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was alfo read.

Ordered,

That Mr. Miller, Mr. Kcafu'ey, ana Mr. Clement, do prepare and bring in a Biil.

Tlie Houfe adjourned till Two P. M.
The Houfe met according to Adjournment.

A Petition was prefented from y(7/2p/^ 5;'>-^f«, and others, fttting forth, Trnt.V.'.y
were appointed by the Juflices and i-'rechoiotrs of the Cuunty ol ctm.ift!, \ nrfoji.c
to Aft of Affembiy ot this Province, to run the Lines Utwein tue C oiiiuies of
Middiefex and Scmcrfet, that a Difagree month. id happenrd between thcn\ ui.ii tnoie
aj po;nted on the Part of MtdJcJtx ; and th.u the act m t'l r iMnrc ot .vi ici'. f,; 7
were appointed, doth not m^iKe any i'rovili )n in die or luth D.fai.'r-i m nr, ..:vi
thtreloie piay the Kdiet oi cli.s iw>.uui- ; "».v.icu Wai icaJ, a.:a (.1— n.^ » .>-Coi;d
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A Petition was prefentcd to the Houfe, by a Number of the Inhabitants of the
County of Middle/ex, for Reafons therein fet forth, praying an Amendment, or a
Repeat of an Ad, made at the late SelTions, entitled, Jfi Aft fcr the Relief of
Infolvent Debtors ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Petition from the Freeholders and Inhabitants of Greenwich and Bridge-Town,
in the County of Cumberland, fetting forth, that at the firft fettling and laying out
laid Towns, fundry Streets and Lanes were left unfold, for the Convenicncy of thofe
who (hould purchafe Lots in faid Towns ; which Streets, &c. cannot be laid out as
Highways are, and therefore, praying Relief in the Premifes, was read the fecond
Time, and ordered to be referred to the nextSeffions of Aflembly.

The Petidon of the Owners and Pofleflbrs of a Quantity of Marlh and Meadow,
lying on the Weft Side of Raccoon Creek, in the County of Gloucejler, &c. was read
the fecond Time.
Ordered,

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

Whereupon Mr. Cooper, in Behalf of the Petitioners, brought in a Bill, entitled,
yln A6t to enable the Owners and Pojfejfors of a certain Body of Meadow and Marfh,
lying on the Wefierly Side of Raccoon Creek, to keep up and maintain the Banks and
other Water-Works around the fame, and to conjiitute all Ten Foot Ditches therein law-
ful Fences i which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading. •

Ordered,
That Mr. Fifher, Mr. J. Lawrence, Mr. Borden, Mr. Johnfton, Mr. Readings
and Mr. Hart, or any three of them, be a Committee, to ini'peft and lettle all
publick Accounts, that may come before the Houfe this Seflions, and report the
fame to the Houfe.

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

Saturday, fiine 14, 1766.

The Houfe met.

Three Petitions from the Inhabitants of the Towlifhip of Greenwich, in the
County of Gloucejler, fecnng forth. That the faid Townfliip is fo large, and of fuch
Extent, that great Inconveniences arife, as well to the Officers for levying the Pro-
vincial Taxes, is to the Inhabitants, and therefore, praying that the faid Townfhip
may be divided ; were read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Petition prefented by Rihert Milligin, was read the fecond Time : Where-
upon the Houfe taking the fame into Confideration, do refer the Petitioner to the
CommifTioners appointed by Law for the Payment of Soldiers taken during the
late War.

The Petition of the Owners and PofTcfTors of a Parcel of Meadow and Marfh on
the lower Side of AUoway's Creek, in the County of Salem, was read the fecond
Time.

Ordered,

That they have Leave to bring in a Bill accordiiigly.

Whereupon Mr. Keafbey, in Uehaif of the Petitioners, brought in a Bill, entitled,
Jn Adt to enable the Owners and Pcffejfors of the Meadczvs and Sivamps, lying on a
Branch putting out of Alloway'j Cr^^-^r, in the County of Salem, to keep and maintain
the Banksy &c. which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

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The Petition of Edmund JVetherhy, and others, praying an Ad, &c. to Bank
and Drain a Tradi: ofMarlh or Meadow, called Kilko\-Hook Marfhes, in Sakm
Gounty, was read a fecond Time.
Ordered,

That they have Leave to bring in a Bill accordingly.

