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Ve ^'^^-^' - ^b- We.^^^^ above Account, and Vouchers relative thereto, and report

November 22, lySt. . ,

^ ^ JOSEPH BORDEN, jun.

GEORGE READING,
JOHN JOHNSTON.



Tuefday, November 29, 1763.
The Houfe met.



th,f h!'l'"°" cT'' P''^'"u'^ I? *''" "°"''^' f'-""^ ^^«>''^"« 5r,:^/^/«;^//, fetting forth
that he was a Serieant in the New^'^prifv R^rY;,^=^.. ■ r 1 "' "='■'•'"& iurun,

of Fnficrn T^.rA. rLv>- ^^^^ •/^'^^O' Kegimcnt in 1762; that on the Refienation

cf^ofd2en-ed It '^^'''^f''^^ to whom the Bill, entitled. An A^for the Relief
LTtnit^i^^^^^^^^ committed, reported the fame without Amend-

ment , and the fame was read ; and on the Queftion, ordered to be engroffed.

^^m'^!^.V^^^ "^'^""'"^ ''' ^-^^^f -"^d upon the Governor with



Mr.



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Mr. Skinner reported, that Mr. Reading and himfelf delivered the Bill with them
entrufted, to Mr. Morris, the Speaker ot the Council.

The Bill, entitled, Jn Aft to enable the Corporation of the City of New-Brunfwick,
to build and repair the Court-Houje and Gaol in thefaid City, ^c. was read the fccond
Time, and committed to Mr. Learning and Mr. Johnjton.

Mr. John Lawrence, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft appointing
Commijfioners, for finally fettling and determining tht feveral Rights, Titles and Claims
to the common Lands of the Toianjhip of Bergen, &c. was committed, reported the
fame, with feveral Amendments thereto j which Bill and Amendments were read: And
the Letter from James Parker, Efq-, defiring the laid Bill may be deferred till nexc
Seffion, was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That a Claufc be inferted in the faid Bill, that Nothing therein fhall be deemed to
affcdt or deftroy the Right or Title of any Perfon or Perfons, not claiming under the
Bergen Charter, and Governor Hunter's Confirmation thereof; and the faid Claufe
being accordingly inferted, then the Queftion was put, whether the faid Bill as amen-
ded, be engroflcd or not ? it paffed in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be engroffed.

The Petition from fundry of the Judges, Juftices, and Grand-Jury and others, of
the County of Salem, praying, That the Fairs held at the Town of Salem, may be
fupprelTed by Law, was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That Mr. Keajhey have Leave to bring in a Bill accordingly.

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

The Houfe met.
Mr. Learning, from the Committee, to vhom the Bill, entitled. An Ad to impower
the Surveyor General of the Weftern Divifion, to colleSl Papers, Charts, Maps and
Records, relating to his Office, was committed, reported the fame, with feveral Amend-
ments thereto; and the faid Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places;
and on the Queftion, Whether the faid Bill as amended be engroffed or not? it paffed
in the Affirmative.
Ordered,
That the faid Bill as amended, be engroffed.

Mr. Hart, by Leave of the Houfe, brought in a Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the
Owners and Proprietors of the Meadows lying on tht two Runs called and known by the
Names of Sandy-Eun atid Shippataukin-Run, or the Eight Mile Run, in Maidenhead,
in the County of Hunterdon, to clear, widen and enlarge the faid Runs, orfuch Parts
thereof, and cutfuch Ditches, as may be neceffiary effe£iually to drain and carry the Water,
off the fame ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. Learning, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft for the better
and more cffeEiual afcertaining the Boundaries between the Counties of Salem and Cumber-
land, was committed, reported the fame with feveral Amendments thereto ; and the
faid Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places; and on the Queftion, whether
"the faid Bill as amended, be engroffed or not ? it paffed in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be engroffed.

