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SAMUEL WOODRUFF.
JOHN STEVENS.
HENDRICK FISHER.
JOHN OGDEN.
RICHARD LAWRENCE.
JOHN WETHERILL.

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Stephen Crane., Efqj informed the Houfe by Letter, that at prefent he is detained
out of the Province on Bufinefs of Importance, and cannot poflibly attend this
Scffion, to fettle his Accounts.

Ordo-ed,
That M\: Weiherill, Mr. Ftjloer, Mr. Reading, Mr. Dey, Mr. John Lawrence, Mr.
JohnOgden, Mr. Hari, and Mr. Bordin, or any Three of them, be a Committee to
fettle the publick Accounts, tliat may come before the Houfe this Sefllon : And that
Mr. Hart, Mr. John Lawrence, Mr. Borden and Mr. Reading, or any Three of them,
do inlpedt and fetde the Accounts of Jcfepb Yard, Efq-, during the Vacation : And
that Mr. tVetherill, Mr. Fijher, Mr. John Ogdeii, and Mr. Dey, or any Three of them,
do infpedl and fettle the Accounts of Stephen Crane, Efq; during the faid Vacation ;
and make Reports on faid Accounts to the Houfe, at next Sitting of^^fTembly.

A Petition was preicnted to the Houfe, from fundryof the Inhabitants of the Counties
of Salem and Cumberland ; fetting forth the bad Confequence often attending the giving
■Strong Liquors at publick Vendues ; praying a Law for reftraining fuch Abufes for
the future ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Ordered,
That Mr. Wetherill and Mr. Reading, be a Committee to prepare and bring in a
Bill for the Prefervauon of Sheep.

His Excellency's Speech was read the fecond Time, and committed to a Committee
of the whole Houfe.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Two, P. M.

The Houfe met.

Refolved,
That John Jngell be Door-keeper of this Houle.

The Petition for a Law, for confirming and rendering firm and effectual, certain
Parts of the laft Will and Teftament of Ebenezer Large, late of the City of Burlington,
deceafed, was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

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

Whereupon Mr. Smith, in Behalf of faid Petitioners, brought in a Bill, entitled, A»
Aft for conjirming and rendering Jirm and effeclual certain Parts of the lajl Will and
Tefiament of Ebenezer Large, i^c. which was read, and ordered a lecond Reading.

A Petidon was prefented to the Houfe, from George JVillocks Leflie, fetting forth,
that the Petitioner, with his feveral Brethren, viz. John, Edmund, James, and William,
are feized as Tenants in Common, of a large Trad of Land in the County of
Hunterdon, devifed to them by their Fatlter George Leflie, late of Perth- Amboy, deceafed,
in and by his laft Will and Teftament ; which Lands, by Virtue of a Writ of Partition
ifTued out of the Supreme Court, at the Sifit of the faid John Leflie, was divided among
all the Children aforefaid ; in which Partition a maniteft Miltake appears, whereby
the youngeft Brother of the Petitioner, now under Age, is a confiderable Lofer ; and
that certain Lands fince appears to have been left but of faid Divifion ; and that certain
Perfons having purchafed Lands from the Petidoner, and his Brother the faid John
Leflie, which might be oufted therefrom, in cafe a new Divifion of faid Lands ftiould
be made, unlefs they are fecured by an Ad: of the Legiflature ; praying a Law to
vacate the aforefaid Partition, with a Claufe to fecure the feveral Purchafers ; which
was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

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Mr. Strjau laid before the Houfe, a Receipt he had received from Stephen Skinner^
Efq; Treafurer of the Eaftern Divifion of this Colony, wherein he acknowledges to
have received from the Executors of the late Trealurer Johnfton, deceafed, the Eallance
of Ihirty-three Ihoufaud, Six Hundred ^nd Tzvo Pounds, Nineteen Shillings a.nd Ekven
pence Jhree-farthings, due to the Colony, as reported this Morning.

