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Journal of the House of Delegates, 1806
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38 VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS, NOVEMBER SESSION, 1806.

house, and we have appointed Mr. Little and Mr. Gale to join such gentlemen as may be named by you to
count the ballots.

By order, J. BREWER, clk.

Mr. Bowles, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act to enable the levy court of
Washington county to alter and change the direction of a road therein mentioned; which was read the first time
and ordered to lie on the table.

The following resolution was read.

Whereas an opinion has been expressed by both houses of the legislature, that the business of the session
can well be brought to a close by the fifteenth instant, so as to enable the house to rise by that time, therefore,
RESOLVED, by the house of delegates, That no bill of a public nature shall be reported to this house after
Tuesday next, of which there shall not have been leave granted to bring in the same, and that this house will
not receive, nor act upon, any business of a private or local nature which shall not be received before Wednes-
day next, unless upon very urgent circumstances may require the interposition o: this legislature.

"Mr. Little, from the committee, delivers to the speaker a bill, entitled, An act for the relief of Samuel
Jones, of the city of Baltimore; which was read the first time and ordered to lic on the table.

The bill for the relief of James Cruikshanks, of Kent county, was road the second time, passed, and sent to
the senate by the clerk.

The bill authorising a lottery for raising a sum of money for the rector and vestry of Saint-Thomas's parish,
in Baltimore county, was read the second time, passed, and sent to the senate by the clerk.

The bill supplementary to an act, entitled. An act to incorporate the stockholders in the Union Bank of Ma-
ryland, was read the second time, and the question put, Shall the said bill pass? Resolved in the affirmative;

which was sent to the senate by the clerk.

Mr. Chapman, from the committee, delivers to the speaker the following report:
THE committee to whom was referred the petition of John Boudy report, that they have considered the

same, and find, that the petitioner has served as a soldier in the Maryland line during the revolutionary war,
as stated in his petition; that he is far advanced in the wane of life, and extremely indigent; your committee,
believing that from the services rendered his country, his advanced age, and extreme poverty, he is an object
worthy of legislative protection; they therefore recommend the following resolution:

RESOLVED, That the treasurer of the western shore pay to John Boudy, late a soldier in the Maryland line
during the revolutionary war, a sum of money annually, in half yearly payments, equal to the half pay of a
soldier when in the army of the United States.

All which is submitted,

By order, L. GASSAWAY, clk.
Which was read.

The clerk of the senate delivers the further additional supplement to an act, entitled, An act to regulate the
inspection of tobacco, endorsed " will pass. " Ordered to be engrossed. And the following message:

By the SENATE, December 5, 1806.
Gentlemen of the House of Delegates,

WE have received your message of this morning, and agree to proceed immediately to the election of a se-
nator to represent this state in the senate of the United States, and have appointed Mr. Williams and Mr. Par-
tridge to join the gentlemen named by you to examine the ballots. No person is put in nomination by the se-
nate in addition to those named in your message.

By order, T. ROGERS, clk.
Which was read.

The house proceeded to ballot for a senator in the congress of the United States; the ballots being deposited
in the ballot box, the gentlemen named to strike retired, and after sometime returned and reported, that Philip
Reid was elected. Whereupon

RESOLVED, That Philip Reid be, and he is hereby declared to be, a senator to represent this state in the
congress of the United States.

A petition from Thomas Bailey, late sheriff and collector of Baltimore county, praying a further time to com-
plete his collection, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. R. Steuart, Mr. Aisquith, Mr. Little, Mr. M.
Brown and Mr. Winder, to consider and report thereon.
The report on the petition of John Boudy was read the second time, and the resolution therein assented to.

A petition from sundry inhabitants of Anne-Arundel county, praying that the road leading from Richard Hig-
gins' farm to the head of South river may be changed, was preferred, read, and referred to Mr. Williams, Mr.
Belt and Mr. Merriken, to consider and report thereon.

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

SATURDAY, December 6, 1806.

THE house met. Present the same members as on yesterday. The proceedings of yesterday were read.
Mr. B. Hodges appears in the house.

 

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