Whereupon Mr. Keajbey brought in a Bill, in Behalf of the Petitioners, entitled,
jIn Afi: to enable the Owners of the Meadows and MarJIoes bounding on Delaware
River, between Long Point and Kilko Hook, in Lower Penn'j Neck, in Salem
County, to ftop out the Tide from overflowing the fame ; which was read, and ordered
a lecond Readino;.



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The Petition of the Owners of Saw Mills and Forges, of the South-weft Branch of
Ancocas Creek, called Belly-Bridge Branch, &c. was read a fecond Time.
Ordered,

That they have Leave to bring in a Bill accordingly.

Whereupon Mr. Z)o«g-%, in Behalf of the Petitioners, brought in a Bill, entitled.
An Adb for the Improvement of the Navigation of the South-wefl Branch of Ancocas -,
which was read, and ordered a lecond Reading.

The Petition from a Number of the Inhabitants of the County of Bergen^ praying
an Adl to lay out a Road or publick Highway, on the North Side of Bergen Point,
•&c. was read the lecond Time.
Ordered,
That the Confideration of this Petidon be referlred until Tuefday next, when the
Houfe will hear all Parties, for and againft the Prayer of the Petitioners.

Mr. Borden laid before the Houfe two Letters from Mr. Be Bert, fpecial Agent
•for the Maffachufets Bay, which were read : The Houfe taking the fame into Conlide-
■ration, do order, that Mr. Speaker give the Thanks of this Houfe to the faid Mr.
De Bert, for his AlTiduity and Attention to the Affairs Of the Colonies, during the
Application for a Repeal of the Stamp- Ad.

Mr. Borden alfo laid before the Houfe a Letter fi-om Mr. Olis, of the Maffachufets
Bay, which being read ;
Ordered,
That the fame be referred to the Committee on the Support Bill.

A Petition was prefented from the Truftees of the Road and Ferries, from
Newark to the Road leading from Bergen Point to Paulus Hook, fetting forth divers
Inconveniencies in the late Aft, entitled. An Ad: for laying out a Read from New-
ark, &c. and praying, for the Reafons fct forth in (aid Petition, that the Houfe will
repeal and amend the faid Ad, in the feveral Inftances prayed for ; which was read,
and ordered a fecond Reading.

The feveral Petitions for a Repeal of the late Infolvent Ad, being read a fecond
Time, and fundry of the Members of this Houfe, having, purfuant to an Order
made laft SefTion, reported, that the above-mentioned Ad is attended with many
Inconveniencies : The Houfe taking the fame into Confideration ;
Ordered,

That Mr. J. Lawrence and Mr. Crane, be a Committee, to prepare and bring in a
Bill to repeal the fame.

The Bill, entitled, An Ad for building and maintaining a Bridge over the North
Branch of Great Timber Creek, in the County of Gloucefter, &c. was read the
fecond Time, and committed to Mr. Keafhey and Mr. Clement.

The Bill, entitled, An Ad to enable the Owners and Poffeffors of a certain Body
of Meadow, &c, onthelVefterly Side of Raccoon Creek, in the County of Gloucefter,
&c. was read the fecond Time, and committed to Mr. Wetherill and Mr. Miller.

Mr.



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Mr. Reading from the Committee appointed to examine what Laws are expired,
or are near expiring, and what Matters wtre referred to this Seffion of Aflembly,
made the following Report, to wit. That the A6t, entitled, Jn Ad for reviving an
y]£l, entitled. An JH for the better fettling and regulating the Militia, &c. will
expiie thisSefiions: That a Petition of Ifeac Bunting, on Account of Affijconck
Creek, was left for Confideration to this Scffions: That all public Accounts relating
to the late War, were ordered to be fettled this Sefiions; and that a Bill for the Sup-
preffing of Fairs, &c. was ordered to be brought in this Sefiions, unlefs efFedtual
Meafures appear to have been taken, to remedy the Abufcs complained of.