Mr. Reading, by Leave given, brought in a Bill, entitled. An Adt to provide a Fund
to pay for Sheep killed by Dcgs in the Province of New- Jerfcy j which was read, and
ordered a lecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Ifaac Mills, one of the late Enfigns
©fthe y^r/fj Regiment ; fetting forth, that in the Year 1762, he received a Warrant
from the Governor, for recruiting Men for laid Regiment ; in , Confequence
whereof, he inlifted a Number of Men not wanted for the faid Service, by which the
Petitioner became a confiderable Lofer by the Money and Subfiftence advanced to
fuch Men ; praying Relief in the Premifles ; which was read, and ordered a fecond
Heading.

The P etition of George Willccks Leflie, relating to the Partition of Lands, was read
the fecond Time ; and the Petitioner with his Council and Evidence attending at the
Door, were admitted into the Houle, and the Allegations, Proofs and Evidences in
Support of faid Petition, being fully heard, they then withdrew.
Ordered,

That the Confideratioh of the fubjefl Matter of faid Petition, be deferred till To-
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A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Col. Samuel Hunt, in Behalf of him-
felf, theCommiffioned and Non-commiffioned, and Privates, of the Ne-iu-Jerfey
Regiment ; fetting forth, that the Pay of the Neiv-Jerfey Regiment under his Com-
mand, expired by Law the firft Day of November lafl ; notwithftanding which, the
fsid Regiment were detained on Duty fb long after, as not to be able to return into this
Colony till December hd; pra.yingan Allowance for fuch Time as they were detained
on Duty after the Expiration of their Pay ; which was read, and ordered a fecond
Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from John Reeker, fetting forth, that in the
Year 1761, he inlifted himfelf a Soldier under Col. Hunt; that being taken fick ac
Fort Schuyler, he was fent to the Hofpital, and being difcharged from thence before
recovered, met with a Relapfe ; he was then taken Care of by a charitable "Woman,
for which the could raife no Money to make Reftitution, otherwife than by indenting
himfelf a Servant to faid Col. Hunt, for Three Years ; altho' all the Money he wanted
for the above Purpole, was no more than five Peunds more than due to him from faid
Hunt, for Wages-, that the next Year he went on another Compaign, with laid Col.
Hunt, upon his Promife to difcharge him from his Indenture at the End of the Cam^
paign ; that faid Hunt, notwithftanding fold the Petitioner to a Sutler at Ofwego. and
continued to receive his Wages, as he before had his Bounty ; that the Suder lold the
Pedtioner, to Lieutenant Shute, to whom (in order to induce him to make the Pur-
chafe, that the Petitioner might once more return to the Jerfeys) he gave a nev/ Inden-
ture for Four Years ; fince which he hath been fold for upv/ards of Thirty Pounds^
and ftill remains under Servitude, having a Wife and Family in needy Circumftances,
and complaining of other Grievances j praying Relief in the PremifTes ; which was
read, and ordered a fecond Reading. —

Sundry Petitions were prefented to the Houfe, from Numbers of Prifbncrs for Debt,
confined in feveral Parts of the Province ; praying for an Infolvent hSi in their
Favour i which were read, and ordered fecond Readings.

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A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Captain William Falkner, fetting forth,
that laft Year he inHfted Seventy-two Men, and advanced to each a Dollar; out of
which but Fifty Men were wanted, by which- he loft the Money advanced to fuch Men
not wanted ; praying a Reimburfment for the fame ; which was read, and ordered a
fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Jacoh Bottnel, one of the Officers in
the late y^r/fy Regiment, fetting forth, that laft Year he inliftcd a large Number of
Men for faid Regiment, which happened not to be wanted for the Service, by which
he loft Eighty-three Pounds Fifteen Shillings ; praying a Reimburfment for the fame j
which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Houfe adjourn'd till To-morrow Morning, Eight o'CIock.

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Saturday, May 28, 1763.

The Houfe met.

Mr. Speaker laid before the Houfe, a Letter he received from the Honourable
Edward Antill, Efq; fetting forth many of the bad Confequences attending fuch a
Multiplicity of Taverns being licenced within this Colony-, recommending to the
Houfe Jbme proper Regulations therein ; which Letter was read in the Houle.

