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St Mzrf7chnrcb, in the City of Burlington, to raife by Lottery, a i,um of Axoiicy jor
repairing the Church, Parfoiiage-Hcufe, and Burying-Gromd in Jatd Cuy ; was reaa and
compared i and, on the Queltion,
Refohed,



That the fame do pa6.

YEAS.

Mr. Ste-z'ens,
Mr. Ifetteri/l,
Mr. y. Ogdeii,
Mr. Fijher,
Mr. HogbtanJ,
Mr. yangiefon.

Ordered,



YE- AS.

Mr. Dey,

Mr. J. Laiurince,

Mr. Borden,

Mr. Learning,

Mr. Hert.



NAYS.

Mr. Holmes,

Mr. R. La<i'jr*iKe,'

Mr. Cooper,

Mr. Haaccck,

Mr. Miller,

Mr. Spicer.



That Mr. John Lazvrence znd Mr. Borden do carry the faid Bill to theGouncij, for
Concurrence.

The engroffed Bill, entitled, Jn AcT: to impower the Managers of the Dound-Brook
Bridge, in the County of Somerfet, to raife by Lottery, a Sum cf Money for rcJuiiding a;id
compleating the fatd Bridge; was read and compared ; and on the Qiicftion,
Refohed,

That the fame do pafs.



YEAS.


YEAS.


Mr. Stevens,


Mr Vangiefan,


Mr. Wetkerill,


Mr. Dey,


Mr. J. Ogden,


Mr. J. La-Mrence,


Mr. njher.


Mr. Borden,


Mr. Hoghland,


Mr. Hart.



NAYS.
Mr. Holmes,
Mr. R. La-uirencc,
Mr. Cooper,
Mr. Hancock,



NAYS.

Mr. Miller,
Mr. Learning,
Mr. ipicer.



Ordered,



That Mr. Fifher and Mr. Wetberill do carry the faid Bill to the Council, for Con-
currence.



The Houfe adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine o*Clock.



Monday^



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Mafttr of the Provincial Re^itnent, for the Tears 17 sg, and 1760, Cr,

By Cafli of Andrrtu JthnJIon, Efq; Treafurer of the Eaftern Divifion ; from

May 10, >7S9i to December i;, 1760, as per Account, both Days iaclu five. • - £• ijoot-lt-t
By Ditto of Samnel Smith, Efqj Trealurer of the Weftern Divifion ; from

■May '4> >7i9> to January \\, i76'i at per Acceunt, both Payi inclufive. li^gg-oo-j-f

*95*97-'*-9i
By fundry Article! not allowed by the Houfe of Allcmbly. - <• - - 10-15-1



f.. I9.70S OT-IO-". ■



February 4, 1762. We whofe Names are hereunto fuhfcrihed, io certify, that we have
examined the Vouchers to the above Account, and find a Balance due, from Col. Peter
Schuyler, to the Province of New-Jerfey, of Two Hundred and Fifty Eight Pounds
Eight Shillings and Eleven Pence, Preslamation Money.

JOHN STEVENS.

ROBERT OGDEN.

JOHN OGDEN.



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Monday, March 8, 1762.

The Houfe met.
Mr. Spicer, with Leave of the Houfe, brought in a Bill, entitled, jin Aft for co*-
tinuing the Budge over Cedar-Swamp Creek, in the County of Cape-May, and for
accommodating the fame with a fuffiaent Laujfj.cy ; which was read, and ordered a
fecond Reading.

A Petition was prcfented to the Houfe, and rcadi from Thomas Johnfen, of the
City of Perth- Amhoy, letting forth, that a Number of Soldiers were billeted on him,
in the Year 1757, by Cortland Skinne*-, Efq-, but that he has never been able to re-
cover any Pay tor them ; and praying Relief in the Premifes.
Ordered,

That the faid Petition have a fecond Reading.

Mr. John Lawrence, one of the Managers appointed to ereft a Houfe for the Pre-
fervation of the publick Records at Burlington, laid their Accounts and Vouchers before
the Houfe, and informed the Houfe, that the Sum granted for that Purpofe was inade-
quate ; and prayed, that the Deficiency might be fupplied.
Ordered,

That Mr. John Ogden, Mr. Borden, and Mr. Richard Lawrence, be a Committee, to
infpcft the Accounts arid Vouchers relating to the faid Building, and make Report
thereof to the Houle in the Afternoon.

A Mefiage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary.

