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whether the faid Bill as amended be engrofled or not ? it pafled in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

That the faid Bill as amended be engrofled.



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A MefTage from the Council, by Mr. Parker, defirlng the Concurrence of this
^oufe, to fundry Amendments to the Bill, entitled. An Aft for the Relief of Infolvent
Debtors ; and Mr. Parker brought alfo the faid Bill and Amend.ments.

Whereupon the laid Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places ; and on the
'Queftion, whether the Houfe agrees to the faid Amendments or not ? it pafled in the
Affirmative.

Ordered,

That the faid Bill be re-engroffed with the Council's Amendments.



't>'



Thq Houfe adjourn'd till Nine o'Clock To-Morrow Morning,
Tuefday^ ytme 1 8, 1765.

The Houfe met.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An Aft to indemnify the Treafurers of this Province, or
either of them, for the Sam of Two Hundred Pounds, to be lent for the Relief of tht
Inhabitants of the County of SufTex ; was read and compared ; and on the Queftion ■■,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Reading and Mr. Hart do carry the faid Bill to the Council for Con-
currence.

A Meflage from the Council, by Mr. Read, acquainting the JFIoufe, that the Council
-do unanimouQy adhere to their Amendments to the Bill, entitled. An Aft for building
a. Court Houfe and Gaol in the County of Middlefex > and Mr. Read brought alfo the faid
Bill and Amendments.

Mr. Fifber, from the Committee to whom was committed the Bill, entitled. An
'Aft to provide for the Pay of the New-Jerfey Regiment, from the Firfl Day of Novem-
ber, 1 764, to the Twentieth Day of December following -, aiid for other Purpofes therein
mentioned ; reported the fame, with feveral Amendments thereto ; and the faid Bill was
read, and the Amendments in their Places, and the Bill further amended in the Houfe i
and on the Queftion, whether the faid Bill as amended be engrofTed or not ? it was
carried in the Affirmative. • .

Ordered,

That theiaid Bill as amended be engrofled.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Three P. M.

The Houfe met.
^Ordered,
"That the Commiffioners, or others, intrufted to provide Cloathing for the Forces
"-of this Colony, do fell what remains of the fame, to the beft Advantage, and return
the Produce thereof into the Treafury.

The engrofled Bill, entitled, An Aft to provide for the Pay of the New-Jerfey
'Regiment, from theFirJlDay of November, 1764, to the Twentieth Day of December
following ; and for other Purpofes therein mentioned ; was read and compared ; and on
the -Queftion,

Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Hoghland and ^r. Dey, do carry the fame to the Council for Concurrence.

A Meflage from the Council by Mr. Parker, with the Bill, entitled. An Aft /<?
prevent Wafte from being committed upon the Co?nmon Land allotted to the Patent of Sea-
caucus, in the Corporation of Bergen; and fundry Amendm.cnts made thereto by the
Council ; defiring the Concurrence of this Houfe to the faiJ Amendments.

Whereupon the faid Bill was read, and the Amendments in their Places -, and on the
Queftion, whether the faid Bill as amended be re-engrofled or not ? it pafled in th«
Affirmative. Order td^



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That ciie faid Bill as amended be re-engrofled.

Mr. Reading reported, that Mr. Hart and himfelf, delivered the Bill with thcrrt
intrulted, to the Speaker in Council.

Mr. Roghlar.d reported, that Mr. Dey and himfelf, delivered the Bill with them
jntriifted, to the Speaker in Council.

A Meflage from the Council hy Mr. Ladd, acquainting the Houfe, that the Bills,
entitled, /in Aft to enable the Honourable Charles Read, Efq; to ere& a Dam over
Bitftow Creek, and alfo to enable John Ellell to ereS a Dam over Atfion River ; An Aft
j or building a Stone Bridge over Aflanpink, near Robert Lettis HooperV Mills; And
A Supplementary Aft to an Ail, entitled. An A£l for regulating Conjiables and Vendues^
xfid for better r^ulating Taverns ; have paffed the Council this Day, without any
Amendmtot.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Nine o'Clock To-morrow Morning.
Wednefday^ yime 19, 1765.

