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Message to the Council


Ordered, That a Message be sent to the Council, informing them that it appears to this House, by the report of their Committee, that the locks of upward of three hundred Guns, lately in complete order in the publick Magazine, have been taken off; that one hundred and eight of these Guns are still in the Magazine, but are useless without locks; that this House requests the Council to join them in an Address to his Excellency the Governour, desiring his Lordship will be pleased to communicate to the Council and this House, whether the locks, were taken off by his Excellency' s command; and, if they were, that his Lordship will be pleased to direct them to be returned to the Magazine, which will be in a fit condition to-morrow to receive them.

Ordered, That Mr˙ Mercer do carry the said Message to the Council.