clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e

PLEASE NOTE: The searchable text below was computer generated and may contain typographical errors. Numerical typos are particularly troubling. Click “View pdf” to see the original document.

  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search
search for:
clear space
white space
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1796
Volume 105, Page 79   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space
20            VOTES and PROCEEDINGS, November, 1796.

Mr. Horatio Ridout, to meet such gentlemen as you may think proper to nominate, if you accede
to this proposition.
                                                    By order,                                            W.  HARWOOD, clk.
    Mr. Carroll has leave of absence until Monday next.
    The clerk of the senate delivers the resolution respecting the appointment of a senator to the
United States, endorsed; " By the senate, November 18, 1796:  Read the first time and ordered
" to lie on the table.
                                                    " By order,                                          A.  VAN-HORN, clk.
" By the senate, November 18, 1796:  Read the second time by especial order and assented to.
                                                    " By order,                                          A.  VAN-HORN, clk."
    The report on the petition of John U. Charlton, was read the second time, and the resolution
therein contained assented to.
    A memorial from the committee of health in Baltimore-town, praying an act may pass for condemning
about thirty acres of land on Hawkins's Point, for the use of an hospital or post-house, and
that the sum of twenty-two hundred dollars may be raised by tax on the property of Baltimore-town
and Fell's Point, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Hall, Mr. Ridout, Mr. McMechen, Mr.
Smith and Mr. Baker, to consider and report thereon.
    Counter petitions from Thomas Mayo and John Fowler, of Anne-Arundel county, to the
memorial from the committee on the memorial to which they are counter.
    Mr. Whittington, from the committee, brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker a bill, entitled, A
supplement to an act, entitled, An act relative to the proceedings in the court of chancery and in
the land-office; which was read the first time and ordered to lie on the table.

The house adjourns till to-morrow morning 9 o'clock.

S    A    T    U    R    D    A    Y,    November 19, 1796.

    THE house met.  Present the same members as on yesterday, except Mr. Carroll.  The
proceedings of yesterday were read.
    The resolution in favour of John U. Charlton, and the message respecting the communications from
the governor of Virginia, were sent to the senate by the clerk.
    On motion, ORDERED, That Mr. Worthington be added to the committee on the petition of
Henry Stevenson.    
    A petition from sundry inhabitants of Prince-George's county, and George-town, in Montgomery
county, praying an act may pass for laying out a road from captain Thomas Richardson's blacksmith
shop to the city of Washington, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Baker, Mr. Duckett, Mr.
Chapman, Mr. Calvert and Mr. Reintzel, to consider and report thereon.
    The report on the petition of Matthew Hawkins, and others, was read the second time, concurred
with, and leave given to bring in a bill pursuant thereto.  ORDERED, That Mr. Brown, Mr.
Campbell, and Mr. C. Frazier, be a committee to prepare and bring in the same.
    Mr. Worthington, from the committee, brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker the following report:
    THE committee to whom was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of Baltimore county,
members of the presbyterian and Lutheran societies, praying permission to raise a sum of money 
by the way of lottery to complete a building intended for public worship, beg leave to report, that
granting the liberty prayed for in this instance will not interfere with those principles which heretofore
actuated the legislature in their general prohibition of lotteries, and as the cause of religion may
be promoted in this instance, they submit it as their opinion, that the petitioners should be permitted
to raise, in the manner proposed, whatever sum or sums of money may be necessary, (not
exceeding three thousand dollars,) to accomplish the purposes set forth in their petition.
                                                    By order,                                            J.  HARWOOD, clk.
Which was read.
    A petition from the trustees of Charlotte-Hall School, praying an act may pass appropriating the
surplus of money arising from the operation of the act for the founding of Saint-John's and Washingrton
colleges into one university by the name of the University of Maryland, was preferred, read,
and referred to Mr. W. Thomas, Mr. Chapman, Mr. Key. Mr. Barroll, Mr. Duckett, Mr.
Digges and Mr. Hall, to consider and report thereon.
    Mr. Whittington, from the committee, brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker a bill, entitled,
An act for erecting a bridge and amending the causeways over Dividing Creek, between the
counties of Somerset and Worcester; which was read the first time and ordered to lie on the table.
    On motion, Leave given to bring in a bill to lay out and establish a turnpike road from the city of
Washington to Baltimore-town.  ORDERED, That Mr. Smith, Mr. J. C. Thomas, Mr. Key,
Mr. Carroll, Mr. Baker, Mr. Ridout and Mr. Hall, be a committee to prepare and bring in the
same.
    On motion, Leave given to bring in a bill for establishing a company for opening and extending
the navigation of the river Pocomoke.  ORDERED, That Mr. Whittington, Mr. Robins, Mr.
Spencer, Mr. Key and Mr. Harwood, be a committee to prepare and bring in the same.
    Mr. Brother, from the committee, brings in and delivers to Mr. Speaker a report on the
petition of Conrod Whiteman; which was read.
    The report on the petition of the sundry inhabitants of Baltimore county, was read the second time,
concurred with, and leave given to bring in a bill pursuant thereto.  ORDERED, That Mr.

 

clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1796
Volume 105, Page 79   View pdf image (33K)
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!



An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  August 02, 2018
Maryland State Archives