Address of both Houses, Occasioned, as we Suppose, by the Con-
trary Winds, which have Hindred the arrival of the Expected Ships,
Yet we hope Soon to receive a favourable Answer thereto.
We Gratefully Acknowledge the Assurance you are pleased to
give us, of Readily and Heartily Assisting us all that is in your
power, in any thing that may be of Service to the Country; which
as it is an Encouragement to us to consider, in the best Manner we
are able, what may be Advantagius; so it gives us hopes that some-
thing may be Done, for the Advantage of the People we Represent
wherein the Experience we have had of your Excellencys Sincere
Regard for the Wellfare and Prosperity of this Province leaves us no
Room to Doubt Your Concurrence and Assistance.
It Cannot be Denyed but that it is a very Great Ease to the Poore
that the Publick Levy, should be as low as possible; and as it is our
Duty, so it shall be our Endeavour to use all the Dispatch we Can in
whatever Business may Come before us, a thing as Your Excellency
Justly Observes, Very Desireable on many accounts.
Which was Read, Approved, and ordered to be Ingrossed The
Severall Committees Appointed last Session of Assembly are Con-
tinued the Rules of the House made last Session are agreed to, this
The House Adjourns untill two of the Clock in the Afternoon.
The House met according to Adjournment &c.
Mr Trippe Appeared in the House this Afternoon.
Mr Key Appeared in the House this afternoon.
The Ingrosed Address to His Excellency was read and Assented
to, and Signed by order of the House, by the Speaker
Col Ward and Mr Smith Sent to Acquaint his Excellency this
House hath Prepared an Address to him and Desireth to Know
when and where he will receive the Same They Return and Acquaint
Mr Speaker, the Governour will be Ready to receive it in the Confer-
ence Chamber Immediately.
Mr Dulany and Twelve more Sent to present the Address to the
Governour, They Return and Acquaint Mr Speaker, they presented
L. H. J.
Lib. No. 45