Mr. Cooper, according to Leave, brought in a Bill, entitled. An Aft for laying out
a more direct Road from Little Timber Creek over Newtown Creek, near the Mouth thereof y
:to Cooper'j Ferries ; and for ereaing a Bridge over the faid Creek at the Place aferef aid \
which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading. Mr.



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Mr. Jobnjion, from the Committee to whom was comrtiitted the Bill, entitled, An
Aft to enable the Corporation of the City of Ncw-Brunfwick, to build and repair the Court-
Houfe and Gaol, &c. reported the lame, with feveral Amendments thereto ; which
Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places ; and on the Queftion, whether the
faid BUI as amended, be engrofled or not ? it pafied in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be engrofled.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An A<fl appointing CommiJJioners for finally fettling and
determining the feveral Rights, 'Titles and Claims, to the Common Lands of the Townfhip of
Bergen-, and for making a Partition thereof in jujl and equitable Proportions among tkofe
who fh ill be adjudged by the faid Commifjioners to be intitled to the fame, was read and
compared •, and on the Queftion :
Refolved,

That the fame do pafs.
Ordered,

That Mr. Van Giefon and Mr. Bey do carry the faid Bill to the Council, for Con-
currenc .

Mr. Spicer, from the Committee appointed to that Service, brought in a Bill, entitled.
An A£t to continue an A£f, entitled. An Alt for better fttrling and regulating the Militia
of this Colony of New-Jerfey, for the repelling Invafions, and fupprefling Infurrcdions
and Rebellions ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. Keafhey, according to Leave, brought in a Bill, entitled. An Ada to fupprefs
Fairs in the Town of Salem ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Bill, cntided, A Supplementary Ad to the A", entitled. An Adl to regulate the
Size of Traps to be hereafter fet in this Colony ; was read the fecond Time, and committed
to Mr. Wetherill and Mr. Reading.

Mr. Van Giefon reported, that Mr. Dey and himfelf delivered the Bill with them
cntrufted, to Mr. Morris, Speaker of the Council, the Council not fitting.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Nine o' Clock To-Morrow Morning
Wednefday, November 30, 1763.

The Houfe met.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the Owners and Proprietors of the Meadows lying
on the two Runs called and known by the Name of Sandy-Run and Shippataukin-Run,
cr the Eight Mile Run, in Maidenhead, ^c. v/as read the fecond Time ; and on the
Queftion, ordered to be engrofled.

A Mefl*agc frorn the Council, by Mr. Read, acquainting the Houfe, that the Council
have pafl^d the Bill, entitled. An Adt to enable the Owners and Poffeffors of the Bog
Meadows lying on each Side of Black-River, in the Townfhip of Roxbury, ^c. without
any Amendment.

Mr. Smith, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled, A Supplementary Ad
to an A£i faffed in the Twelfth Tear of George the Second, entitled. An A£i for regulating
Taverns, Ordinaries, Inn-keepers and Retailers of Strong Liquors, was committed,
reported the lame, with one Amendment to the Title, and feveral to the Body of the
Bill -, being now entitled, An Ad for regulating Conjtables and Vendues, and for better
regulating Taverns ; which Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places -, and
feveral additional Amendments were made thereto in the Houfe-, and on the Queftion,
whether the faid Bill as amended, be engrofled or not ? itpafled in the Affirmative.

Ordertdf



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Ordered,
That the faid Bill as amended, be engrofled.

Mr. John Lawrence, according to Leave, brought in a Bill, entitled, Jn Aft fcr
obviating Doubts, and quieting the Minds of the Purchafers and Devifees, under the M^ill
^ Samuel Rogers, deceafed; which was read, and ordered a lecond Reading."