A written Meflage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary, in the Words following;

Gentlemen of the General AJJemblyj

' T Laft Night received from his Excellency Governor Monckfon, an attefted
' A Copy of an A&. lately pafled in his Government, for afcertaining and

* finally fettling the Boundary or Partition-Line between this Province and

* Neiv-Tork ; v^^hich Adl I herewith communicate^ The Adjuftment of the

* unhappy Controverfy, which has on this Head fo long fubfifted between the

* two Provinces, is of fuch great Importance to the Welfare of the Inhabi-

* tants, that I muft earneftly recommend it to your immediate Confideration,
'As it is a Matter the Crown has heretofore ftrongly recommended, and has

* ftill much at Heart j and as you have always been inclined to have it amicably
' terminated, and the Province of Neiv-Tork have fliewn the fame good
' Difpofition, I can have no Reafon to doubt that you will readily pafs an Adt
' for this defirable Purpofe."

perth-ameoy, ' W, FRANKLIN.

May 28, 1703.

^ Ordered,

That the above Meflage have a fecond Reading.

The Petition of the Mayor, Recorder and Commonalty, of the City of New-
Brunfwick, for raifing Money for Building a Court Houfe and Gaol in faid City;
was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill for that Purpofe at the next Sitting
of Aflembly, provided no reafbnable Objedions then appear, for raifing the fame by a
Tax on the Inhabitants.

The Houfe, agreeable to the Order of Yefterday, took into Confideration the fubjeft
Matter of the Petition of George IVillocks Lejlie, for redtifying a former Miftake
made in the Divifion of certain Lands, and fecuring the Purchafes made of Part
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Orderedy
That further Confideration of the Matters ipecified in the faid Petition, be deferred
for the prefent.

The Bill, entitled, An Aft to provide a Fund to pay for Sheep killed by Bogs in
the Prevince cf New-Jerfey, i^c. was read the fecond Time, and committed to Mr,
John Lawrence and Mr. Richard LoKrence.

Two Petitions, both of one Tenor, from a large Number of the Inhabitants of
Somerfet and Middkfex, were prefented to the Houle ; praying for the Realbns therein
given, that Jacob Byce and John Haas, or their Afligns, may have Leave to ereft a
Mill or Mills, ac or nt^T ^een^s Bridge, on Rariton River ; which were read, and
ordered fecond Readings.

A Petionwas prefented to the Houle, from Jofeph French, John and Peter Fan Foorheesy
and a large Number of the Inhabitants living adjacent to the Landing, on Rariton
River; praying a Law for eftablilhing certain Mills and Works erefted by' the faid
French and Fan Foorhees's, on faid River, at or near the faid Landing; and to ftay all
Aclions and Profecutions that may be had againft the Petitioners for eredling faid
Works ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Bill, entitled, An A£t for confirming and rendering effe£lual certain Parts of the
lajl V/ill and Teftament cf Ebenezer Large •, was read the fecond Time, and agreed to
by the Houfe, and ordered to be engroffed.

The Petition from Burlington County, complaining of the Obftruftion of Ancocas
Creek, was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the Confideration of faid Petition be referred to next Sitting of Aflembly
for doing the publick Bufinefs ; when all Parties concerned may have an Opportunity
of being heard.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Monday Morning, Ten o'Clock.

MONDAT, May 30, 1763.

The Houfe met.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from a large Number of the Inhabitants
of Newark and Morris County, praying for the Reafons therein given, that a Road
may be laid out from the Town of Newark, acrofs Paffaick and Hackinfack Rivers,
and through the Town of Bergen, and Ferries erefted acrofs faid Rivers and the
Mouth of the North-River to New-York ; and that proper Commiffioners may be
appointed for that Purpofe, who may have Power to raife a Sum of Money by Lottery,
for defraying the Expence thereof ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

John Anderfon, Efq-, being returned a Reprefentative ta ferve in General Aflembly
for the County of Monmouth, in the Room and Stead of James Holmes, Efq; late
deceafed attending, was admitted into the Houfe, and duly qualified before the
Honourable Charles Read, Efq; and Courtland Skinner, Elq;
Ordered,

That Mr. Anderfon do take his Seat in the Houfe.

