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At a SESSION of General AlTembly held at Terth-Amboy ;
began March 27, 1761, and continued till the 7th Day of Aj)ril
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GENERAL ASSEMBLY*



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City of Perth-Amboy,
County of Middlefex,

Monmouth,

Effex,

Somerfet,

Bergen,
City of Burlington,
County of Burlington,

Gloucefter,
Salem & Cumberland,

Cape-May,
Hunterdon, Morris, & Suflex.



yohn Stevens,
Samuel Nevill, Speaker.
"James Holmes^
Robert Ogden,
Hendrick Ftjher^
Renier Van Giefen,
Samuel Smith,
Daniel Doughty,
Samuel Clements,
William Hancock,
Aaron Learning,
George Readijig,



Andrew Smyth,
John Wetherill,
Richard Laijcrence,
John Ogden,
John Hoghland,
"Theunis Dey,
John Lawrence,
Jofeph Borden,
David Cooper,
Ebenezer Miliary
Jacob Spicer,
John Hart.






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PERTH-AMBOY, Friday March 27, 1761.

U R S U A N T to his Majefty's Writs for elefting Reprefentatives for the
Province of New-Jerjjh;, to ferve in General Aflembly, returnable at Perth-
Amboy the Eighteenth of this Jnftant March, and feveral Prorogations fmce to
this Day, Sixteen Members met.

Mr. Nevill and Mr. Stevens were defircd by the Membersi to wait on his Excellency,
and acquaint him, that a fufficient Number of Members to proceed upon Bufmefs are
met.

Mr. Nevill reported, that Mr. Stevens and himfelf had waited upon his Excellency
with the above Meflage, who was pleafed to fay, that he will foon fend the Dedimus
and Perfons therein appointed, to quahfy the Members ; after which, his Excellency
requefts the Members to proceed to the Choice of a Speaker without further Notice.

His Excellency fent to the Houfe a Dedirrrus, appointing the Honourable Saatuel
Nevill and Richard Saltar, Efqrs. and Charles Read and Cov.rtland Skinner, Efqrs.
or any one of them, to qualify the Members, and the Clerk of the Crown attendino-
with the Rolls, the Members prefent were qualified before the Honourable Samuel
Nevill, Efq; Mr. Ne^nll was then qualified before Courtland Skinner, Efq; The

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Members then proceeded to the Choice of a Speaker, and unanimoufly chofe the
Honourable Samuel p]evill, £% who was conducted to, and placed in the Chair
accordingly.
Ordered,
That Mr. Fifier and Mr. Smyth do wait on his Excellency, and defirc to know
when he will be waited upon by the Houfe to prefent their Speaker, for his Excellency's
Approbation.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Two P. M.

The Houfe met.

Mr. Fijher reported, that Mr. Smyth and himfelf delivered the Meflage of the
Houfe with them entrufted, to his Excellency, who was pleafed to fay, the Houfe
miyht attend him to prefent their Speaker, at Half an Hour paft three o'Clock this
Atcernoon.

A Meflage from his Excellency by Mr. Secretary, acquainting the Houfe, that
his Excellency is in the Council-Chamber, ready to receive the Ir'refentation of their
Speaker.

\'.'hereupon Mr. Speaker left the Chair, and with the Houfe went to wait upon
his Excellency : Being returned, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and reported, that
the Houfe had prefented him to his Excellency, who was pleafed to approve of their
Choice ; and that he had requefted of his Excellency, that the Houfe might at all
Times be protected in all their ufual Privileges : Which his Excellency was pleafed to
engage. And then his Excellency made a Speech to the Council and Houfe of
Alfembly, of which, Mr. Speaker faid, he had, to prevent Miflakes, obtained a Copy ;
which by Order of the Houfe was read, and is as follows :

" Gentlemen of the Council ; Mr. Speaker, and Gentlemen of the Ajfemhly.

