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Middlefex ; was read the fecond Time ; and on the Queftion ;
Ordered^
That the fame be engrofled.

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

The Houfe refolvcd itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, upon the Bill,
entitled. An Aft to erect and efiahlifJo Courts in the feveral Countiesin this Colony, for
the Trial of fmall Caufes ; and alfo on the Bill, entitled. An K^ for the better laying
out, regulating and maintaining the publick Highways and Bridges within this Colony.

Whereupon Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and Mr. Fifher, Chairman of the
Committee, reported, that the Committee had made feme Progrefs in the Matters to
them referred ; and defired Leave to fit again. To which the Houfe agreed.
The Houfe adjourn'd till To-Morrow Morning, Nine o'Clock.

Tuefday., April 26, 1768.
The Houfe met.
Mr. Cooper^ from the Committee, to whom the Bill, entitled, A Supplementary
A£l to an A5f, entitled, an Aft to regulate the Method of taking Fifh in the River
Delaware, and to prevent ObftruBions in the Navigation thereof, &c. was committed,
reported the fame with feveral Amendments; and feveral Amendments being made
thereto by the Houfe; on the Queftion ,

Ordered,



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Ordered^
That the lame be engrofled.

The engrofled Bill, entitled, Att Aft to build a Bridge over South-River, in the
Ccuniy of Middlefex ; being read and compared -, on the Queftionj
Refohed,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered, ,

That Mr. Johnjion and Mr. Runyen, do carry the faid Bill to the Council, for
their Concurrence.

The Houfe, according to Order, refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole
Houfc, upon the Bill, entitled, An Aft to ere£i and ejiablijh Courts in the feveral
Counties in this Colony for the Trial offmall Caufes ; and alfo, on the Bill, entitled. An
Aft for the better laying out, regulating and maintaining the publick Highways and
Bridges within this Colony ; and after fome Time fpent therein, Mr Speaker refumed
the Chai-, and Mr. Fifher, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Com-
rnirxcc had made fome Progrefs in the Bill» to them referred, and vras ready to report
the Bill, entitled, An Aft to ere£l and eftablijh Courts in the feveral Counties of this
Cckny, with An-endments; and defired Leave to fit again.

^^''ht■ eupon, wich Leave, Mr. Fijher reported the Bill, entitled. An Aft to ereB
andeflabliJhCchvts, &c. with Amendments i which being read, with the Amendments
in their Peaces ; on the Queftion, whether the Houfe agree to the Amendments, or
not? It pafled in the Negative.

Thereupon the faid Bill being amended in the Houfe ; on the Queftion;

Ordered,
That the fame, as now amended, be engroflfed.

The Bill, entitled, An Aft to repair and amend the publick Roads and Streets in the
Northern IVard of the City of Perth- Amboy, ^c. by a "Tax, &c. was read the fccond
Time •, on the Queftion,
Ordered,
That the fame be engrofled.

Ordered,
That Mr. Rodman and Mr. Dey, be added to the Committee of Accounts.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Three o'Clock P. M.
The Houfe met.
The Houfe, according to Order, refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole
Houfe, upon the Bill, entitled. An Aft for the better laying out, regulating and main-
taining the publick Highways in this Colony; and after fome Time fpent therein,
Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and Mr. Fijher, Chairman of the Committee,
reported, that the Committee had gone through the Matter to them referred; and
had come to a Refolution, that the faid Bill do lie on the Table. To which the
Houfe agreed.
Ordered,
That the faid Bill do lie on the Table,

The Petition of Nicholas Ott, praying a Law for his Naturalization; was read
the fecond Time ;
Ordered,

That the Petitioner have Leave to bring in a Bill.

Whereupon Mr. Hart, in Behalf of the Petitioner, brought in a Bill, entitled.
An Aft to naturalize Nicholas Ott ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

On a Motion made,
Ordered,

That Mr. Cooper and Mr. Lawrence, be a Committee to prepare and bring m a
Bill, to alter the Mode of trying of Slaves for Felony and other capital Crimes.