A Petition was " pjefented to the Houfe, from Ezekiel Fcrman, of the County of
Middlefex, fetting forth, that fome Time after the drawing of Peter Gordon's firft
Lottery, the Petitioner purchafed a Ticket in faid Lottery at a publick Vendue, lor
the Sale of the Effedts of an Infolvent Debtor; for which Ticket, as it had then drew

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a valuable Prize in Land, the Petitioner gave jf. 200; that fbme Time after the
Purchafe of faid Ticket, the Legiflaiure of this Province pafled a Law vacating faid
Lottery ; by which means the Petitioner expefted he was acquitted from paying the
Money for the Purchafe of faid Ticket ; notwithftanding which he is called upon for
faid Money, and threatened with a Profecution for the fame ; pra; ing Reliet in the
Premifles j which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from the Indians of Brotberton, in EveJImm.,
in the County of Burlington^ defiring that the Prayer of their Petition prefented to
the Houfe lafl Scflion at BurlingtoTiy may be granted i which was read, and ordered
a fecond Reading.

Two Petitions were prefented to theHoufe, from Prifoners for Debt, in 'Perth-Amloy
and Somerfet Gaols, fetting forth their diltrefled Circumftances j praying for an In-
folvent Aft j which were read, and ordered fecond Readings.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Daniel Tool, fetting forth, that he was
wounded in his Fore-head at Tieonderoga, by which he loft his Sight ; praying that
fome Provifion may be made for his Support j which was read, and ordered a fecond
Reading.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Two, P. M.

The Houfe met.

Two Petitions, both of one Tenor, from a large Number of the Inhabitants of
the County of Salem, were prefented to the Houfe ; praying for the Reafons therein
contained^ that a Road may be laid out acrofs Newton Creek, near the Mouth thereof,
to Cooper's Ferry, and a Bridge built over faid Neivton Creek ; which Peutions were
read, and ordered fecond Readings.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Davys Coleman, now confined in the
Gaol of Perth- Amboy for Debt, letting forth his Mistortunes ; praying to be difcharged
from his Confinement j which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Aaron Miller, of Elizabeth-Town^
fetting forth, that through much Study, Labour, and Expence, he hath formed
Inftruments for Surveying of Land, and ProtraifHng the fame, whereby any Line
may be run with Exadtnefs to a Minute, or any Part of a Degree ; which Inftruments,
as they are the firft hitherto difcovered, that will anfwer the above Purpofes, and likei/
to become of publick Utility, he defires fuch a Bounty, as from the Ufefulnefs his
Difcovery may deferve ; and as an Encouragement to all ufefiil Inventions, what the
Houfe may think meet and convenient to beftow j which was read, and ordered a
fecond Reading.

Mr. John Lawrence., from the Committee to ^hora was committed the Bill, entitled.
An Ad to provide a Fund to pay for Sheep killed by Dogs, (iff. reported the faid Bill,
with fundry Amendments, being now entitled. An A6k. to raife a Fund for defraying
Damages done by Dogs in the Province of New-Jerfey -, which Bill being read, and
other Amendments made thereto, was agreed to by the Houle, and ordered to' be
engrofled.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Richard Corl>i», letting forth, that he
entered a Soldier in the New-Jerfey Regiment in November 1 761 , under Capt. lenbroeke,
and cxpcdled according to the Propofals made at his Inlirtmtnt, to have received his
Cloaths to defend him from the Inclemency of the Winter, which he did not obtain till
May following, which obliged the Petitioner to apply to the Captain forNeceflaries,

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which he accordingly fupplled, and flopped cut of his Wages; and that the other Stop-
pages out of his Wages appointed by Law, was not paid him at his Difcharge ; praying
thd Houle to grant him Relief in the Premifesj which was read, and ordered a fecond
Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Cornelius Verherg and four other
Foreigners, praying a Law for their Naturahzation; which was read, and ordered a
fecond Reading.

The Houfe refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, on his Excellency's
Speech : After fome time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and Mr.
FiJheTy Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Committee had gone through
his Excellencj 's Speech, and come to the following Rcfolutions ; which by Leave he
reported as follows

Refolved,
That a humble Addrefs be prefented to his Excellency, in Anfwer to his favourable
Speech. To which the Houfe agreed.

Refolved^
That his Majefty's Government of New-Jerfey, be honourably fupported for one
Year, to commence the 2 ill of May 1 yS^. To which the Houfe agreed.

