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Address to the Governour Ordered


The Order of the Day being read,

The Speech of his Excellency the Governour to the, Council and this House was again read by Mr˙ Speaker.

Resolved, That an Address be presented to his Excellency the Governour, to assure his Lordship that we will immediately take into our most serious consideration the several important matters contained in his Excellency' s Speech to the Council and this House, and proceed with that coolness and deliberation which ought ever to influence the counsels of a free and loyal people.

Ordered, That a Committee be appointed to draw up an Address to be presented to the Governour upon the said Resolution.

And a Committee, was appointed of Mr˙ Treasurer, Mr˙ Mercer, Mr˙ Jefferson, Mr˙ Henry Lee, Mr˙ Munford, Mr˙ Dandridge, Mr˙ Nelson, Mr˙ Jones, Mr˙ Cary, Mr˙ Francis Lightfoot Lee, Mr˙ Whitinge, and Mr˙ Charles Carter of Stafford.

Ordered, That the Governour' s Speech to the Council and this House, and the Papers therein referred, to, which were ordered to lie upon the table, be referred to the said Committee.