Provincial and State Papers Volume 5

Provincial and State Papers Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...he was directed by his Excellency to inform y House that he had proro fued y Gen1 Assembly Til Tuesday ye second of December next; then in his Majesties name declared ye House prorogued accordingly. Tuesday December 2d 1746, P. M. The House met according to Prorogation. Order'd, That Docr March & Mr. Weare acquaint his Excellency that there is a Quorum of ye House met. Mr. Secretary came into y House & said his Excellency requir'd y attendance of y Speaker & ye House in y" Council Chamber. Mr. Speaker yr House attended accordingly fc then repair'd immediately to their own Room again. Mr. Secretary bro't down his Excellencys speech Copy whereof is on File. Mr. Secretary also bro't down ye Petition of Walter Warren Volun' in y Expedition ag' Louisbourg, --also his Maj' order in Council dismissing y Petition of Thomas Hutchinson Esq. & sundry Petitions thereunto annexed & ' Petition from yc Town of Dracut which had prayed that sundry Towns & Townships in his Majesties Province of sd Hampsh' might be united & reannex'd to ye Province of ye Massachusets Bay(l). p. 427. Voted, That Coll Gilman Mr. Sherburne & Mr. Weare be a committee to prepare an answer to his Excellences speech of this Day. The House adjournal til to morrow 9 o'clock. Wednesday Decern!/ 3'1 1746, A. M. The House met according to adjournment. Mr. Secretary bro't down yc Petition of sundry of the Inhabitants of ye Town of Stratham representing that ye Major Part of v sJ Inhabitants had got to such a Disorderly Height as to call Mr. Joseph Adams to be minister of s'1 Town &e. Mr. Secretary also bro't down yl Petition of y Widow of Ebenr Jackson (who was killed at ye siege of Louisbourg) representing her needy circumstances -fec. praying Relief...show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 767g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506308
  • 9781236506306