' ' ll 'HE Occafion of my calling you together at this Juncture, is not
' j|^ only to condole with ydh, in a late melancholiy Event, which has
' penetrated every Britifo Bofoip with unfeigned Sorrow, nor merely to
' congratulate with you, on tie Acceflion of his prefent moft gracious
' Majefty, whofe acknowledge^' Virtues forbode us Happinefs, and whofc

* Declarations from the Throne In Favour of his People, have been received
■•' with univerfal Exultations of Joy and Gratitude : Thefe Subjedls indeed
' are much too important to be filent upon, of too interefting a Nature not
' to have excited in us all the different Senfations of Sorrow and Gladnefs ;
' But at the Diflance we are from the Royal Pre^nce, our Adiions will beft

* declare the Propriety of our Sentiments on both thefe Occafions, and an
' Adherence to the Meafures (as far as we are concerned) that gave Splendor
' to the laft Reign, be the propereft Tribute to the glorious Memory of our
' late Monarch, and the moft undoubted Teftimony of our Loyalty and
' Affedlion to our prefent moft gracious Sovereign. This Teftimony, Gentle-
' men, you have now an immediate Opportunity of exhibiting; for I have his
' Majefty's Commands, fignified to me by Mr. Secretary Pitt, to ufe my
' utmoft Endeavours, to induce vou to raife two Thirds only of the Number
' of Men you raifed laft Campaign ; fince which. General Amherjl has

* wrote to me, in Concurrence with this Requifition ; in both which Letters
' arc contained fuch various, fuch cogent, fuch inconteftible Reafons, for this
' Meafure, which I now moft cordially recommend to you, that I cannot
' difpenfe with laying them before you : And when I confider, Gentlemen,
' how fuccefsfully, how much to your Advantage, your former Aids have

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' been employed ; when I confider that your Taxes bear no Shadow of Pro-
' portion to the augmented Prices of your Commodities ; that this Calamity of
' War, inftead of Defolation has really fpread Affluence among you ; that it
' has been carried on for your Prefervation, and is continued for the Security
' of thofe Conquefls you deem fo eflential to it ; that, in the Number of
' Troops required of you, there is the highefl Appearance of Moderation,
' and that with a View alfo to the Parliamentary Donation ; the Condudl of
* this Province fhould correfpond with its former Zeal on the like Occaiions ;
' for thefe Reafons, I profefs the utmoft Confidence, that your Compliance
' will be chearful and expeditious."

PERTH.AMBoy, march tj, 1761. THOMAS BOONE»

Ordered,
That his Excellency's Speech have a lecond Reading.

Ordered,
That the Clerk of the Crown lay the Writs for clcdting Reprefentatives, and their
Returns before the Houfe i and that the Clerk fcrve him wich a Copy of this Order.

Refohed,
Thar Miles Weeks be Door-keeper to this Houle.

The Houfe adjourn'd till To-morrow Morning Nine o'Clock.

Saturday, March 28, 176 1.

The Houfe met.

His Excellency by the Secretary laid before the Houfe the Letters mendoncd
in his Speech of Yeftcrday ; which were read, and ordered a fecond Readino-.

The Clerk of the Crown laid the Writs for Eledion, and their Returns, before
the Houie.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Monday Morning Nine o'Clock.
Monday, March 30, 1761.
The Houfe met.

Samuel Smith, Daniel Boughly, Samuel Clement, William Hancock, Ebenezer Millar,
and Aaron Learning, Efqrs. returned to fervc in General Aflembly, attending, were
qualified in the Houfe before Mr. Nevill.
Ordered,

That they take their Seats in the Houfe accordingly.

His Excellency's Speech and Letters therein referred to, were read the fecond Time,
and committed to a Committee of the whole Houfe.

Refohed,
That two Members of this Houfe, with the Speaker, be a fufficient Number
to meet and adjourn from Time to Time ; but that not lefs than Sixteen, be a
fufficient Number to proceed to any other Bufinefs, nor lefs than Eighteen, when
any Money is to be raifed or applied.

