Address of the House of Burgesses, 1693 Nov. 11.
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May it Please your Honors
The house of Burgesses having under consideracon your message yesterday wherein your Honors are pleas'd to recomend the consideration of a Suitable reward to Capt. Cary for his Service in going to New Yorke for adjusting a Quota pursuant to the Queens Comands Signified in her Letter to his Excellency the 11th of Octobr. 1692 humbly take leave to acquaint your Honors that they are of Opinion That Capt. Cary being imployed in the said Service by his Excellencie upon advice in Councill by Virtue of and in obedience to her Majesties Said Letter directed to the Governor only, the Charges & Reward for the same, is not a Countrey Charge but ought to be defrayed out of their Majt. [Majesties'] Revenue appropriated for Such uses. November the 11th 1693. By order of the House of Burgesses. Peter Beverley Clerk of the house of Burgesses.
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