The Bill, entitled, An A6t to enable the Owners and Pcjfejfors of the Meadows on- the
Head of Woodbury Creek, to clear cut the fame; was read the fecond Time ; and on
the Quefhion, ordered to be engrofled.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft to fupprefs Fairs in the Town of Salem, was read the
fecond Time, and committed to Mr. Spicer and Mr. Borden.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An KSt for t^e Relief of poor diflreffed Prifoners for
Debt, was read and compared ; and on the Quefliion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An Aft to empower the Surveyor General of the Wefiern
Divifion, to collet Papers, Charts, Maps and Records relating to his Office, was read
and compared ; and on the Queftion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

The engroflTed Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the Corporation of the City of New-
Brunfwick, &c. was read and compared j and on the Qucflion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. John Lawrence and Mr. Cooper do carry the faid Bills to the Council, for
Concurrence.

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

The Houle met.

Mr. Hart, according to th'e Leave granted, brought in a Bill, entitled, An Aft to
enable the Inhabitants of the County of Hunterdon, and of the Townfiip of Nottingham,
to build a Stone Bridge over Aflanpink, adjoining to Robert Lettis Hooper'j Mills ;
which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. J. Lawrence reported, that Mr. Cooper and himfelf had delivered _the three Bills
with them entrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

Mr. Skinner, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft to
fet afide a Partition of Lands, in the County of Hunterdon, in the Province of
New-Jerfey, lately made by Virtue of a Writ of Pa'-tition, between the Sons of George
Leflie, &c, was committed, reported the fame with feveral Amendments thereto ; and
the faid Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places ; and on the Quefliion,
whether the faid Bill as amended be engrofled of not ? it pafl"ed in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be engrofled.



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The Bill, entitled. An Aft for laying out a more direct Road from Little-Timber
Creek, over Newton Creek, &c. was read the fecond Time, and committed to Mr.
J. Lawrence and Mr. Miller.

Mr. Spicer, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft to fupprefs
Fairs in the Toivn of SaXtm, was committed, reported the fame with feveral Amend-
ments thereto ; and the faid Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places; and
on the Queftion, whether the faid Bill as amended be engroflTed or .not ? it pafled in the
Affirmative. Ordered^



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Ordered^
That the faid Bill as amended, be engrofled.

A Meflage from the Council by Mr. Kemble, acquainting the Houfe, that the
Council have this Day pafled the Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the Owners and
Pofejfors of certain Meadows lying in the Townjhip of New-Windfor, and adjoining
to Maidenhead, &c. and alfo the Bill, entitled, Jn Ad: for building and maintaining a
Draw-Bridge over Croflwicks Creek, &c. without any Amendment.

A MelTage from the Council, by Mr. Read, in thefe Words.

' Ordered,
' That Mr. Read do carry to the Houfe of AlTembly, the Bill, entitled, Jn Aft
*for naturalizing Johannes Kank, and others, with the Amendment made thereto,
* and defirc the Concurrence of the Houfe of AfTembly to faid Amendment.
Council-Chamber, By Order of the Houfe,

November ^o, 1763. Gab. Blond, D. Clerk.'

And the faid Bill was read, and the Amendment in its Place; and on the Queftion
agreed to by the Houfe '

Ordered,
That the faid Bill as amended, be re-engrofled.

Mr. Smith, from the Committee appointed to that Service, brought in the Draught
of an Addrefs to his Excellency; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Meflage from the Council by Mr.. Ladd, acquainting the Houfe, that the Coun-
cil have this Day pafled the Bill, entitled. An Aft to prohibit the felling of Guns,
Gun-pwder, or other warlike Stores, to the Indians, without Amendment.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft tg continue an ASt, entitled. An Aft for better fettling
and regulating the Militia, &c. was read the fecond Time, and committed to Mr.
Learning and Mr. Skinner.

Mr. Spicer, according to the Leave granted him, brought in a Bill, entitled. An Aft

for ereaing a new and convenient Court-Houfe and Gaol in the County of Cape-May •

which was read, and ordered a fecond Readino-. ■/ r i '

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

Jhurfday, December i, 1763.

The Houfe met.

Mr. Learning, from the Committee, to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft to continue
an AEl, . entitled. An Aft for better fettling and regulating the Militia, &c. was
committed, reported the fame w/th feveral Amendments thereto ; and the faid Bill
and Amendments were read ; and on the Queftion, whether the faid Bill as amended
be engrofl^ed or not ? it paflTed in the Affirmative,
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be engrofled.