Refohed,

That the Members' Yeas and Nays, be entered in the Minutes, if defired
by any three Members.

B Refohed,



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Refolved, ^

That a Committee of Grievances do fit every Wednefday, if there be Occafion^
and that faid Committee be a Committee of the whole Houfe.
Orderedy
That James Parker do print the Vote* of the Houfc, being firfl: pcrufed and figned
by the Speaker.

The Houfe refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, on his Excellency's
Speech, i£c. Atter ibme Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and
Mr. Hancock^ Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Committee had made fome
Progrels in~ the Mattters to them refered, and defired Leave to ^xx. again. To which
the i-ioule agreed.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Catharine Peirce and /Inne Pigeon,
fetting torth, that thsy are feized in Fee of a certain Traft of Land ficuate on the
Ealt Side of Center-Town, in the County of Middle/ex, through which the Tork
Road, as now laid out, runs, to their Prejudice ; praying a Law to alter fai<J
Road } which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Francis Goelet, of the City of
Perth-Atnboy, fetting forth, that for many Years he followed Merchandize in the
City of New-2'ork, and by Misiortunes had become reduced, and unable todifchargc
all his Debts, but was willing to give up all his Effefts to his Creditors, provided
tley would accept of the fame in Difcharge of his Debts ; praying the Houfe to
take his Cafe into Confideration, and grant him fuitable Relief; which was read, and
ordered a fecond Reading.

The Houfc adjciirn'u till To-morrow Morning Nine o'Clock.

Tuijday, March 31, 17 61.

The Houfe met.

The Houfe again refolved itfelf into a Committee, of the whole Houie, on his
Excellc;ni.)'s Speech, t^c. Atter fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the
Chair, and Mr. Hancock, Chairman of the Commitee, reported, that the Committee
had made fome further Progrels in the Matters to them referred, and defired Leave
to fit again. To which the Houfe agreed.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Two P. M.

The Houfe met.
A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from fundry of the Inhabitants of the
Townfhips of Greenwich and Fairfield, in the County of Cwmberland, letting forth the
great Inconveniencies they have tor many Years laboured under, for Want ot a
Ferry properly eltabiilhed acrofs Cchanjey Creek, from the Landing Place of the
faid '1 ownlliip of Greenwich, to a Point of Salt Marfh belonging to Mark Reeve,
oppofiie thereto, and a Road from the fame through faid Malh, properly laid out
anu maintained •, praying a Law for that Purpofe ; which was read, and ordered
a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfc, from fundry of the Inhabitants of the County
of Morris, praying for the Realbns therein contained, that faid County may have the
Liberty of ienuing Memberi to reprefcnt them in the General Aflembiy ; which was
read, and ordered a lecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from a large Number of the Inhabitants
of the County of Sufex, fetting forth the Inconvenience they labour under, by
not having the Place tor building a Court-Houfc and Goal afcertained; praying x

Law



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Law for building the fame, at or near Henry Harelocker's, as the moft central Place
in faid County ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefcntcd to the Houfc, from the Poflcflbrs of three feveral Trafts
of Tide Meadow and Marfh, lying and adjoining on the North Side of Cohnnfey
Creek, in the County of Cumberland ; praying a Law to keep out the Tide from
overflowing the fame ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prelented to the Houfe, from David Slayback^ Henry Liits, Michael
Hammer, and John Allifon, Foreigners, praying a Law for their Naturalization -, which
/ was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Houfc again refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, on his
Excellency's Speech, ^c. After fome Time Ipent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the
Chair, and Mr. Hancock, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Committee
had gone through the Matters to them referred, and come to feveral Refolutions i
which by Leave, he reported as follov.s.