Mr. Johnjion reported, that Mr. Runyon and himfelf delivered the Bill to them
entruftcd, to the Speaker in Council.

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

Wednefiaff



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iVednefday^ April 27, 1768.
The Houfe met.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An Ad to repair and amend the puUick Roads and
Streets in the North Ward of the City of Perth-Amboy, i^c. by a Tax, &c. being
Head and compared j on the Queftion;
Refolved,

That the fame do pafs.

The engrofled Bill, entitled, J Supplementary A£t to an j£l, entitled. An Ad to
regulate the Method of taking Fijh in the River Delaware, &c. being read and
compared i on the Queftion;
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Hart and Mr. Johnfion, do carry the faid Bills to the Council, for their
Concurrence.

The Bill, entitled, An K&. to naturalize '^\c\\.o\%%Q\X\ was read the fecond Time;
on the Queftion;
Ordered,
That the fame be engrofled.

Mr. Hart reported, that Mr. 'Johnflon and himfelf delivered the Bills to them
cntrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

Upon reading a Petition from the Counties of Effex and Morris, prefented to the
laft Sefiions, praying that the Rates of Ferriages over the Rivers Paffaick and Hackin-
fack, might be lowered ; it was ordered, and the Petitioners had Leave given to
brino- in a Bill at this Sefllon ; and it now being fuggcfted to this Houfe, that the
Rates of other Ferries in this Colony, want Regulation by Law ;
Ordered,

That the bringing in faid Bill be referred to the next Sefllon of Afl"cmbly ; when
the Houfe will take into Confideration the Rates taken at the feveral Ferries in this
Colony.

Mr. Anderfon, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill
for the Support of Government of his IViajefty's Colony of New-Jerfey, &c. which
was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Parties for and againft a Law for repairing the publick Highways in the
Townfhip of Pequanack, in the County of Morris, by a Tax, &c. attending ; and
being defirous to be heard, were called in, and fully heard : Whereupon the Houfe
having taken the feveral Proofs and Allegations of both Parties into Confideration; a
Debate arifing thereon; on the Queftion, whether the Prayer of the Petitioners for
a Bill to repair the Roads, &c. by Tax, be granted ? It was carried in the Affirmative.
YEAS. YEAS. N AY S. NAYS.

Mr. Johnjlon, Mr. Rodman, Mr. IVetherill, Mr. Fan Geifm,

Mr. Anderfon, Mr. Bcrden, Mr. Runyon, Mr. Dey,

Mr. R. iMtureaci, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Ogdeii, Mr. StilzutlL

Mr. Fijher, Mr. Miller, Mr. Crane, Mr. Hart

Mr. J. Laivrence, Mr. Keajlrj, Mr. Van Kijtt,

Ordered,
That Mr. J. Lawrence and Mr. Fifher, be a Committee to bring in a Bill.

A Meflage from the Council, by Mr. Ladd, acquainting the Houfe, that the Bill,
entitled. An Adt for choofing Repreftntatives in the Counties of Morns, Cumherhnd
and Suflex, ^c. The Bill, entitled. An Act for the Septenniel Ele£iion of Reprefenta-
tives, to ferve in General Affembly of the Colony of New- Jerfey. The Bill, entitled.
An Aft to regulate the Fifhery, tvithin that Part of the Eafiern Divifion of this
Colony, from the Mouth of Rariton River Northward. The Bill, entided. An Aft to
enable the Owners and Poffejfors of the lower Meadows on Woodbury Creek, in the
County of Gloucefter, i^c. And the Bill, cndtled, An Aft toirapower the Inhabitants
ef Bridgewater and Bedminfter, in the County of Somerfet, to repair their publick
Highways by Hire, &c. have all pafl^ed the Council, without any Amendment.
The Houfe adjourn'd till Three, P. M.

The



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The Houfe met.

Mr. CcopeTy from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,
entitled, An Aft to regulate the Trial of Slaves for Murder, and ether capital Crimes;
and to repeal fo much of an A£i, entitled., an Act to regulate the Trial of Slaves, &c.
which was read, and ordered a lecond Reading.