Mr. Skinner had Leave to be abfent on extraordinary Occafions.

Mr. John Lawrence, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a
Bill, entitled. An Aft for defraying incidental Charges, and other Purpofes therein
mentioned; which was read, and ordered a fecond Readino-.

The Draught of an Addrefs to his Excellency, was read the fecond Time, Paragraph
by Paragraph, and amended in the Houfe ; and on the Queftion, ordered to be
ena-roflTed.



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The Bill, entitled, An Aft to enable the Inhabitants of the County of Hunterdon;
and of the Townfhip of Nottinghani, to build a Stone Bridge over AfTanpink, adjoining
to Robert Lettis Hooper'j Mtlls; was read the fccond Time, and referred till next Seffion
of Aflembly.

The engrofled Bill, entitled, M Aft to fupprefs Fairs in the Town of Salem ; was
read and compared ; and on the Queftion,
Refolvedj Nemine Contradicente^
That the faid Bill do pafs.

The cngrofied Bill, entitled. An A£!i for the better and more effeHual afcertaining the
Boundaries' bet-ween the Counties (^ Salem and Cumberland j was read and compared ;
and on the Queftion,
Refolvedt
That the fame do pafs.

The eno-rofled Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the Owners and Proprietors of the
Meaao-ivs ^itig on the two Runs called and known by the Names of Sandy-Run and
Shippataukin-Run, or the Eight Mile Run, in Maidenhead, in the Ccunty of Hunra-
don, to clear, widen and enlarge the faid Runs, or fuch Parts thereof, eind cut fuch
Bitches, as may be neceffary eff equally to dram and carry the Water off the fame ; was
read and compared ; and on the Queftion,
Refolved,
That the lame do pafs. \

The enc^rofted Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the Owners and Pcffejfcrs of the
. Meadows on the Head of Woodbury Creek, to clear cut the fame, was reau and com-
pared ; and on the Queftion :
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Van Giefon and Mr. Keajley do carry the faid Bills to the Council, for

Concurrence.

The Bill, re-engroftcd with the Council's Amendment, entitled. An Aft to natura-
lize Johaniies Kank, John Dellar, George Keftar and George Himns ; was read and
compared.

Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Fan Giefon and Mr. Keafley do carry the faid Bill to the Council, and
acquaint them, that this Houfc have paffed the fame with their Amendment.

The Houfe adjoum'd till Three, P. M.
The Houfe met.

Mr. Van Giefon reported, that Mr. Keafbey and himfelf had delivered the five Bills
with them entrufted, to Mr. Read, one of the Gentlemen of the Council.

Mr. Miller, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft for laying out
a more direct Road from Little-Timber Creek, over Newton Creek, &c. was com-
mitted, reported the fame with feveral Amendments thereto-, and the faid Bill was read,
and the Amendments in their Places, and feveral additional Amendments were made
thereto in the Houfe •, and on the Queftion, whether the faid Bill as amended be
cngrofied or not ? it pafied in the Afiirmative.

Ordered,
That the faid Bill as amended, becngroflTcd.

The Petition from Benjamin Brightwell, praying a Compenfation for afting as
Enfign in the Regiment, in 1762, was read the lecond Time.

Ordered,



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Ordered,
That the faid Petition do he on the Table.

The Houfe adjourn'd tiU Nineo' Clock To-Morrow Morning
Friday, December 2, 1763.
The Houfe met.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft for obviating Doubts, and quieting the Minds of the
Purchafers and Devifees, under the Will of Samuel Rogers, deceafed; was read the
fecond Time, and committed to Mr. Spicer and Mr. Doughty.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft for ereSling a new and convenient Court-Houfe and Gaol
in the County of Cape-May; was read the fecond Time, and committed to Mr. Miller
and Mr. Reading.

