Friday Morning August the 20th 1731.
The House met according to Adjournment, The Members were
Called and all Present as yesterday, The proceedings of Yesterday
Mr Mathews appeared in the House this Morning.
The House Resolved that the time of Sitting this Session be ac-
cording to the hours of Sitting last Session.
The House Continue the Gentlemen of the Several Committees
appointed last Session in the same Committees this Session.
The following Message, [The text of this message is printed at
page 257.] Was sent to the Upper House by Cap" Gordon & Mr
Courts, They return & Acquaint Mr Speaker with their Delivery
The Committee of Laws were ordered to Prepare an Address to his
Excellency the Governours Speech.
John Rousby Esqr from the Upper House Delivered to Mr Speaker
the following Message [The text of this message is printed at
Coll Ward from the Upper House Delivered to Mr Speaker two
Petitions from the Vestry and Inhabitants of Durham Parish Sev-
erally Indorsed thus,