Mr. FiJJoer, from the Cemmittee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,
entitled, yin Aft to impoiaer the Inhabitants of the Townfhip of Pequanack, in the
County of Morris, to repair their publick Highways by Hire, and raife Money for that
Purpofe ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

A Meflage from the Council, by Mr. Ogden, acquainting the Houfe, that the
Council had paffed the Bill, entitled. An Aft for the better regulating Conjlables,
r endues and Taverns, without any Amendment: And alfo that they have pafled the
Bill, entitled. An Aft to repair the publick Roads in the South Ward of the Corporation
of Perth-Amboy, in the County of Middlefex, by a Tax on the Inhabitants of the
fame; with ieveral Amendments thereto annexed; and defired the Concurrence of
the Houfe ; and delivered the faid Bill with the Amendments at the Table: Wherc-
upcn the Bill being read, with the Amendments in their Places; on the Qucftion,
whether the Houfe agrees thereto ? It pafled in the Affirmative.
Ordered,

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

The Bill, entitled. An Aft fer the Relief of Infolvent Debtors ; was read the
fecond Time ; on the Queftion ;
Ordered,
That the farrse be engrofled.

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

Thurfday, April 28, 1768.

The Houfe met.

The Petition of Jabez Rogers, fetting forth, that he is much aggrieved relative to
Pay for his Services ; having been taken Prifoner when in the Service of the Province,
and praying Relief, &c. was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. Learning, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,"
entitled. An Aft for making current One Hundred Thouf and Pounds in Bills of Credit i
which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The engrofled Bill, entitled, An Aft to naturalize Nicholas Ott ; being read and
compared ; on the Quefliion,
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Redman and Mr. Van Ciefon, to carry the faid Bill to the Council for
their Concurrence.

Mr. Rodman reported, that Mr. Van Giefon and himfelf delivered the Bill to them
intrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

A Meflage from the Council, by Mr. Parker, acquainting the Houfe, that the Bill,'
entitled. An K&. to build a Bridge over South River, in the County of Middlefex ; the
Bill, entitled, A Supplementaiy A£l to an A51, entitled. An Aft to regulate the Method of
taking Fifty in the River Delaware, &c. And the Bill, entitled. An Aft to repair and
amend the publick Roads and Streets in the Northern Ward of the City of Perth Amhoy^
i^c. have paflTed the Council without any Amendment.

^he Petition from the Corporation of Perth Amboy, fetting forth the Dampnefs of
the North and Eaft Walls of the Barracks in that Place, i£c. was read the fecond
Time.

The Houfe taking the fame into Confideration,
Ordered,

That Mr. Hart, Mr. Johnfton and Mr. Rodman, be a Committee, to confer with the
Magiftrates of Perth Amboy, and view, and make report to this Houfe of the State o£
faid Barracks. F His



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His Excellency's Meflage of the i8th Inftant, was read the fecond Time.

Ordered,
That Mr. Cooper, Mr. J. Lawrence and Mr. Borden, be a Committee, to draw the
Draught of an Anfwer to his Excellency's faid Meflage.

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

The Houfe met.

The engrofled Bill, entitled, An Aft to ereEl and ejlablijh Courts in the feveral
Counties of this Colony for the 'Trial of fmall Caufes ; being read and compared, on the
Queftion,

Refolved, Nemine Contradicente,

That the fame do pafs.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An Aft to repair the Roads in the South Ward of the
Corporation of Perth-Amboy, hy a Tax, ^c. being read and compared j
Refolved,
That the fame, as now amended, do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Learning and Mr. Runyon, do carry the faid Bills to the Council for their
Concurrence.

The Bill, entitled, An Aft to regulate the Trial of Slaves for Murder, and other capi-
tal Crimes, and to repeal fo much of an A31, entitled. An Aft for regulating Slaves, as
relates to their Trial for Murder and Felony ; was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the fame be committed to Mr. Miller and Mr. Keafly.

Mr. Wetherill, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,
entitled. An Aft for the Settlement and Relief of the Poor ; which was read, and ordered
a fecond Reading.