' The Houle met.

Thc Bill re-engrofled with the Council's Amendments, entitled. An Aft to present
IVaJle from being committed upon the Common Land 'allotted to the Patent of Seacaucus,
in the Cerpcrntion cf Bergen j was read and compared j snd on the Queilion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs*

Ordered,
That Mr. Van Giefon and Mr. Dey, do carry the fame to the Council.

Mr. Van Gicfcn reported, that Mr. Dey and himfelf, delivered the Bill with them ia-
trufted, to the Speaker in Council.

A MelTage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary Read.
* Gentlemen,
'"^H E Chief Juftice, and the Second Juftice of the Supream Court, have informed

* me, that tho' the Court-Houfe at Amboy, has been burnt down ever fince
*■ OiloberX^, there is yet no Building provided for the holding of the Supream Courts
' in that City, nor any Preparations making for that Purpofe ; that for Want of a

* convenient Place for holding the faid Court at Amboy, feveral Caufes of Importance,

* which fhould^ave been tried laft April, were obliged to be poftponed ; and that the faid

* Jufcices will not have it in their Power to try any more Caufes there till a fuitable

* Building is provided. Now, as thofe Courts have been held at Amboy almoft ever

* fince the firftEftablilhment of the Colony, and the continuing them there was made
' a Part of the Fundamental Conftitutions, at the Time of the Surrender, and is efta-
' blifhcd by Ordinance of the Crov/n ; and as it likevTife appears by the Bill you have

* paffed this SefTion for the Support of Government, that you expeft they are ftill to

* be held there ; I mud requeft that you will take this Matter, which is of fo great,
' Confequence to the Puhlick, into your immediate Confideration (if you have not

* already done it) and make fuch Provifion as the Neceffity of the Cafe requires.

"June 19, 1765.

W. FRANKLIN.

Ordered,
That Mr. Spicer, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Fifhtr, and Mr. learning, be a Committee to
prepare and bring in the Draught of an Anfwer to his Excellency's Meffage.

The Bill re-engroffed with the Council's Amendments, entitled. An Aft for tht
Relief of Infolvent Debtors ; was read and compared j and on the Queftion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pals.

R Orieredy



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Ordered,
Thai Mr. Jfidcrfoi and Mr. Borden, do carry tlie fame to the Council.

^■- A' Petition was prefented to the Houfe, and read, from a Number of the Freeholders
and Inhabitants of the County of Somerfet, fetcing forth the Difficulties which have attended
(mdrgr R€r,ia; Elqv late nSheriff of iiomerfa, in the Execution of his Office •, and
graying an A<ft to fecurethe faid late Sheriff from being fued for Efcapes for the Term
of One Year;- and containing alfo feveral other, Prayers m the Premilfes.
Ordered,
That the faid Petition be referred to further Confideration.

'..Mr. Jnderfon reported, that Mx. Borden and himfclf, dell-;nered the Bill with them
Ihtrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

Mr. Spicer, from the Committee appointed for that PuJ-pofe, brought in theDrauoIit
of an Anfwer to his Excellency's Meflage of this Day; which was read, and amended
in the Houfe'; and on the Queftion, whether the laid Draught be agreed to or not ? ic
pafTed in the Affirmative.



YEAS.

Mr. WetheriU,
Mr. R. LoTxTtnce,
■ Mr. Andtrjoh,
Mr. Fijber,
Mr. Hoghland,
Mr.VaoGiefin,
Mx.Dey.



YEAS.
Mr. Doughty,
Mr. Cooper,
Mr. Keajley,
Mr. Learning,
Mr. Sficer.
Mr. Harl.



NAYS.
Mr. Skinner,
Mr. Jchnjion,
Mr. J. Ogden,
Mr. Smith,
Mr. "J. Latvrtmt,



NAYS.