The enc^rofTed Bill, entitled. An Aft to fet afide a Partition of Lands, in
the County of Hunterdon, in the Province of New-Jerfey, lately made by Virtue of
a JVrit of Partition, between the Sons of George Leflie, late of the City of Perth-
Amboy, deceafed, and to vacate the 'Judgment entered thereupon, and alfo to confirm
another Partition er Divifion of the faid Lands, lately made among the Sons of thefaid.
Georo-e Lenie, as herein after mentioned; was read and compared ; and on the Queftion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

The engroffed Bill, entitled. An Aft for regulating Conjlahles and Vendues, and for
better regulating Taverns, was read and compared ; and on the Queftion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.
■ The engroffed Bill, entided. An Aft to continue an AB, entitled. An A£f for better
fettlinc^ and regulating the Militia of this Colony of New-Jerfey, for the repelling
Invafions, and fupprefllng Infurreftions and Rebellions, was read and compared j
and on the Queftion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered, , ,~. -i r /-

That Mr. Dey and Mr. Johnfion do carry the faid Bills to the Council, for Con-
currence.

Mr. Dey reported, that Mr. Johnften and himfelf delivered the three Bills with
them cntrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

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

Mr. Spicer, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft for obvia-
ting Doubts, and quieting the Minds of the Purchafers and De-vifees, under the Will of
Samuel Rogers, deceafed ; was committed, reported the fame without Amendment ; and
the faid Bill was read ; and on the Queftion, ordered to be engroffed.

Mr Mller, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An Aft for ereSiing a
-new and convenient Court-Houfe and Gaol in the County of Cape-May, was committed j
reported the fame with feveral Amendments thereto ; and the faid Bill was read, and
the Amendments in their Places, and on the Queftion -, whether the faid Bill as amen-
ded be engroffed or not ? it paffed in the Affirmative.
Ordered,
That the faid BiU as amended, be engroffed.

Ordered^



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Ordered,
That Mr. Hart, Mr. John Lawrence, Mr. Borden and Mr. Reading, or any Two of
them, be a Committee to fettle the Accounts of Jofeph Yard, as CommifTioner, and of
the refpeftive Barrack-Mafters at Trenton ; and report to the Houfe at next Sitting.

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

Saturday, December 3, 1763. '

The Houfe met.

The engrofled Bill,, entitled, An Aft for ereSiing a new and convenient Court-Hcufe
and Gaol in the County, of Cape-May, was read and compared ; and on the Quellion,
Rejolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Sftcer and Mr. Hoghland do carry the faid Bill to the Council, for
Concurrence.

Mr. Reading, from the Comtnittee to whom was committed the Bill, entitled, A
Supplementary Aft to the A£i, entitled. An Aft to regulate the Size of Traps to he hereafter
fet in this Colony ; reported the fame with fundry Amendments chertto ; and the iaid
Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places; and feveral additional Amend-
ments being made thereto in the Houfe, the Queftion was put -, whether the faid Bill
as amended be engrofled or not ? and it pafled in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended, be engrofled.

Mr. Spicer reported, that Mr. Hoghland and himfelf delivered the Bill with them
entrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

" A Mefl"age from the Council by Mr. Smith, acquainting the Houfe, that the Council
have pafled the Bill, entitled. An A& for the better and more effeiiual afcertaitiivg the
Boundaries between the Counties of Salem and Currtberland, together with fundry
Amendments thereto-, which Amendments were read in their Places, and on the
Queftion, agreed to by the Houfe.
Ordered,
That the faid Bill as amended, be re-engrofl"ed.

A MeflTage from the Council by Mr. Read, acquainting the Houie, that the Council
have this Day pafled the Bill, entitled. An Aft for making current Ten Thoufand
Pounds in Bills of Credit, to enable the Inhabitants of this Colony to prcteci and defend,
their Frontiers, &c. without Amendment.

Mr. John Lawrence and Mr. Miller had Leave to be abfent on extraordinary
Occafions.