The Bill, entitled. An AGt to impower the Inhabitants of the Townfhip of Pequa-
nack, ^c. to repair their publick Highways by Hire, &c. was read the fecond Time •,
on the Queftion, whether the fame be engrofled ? It paffed in the Affirmative.
YEAS. YEAS, NAYS. NAYS.

Mr. Johnfton, Mr. Berden, Mr. Wetherill, Mr. I'an Geifin,

Mr. Aiiderfon, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Runyon, Mr. Dey,

Mr. R. La-wre«ce, Mr. Miller, Mr. Ogden, Mr. Srilivell,

Mr. Fijher, Mr Keajby, Mr. Crane, Mr. Htirt,

Mr. J. Laivrence, Mr. Learning, Mr. Fan Nejle,

Mr. Rodman,

Ordered,
That the fame be engrofled.

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

Friday y April 29, 1768.

The Houfe met.

Mr. Learning reported, that Mr. Ritnycn and himfelf delivered the Bills to them
cntrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

The Committee, to whom it was referred to view the State of the Barracks in Perth-
Amboy, reported. That it is necefiary for the Prefervation of the Barracks, that the
North-fide, and Eaft-end fliould be wcatherboarded ; and, that it is neceflTary for the
Preiervation of the Health of the Troops quartered in iaid Barracks, that a Window
fliould be made in Twenty-four Rooms in the Barracks ; that the Windows fliould
be about twenty Inches by thirty Inches fquare; the Expencc of which, we judge
will be about £• 20. : 00 : 00.

And the Expence of weather-boarding the Barracks as above, 7 60 • 00 • 00
will be about 1



Making in the whole £. 80. : 00. : 00.

The



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The Bill, entitled, ^n Aft for making current One Hundred Thcufand Pounds iti
Bills of Credit; was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the faiJ Bill be commirted to a Committee of the whole Houfe.

Whereupon the Koufe refolved icfeif into a Committee of the whole Houfe on the
faid Bill ; and after fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumcd the Chair, and
Mr. Fifhei - , Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Committee had made
fome Progrefs in the Bill to them referred, and defired Leave to fit again. To which
the Houle agreed.

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

The Houfe met.

The engrofled Bill, entitled. An h&. to impower the Inhabitants o/Pcquanack, in
the County of '^om% to repair their publick Highways by Hire, and raife Money for
that Purp'.fe ; being read and compared ; on the Queftion,
R-folved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. j. Lawrence and Mr. Johnjion, to carry the faid Bill to the Council for
their Concurrence.

A Petition was prefcnted from fundry Perfons, forReafons therein fet forth, pray- ,
ing, that fofeph Stout may not be difcharged from Confinement by any Aft of the *
Lcgiflature, &c. was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Petition of Robert Lettice Hooper, jun. fetting forth, that he has afliorned his
Eftate for the Ufe of his Creditors, and has fince been fued by Henry Crufe, one of
his Creditors in this Province, &c. and praying Relief; was read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That Mr. J. Lawrence and Mr. Johnjion, be a Committee to bring in a Bill pur-
fuant to the Prayer of the Petitioner.

The Houfe, according to Order, refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole
Houfe, upon the Bill, entitled, Jn Aft for making current One Hundred Theufand
Pounds in Bills of Credit ; and after fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed
tlie -. hair, and Mr. Fifher, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Com-
mittee had made fome Progrefs in the Bill to them referred, and defired Leave to fie
again. To which the Houfe agreed.

A Meflage from His Excellency by the Deputy Secretary, in thefollowino- Words.

' 7 he Governor lays before the Houfe fundry Letters and Papers, which he has
' juft received fro.ii the Right Honourable the Earl of HillJJ?orough, one of His
' Majefty's principal Secretares of State; and defires the Houfe will enable him to ><
' tranlmit to His Lordlhip, a complete Colleftion of the Laws of this Colony, to be
* laid before His Majefty, as requefted in His Lordfhip's Letter, N°- 2.

Which Letters and Papers were read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. J. Laivrence reported, that Mr. Johnjion and himfelf delivered the Bill te
them entrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

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

Saturday^ April -1^0, 1768.
The Houfe met.