Mr. Borden,
Mr. MUler,
Mi: Reading,



Ordered.,



To Sundries paid jjer Receipts

Commiffions, ' at 2 fer Cent.



^be Province <?/" New-Jerfey, to John Johnfton:

j^, 1 06 : 1 1 : 1 q

- - - 2 : 02 : 04



£. 108 : 14:02



1765. yuMt I. We the Subfcribers, Three cf the Committee for Accounts, do her^y certify, that wo
have examined the Accounts and Vouchers of the above John JohnJIcn, ?nc



Account as above.



Ind do report hij

Hendrick Fisher,
John Anderson,
John Wetherill.



Dr.



Tbe Province of J^ew-Jerfey, to Thomas Rodman, Mujler-majier



1764. To the Levy, Bounty, and Subfillance, for 57 Men of Capt. Ella's Company,

per Vouchers produced, - - - - - j^. 51^:15:00

To his Commiffions, - - - «■ - 5:03:5



£. 520: 18:05



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* Ordered.,
' That Mr. i an Gi'efcn and Mr. R. Lawrence, do wait on his Excellency, and ac-
••quait him, in Anfwer to his MtiTageot this Da;/, That in Confequence of a Petition
' from a large Number of Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County oi Middkfex,

* fetting forth, that the Court- Houfe at Perth- Amlcy, was not oniy burnt, but that
' the Fee-Sin.,p]e of the Land wherein it had been erefted, is not veiled in the faid
'-Freeholders and Inhabitants of the faid County •, and praying Relief; a Bill was paft
' by the Houle for that i^urpofe, and fent to the Council for Concurrence, which not

* being agreed to on their Part, dropt of Courfe. That the Houfe having gone
•' through the generi'l Bufinefs before them, and been long abfent from their domeftick

* Affairs, are not oniy inclinable to return to the refpeftive Places of their Abode j

* butdoalfo efteem it inexpedient to prefer any new Bill for the^Purppfe aforefaid,
' unlefs they were to recede fromthe Principles of the Bill already preferred ; which they
' are not inclinable to do. That as the next Seflion of General Aflembly will be held
' at Perth-Ainbcy.r every Perfon rt^fiding there, and being difpofed to controvert the
' Conftitutional Right of a new Couic-Houfe being erected among them, may be

* heard on the fubject ; and in the Interim it's conceived, fome Houfe may be had for
' holding the Supreme Court, until the County of A^ddUfex can be enabled to build a

* new Court -Houfe v anu as to rhe pre-fent Gaol at ^^wZ'sr, it's faid to have been fo far

* repaired at the late Expence of laid County, as to anfwer the J'urpofe of a Gaol,

* until another- can with Convenience be built. ^

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

TheHoufemet. '"". .-" ,

Mr. V.nn Giefon reported, that Mr. Richard Lawrence and hlriilerf, delivered th©
MeHage with them intruitcd, to his Excellency ; who was pleafed to fay, he would take
the fame into Coniideration. , ff^jiXt-, . '

Mr. Fifier, from the Committee on the publick Accounts, made the following
Reports, to which the Houfe agrees, viz.



HKfa



m^



s



per Contra

By Cafh received of Samuel Smith,

Billance due Jehn JohnftoH,



\'aT.x^v '.



;■; ,3rni*l



Cr;

£. 50 : oo : 00
58: 14:02

£. 1.08 : 14:02



in the Tear 1764.



per Contra



1764, Afril 2. By Cafh received of i'flOT^ff/ Stnith, Efq; Tr^afurer,
4, By Calh received per Ditto

Ballance due Thomat Rodman,



... ^^t..



Ci-:

);oo
I : CO
2 : 1 S : 05



jfi joo;oo;oo
1 8 : 00 : CO



_^. 520: 18:05



We the Subfcribei-s, being Three of the Committee appointed to audit and fettle the publick Accounts,
have infpe£ted the Vouchers relative to the above Account, and do report it as above Iteted.