Ordered,
That Mr. Smith, Mr. Stevens, Mr. WetheriU, Mr. Hart, and Mr. Borden, be a
Committee to prepare the Draught of an Addrels to his Excellency.

Ordered,
That Mr. Fijher, Mr. J. Lawrence; Mr. J. Ogden and Mr. Readings be a Com-
mittee to bring in a Bill for Support of Government.

Mr. Fijher, from the Committee, appointed for that Purpole, brought in a Bill for
the Support of Government; which was read, and committed to a Committee of the
whole Houfe.

The Houfe accordingly refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, on
the Bill for Support of Government: After fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker
refumed the Chair, and Mr. Fi/^er, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the
Committee had gone through the faid Bill, and come to feveral Refolutions, which by
Leave he reported as follows.

Refolved, ^

That in and by faid Bill, when palled into a Law, there be paid to his Excellency
fVilliam Franklin, Efq; at the Rate of "Twelve Hundred Pounds, per Annum ; and on
the Queftion, Whether the Houfe agrees to faid Sum or not ? it pafTed in the
Aflirmative, as follows :

For ;f . 1200. For/. 1200. For/'. 1000. For j^. 1100.

Mr. Ste'vens, Mr. Smith, . Mr. tf'etierill, Mr. Fijher.

Mr. Anderfon, Mr. J. Laturence, Mr. R. Laiurence,

Mr. J. Ogden, Mr. Borden, Mr. Hoghland,

Mr. Van Giefon, Mr. Hart, Mr. Doughty,

Mr. Dey. Mr. Reading. Mr. Clement,

Mr. Cooper,

Mr. Miller.

To the Honourable Robert Hunter Morris, Efq; Chief Juflice of this Colony, at
the Rate of One Hundred and Fifty Pounds, per Annum : And on the Queflion, Whether
the Houfe agrees to faid Sum ornot? it palTed in the Affirmative, as follows:

YEAS.



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YEAS. YEAS. NAYS.

Mr. Stevens, Mr. Smith, ^ Mr. Wetherill,

Mr. J. Ogden, Mr. J. La-wrenci, Mr. R. Laivrence, ■

Mr. Fiftier, Mr. Borden, Mr. Anderfon,

Mr. Van Giefon, Mr. M//«-, Mr. Hoghland,

Mr. ZJ^. Mr. //ar/, Mr. Doughty,

Mr. Reading. Mr. Clement,

Mr. Cooper,

^ who voted for jf. loo. ,

To the Honourable 5^»»«^/iVi?w7/, Efq-, Second Juftice of the Supreme Court, at
the Rate of Fifty Pounds, per Annum ; and on the Queftion, Whether the Houfe agrees
to faid Sum or not ? it paffed in the Affirmative as follows



YEAS.


YEAS.


NAYS.


NAYS.


Mr. Stevens,


Mr. Smith,


Mr. Wetherill,


Mr. Doughty.


Mr. Anderfon,
Mr. J. Ogden,
Mr. Van Giefon,
Mr. Dej.


Mr. J. Laivrence,
Mr. Borden,
Mr. Hart.


Mr. R, Laivrence,
Mr. Fijher,
Mr. Hoghland,
Mr. Clement,


Mr. Reading,

who voted forjf . 40,






Mr. Cooper,

Mr. Miller, who voted/or ;^. 25.



To the Honourable Charles Read, Efq-, Third Juftice of the Supreme Court, at
the Rate of iv/Zy Pounds, per Annum; and on the Queftion, Whether the Houfe
agrees to faid Sum or not .'' it was carried in the Affirmative as follows :

YEAS. YEAS. NAYS. NAYS.

Mr. Stevens, Mr. Smith, Mr. Wetherill, Mr. Doughty,

Mr. Anderfon, Mr. J. Laivrence, Mr. R. Laivrence, Mr. Reading,

Mr. y. Ogden, Mr. Borden, Mr. Fijher, who voted for j^. 40.

Mr. Van Giffon, Mr. Hart. Mr. Hoghland,

Mr. Dey. Mr. Clement,

I Mr. Cooper,

Mr. Miller, who voted forjf . 25.

To Court land Skinner, Efq; Attorney General for this Colony, Thirty Pounds, per
Annum. To which the Houfe agreed.

