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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1766-1768
Volume 61, Page 18   View pdf image (33K)
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18 Assembly Proceedings, May 9-27, 1766.

L. H. J.
Liber No. 52
May 9

For Queen Anns County

Col.o Edw:d Tilghman
M.r' Thomas Wright
J[ames] Hollyday Esq:r

For Frederick County

M.r Fielder Gantt
Cap.t Joseph Chapline
M.r James Smith

A Sufficient number of Delegates to compose a Lower House of
Assembly being convened at the Stadt House
Ordered that M:r John Goldsborough and Thomas Ringgold
Esq :r do Acquaint his Excellency the Governor therewith
J: Ridout Esq:r and Col:o Hooper from the Upper House Ac-
quaint M :r Speaker that the Governor requires the Attendance of the
Lower House immediately in the Upper House
M:r Speaker left the Chair and (with the rest of the Members
of the Lower House) Attended his Excellency in the Upper House
where the Governor made the following Speech Viz:t
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly
Having found by Experience that many Gentlemen cannot attend
here on the Publick Business at that Season of the Year when you
was last Convened and Apprehending it would be convenient for
the Members of both Houses to meet at this time in Order to frame

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such new Laws as the Present circumstances of the Country require,
and to continue any that may have been usefull and will otherwise
Expire before the end of the Year, I now give you an Opportunity
of doing So, not doubting but your Proceedings during the course
of the Session will Shew that you come together with minds Sin-
cerely disposed to Promote the Tranquility and Welfare of the

M:r Speaker (with the rest of the Members) returned to the
Lower House and resumed the Chair
The Governors Speech was Read by the Clerk and Ordered to
lye on the Table
Ordered that J. Hall Esq :r do Acquaint the Rev:d M:r Robert
Reide [Read] that he is requested by this House to read divine
Service at a Quarter of an hour before Nine a Clock in the morning
and at five afternoon during this Session
The House Appointed M :r J. Goldsborough M.r Sullivane M:r
Wright M:r Hanson and M :r R: Goldsborough a Committee of
M.r Tyler M :r Parran M :r Henry Hall M :r J. Hall of Baltimore
M :r Chase M :r Worthington M.r Wilson M :r Hammond M :r Plater
M :r Ringgold M :r Wolstenholme and M :r John Hall of Annapolis a
Committee to inspect into the several Papers and Records in the
Publick Offices and to report to the House the State and Condition
thereof and to annex to their Report an exact List of the several
books of Record remaining in the Seperate Offices


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