' Gentlemen of the General /jjernbly ;
* T HAVE this Morning received a Letter from Sir Jeffery Amherfl ; which
' X I have ordered to be laid before you ; and I fhali be extremely glad; it may
*- have fuch Weight with you, as to convince you, that His Majcfty's laft Rc-
' quilition ought to be complied with.

BviiuNGTON, Manb %, lyii, y S lA H H ARD T.

E Which



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Which Meflage, together with the Letter therein referred to, was read, «nd ordered
afccond Reading.

The Petition of Jacob Wigmore and Stephen Saricb, for a Naturalization Bill, was
read the iecond Time ; and alio a Certificate from the Honorable Samuel Nevill, Efq;
importing, that they, together with George Beck, the other Fetitipner, have taken the
ufual Qualifications according to Law.
Ordered,

That Leave be given to bring in a Bill accordingly.

■Whereupon Mr. Borden, in Behalf of the faid Petitioners, brought in a Bill,
entitled. An Aft for Naturalizing George Beck, Jacob Wigmore and Stephen Sarich ;
wEiich was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

The Petition of Edward Cooper, Prifoner for Debt in Amboy Goal, praying for an
A.€t of Infolvency, was read the fecond Time, and the faid Petition referring for the
Truth of the Fads therein contained, to the Knowledge of a Member of this Houfe,
Mr. Hart informed the Houfe, that he believed all the Fadts therein contained are true ;
and the feveral Petitions of Nathan Starkey and Jams Collum, for an Inlblvent A6t,
were alio read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the faid Petitions be referred to further Confideradon.

Mr. Speaker communicated to the Houfe, a Letter he had received from William Coxe
and Darnel Coxe, Efqrs, fetting forth, that they are informed, a Petition was preferred to
the Houfe laft Seffion, by the Owners of the Maidenhead Meadows, for a Bill for draining
the fame, of which they knew not till now ; and praying to be heard before that Bill be
parted : Which Letter was read, and referred to be confidered of on the third Day of
next Seflion, when the Affair relating to the faid Meadows is appointed to be heard.

Mr. Hart acquainted the Houfe, that Jofeph Yard, Efq; informed him, that he had not
feen the Minutes of laft Seffion, ordering all Perfons concerned in laying out the publick
Money, to lay their Accounts before the Houfe at this Seffion, or elle he would have had
hj§ Accounts ready ; but that he will punctually attend the next Seffion.

Ordered,
That Mr. Samuel Sritith and Mr. John Lawrence, do prepare and bring in a Bill at
ne;|t Seffion, for a ftanding Inlblvent Att, for the Relief of poor dirtrefled Prifoners for

Dpta.

The Houfe adjourn'd to Two. P. M.

The Houfe met.
According to the Order of the Day, the feveral Parties for and againft the building
a Bridge over Crofwicks Creek, at lVatfon\ Ferry, were called in, ana ihe Allegations on
both Sides fully heard •, and on the Queftion, Whether the Confideradon of the Matter
be referred to further Confideration or not .'' It was carried in thi Affirir.ative.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Jcfeph Ellis and James Sloan, in Behalf
of themfelves, and many other Owners and Poflelfors of Lands on Newton Creek, in the
County of Gloucefler, letting forth, the Inconvenience of keeping the- Creek open ;. and
praying an A£t of AiTembiy to dam the fame acrofi- the Mouth thereof; which was read, '
and ordered a iecond Reading.

The cngroffed Bill, entitled, Jn A6t to compleat the New-Jerfey Regi!;ieKt to Six Hun-
dred and Sixty-fix effeSive Volunteers, Officers included, was read and compared ; and on
the Queftion :
Refohed,

That the fame' do pafs.

YEAS. YEAS. KAYS.

Mr. Stfvcns, Mr. VangefoK, Mr. Clementj

Mr. IVetheriU Mr. Dej, Mr. Learning,

Mr. Holmes, Mr. "John Laiurince, VIr. i^piur.

Mr. "John Ogden, Mr. Borden,

Mr. Fijber, Mr. Hta-t.

Five Members in the Houle were excufed from voting. Ordered^



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Ordered^
That Mr. Stevens and Mr. J. Lawrence, do carry the faid Bill to the Council, for
Concurrence.

The Houfe adjourn'd till Nihe o'Clock To-morrow Morning.
Tuefday, March 9, 1762.

The Houfe met.