To Samuel Smith, and Stephen Skimter, Efquires, Treafurers of this Colony, each
Forty Pounds, per Annum. To which the Houfe agreed.

To Charles Read, Efq; Clerk of the Council, Thirty Pounds, per Annum. To which
the Houfe agreed.

To Jofeph Sherwood, Efq; Agent of this Colony at the Court of Great Britain, or
to the Agent for the Time being, appointed by the Houfe of Reprefentatives, the Sum
of Eighty Pounds, per Annum. To which the Houfe agreed.

To John Smyth, Efq; Clerk of the Circuits of this Colony, Twenty Pounds, per
Annum. To which the Houfe agreed. ■ •

To the Door-keeper of the Council, Ten Pounds, per Annum. To which the Houfe
agreed.

To his Excellency William Franklin, Efq; the Sum of Two Hundred and Eighty-
fix Pounds Sixteen Shillings, in full for his Salary from the 25th Day of February htt,
the Time he took upon him the Adminiftration of Government, until the 2 ift Day of
this Inftant May. To which the Houfe agreed.

To his Excellency William Franklin, Efq; Sixty Pounds, per Annum, for Houfe
Rent, provided he makes Pei'th-Amhy or Burlington the Place of his Refidencc. To
which the Houfe agreed.

To any one of the Juftices of the Supreme Court, for attending Circuit Courts, and
Courts of Oyer and Terminer, in the Manner prefcribed by laid Ad, the Sum of Ten
Pounds for each Time. To which the Houfe agreed. To



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To each of the Council, for the Time they may attend at any Sitting of the General
Aflembly within the Time, Six Shillings, per Diem. To which the Houie agreed.

To Abraha-m Clark., jun. one of the Clerks of the Houfe of Reprefentatives, or
any other Clerk, for his Attendance, the Sum of Ten Shillings, per Diem : Alfo Four
pence, per Sheet, reckoning Ninety Words to the Sheet, for entering ths Minutes fair
in the Book, and copying the Laws and Minutes for the Printer : And to faid Abraham
Clark, the Sum of Ten Pounds, for Pen, Ink and Paper, and hiring Clerks to forward
the Bufinefs of this Seffion. And to Richard Smith, for the faid Services in four former
Seffions, Fourteen Pounds; and to pay for a new Journal and other Expences, One
Pound Nineteen Shillings and Five-pence. To which the Houfe agreed.

To the Secretary, for Charges attending Exprefles to this Time^ the Sum of Fif'.y-
three Pounds Twelve Shillings and Eight-pence ; and for his Salary as Judge, trom
the 24th of November laft, till the Commencement of the prefent Support Bill, the Sum
of Twelve Pounds Ten Shillings. To which the Houfe agreed.

To each of the Treafurers of this Colony, Six-pence per Pound, for exchanging
ragged and torn Bills of Credit ; alio Fifteen Pomds each, for their extraordinary
Services. To which the Houfe agreed.

To James Parker, or any other Printer, for printing the Laws and Minutes, fuch
Sums as John Stevens, Hetidrick Fijher, John Wetherill, John Hoghland and John Ogden,
Eiquires, or any two of them, Ihall agree to be paid for the fame. To which the
Houfe as;reed.

To the Serjeant at Arms for the Time being, who Ihall attend the Council, the Suni
of Three Shillings per Diem. To which the Houfe agreed.

To the Serjeant at Arms, who fhall attend the Houfe of Reprefentatives, the Sum of
Three Shillings per Diem. To which the Houfe agreed.

To the Door-keeper of the Houfe of Reprefentatives, for the Time being, who
fliall attend in Manner aforefaid, the Sum of Three Shillings and Six-pence per Diem.
To which the Houfe agreed.

To John Stevens, Efq; to pay for a Room for the Aflembly, Twenty Shillings pec
Week i and alio I'iftccn Rhillings per Week, to pay for a Room, Fire-wood and
Candles for the Council, during any bitting within faid Term. To which the Houfe
agreed.

Ordered,

That faid Bill, as reported and agreed to, be engroflid.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Gabriel Hymer and John Hyler, prayino
a Law for their Naturalization j which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.



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