The Petition of Jahez Rogers, fetting forth, that he Is much aggrieved, ^c. havino-
been taken Prifoner when in the Service of the Province, ^c. was read the fecond
T.me. And the faid Jabez Rogers attending, and being defirous to be heard in
fupport of faid Petition, was called in, and heard; and it appearing to this Houfe,
that he was a Soldier in the Regiment in the Pay of this Province, and taken at
OJwego, &c. on the Queftion, what Sum ftiall be allowed him for Pay, i^c,
during his Captivity, it was carried for ;^. 40 : 08. : 00,
Ordered,

That he be allowed that Sum accordingly. Mr,



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Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofc, brought in a Bill,
entitled, An lict for the Relief of Koben hettice Hooper, J un. which was read, and
ordtred a fecond Reading.

The Houfe, according to Order, refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole
Houfe, upon the Bill, entitled, Jn Aft for making current ^.100,000. in Bills of
Credit; and, after fome Time Ipent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and
Mr. Fifher, Chairman of the Committee, reported, that the Committee had gone
throucrh the Bill to them referred, and made feveral Amendments thereto ; which,
with Se Amendments, they were ready to report, when the Houfe will pleafe to
receive the lame.
Ordered,
That the faid Report be made immediately.

Whereupon Mr. I^ijher reported tht faid Bill and Amendments in their Places ;
■which faid Bill, with Lhe Amendments in their Places, being read the fecond Time ;
on the Qiieftion,

Ordered, Nemine Contradicsnte,
That the fame be engroifcd.

Mr. Miller, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled, An Aft to regulate
the Trial of Slaves for Murder and other capital Crimes, &c. was committed, reported
the fame, with feveral Amendments ; and feveral Amendments being made thereto,
by the Houfe-, on the Queilion,
\ Ordered,

% That the fame be engrolTed.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Monday Morning Nine o'Clock.

MONDAY, May 2, 1768.

The Houfe met; and there not being a fufficient Number of Members to proceed
on Bufmefs, adjourn'd till Two, P. M.

The Houfe met.
The Bill, entitled, An AG: for the Relief of Robert Lettice Hooper, _;««. was read
the fecond Time; on the Queftion,
Ordered,
That the fame be engrolTed.

The engroffed Bill, entitled. An Ad: for the Relief of Infolvent Debtors; being
read and compared ; on the Queftion ;
Refolved,
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Johnftcn and Mr. Van Nefie, do carry the faid Bills to the Council, for
their Concurrence.

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

Tuefday, May 3, 1768.
The Houfe met.
Mr. Johnfion reported, that Mr. Van Nejie and himfelf delivered the Bills to them
entrufted, to the Speaker of the Council.

The Bill, entitled. An Ad: for the Support of Government, &c. was read the
fecond Time, and committed to a Committee of the whole Houfe: Whereupon
the Houfe refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, on the faid Bill;
and after fome Time fpent therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and Mr. Fifher,
Chairman of the Committee, reported, tliat the Committee had made fome Pro refs
in the Bill to them referred ; and dcfired Leave to fit again. To which the Houfe
agreed.

A Meffage from the Council, by Mr. Parker, acquainting the Houfe, that the
Bill, entitled, .'in Aft to impower the hihabitants of Pequanack, i^c. to repair their
Roads, &c. had pafled the Council without Amendment ; and that the Bill, entitled.
An Aft to ere£i and efiaUiflj Courts in the feveral Counties^ for ths Trial sf fmall Caufes^

hath



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hath pafied the Council, with feveral Amendments thereto annexed, to which they
defire the Concurrence of this Houfe; and delivered the faid Bill and Amendments at
the J'able; which being read in their Places;
Ordered,
That Mr. Cooper and Mr. J. Lazvrence, do wait on the Council, and inform them,
that this Houfe agree to the Firft, Second, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh .mendments;
but difagree to the Third and Sixth Amendments, and in them Parts adhere to the
Bill,

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

The Houfe met.