Refolved,
That a Humble Addrefs be prefented to his Excellency, in Anfwer to his favourable
Speech. To which the Houfe agreed.
Refolved,
That a Humble Addrefs of Condolance and Congratulation be presented to his
Majefly, on the Demife ot our late mofl Gracious Sovereign, and his Majefly's
Accefiion to the Throne of Great-Britain ; and that the Council be delircd to join
in faid Addrels. To which the Houfe agreed.
Refolved,
That 500 effective Volunteers, Officers included, be immediately railed by this
Colony, for his Majefty's Service in the cnfuing Campaign. To which the Houfe agreed.
Refolved,
That for the levying, cloathing and paying the aforefaid Forces, there be
immediately ^^ 25,000, ftruck in Paper Bills ot Credit, to be funk by Provincial
Taxes. To which the Houfe agreed.
Refolved,
That for an Encouragement to faid Volunteers to enter into faid Service, there
be allowed to each effeftive Man, a Bounty of Nine Pounds, and Cloathino-,
with the ufual Pay. To which the Houfe agreed.

Ordered,
That Mr. Samuel Smith, and Mr. Stevens, ifTifled by Mr. Speaker, do wait on the
Council, and defirc them to join with this Houfe in an Addrefs of Condolance
and Congratulation to his Majefly, on the Demife of our late moft gracious
Sovereign, and his Majefty's AccelTion to the Throne of Great Britain.

Ordered,
That Mr. Samuel Smith, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Robert Ogden, Mr. Richard La-wrence,
and Mr. Doughty, be a Committee, to prepare the Draught of an Addrefs to
his Excellency.

Ordered,
That Mr. Leamifig, Mr. Fijher, Mr. Andrew Smyth, Mr. John Lawrence, and
Mr. Reading, be a Committee, to biing in a Bill for raifing the aforefaid Forces,
and making Provifion for the fame.

Ordered,
That Mr. Wetherill, Mr. John Ogden, Mr. Borden, Mr. Hart, and Mr. Hoghlcnd,
be a Committee, to prepare and bring, in a Bill, to obviate any Difpute that may
arifc touching the VaHdity of the Proceeding; of tke laft SefTion of General Aflembly
on Account of the Demife of his late Majefty.

Ordered.,



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Ordered^
That Mr. Hancock^ Mr. Millar, Mr. John Ogden, Mr. Readings Mr. Harty
Mr. Dey, and Mr. Richard Lawrence, be a Committee, to fettle the feveral
Accounts of fuch Perfons as have been employed in laying out the Publick Money,
as are now ready for that Purpofe ; and make Report thereof to the Houfe.

The Houfe adjourn'd till To-morrow Morning Nine o'Clock.

Wedjtefday^ April i, 1761.

The Houfe met.

Two Petitions bf one Tenor, were prefcnted to the Houfe, from a Number of
the Inhabitants of this Colony, praying for the Reafons therein contained, that s
Duty may be laid on all Negro Slaves imported into this Colony > which were
read, and ordered fecond Readings.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Thomas Johnfon, of the City of
Perth-AmLoy, fetting forth, that in the Year 1757, a Number of the Jerfey Regi-
ment were quartered on him, which the then Paymafter of faid Regiment refufed to
pay to the Petitioner ; and as the faid Soldiers were fecured from Arrefts in Civil
Adtions, he had no poffible Remedy for recovering the fame ; praying the Houfe to take
his Cafe into their lerious Confideration, and order him fuitable Relief j which was read,
and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented the Houfe, from a Number of the Inhabitants in and
about Prince-Town and Kings-Town, fetting forth the great Hardfhips and Expence
they are put to, by Travelling Parties of Soldiers palTing and repaffing through faid
Towns ; praying Provifion may be made for reimburfing the Expenccs they arc
neceliarily put to thereby ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. Learning, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,
entitled. An Act for raifing Five Hundred effective Volunteers, ^c. which was read, and
ordered a fecona Reading.

A MelTage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary ; which being read, is in the
Words following.



" Perth-Amboy, April I, 1761.
' Mr. Speaker, and Gentlemen of the Houfe of Reprefentatives.