The engroffed Bill, entitled, j^n Aft, to enable the Owners and Pojfejors of the Meet-
dows lying on a Branch of Newton Creek, in the County of Gloucefter, (commonly called
the Back Creek) to ereEl and maintain a Bank, Bam, and other Water-Works, &c. was
read and compared ; and on the Queftion ;
Refolved,
That the faid Bill do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Clement and Mr. Cooper^ do carry the faid Bill to the Council, fbr Concur-
rence.

Mr. Stevens reported, that Mr. J, Lawrence and himfelf, delivered the Bill with them
intruded, to the Right Honourable the Earl of Stirling, one of the Council.

Jcfeph Hollinfhead, Efq; attending, was called in, and laid his Accounts and Vouchers
betore the Houfe.

Mr. John Ogden, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, reported, that the
Committee had examined the Accounts of Charles Read, John Lawrence, and Daniel
Smith, jun. Efqrs, Managers for buildmg a Secretary's Office at Burlington ; and by
Leave of the Houfe, he reported the fame, as foDows, "Viz.

Dr. The Prmwf <?^ Ne w- Jersey, to the Commijftoners for building the ) -.

Secretary s Office at Burlington, - )

By Cafli paid for Materials, and to I By Cafti received of Treafurer Smtb, £. 300-00-0

Workmen, at /»• Account of I Ballance due to tjie Commiflionert. - »-is-iI

Particulars. - - - £, SOi-'S-'s 1 V "

£. 301-1 t-ii



We the Committee appointed to fettle the abeve Account, have examined the Vouchers for
the Dijlurfements charged, and do find them correfpend with the above : And alfo «
Ballancedue to the Commijftoners of £. i-i^-il

JOHN OGDEN.
JOSEPH BORDEN, jun.
RICHARD LAWRENCE.
To which the Houfe agreed.
And it appearing that the Monies allotted for that Purpofe are expended :

Ordered,
That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, for an additional Supply, for com pleating

the faid Buildmg.

The Bill, entitled, An Adb for naturalizing George Beck, &c. was read the fccond
Ti.me ; and on the Queftion, agreed to, and orderea to be engrolTcd.

Mr. Samuel Smith, according to Leave, brought in a Bill, entitled. An Ad: for granting
an additional Supply, for the pnifhing the iecretarfs Cffice at Burlington and Perth-
Amboy ; which was read, and ordered a fecond Reading.

Mr. Clement reported, that Mr. Ccf/^r- and himfelf, delivered the Bill with them
cntrufted, to Mr. Read^ one of the Gentlemen of the Council,

His



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His Excellency's fevcral Mcflages of the 6th and 8th of March, refpeftin^ the Requi •
fition of Men to recruit the Regular P orces, were read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That Mr. Stevens and Mr. Hart, do wait upon his Excellency, and inAnfwer tohii
Meffages of the ,6th and SJth Inftant, inform him, That it is with great Rekiftance we
are obliged to refufe any Meafure, that might tend to promote His Majefty's Service;
but the Affiflance required from us, to recruit the regular Forces, appears fo extremely
unlikely to be carried into Execution, that we are well aflured, it would be only trifling
with the King's General to attempt it ; and by giving him fuch Expedations, expofethc
Service to a Difappointment, that will end in a Prejudice to the common Caufe, and to
the Cenfure of a General whofe diftinguilhed Services juftly claim whatever could be
reaionably done in his Favour; But the Cafe is fuch, that the peculiar Scarcity of Men
in this Province, owing to former Services of the like Kind, renders it impraflicable j
leaving this, and conltantly going. Regiment after Regiment, into another Province,
very many ofour Men have never returned v and the Handinefs of our Situation for
Inliftments hitherto among the Regulars, confidered as a thoroughfare between New-York
and Philadelphia, have been an additional Drain, and that perhaps more hrre thanclfc-
where : Thefc Fadt^ require no colouring, to entitle us to an Exemption from raifing
more than what is required in the Province Service : Determined however, not to defert
the common Cauie," though our Debts, as well as the Scarcity of Men, are already great,
we have fully come up to the King's Expedtations on that Account ; and for thefc Rea-
fons, muft reft it here, That that Meafure is as much as we can do.

A Petition was prefentcd to the Houfe, and read, from a Number of the Inhabitants
of the City of Burlington, fetting forth, That by the late violent Floods, a Part of the
Caufeway and King's RoaJ, lying adjoining to Torkjhire Bridge, in faid City, hath been
carried away, occafione'd as the Petitioners conceive, by tht; Owners of the Meadows
neglefting to Iiave, and keep up proper and fufficient Flood-Gatcs for letting in the Wa-
ter ; and praying fuch Relief in the Premifes, as to the Houfe Ihall fcem meet.
Ordered,

That faid Petition have a Iccond Reading.