Ordered,
That Mr. Learning, Mr. Dty, Mr. Crane, and Mr. Run-on, be a Committee to
bring in a Bill, to continue and amend the Bill, entitled. An AGi for better fettling and
regiijauug the Militia, &c.

Ordered,
Tli.it the Petition of Ifaac Bunting, on Account of Afjifconck Creek, &c. be
referrtd for Confideration^ at the ncxtScfiionof AfTenably at Burlington.

Mr. J. Laurence reported to the Houfe, that the Abufcs complained of, in Regard
to private Drinking Houles, or any ftrong Drink being fold, otherwife than by licenced
Houfrs, Gamng, &c. at the Time of Burlington Fairs, is removed and fupprellcd;
and that the Uft A^'air at Burlington, was held with Decorum and good Order.

Mr. Keafbey, with the Leave of the Houfe, purfuant to an Order of lall SefTionss
brought in a Bill, entitled. An hSi to enable the Owners and Poffeffors of the Marfh
and bticmp, IjiKg en the South Branch of Stow Creek, in the Livifien Line iet'xeen
Salem and Cumberland Counties, to ereSt and maintain a Bank, Bam, and other Water
Works aci-cfs the f aid Creek, i^c. which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Houfe adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine o'Clock.
MONDAT, June i6, lyeiS.

The Houfe met.

A Memorial from the Honourable Frederick Smyth, Efqj Chief Juftice of thfs
Province, fetting forth, the Infufficiency of the Salary allowed to a Chief Juftice,
and praying an Increafe thereof, was read;

Ordered, •

That the fame be referred to ihe Committee on the Support Bill.

A Petition was prefented from a Number of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the
Counties of Middlefex and Somerfet, living near both Sides of Rariton River, letting
forth, that the Preiervation of Fifh, is of great Benefit to the feveral Inhabitants ;
and that feveral People have obftrufted faid River, and ipoiled the Fifljing, and
praying a Bill for the Prevention of the fa.me tor the future ; which was read, and
ordered a fecond Reading.

The Petition from a Number of the Inhabitants of the County of Bergen, Pro-
prietors of Seacaucus, praying, that proper Pcrfons may be appointed to fettle, and
finally determine the feveral Rights, &c. in the Common Lands in the Townfhip of
Bergen ; was read a fecond Time.
Ordered,

That they have Leave to bring in a Bill accordingly.

Mr. Keafhey, from the Committee to whom wai committed the Bill, entitled. An
Aft for building and maintaining a Bridge over Great Timber Creek, in the County of
Gloucefter, at Abraham RoeV Landing, reported the fame, with feveral Amend-
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ments thereto ; which Bill, with' the Amendments, being read, and feveral Amend-
ments made thereto in the Houfe, was agreed to, and ordered to be engroffed.

The Houfe taking into Confideration his Excellency's Spcjsch, at the Clofe of the
laft Sitting of Affembly at Burlington; the fame was read:
Ordered,

That Mr. fTetberill, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Borden, Mr. Hart, and Mr. Runyon, be a
Committee, to prepare the Draught of a Meflage to his Excellency, in Anfwer thereto.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from John Hertel and John Jacob Faijh,
Foreigners, praying a Law for their Naturalization -, which was read, and ordered
a fecond Reading.

Mr. John Lawrence, from the Committee, appointed for that Purpofe, brought
in a Bill, enthled. An Aft to repeal an Alf, entitled. An ASf for the Relief of Infol-
vent Debtors; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Houfe adjourned till Two P. M.

The Houfe met, according to Adjournment.

The Houfe adjourned for Half an Hour.,

The Houfe met, according to Adjournment.