Burlington, June 13, 1765.



HENDRIC K FISHER,
JOHN HART,
GEORGE READING.



And Mr. Fifier alfo reported the following Account, to wit.



Du



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Dr. The Provinct of New-Jerfey, to John Tinbrook, Paymajler to the Detachment.

To fundry Accounts paid, as per Receipt and Vouchers, to amount . - - £. 1687:09:00

To Cocimiffions at two per Cent. - - - - - - - 33:15:00

£, 1721 :04:oo



VVe the Subfcribers, being three of the Committee for fettling the publick Accounts, do certify, that v.e
have carefully examined the above Account, and report the fame as above llated.

Hendrick Fisher,
John Hart,
Theunis Dev.

Ordered,
That the faid Committee do examine the Matter mentioned in the Notes of the faid
Account accordingly.

A Meflage from the Council, by Mt. Read^ in thefe Words^

Ordered, Coundl-Chamler, \^th June, 1765.

^ That Mr. Read do tarry to the Houfe of Affetftbly, the Bill, entitled. An Adl for
^ regulating the PraSiice of the Law, and to alter the Courts of S^uarter Sefp.ons-, &c.
' with the Council's Amendments thereto, and defire their Concurrence to the faid
' Amendments -, and alfo that he carry to the faid Houfe, the Bill, entitled, An AAfor

• colleiling and fecuring the Books of Mortgages, &c. and defire their Concurrence

• thereto. Ordered alfo, that he acquaint the faid Houfe, that the Bill,- entitled, An

• Aft to indemnify the Treafurers of this Province, for Two Hundred Pounds, &c. has
; pafTed the Council, this Day, without any Arrtendment.

By Order of the Houfe,

Jos. Read, D. Clerk: . '

The Bill from the Council, entitled. An Aft for colleSting and fecuring the Books of
"Mortgages, formerly kept by the Loan Officers in the feveral Counties of this Province, was
tead the firft Time, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft for regulating the PraSfice of the Law, and other Purpcfes
therein mentioned ; was read, with the Council's Amendments in their Places-, and on
the Queftion, whether the Houfe agrees to the faid Amendments or not ? it was carried
in the Affirmative.

Ordered, ,

jThat the faid Bill as amended by the Council be re-engrofled.

The



Dr. The Province of New-Jerfey, to the lijiate of

To fundry DisburfcmeiKs for building the Barracks at Trenten, per Account and

Vouchers examined, ....-...£, 1765:15:03

To Commif&ons on Ditto, at 5 per Cent. - - - - - - - - 88 : 05 . orl

To fundry Disburfements as Barrack Mailer, - - .... 544:16:05

,To CommiiSons as Sartack Mailer fo«r Years and nine Months, at 10/. per Annum, - 47 : 10 : oa \

£. 2446 :o6 :o9



m mm t tn .ini,



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.pcjfed at Ofwcgo, in the Tear



^75'^-



per ConBii



By Ca(h received from Jndreiv Johnfen, Efq : Tresfurer, at fandry Times,
By Caih received from »)«/A£« 5«»»fr, Efq; TieaAirer,

BailiDce due to Lid yi;;6*-7<"«^/-ee/f.



jC- J22-:i.8-:ii

371: 12:05
12:03



121



C- 1721:04:80

- 'l



A . £. The Committee not having an Opportunity for Want of the Eaftern Treafurer's Accounts which
are at Ambcy, to examine the Credit of this Account, do fubmit it to the Houfe, whether it may' not b«
proper toreier the Examination ot that to the Coinmittee appointed to fettle Adam Siaiv's Account, witk
the Adminifirators of Capt. 'John/on, in order to certify the fame at next Seflions.



gat?r .jj ! mm»^_ja_ajB8»tj.Viaz 3



The Bill, entitled, An A6t for colk.mng and fecuring the Books of Mortgages &:c;
was read the lecond Time, and agreed to in the Houfe ; and on the Queftion ''whcthe*
the fame do paf-. or not ? it was carried in the Affirmative. '

Ordered^ , . _ „

• That iS'Ir. Hogblatjd and Mr. Keajbey do carry the fame to the Council.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Nine o'CIock To- Morrow Mornine-.
7hurfday-^ June 20, 1765.