A Petition was prefented to the Houfe, from Michael Branin, praying Leave to crcA
a Mill on his own Plantation, on the South Branch of Aiuccas Creek, and letting forth,
that he has no Intention to-obftruft the common Ufe of the Creek for the Neighbour-
hood, in carrying their Produce of all Kinds to Market ; and for that Purpofe, promi-
fing to make iufficient Ways, for floating Raits, Rails, or any other Thing the Inhabi-
tants may want to carry ; andalfo a Petition from P'ourteen of the Inhabitants oiEveJham,
in the County of Burlington, backing the above Petition ; both which Petitions were
readj and ordered fecond Readings.

The Bill entitled. An Aft fo¥ conducing the Bridge over Ced;:r Swamp Creek, in the
County of Cape May, and for accommodating the fame with a fifficient Caufeway j was
read the fecond Time, and committed to Mr. Samuel Smith, and Mr. Stevens.

Mr. 6\ Smith, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled, An A&: for conti-
nuing the Bridge over Cedar-Swamp Creek, in the County of Cape May, &c. was com-
mitted, reported the fame, without any Amendment; and the faid Bill bsing read, on
the Queftion, was agreed to, and ordered to be engrofl"ed.

Mr. John Lawrence reported, that Mr. Borden and himfelf, delivered the Bill with
them entrufted, to the Right Honourable the E.?i.x\ oi Stirling, one of the Council.

Mr. Fifher reported, that Mr. Wether ill and himfelf, delivered the Bill with them
entrufted, to the Right Honourable the Earl of Stirling, 6ne of the Council.

Mr. Hancock, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a Bill,'
entitled, A Supplementary Adl, to the AS for regulating Roads and Bridges ; which was read,
and ordered a lecond Reading.

The Houfe adjourned till Two o'Clock, P. M. The



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, The Houfe met.
The cngrofled Bill, entitled. An Ad for naturali-^^ing George Beck, Jacob Wigmorc,
«»i Stephen Sarich, was read and compared ; and on the Queftion:
Refolvcd^
That the fame do pafs.

Ordered,
That Mr. Borden and Mr. HolrneSy do carry the faid Bill, auid Papers relating thereto,
to the Council, tor Concurrence.

The Petition from Jofepb Ellis and James Sloan, in Behalf of themfelves and other
Owners of I -ands on Newton Creek, for Hamming the. fame at the Mouth thereof, was
read the iecond Time.
Ordered,

That the Parties for and againft the faid Dam, do attend this Houfe, with their Rea-
ions and Evidences, on the third Day of next Seffion at Burlit^ton, for doing the publick
Bufinefs : And that Jofepb Ellis and James Sloan, do give public Notice in the Pennfyl-
vania Gazette, of their Application and this Order, at leaft fix Weeks before faid Seffion-

Mr. Holmes reported, that Mr. Borden and liimfelf, delivered the Bill and Papers
relating thereto, with them entruftcd, to the Right Honourable the Earl of Stirling, one
of the Council.

Mr. Stevens reported, that Mr. Hart and himfelf, delivered the Mefiage with them
cntrulted, to his Excellency.

The Bill, entitled. An Aft for granting an additional Supply for ibefinijhing the Secre-
ta fs Offices at Burlington and Pcrth-Amboy, was read the iecond Time, anu committed
to Mr! Clement and Mr. Hart.

Mr. Spicer, one of the Committee of Correlpondence, laid before the Houfe two Letters
he had received from the Agent •, which were read.

Mr. Clement, from the Committee to whom the Bill, entitled. An A&. for granting an
additional Supply, for thejinijhing the Secretary's Offices at Burlington and Per h-7\mboy,
was comi'Autcd -, reported the lame without any Amendment : And the faid Bill being
read, on the Queftion, was agreed to, and ordered to be engrofled.

The engrofled Bill, entitlea, An A&for granting an additional Supply, fcr thejinifhing
the Secretary s Off.ceSy i^c. was read and compared -, and on the Queftion :
Refolved,

That the fame do pafs. -
• Ordered,

That Mr. John Lawrence and Mr. Borden, do cariy the faid Bill to the Council, for
Concurrence.

The Bill, entitled, A fupplementary Aft, to the A£l for regulating Roads and Bridges, was
read the Iecond Time, and committed to Mr. Learning, Mr. Spicer, Mr. Doughty ^ and
Mr. Cooper.