I Little expeded to find upon your Minutes, a Refolve for ralfmg a
fmaller Number of Troops than were required of you ; his Majefty's
Tendernels in afking fewer from this Province than formerly, feems to
afford the ftrongefl: Prefumption, that what are afked are really wanted ; I
muft therefore defire you, to re-confider this Refolve ; to be governed by
your own fufficient Judgments ; to let the Reafons affigned you, operate as
forcibly as they ought, and to weigh deliberately in the Scale of Intereft,
if necelTary, the Conlequence of a Refufal, which may poffibly exclude
you from the Parliamentary Donations of 1759 and 1760, kept back,
perhaps, as a Pledge for the Perfeverance of the Colonies in their former
Zeal : And to induce you not to deny this his Majefty's firft Requefl, I
will, as far as my Regard for your Welfare will allow me, favour you ia
the Time for finking the Debt fo incurr'd."

T H O. B N E.

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Ordered,
That his Excellency's Meflage have a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe and read, from Michael Henderflout, fetting
forth, that he formerly fet a Lottery on Foot, to pay his juft Debts, and to remedy his
Misfortunes, and been at confiderable Expence in printing his Scheme, and felling his
Tickets ; praying for an Aft to be enabled to draw the laid Lottery.
Ordered,

That the laid Petition be rejefted ; and that the Petitioner be referred to extricate
himfelf from his Difficulties by a commendable Induftry.

The Petition of Catharine Peirce and Anne Pigeon, for altering a Road, was read
the fecond Time,
Refolved,

That if the Petitioners clear a Road in the Manner they propofe, to the Satisfadion
of the Overfeers of the Highway of that Townfhip for the Time being, and they
afterwards find any Inconvenience in not having a Law to effedl their Purpofe, that
this Houle, upon Proof of the fame, will pafs a Law to alter the faid Road.

The Petition of Francis Goelet , was read the fecond Time; and on the Qiieition,
whether the faid Petitioner have conditional Relief or not ? It was carried in the
Affirmative.
Ordered,

That Mr. John Lawrence and Mr. Andrew Sm^'th, be a Committee, to bring in
a Bill for that Purpofe.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Two P. M.

The Houfe met.

The Petition of David Slayback and others, for Naturalization, was read the
fecond Time ; and it appearing to the Houfe, by a Certificate under the Hand of
the Secretary, that the faid Perfons have taken the ufual Oaths, and made and fub-
fcribed the Declaration appointed by Law.
Ordered,

That faid Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill, agreable to the Prayer of faid
Petition.

Whereupon Mr. Wetherill, in Behalf of faid Petitioners, brought in a Bill, entitled.
An A(5t for Naturalizing David Slayback, Henry Luts, i£c. which was read, and
ordered a fecond Reading.



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The Petition of the Inhabitants of Greenwich and Fairfield, in the County of
Cumberland, for eredling a Ferry acrofs Cohanfey -Creek, was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill, agreable to the Prayer of their
Petition, at the next Seffion of Aflembly ; provided they give publick Notice thereof
in the Pennfyhania Gazette, at leaft fix Weeks before faid Seffion, and no reafonable
Objeftion then appearing againft the fame.

His Excellency's Meflage of this Morning was read the lecond Tirnc.
Ordered,

That Mr. Fijher and Mr. Hart, do wait upon his Excellency, and in Anfwer to
his Meflage of this' Day, acquaint him. That in fixing the Number of Men for the
Service of the enfuing Summer, the Houfe proceeded with the utmofl: Concern for
his Majefliy's Service •, but being well afilired, the Scarcity of Men in this Govern-
ment, and the pail Services of a fimilar Nature, is fuch, that the Officers will be put
to great Difficulty in compleating the full Number propofed, in the Time they will be
wanted, thought it mofl: to the Credit of the Province, to fix upon a Number that
might probably be raifed, than to have the Name of railing more than can be effected,
and thereby expofe the Service to a Difappointment we are unwilling to incur : That