Divers Petitions were prefented from the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the City of
Perth'Amboy, and County of Middle/ex, fetting forth, that the Court-Houfe and
Gaol «f the faid County, at Perth-Amboy, was, in Oiiober 1764, burnt down, and
praying, for Reafons therein fet forth, that the fame may be rebuilt at Perth-Amboy ;
■which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition from a Number of the Inhabitants of the Townfhip of Ifoodbridge, in
the County of Middlefex, complaining of unequal Taxation, &c. as the Laws for
that Province now ftand j which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented by die Henourable John Berrien, Efq; fetting forth cer-
tain Doubts in the I, aw, for regulating the Fees of the Juftices of the Supreme
Court, &c. and praying fuch Relief in the Premifei, as to the Houfe fhall feem
expedient ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. fVetherill, from the Committee appointed to prepare the Draught of a
Meffage to his Excellency, in Anfwer to his Speech at the Clofe of the laft Sitting of
the Allembly at Burlington, delivered a Draught } which was read, and being
amended ;

Ordered,

That the fame be engroflcd.



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Two Petitions were pj-efentcd from the Inhabitants of the Townfhip of Shrewjlury,
\n ihtQoMnty oi Monmouth, prayingfor a Divifion of the faid Townfliip, &c. which
were read, and ordered a fecond Reading.



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The Houfe adjourned 'till To-morrow Morning Nine o'Clock.
Tuefday, ^une 17, 1766.



The Houfe met.



Mr. Learning, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,
entitled. An Adl to amend and further continue an A6i, entitled. An A5i for better
fettling and regulating the Militia of this Colony of New-Jerfey, &c. which was
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t, A Petition was prcfented, from a Number of the Freeholders and
Inhabitants of the County of Bergen, praying, that this Houfe will not interpofe in
appointing new Commiffioners for laying out the Road from Bergen Point, along up
Newark Bay, &c. as the Petitioners think the Law, already pafled, fufficient for the
Purpole i which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition from a Number of the Freeholders and InhabitantsofMM^y?;^ County,
praying, that the Houfe would take into their Confideration, the Building a Court
Houfe and Gaol for faid County, and do therein what they ftiall think moft fit and
reafonable ; was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition was prefented from divers Perlbns, Proprietors of the Lots on Bergen
Point, for Reafons therein let forth, praying, that no Road may be laid out on the
North Side of Bergen Point, and alledging, that the prefent Road is fu/ficient, &c.
which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Petition from divers Inhabitant-s of the Tov;n of Newark, praying, for Reafons
therein fet forth, that CommifTioners may be appointed, to lay out a tour Rod Road
from fuch Part of the Road leading from Bergen Point, to Bergen Town, as they
fhall think fit ; and join the faid Road leading from the Town of Bergen, to Ahafi-
miis, near Pawlus Hook, at fuch Place, as they Ihall think moft commodious for the
Publick ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. Ogden, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill, for
the Support of Government ; which was read, and ordered a ftcond Reading.

The engrofled Mefi^age to his Excellency, in Anfwer to his Speech at the laft
Sitting of Afiembly, being read and compared, was agreed to by the Houfe, Nemine
Centradicente, and is as follows ;

AS Your 'Excellency ivas pleafed, at the Clofe of the lajl Meeting of the
AJJ'embly at Burlington, to Jfeak your Mind freely to the Houfe, and
ivified they ivould do the fame to you; they therefore ajjure your Excellency,
that the Concern they have for the Credit cf this Houfe, as well as a due Senfe
of the Honour of the Province they reprefent, ivill not permit them to pafs
over in Silence, your Excellency's ivartn and unmerited Cenfure of their Con-
duol at that Time, tbo' your immediate Prorogation of the Houfe prevented
their then doing it, 'which they laouldiaillingly hope was not your Excellency s
View, and beg Leave to requejl your Excellency, that if hereafter you Jkall
think fit, thus publickly to arraign their Conduct, you will give them an
Opportunity at the Time of anfwering for themfehes.