T he H.oufe met.

_ Mr. Fc^^-/^;;i reported, that Mr. 7v>fl/Z'9 and himfelf, delivered the Bill with them
intrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

The Bill re-engrofTed with the Council's Amendments, entitled. An Aft for regu '
lattng the Prance sf the Law, and other Purpofes therein mentioned ; was read and com-
pared ; and on the Queftion ;

Refclved, •

That the fame do pafs.

Ordered, ' ':::::: r'J

That Mr. Dey and Mr. Johnfton do carry the fame to the Council.'

The Houfe adjourn'd till Half after Eleven o'CIock.

The Houlc met.

.Mt. Dey reported, that Mr. JohMftcn and himfelf, 'delivered the Bill with them in-
trufccd, to the Speaker in Council.

Mr. Fijker, from the Committee appointed laft Seffion to kttk Jcfepb Tard's Ac-'
counts, made the following Reports, to which the Houfe agreed, vi^. ■■ ■ :■'''''-'■'
: • ° - ■■ ■•■ .'rioT.



Jofeph Yard, deceefed,

By Cafh received of Samuel SmJfi, Efq;
By Sundries fold belonging to the Prc«'ince, - , ' -
BalJance due to the Ellate of" Jo/f/l) Turd,



^. 2041:11 :cx>
II : 04 : oj

393:U:o5

£. 2446 : 06 : 09



We the'Committee on publick Accounts, fcave carefully examined the above Account, and Vouchers relat

mg thereto, and do find a Ballance due to theEftate of J.yJ/Ar-r^. deceafed, of ThreeHundrri

Minety-three Pounds, Eleven Shilbngi and Sixpence, from the Province of AVw-7;r>y. ' '

TrintOH, April xi, 1 764.



'-Jerfey.

HENDRICK FISHER.
GEORGE READING.
JOSEPH BORDENJun.
JOHN LAWRENCE^



Dr.



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;j5f ; ^he Province of New-Jerfey, to Jofeph Yard, as Commifftoner for

1760. To the Amount of his Account as per Vouchers, - - - £. 590 : 04 : 05

To Conuniilions at Two per Cent. - - - - 11:16:01

Ballance due to the Province, - - 202:15:06



frenlen, Afril 18, 1764,



£. 804: 16 :oo



J)r. 'J^^s Province of New-Jerfey, in Account current

"To a Ballance of a billeting Account, as per Votes, fettled Z)f<rf?«^^r 5, 1760, - - /. 30:14:00

To a BalJance due on a Barrack Account, ai fettled ^r// 18, 1764. - - 393:11:06



/



•£• 424:05=°^



^^. B. The Committee appeiftted for re-examining the Accounts of Capt. John/on, deceafed, and of
Lieut. Sha-iv, is ordered to examine the Eaftern Treafurer's Account ; and if Jofeph TarJ, deceafed, has
received no Money from that Treafury frnce 1760, they are to draw an Order upon either of the Treafurers
'(or the Ballance of this Account.



Ordered,
That the faid Committee do examine that Matter accordingly.

Ordered,
That Mr. J. Lawrence and Mr. Johnjion, do go to the Council, and enquire, whether
they have any further Bufinefs before them ; if not, that this Houfe propofcs to apply
to his Excellency for a Difmiffion.

Mr.