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the Province is extremely drained of Men, and our Inhabitants on that Accdunt
greatly diftrefled tor Want of the neceffary Labour ; muft be Fads well known to his
Excellency ; and therefore the Houlc would be glad he will pleafe to interpret the
voting Five Hundred Men, as an Inftance of Exertion under fuch Difficulties, that
Nothing but a "Willingnefs to aflift in the common Caufe, a grateful Senfe of the
Favours we have received, and a ftrong Defire to Hand well in his Majefty's Efteem,
could have effected : That as to the Time of finking the Bills, we flatter ourfelves,
fixing it at a fhorter Diflance than has already been once done, will be attended with
no Inconvenience : And we hope his Excellency will confider our Debt and Difficulties,
and not fuffer that to remain as an Obftacle, when fo effential a Service depends upon
it.

The Bill, entitled^ Jn Aft for raifing 500 effeBive Volunteers^ ^c. was read the
fecond Time, and committed to a Committee of the whole Houfe.

The Houfe accordingly refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, on

(•the afbre-mentioncd Bill.: After fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the

Chair, and Mr. Hancock, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Committee

had made fome Progrefs in the Bill to them referred, and defired Leave to fit again.

To which the Houie agreed.

The Houfe adjourn'd till To-morrow Morning Nine o'Clock.
Thurfday, April 2, 1761.

The Houfe met.

Mr. JVetberill, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,
entitled, Jn A6t for obviating Doubts refpe£iing the A£is of the late Affetnbly, faffed
left Seffien, and continuing the Ordinances for eftablifhing of Courts within this Colony j
which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. Fijfjer reported, that Mr. Hart and hirafelf had waited on his Excellency, witl«
the Mefl'age of tne Houfe of Yefterday.

A MefTage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary. *

*' Mr. Speaker; ■andxjentkmen of the Houfe of Reprefentatives ;

' TN Anfwer to your MefTage of Yefterday, I muft obferve, that by your

* X own Way of Reafoning, you have an Opportunity of paying a due
' Regard to the Royal Requifition, at no greater Expence either of Men or
' Money than would be incurr'd by your prefent Refolve ; for if the Men

* will not inlift, neither the Country or Treafury will be drained, and your

* Zeal be neverthelefs confpicuous j but by limitting the Number of Men to a

* fmaller than was required, I muft underftand, that you do not chufe to rifle
' the PofTibility of a greater Number being raifed. The Time for finking

* the Bills is not mentioned upon your Minutes ; I can therefore fay nothing

* upon that Head; but beg you will fuppofe me at leaft as cautious of

* infringing my Inftruftions, without ample Reafons for fo doing, as any the

* moft faithful of my Predeceflors."

April .,.,u. 1^ HO. BOONE.

\ The Bill, entitled. An Aft for naturalizing David Slayback, (dc. was read the
fecond Time, and committed to Mr. Andrew Smyth and Mr. Hart.

The Petition from Prince-Town, complaining of the Hardffiip of billeting Soldiers,
tff. was read the fecond Time, and referred to further Confideration.

The



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The Petition from fundry of the Inhabitants of this Province, praying to have a
Duty laid on the Importation of Negroes, was read the lecond Time ; and on the
Queftion, Whether a Committee be now appointed to bring in a Bill for that
Purpofe, at the next Seffion of General AlTembly, or that the Confideration thereof
lliould be delayed till then ; it was carried for appointing a Committee now, as
follows :

YEAS. YEAS. NAYS.

Mr. Stevens, Mr. Dmgbtj, Mr. R. Ogden,

Mr. A. Smyth, Mr. Borden, Mr. J. Ogdtn,

Mr. Wetkerill, Mr. Clement, Mr. HoghUnd,

Mr. Holmes, Mr. Hancock, Mr. Vangefon,

Mr. K. Laiurenct, Mr. Milar, Mr. Dey,

Mr. Tijber, Mr. Hart, Ivlr. Learning,

Mr. S. SmMt Mr. Reading,

Ordered,
That Mr. Sartiuel Smith and Mr. Borden be a Committee, to prepare and bring in
(aid Bill at next Seffion.



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