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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1764-1765
Volume 59, Page 13   View pdf image
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The Upper House. 13

A Message from the Lower House by Baker and Gibson.
By the Lower House of Assembly 28th Sept.r 1765.
May it please your Honours
It not having been usual for Ordinances, to be returned from
Your House to Ours after assented to by you We herewith return
the Ordinance you sent Us that the Proceedings thereon may be
as usual.
Sign'd p order M. Macnemara Clk: Lo: Ho:

His Excellency is pleased to Communicate to this House the fol-
lowing Message.
Gentlemen of the Upper House of Assembly.
It being Probable that the Stamp't Paper destined for this Prov-
ince, in Consequence of the Act of Parliament that was made last
Session, by the Legislature of Great Britain will soon arrive here,
and that the Master of the Vessel who may have Charge thereof,
will desire me to give Orders for its being Landed and Lodged in
some place of Security, especially as the Person appointed to dis-
tribute the Stamps here, has I Understand left the Province I should
be glad to know how You would Advise me to Act on Such Occasion.
28th Sept.r 1765. Hor:o Sharpe.

An Engrossed Bill from the Lower House by Murdock
and Holliday Entituled, An Act to Continue all such Acts of As-
sembly of this Province as would expire with this Session of As-
sembly, thus Subscribed.
28th Sept/1765.
Read and assented to by the Lower House of Assembly.
Sign'd p order M: Macnemara Clk: Lo: Ho:

U. H. J.
Liber No. 36
Sept. 28

Read and assented by this House and Ordered to be so Subscribed.
The Paper Bill so Endorsed is sent to the Lower House by Col.o
Benjamin Tasker Esq.r attended by the Members of this House
Presents to his Excellency their Address which follows in these
To His Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r Governor and Commander
in Chief in and over the Province of Maryland.
The Humble Address of the Upper House of Assembly.
May it please Your Excellency.
As the Treatment of the Person said to be appointed Distributor
of the Stamps for this Province, lately met with on his Arival from
England and the Behaviour of Numbers of the Inhabitants of these
Colonies on Occasion of the Act of Parliament said to have been
made for imposing a Stamp Duty Affords great Room to apprehend

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