Mr. Cccpr reported, that Mr. J. Lav:rence and himfelf delivered the Bill and
MelTage to them entrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

The Houfe, according to Order, refolved itfelf into a Committee of the whole
Iloule, upon the Bill tor the Support of Government-, and after fomc Time fpent
therein, Mr. Speaker refumed the Chair, and Mr. Fijher, Chairman of the Commit-
tee, reported, that the Committee had gone through the faid Bill, and came to
feveral Refoluiions •, w^ich by Leave he reported as follows ;
Rejohcd^
That in and by the faid Bill, when pafied into a Law, there be paid to his Excellency
"William Franklin, Efq-, Tizehe Hundred Pounds; to commence from the 2 ill:
Day of this Inilant Ai«_)'; and on the Queftion, whether the Houfe agree to faid
Sum ? It palled in the Affirmative.

YEAS. YEAS. YEAS. NAYS.

Mr. "Jthnfion, Mr. Van Kejle, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Runyn,

Mr. Wethcrill Mr. Fun Get/on, Mr. Miller, Mr. R. Laiurcnce,

Mr. Antl.rjon, Mr. Dey, Mr. Keajby, Mr. Clment.

Mr. Ogdtn, Mr. J. Lwjjrencc, Mr. Stilivdl, Mr. Learning,

tth. L raise, Mt. Roi/man, Mr. Hart. Who voted for j^. 1000.-

Mr. Fijier, Mr. £orile/>.

To the Honourable Frederick Smyth, Efq; Chief Juftice of the faid Colony, the
Sum ot ''ne Hundred and Fifty Pounds, to commence from the 2 1 ft Day of this
Inltant May ; and on the Queftion, whether the Houfe agree to the faid Sum or not ?
It pafied in the Affirmative, as follows:

YEAS. YEAS. YEAS. NAYS.

Mr. JohiiftoH, Mr. Fan Kcfie, Mr. Miller, Mr. Runyon,

Mr. Wetherill, Mr. Van Geifen, Mr. Keajly, Mr. R. La-wre»ce,

Mr. Anderfon, Mr. "J . Lwurence, Mr. Learning, Mr. Dey,

Mr. Ogden, Mr. Rodman, Mr. StilnueTl, . Mr. Clement,

lA:. Crane, Mr. Borden, Mr. Hart. Who voted for ^^.loo;

Mr. Fijher, Mr. Cooper,

To the Honourable Charles Read, Efq-, Second Juftice of the Supreme Court
of this Colony, Fifty Pounds per Annujn, to commence from the 21ft Day of this
Inftant May. To which the Houfe agreed.

To the Honourable John Berrien, Efq-, Third Juftice of the Supreme Court of
this Colony, the Sum of Fifty Pounds per Annum, to commence from the 21ft of
this Inftant May. To which the Houfe agreed.

To Cortland Skinner, Efq-, Attorney General of this Colony, Thirty Pounds per
Annum, to commence from the 21ft of this Inftant May. To which the Houfe
agreed.

To Samuel Smith and Stephen Skinner, Efqrs, Treafurers of this Colony, each
Forty Pounds per Annu7», to commence from the 21ft of May Inftant. To which
the Houfe agreed.

To Jofeph Reed, jun. Efq-, Clerk of the Council, Thirty Pounds per Annum, to
commence from the 21ft of this Inftant May. To which the Houfe ao-reed.

To Henry IVilmott, Efq; appointed Agent of this Colony, or to the Agent for
the Time being, appointed by the Houfe of Reprefentatives, the Sum of One
Hundred Pounds per Annum. To which the Houfe agreed.

To Jofeph IVarrell, Efq; Clerk of the Circuits of this Colony, Twenty Pounds
per Annum. To which the Houfe agreed.

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To the Door Keeper of the Council, Ten Pounds per Amumn. To which the
Houfe agreed.

To his Excellency William Franklin, Efq-, Sixty Pounds -per Annumn, for Houfc
Rent ; provided he makes Perth-Amboy or Burlington, the Place of his Refidence.

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

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

agreed.

To Jonathan Deare, 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



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