A Moments ferious Rejleclion woidd have jhewn your Excellency, that this
Houfe dtd not merit your Cenfure, nor the Meeting you complain cf juch
Epithets; hut it is not the Meeting alone, but the Confequences you complain of,
and that not in this Province, but in the neighbouring Government ; whatever
Liberty the Officers of that Government may have taken with your Excel-
lency s Character, and whatever Sanciion your Excellency may think the
Conduol of this Hoife, may have given to their Reports, this Ploufe is at a
Lofs to conceive how, or why they are accountable for them ; they meddle with
no Affairs but their own, thefe they find Jufficient to employ them; indiferfnt
therefore, tothePoliticks of that Government, they regardthan no farther than
they aff'eSl this Province, and having 720 Inter efi in the prejent Controverfy
there, the a. thought nothing of them, nor didthey then fee, nor yet can underfiand,
how that Meeting could do you any Prejudice, or that any "Danger could
attend your Perjon or Family ; Jufficient it is for this Hoife, that they

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iake fuch Meafures, as conduce to the Tr£?2qi'Jlity of the Province they
reprejent, and in this Point, your Excelkncy mujl acknoivkdge you have no
•Cauje to cojHplacn.

The Temper of the People, at the Time your Excellency feems to admit,
might have made a Meeting of their Reprefentatives necefj'ary; the Members
thought fo then, they think fo yet, and had the Legiflature been called, this
Meeting had not happened; a Meeting at that Time, rendered abfolutely
necefjary, to preferve the Peace, ^liet, and good Order of the Government,
and which, they believe, few will think with your Excellency, was a Violation
of the Principles of the Conjiitution, as Necefjity urged the Members to it;
So your Excellency might have fpared fo heavy a Cenfure upon an Affembly,
whom your Excellency cannot charge with Want of Regard to you, f nee your
Refidence among them, nor of the leafl Difpofition at any Time, to infringe up07i
the Prerogatives of the Crown ; being confcious of this, they could not expeSl
at fo critical a Period, your Excellency would with fo little Caufe, have repre-
^fented their Conduct, in a Manner chat might have had the mofl fatal Eff'eSf,
by drawing down his Majejly's Dijpleafire upon them.

Had your Excellency calmly confidered this Meeting, divcfied cf Appendages
that no Ways belonged to it, you would have fl:ewn 7%o Surprize at their not
difapproving of the ConduB of their Members, in ?neeting to confer upon
Meafures proper to be taken at that alarming Period; the Refult whereof,
was, the requefiing fome of their Number to join the General Congrefs, in
petitioning the King, to relieve the Colonies from impending Ruin, with which
they were then threatened, but would rather have been furprized, had this
Houfe made an Apology for it.

This Houfe, ackowledges the fuftnefs of the Remark quoted by your Excel-
lency, and are fevfible of the Obfervation, but as they had no Views to Popu-
larity in Meeting, fo no fuch Motives a£iuated them in their Refolutions,
when met in General AJfembly ; they then thought, and have the Happinefs
1 9 find, that their Conduct hos had the Approbation of the Sober and Dijcreet;
they cannot therefore but think this Obfervation might have been better fpared.

This Hotfe, can with Truth declare, that it gives them Pain to be under
a Neceffity of defending their Conduct, but it has, in this Infiance your
Excellency complains of, been fo little exceptionable, that they Jhould think
themfelves unjufiifiable to the People they reprefent, were they to take no
Notice of your Excellency s Speech. Tour Excellency has an undoubted
Right to diJJ'olve the Houfe, and Jljould exercife that Power, whenever an
Afjembly forgetting their Duty, are unprecedented, irregular, or unconfii-
tutional; fuch ConduSt, will be fo far from prejudicing his Majefiys Service,
that it will be of the gi'eatefi Benefit to his Government.

Ordered,
That Mr. J. Lawrence, and Mr. R, Lawrence, do wait on his ExceUency with th?
faid Meflage.

The Eaftern Treafurer having laid his Accounts before the Houfe.

Ordered,
That Mr. Learning, Mr. Fijher, Mr. Wetherill, Mr. Borden, Mr. Clement, and
Mr. R. Lawrence, or any three of them, be a Committee, to join the Committee of

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the Council, to iiifpeA the Eaftern Treafurer's Accounts, and burn the cancelled
Money in his Hands, and make report to the Houfe ; and that Mr. Johnjion, and
Mr. Stilwell, do inform the Council thereof, and defire the Council to appoint a
Committee for that Purpofe, with the Time and Place of Meeting.

