that the
Service of the Regular Troops commanded by his Excellency General
Amherst will be wanted in Some other Quarter he Signifies to me,
that for the Support of his Majesties Rights on that Lake and
River, it will be Absolutely necessary that this Province should
furnish at least two Hundred Men with a proportionate Number of
Commissioned officers and Non Commissioned Officers who together
with the Provincial Troops in the pay of the Neighbouring Colonies
may be employed in Garrisoning his Majesties Forts in that Depart-
ment such are the Contents of General Moncktons Letter which it is
my Duty to recommend to Your immediate Consideration and as the
service that you are desired to provide for, is so very Essential and
the Generals Requisition may be so easily complied with I flatter
myself You will most Chearfully embrace the Opportunity that is
now given you of Contributing towards the Preservation of his
Majesties Rights in this Part of America and of removing in Some


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