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Order of the day


The order of the day being read,

Ordered, That the Messengers do go out and summon all the absent members to give their immediate attendance.

A motion was then made, that the order of the day, for reading a second time a Bill for the better regulation of the Militia of this State, and for repealing all the Militia Laws


and Resolves of the late Provincial Congress respecting the Militia, heretofore made, be postponed.

A debate ensued; and the question being put, the House divided. Teller for the yeas, Colonel Pinckney — 46. Teller for the noes, the Honourable Mr˙ Lowndes — 42. So that it was resolved in the affirmative.

Daniel Heyward, Jun˙, Esquire, took the oath prescribed by the Constitution, and his seat as a member of this House.