The Bill entitled, Jn Aft io repeal an A51y entitled. An Aa for the Relief of
Infolvent Debtors j wa» read the fecond Time.
Ordered,
That the fame be engrofied.

Mr. Hoghland being much indifpofed, had the Leave of the Houfe to be abfent.

Mr. lVeli>er ill, from the Committee, to whom the Bill, entitled. An A& to enable
the Owners and PoJfeJJcrs of a certain Body of Meadow, &c. on the Weflerly Side of
Racoon Creek., in the County of Gloucefter, ^c. was committed, reported the fame,
with feveral Amendments ; which were read, and feveral Amendments being mjde
in the Houfe -,

Ordered,

That the fame, with the Amendments be engrofied.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft for the Improvement of the Navigation of the South Wefi
Branch of Ancocas Creek, &c. wai read the fecond Time.
Ordered,
That the fame be committed to Mr. Wetherill, and Mr: Borden.

The Bill, entitled, A.>i Aft to enable the Owners and Poffeffors of the Marjh and
Swamp, lying on the South Branch e/Stow Creek, Sec. was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,
That the fame be committed to Mr. Learning, and Mr. Keafby.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the Owners of Meadows and Marfhes, bounding
(j« Delaware River, idc. in Salem County ; was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,
That the fame be committed to Mr. Miller and Mr. R. Lawrence.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft to enable the Owners and Poffeffors of the Meadows and
Sivamps, lying on a Branch putting out c/ AUoway's Creek, &c. tn Salem County ; was read
a fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the fame be committed to Mr. Keefly, and Mr. J. Lawrence.

The Petitions from the Inhabitants of the Townfliip of Greenwich, in the County ^

o[ Gloucejler ; fetting forth, that the faid Townfliip is fo large, and of fuch Extent,
that great Inconveniences arife, &c. was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That Mr. Cooper, and Mr. Clement, be a Committee, to bring in a Bill, purfuant
jO the Prayer of the Petitioners.

A Petition was prefented by the Inhabitants of EUzabeth-ftwn, praying a Law for
laying out a Road, from the South-weftermoft Point, oi Bergen Point, along up the
Bay Side, and from thence to Paulus Hook ; which was read, and ordered a fecond
Reading.

The Petition from a Number of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Counties
of Middlefex and Somerfet, on both Sides of Raritan River, fetting forth, that faid
River is obftrufted by leveral People, whereby the Fifhing in faid River is Ipoiled,
and praying a Bill for the Prevention thereof, &c. was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

Thar Mr. Fifher, and Mr. Runyon, be a Committee to bring in a Bill, purfuant
to the Prayer of the faid Petitioners.

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The Petition from fVilliam Gerrard, of the County of Glcucejler^ praying an Aft
to confirm the Agreement between him, and the Commiflioner, appointed by a late
Aft, for building a Toll Bridge over Newton Creek, &c. and to authorifc him to ereft
fuch ncceflary Buildings, as ihail be thought convenient &c. was reiki the fecond
Time.

Ordered,

That Mr. Miller, and Mr. J. Lawrence be a Committee to bring in a Bjll, &c.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Three P. M.

The Houfe met according to Adjournment.

Mr. J. Lawrence, reported, that Mr. R. Lawrence and himfelf, delivered the
Meflage to them entrufted to hia Excellency, who was pleafed to fay, he would
take the fame into Confidcration.

A Petition from fundry of the Inhabitants upon South-River, letting forth, a per-
nicious Praftice of fetting Seins acrofs faid River, and driving the fame, whereby
great Deftruftion is made of the Fifh, &c. And therefore praying for the Reafons
therein fet forth, that a Law may be paffed for preventing the fame, was read, and
referred to the Committee appointed to bring in a Bill for the Prclervation of Filh
in the River Raritan.

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

' Ordered,
' That Mr. JJhfielJ, Mr. Woodruff, and Mr. Stevens, or any two of them, be a
t. Committee, to join a Committee of the Houfe of Aflembly, to infpeft the Eaftern
t Treafurer's Accounts, and burn the cancelled Money, and that the Committees do



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