Mr. J. Lawrence reported,. that Mr. Borden and himfelf, delivered the Bill with
them entrufted, to the Speaker in Council.

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

Wednejday, March lo, 1762.

The Houfe met.
Mf. Smith, one of the Comm.ittee of Correfpondence, laid before the Houfe fundry
Letters received from the Agent. . *

Ordered,
That Mr. Borden, Mr. Reading, Mr. Milkr, Mr. Hart and Mr. J. Ogicn^ be a Com-
mittee to fettle Jcfepb Hcllin[bead''i Accounts.

F The



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The engrbfled Bill, entitled. An K&i for eoKtinuing the Bridge ever Ccd&i:-Svra.mf
Creek, in the County of Cape-May, and for accommodating the fame -with afufficient Caufe-
ivay, was read and compared ; and on the Queftion :
Refolvedy
That the fame do pals.

Ordered,
That Mr. Learning and Mr. Spictr do carry the faid Bill to the Council, for Concur-
rence. . • ' • '

The Petition of Michael Branin, and Petitions relating to it, for building a Mill on the
South Branch of Ancocas Creek, on his oVn Prcmiles, were read the fecond Time.
Ordered,

That the Petitioner have Leave to bring* in a Bill for that Purpofe, at the next Sefllon
of the General Aflemblf at Burlington ; provided no Objeftion then appears againft it :
And it fliall alib appear, that he has advertifed his Application, and this Order, in the.
Neighbourlioodof the Place where the Mill is propoied to be erefted.

The Petition of fundry Inhabitants c^f the City of Burlington, relating to the Breach
of the Caufeway near TorkfJoire Bridge in faid City, was read the fecond lime.
Ordered,

That as well the Petitioners as the Owners and Poffefibrs of tke Meadows mentioned
in laid Petition, have a Hearing, and lay before the next Seffion of Affembly at Burling -
ton, the Aftsof Affembly relating to the faid' Meadows, Bridge and Caufeway; and
that G^crg-^ Deacon and Jofeph Pearfon, do kt\t the Owners of the fiid Meadows, or any
three of them, with Copies of this Order.

Mr. Samuel Smith, from the Committee appointed for that Purpofe, brought in a
Draught of an Addrefs to his Excellency -, which was read Paragraph b^ Paragraph ;
and the fame, was on the Queftion, agreed to, and ordered to be engroiled.

Mr. Spicer reported, that Mr. Learning and" himfelf delivered the Bill v ith them
entrufled, to Mr. Morris, one of the. Gentlemen of the Council.' .
Ordered,

That Mr. Stevens, and Mr. Borden, do, wait upon his Excellency, to know when he
will be plealcd^ to receive the Addrcls of the Houfe.

Mr. Learning, from the Committee to whom was committed the Bill, entitled, A fup-
plemcntary MX, to the A^ for regulating Roads and Bridges,, reported the fame, with
fevcral Amendments thereto ; which were read in their Places y and the. faid Bili and
Amendments are referred to next Seffion.

Mr. Ste-i-cr.s reported, that Mr. Borden and himfclf, delivered the MefTagc v. ith them
cntrufliedj. to his Excellency > who was plsaled to fay, " Pic wouid ic.nd for the Houle in
the Afternoon." .

The Iloufe adjourn'd till Two, P.'?vL

The Houfe met.
Ordered, ' .

That Mr. Speaker dofign & Certificate and Duplicates of Jefeph Sherv.ccd, Efquire's
being appointed Agent of this Colony, at thd Comt c^ Great- Britain, to be regiftered in
the proper Offices there.

A Petition wa;s prefented to the Houfe and read, fr6m the Ovvncrs of th? rough Swamp
and Marfhes, fituare on a fmall Creek called Pumpeffng, in the Townfhip of Cheficr, in
the County oi Burlington, prJj'ing-^an Aft of Aflembly to flop the Tide out of faid
Marfli.

Ordered,

That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a BiTl for that Purpofe, a^ next, Seffion at
Burlington ; provided they give publick Notice in the Pennfylvania Gazette, ofT:heir
Application and this Order, and Nothing then appears againft it. The



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The engrofTcd" Addrefs to his Excellency, was read and compared.

Ordered,
That Mr. Speaker do fign the fame.

A Meflage from the Council, by Mr. Read^ in the Words following.