Dr. The Province of New-Jerfey, to Henry Fiiher, as Commiffioner to pay the New-

To Col. Hutu's Company to Amount, per Vouchers, - - - /. 227 : 10 : 09

To Lieut. Col. Af' Z)an/f/'s Company, per Ditto - - ' - - 249:10:06

To Capt. Ttnhrook'i Company, per Ditto, . _ - . 101 :oi :o9

To Capt. Ccrytl's Company, per Ditto, - - - - - 85 : 00 : 00

To Capt. ZJa^/os's Company, per Ditto. - - - - - 173:03:09

•To Capt. T^oOTfl/ ^o.iw_/oB's Company, per Ditto, - - - - 190:13:05

To Capt. Faulkner's Company, per Ditto, • - - - - 47 : 1 3 : 09

To his Commiffions at two per Cent. - - - - -21:10:00

Ballance due to the Province. - • • - - 12 : 04 : 03



£. I loS: 08 ; 00 \



If. B. The Committee appointed for re-e.xamining the Accounts of Capt. Thomas John/on, deceafed, and
of Lieut, Shatxi, are ordered to examine the Eaftern Treafurer's Account, relative to the aboic
Account and make Report to the next Sellions of this Houfe.



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Cloathing the Reghnent. per Contra Cn

1760, Marf,& 31. By Carti received of 5'««Hf/5OTV^, Efq; Trcafurer, - jf . 200 : 00 : 00

Jpril 23. By Ditto of Dirto. .... 202:i6:o(»

May 29. By Ditto of Ditto. i ^ - _ ■ ^02 : 00 : 00

£. 804: 16 :oo



We the Committee on publick Accounts^ have carefully examined the above Account and Vouchers rela-
tive thereto, and do find a Ballance due to the Province of Ne-w-Jer/ey, from the Eflate of Jofefh
Yard, Efq; deceafed, of Two Hundred and Two Pounds, Fifteen Shillings and Six Peace,

Joseph Borden, jun.
I 1-Iendrick Fisher,

George Reading,
John Lawrence.



with Jofeph Yard, deceafed^ per Contra Cr;

By a Ballance due for Cloathing xht Neuu-yer/ey Regiment., as fettled per Votes,

Noiiem.2i, 1760 - . . . _ - /. 67:07:00^

By Ballance due for Ditto, as fettled y4'/r/7 18, 1764, fee Votes, - - 202:15:06

Ballance due to the Eilate of Jojeph Yard, deceafed, - - - 154:02:11^

£. 424 : 05 : 06

We the Committee on publick Accounts, have carefully examined the Accounts and Vouchers oi Jofeph Yard,
deceafed, and do find a Ballance due to his Executors, of one Hundred and Fifty Four Founds, Tw«
Shillings and Eleven Pence half Penny, from the Province of New-Jerfey.

Joseph Borden, jun.

Hendrick Fisher,

Burlington, June 19, 1765. George Reading,

John Lawrence.



Mr. Laivrence reported, that Mr. Johnfton and himfelf, went to the Council ac^
cordingly, who faid, that they had no further Bufinefs before them.

Mr. Reading, from the Comniittee on pubhck Accounts, made the following Re-
port; to which the Houfe agreed.



^srky Regiment for the Month of 'November, 1762, per Contra Cr;

1763, June 3. By Cafti received of 5/ir/^f» 5/4/«nCT-, Efq; Treafurer, - - /. 300:00:00

II. By Ditto of Ditto, - . . * 144:18:00

16. By Ditto of Samud Smith, Efq; Treafurer, 200:00:00

27. By Ditto of Stephen Skinner, Efq; . . , . 103:10:00

Julj 6. By Ditto of Ditto, . . - . _ 360:00:00



£. 1 108 :o8 :oO



By Ofiicers and Soldiers remaining unpaid, to the Amount of /. 70 : 15 : 00, as appears by
tlie Mufler Rolls, who when paid, and Vouchers produced, fhall be allowed to faid
Henry Fijher.

We the Subfcfibers on the Committee on publick Accounts, having carefully examined the above, and
Vouchers relative thereto, do report the fame as above ftated.

