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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1758-1761
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At a Convention of Assembly begun & held at the City of An-
napolis on Monday the 13th Day of April in the Tenth Year of his
Lordships Dominion Annq Domini 1761

His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esqr Governor

U. H. J.
Liber No. 35
April 13
p. 459

Benja Tasker Esqr
Col Edward Lloyd
Daniel Dulany Esqr

Stephen Bordley Esqr
John Ridout Esqr

Two Members from the Lower House Acquaint his Excellency
that there are sufficient Number of Members met to make a House
and wait his Excellencys Commands

Stephen Bordley and John Ridout are Sent to the Lower
House to administer the Oaths to his present Majesty King George
the third, to the speaker and the Members present, and Ordered
that the Clerk of this House attend them, who administred the
several Oaths to the Government prescribed by Law, to the Speaker
and the several Members present, and they severally Subscribed the
Oath of Abjuration and Test

Col Lloyd and Daniel Dulany Esq.r are sent to the Lower House
to acquaint 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 Houses of Assembly

Not doubting but you are affected with extreme Sorrow and
concern for the Death of our late most gracious Sovereign of happy
Memory, whose paternal care We and All Our fellow Subjects in
these Colonies have most Sensibly experienced, I Sincerely condole
with you on that melancholy Event, the fatal Consequences which
would be most severely felt throughout the extensive Dominion of
Great Britain, was not his Majesty happily Succeeded by One of
His illustrious Descendants, whose many eminent and princely
Virtue render him dear to All his Subjects and give them full Assur-
ance of the Continuance of the innumerable Blessings which They
have enjoyed during the Long, Mild, just & Glorious Reign of his


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