The Bill, entitled, An Aft for defraying incidental Charges, &c. was read the fecond
Time, and committed to a Committee at the whole Houle.

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

MONDAT, December 5, 1763.
The Houfe met.

The engrofled Addrefs to his Excellency, was read and compared.

Ordered,
That Mr. Speaker do fign the fame.

Ordered,
That Mr. Spicer and Mr. Cooper do wait upon his Excellency, and defirc to know
when he will oe pleafed to receive the Adurefs ot the Houlc. Iv^r.



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Mr. Spicer reported, that Mr. Cooper and himfelf waited upon his Excellency
according to the Order of the Houle, who was plealed to lay, the Houle fhould hear
from him.

. The engrofTed Bill, entitled, A Supplementary A£i to the J£l, entitled. An Aft to
regulate the Size of Traps to be hereafter fet in this Colony, was read and compared ;
and on the Queftion,
Refohed,
That the fame do pafs.

YEAS. YEAS. NAYS. NAYS.

Mr. tP'eth'.rill, Mr. Smith, Mr. Johnften, Mr. Keajbey,

Mr. R. Lanvrence, Mr. Borden, Mr. Hoghland, Mr. Learning,

Mr. Anderfon, Mr. Clement, Mr. Doughty, Mr. Sfictr.

Mr. yan Giefon, Mr. Cooper, ^

Mr. Dey, Mr. Hart.

The engrolTed Bill, entitled, An Aft for obviating Doubts, and quieting the Mind$
of the Purchafers and Devifees, under the Will of Samuel Rogers, deceafed; was
read and compared ; and on the Queftion,
Refolved,

That the fame do pals.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An Aft for laying out a more direEl Road from Little-
Timber Creek, over Newton Creek, near the Mouth thereof to Cooper'^ Ferries, and
for ereSfing a Bridge over the faid Creek, at the Place aforefaid, was read and compared >
and on the Queftion.
Refolved,
That the fame do pals.

Ordered,
That Mr. Cooper and Mr. Keafley do carry the faid Bills to the. Council, for
Concurrence.

The Bill re-cngroflcd, with the Council's Amendments, entitled. An Aft for the
better and more effectual afcertaining the Boundaries between the Counties of Salem and
Cumberland; was read and compared;
Refolved,
That the fame do pals.

Ordered,
That Mr. Cooper and Mr. Keafhey do carry the faid Bill to the Council, and
acquaint them, that this Hoirfe have palled the fame with their Amendments.

The Houfe refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, on the Bill for
incidental Charges ; and after fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair,
and Mr. Learning, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Cornmittee had gone
through the faid Bill, and had made fundry Amendments thereto ; and the faid Bill
and Amendments were read, and on the Queftion agreed to, and ordered to be engrofled.

Mr. Cooper reported, that Mr. Keafhey and himfelf delivered the Bill with them
entrufted, to Mr. AJhfield, one of the Gentlemen of the Council.

On a Motion made,

Refolved, ' ■

That the Proof offered to this Houfe, that Notice was given of a formbr Application
froni the Owners of Pifcataway Meadows, is not fatisfaftory ; and that upon fufficient
Proof of faid Notice being given ia the ufual Manner, they have Liberty at next
Seflion, to bring in a Bill, purfuant to a former Order ot the Houle.

Ordered,

That all Perlbns who have been entrufted with laying out the publick Money, and

whofe Accounts have palled the Houfe, do pay their refpeftive Ballances where fuch

are due, to one of the Treafurers of this Colony, on or before the firft Day of March

jiext, " -

I Mr.



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Mr. Spher,. from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled, Jn A(5t fcr the
Prefervation of Fijh in the River Delaware, i^c. was committed, reported the fame wich
feveral Amendments thereto ; and feveral additional Amendments being made thereto
in the Houfe ; the Queflion was put, whether the faid Amendments be agreed to or
not ? it was carried in the Affirmative : Then the Queftion was put ; whether the



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