George Reading,
June 20, 1765. John Hart,

Theunis Dey.

i B I lfcl ■!■ ■■!— ^■■■i^ll IMII li T mIHI llllll I !■■■■■ II—IM— I— ■■■ I Ip^

Ordered,



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Ordered,
That the faid Conimittce do examine that Mattel- accordingly.

Ordered,
That Mr. Spker and Mr. Brrdai, Ao wait on his Excellency, and acquaint him,
thaj: this Houle have gone through tii^n^ufineis before them, and defire his Excellency
will be pleafed to pais the Bills bciore him, and dilmils the Houle.

The Houle adjournal till Three P. M,

The Houfe met.

Mr. Spicer reported, that Mr. Borden and himfelf, waited on his Excellency, ac-
cording to Order, who was plealed to lay, the Houfe fhould hear from him.

A Mefiage from his Excellency by Mr. Secretary Read.

* Mr. Speaker,

'* His Excellency is in tTie Council Chamber, and requires the Attendance of the
* Houfe.'

Whereupon Mr. Speaker left the Chair, and, with the Houfe, waited upon his
Excellency, who was pleafed to give his Afient to the following Bills, enabling the
'idme, viz.

1 . J;i A&i for the Support of Government of his Majeftfs Colony of New-Jerfey, to
commence the ziji Dayof May, 1765, and to ejid the iiji Day of May, 1766; and
4a difcharge the publick Debts and contingent Charges thereof.

2. dn Axfl to provide for the Pay of the New-Jerfey Regiment, from theFirJi Day of
■November, 1764, to the zoth Day of December following ; and for other Purpcfes
therein mentioned. , ' .

3. An Aft to enahle the Treaftirers of this Colony, or either of them, to receive and
faj certain Sums of Money therein mentioned^ and give a proper Difcharge for the -Sum
received.

4. An A(5t for coIleSling and fecuring the Books of Mortgages, formerly ke^t by the
Ltan Offices in the fever al Counties of this Province. ' ' ■ '

5. An AA for the Relief of Infolvent Debtors.

6. An Aft to revive and amend an A£l, entitled, An AB to raife a Fund for defraying
Damages done by Dogs in the Province of New- Jerfcy. . ■

y. An Aft to explain and amend an Act, entitled, A Supplementary A£l to the Aft,

■entitled^ An ASf to regulate the Size of Traps, feV. and to prohibit the fFatchirig with
a Can in the Night Jinie, and other Purpofes therein mentioned.

8. Ah A&. to alter fo much of -the Road leading from Elizzbcth-Town, to the Point
■constxoifly called Elizabeth-Town Point, as goes through the Tra£l called the Point
TraSf, and laying out a Jlrait Road through the faine.

9. An Aft to repair the publick Roads in the TotvnfJnp c/ Cheftcrfield, /« the
County of Burlington, by a Tax on the Inhabitants of the fame.

~ — «o. i^» Aft -appointingCommiffioners to take Care cf, and Let the Barracks ereUei
in this Colony of New-Jerfcy, at fuch Times as the fame fjall not be needed for the Ufe
of Soldiers ; and to fell fuch Articles contained therein, as are perijbabls, and have been
fur chafed at the Expcnce of the faid Colony.

■■ 1,1 . A Supplement to an AH paffed in the Firft Yiar of King George the Third, intitled.
An Aft for building and maintaining a Bridge over Cooper's Creek, and rebuilding and
maintaining other Bridges on the great Roads Jrom Burlington County to Cooper'^ Ferries j
and for keepifig tbi new Roxd from Burlington to faid Ferries in Repair.

J. 2. An Aft for preventing Frauds by Mortgages, which fhall be made and executed
i^tfr the Firfz Day <;/ January, 1766.
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i^- ^» Ad for granting a Bounty upon the raiftng of F.lax and Hemp, and planting
vf Malbi^ryTreesin this Colony for raifiiig of Raw Silk.

_ 14. ^ Sut^pkraentary Jn to the A£l, entiiled. An Aft for preventing the TVaJie of



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