" Ordered, Council-Chamber, March lo, 1762,

«<■ That Mr. Read do acquaint the Houfe of Aflcmbly, that the Bill, entitled, Jjt Av5t
" to compleat the New-Jerfcy Reiiment, to Six Hundred and Sixty -fix effeSlive Volunteers,
" Officers included. And alfo the Bill, entitled, An Act to impower the Church-Wardens and
*« Vefiry-Men c/St.Mary'j Church in the City of Burlington, to raife by Lottery, a Sum of
" Money for repairing the Church, Parfonage-Houfi and Burying-Grcund, in faid City.
". And ailb the Bill, entitled, Jn A&. to enable the Ois:ners and Poffejfors of the Meq^iows
" b'^S "" ^ Branch o/" Newton Creek, in th County of Gloucefter, (commonly called- the
" Back Creek) to ere£i and maintain a Bank, Dam, and ether Water-WcrkSi acrofs the faid
" Creek, in order to prevent the Tide Jr cm overflowing the fame; and to keep the former
" Water-Courfe of faid Creek open and clear. And alio the Bill, entitled. An Aft to im-
" po'wer the Managers of the Bound -Brook Bridge, in the County of Somerfet, to raife by
" Lettery, a Sum of Money for rebuilding and compleating the fad Bridge. And alio the
" Bill, entitled. An A.&. for granting an additional Supply for the finifhing the Secretary's
" Offices, at Burlington" «;;</ Perth- Amboy. And alfo the Bill, entitled. An K&. for
*' naturalizing George Beck, Jacob Wigmore, and Stephen Sanch. And alio the Bill,
" entitled. An A6\. for continuing the Bridge over Cedar-Swamp Creek, in the Bounty of
*' Cape- May ; and for accommodating the fame with a fufficunt Caufeioay ; palled the
" Council' this Day, without any Amendment."

By Order cf the Hcufe,
GABRIEL BLOND, Dep. Clerk.

On a Motion made.
Ordered,

That Mr. Cooper do inform John Ladd, Efq; that the Houfe defircs to know at the
next Sitting at Burlingtcn, why the Books of Records a.nd Papers in his Hands, relating
to Surveys of Land, are not lodged in the*Surveyor General's Office.

Ordered,

That Mr. Ste^^ens and Mr. John Ogden, do wait upon the Council, and acquaint them,
that the Houfe defires to know, whether the Council have any further Bufinels- before them?

Mr. Stevens reported, that Mr. J. Ogden and himlelf, delivered the Meflage with
them entrufted, to the Speaker in Council, who faid, they had Nothing before them.

A Meflage from his Excellency, by Mr. Secretary.

" Mr. Speaker, his Excellency is in the Council-Chamber, and requires the Atten-
dance of the Houfe."

Whereupon Mr. Speaker left the Chair, and with the Houfe waited upon his Excel-
lency, who was pleafed to give hh AJIent to the following Bills, enadling the fame, viz.

t . An Aft to compleat the New- Jerfey Regiment to Six Hundred and Sixty-ftx effective
VolW'iteirs, Officers included.

2. An Aft fo ijnpower the Church-Wardens and Veflry-Men^St.yizxy's Church in the
City of Burlington, to raife by Lottery a Sura of Money for repairing the Church, Parfonage-
Houfe and Burying-Grcund in fkid City. " ^ .

3. An Aft to impower the Managers of the Bound-Brook Bridge, in the County of
Somerfet, /o raife by Lottery, a Sum cf Money for rebuilding and compleating the faid
Bridge. ' ■ , '

4. An Aft for granting an additional Supply, for the finifhing the. Secretary's Offices,
at Burlington ■«;?i/ Perth- Amboy.

5. y/« Aft //) enable the Owners and Poffieffcrs of the Aleadows lying on a Branch of
Newton Creek, in the County of Gloucefter, (commonly called the Back Creek) to ereEt and
maintain a Banky^ Dam and other Water-Works, acrofs the faid Creek, in order to prevent
the Tide from overflowing the fame, and to keep the former Water-Cturfe of faid Creek
open and clear.

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6. jin ASt for eentinuing the Bridge ever Cedar-Swamp Creek, in the County ef Cape-
May, find for accommodating the fame ivitb a fufficient Caufeivay.

7. Jn Act for naturalizing Gtorgt Beck, Jacob Wigmore, fl«i Stephen Sarich.

And then Mr. Speaker prefented the Addrcfs of the Houfe, in the following
Words, i-iz.

Toil's Excellency J OS I AH HARDY, E/q-, Captain Getter al and
Cotntnander in Chief in and over his Majejly's Province of Nova-Caelaria, *r



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