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Amendments of the Council of State, 1738 Nov.

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Amendments Proposed by the Council to the Bill Entituled an act for the better Regulation of the Militia first sheet 4th line After the word [Burgesses] insert [of this present General Assembly] 6th line After the word [fitt] strike out to the word [that] in the seventh line & instead thereof insert [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] nothing herein contained shall be construed to compel any of the persons herein after mentioned to a personal attendance at Musters] 12th line After the word [man] insert [not being a Convict or man & horse] 13th line After the word [Musters] strike out to the word [illegible] instead thereof insert [provided also that nothing herein contained shall impower or enable any Colonel or cheif officer of the Militia to List or cause to be listed any of the] 14th line Instead of the word [all] insert [any] 15th line After the word [mill] strike out the word [and] & instead thereof insert [nor] & at the end of the line instead of the word [and] insert [or] 20th line After the word [Bridle] insert [Carbine or Fuzee & bucket] 22d line After the word [abode] strike out to the word [one] at the end of the line 23d line Instead of the word [shot] insert [Ball] 24th line After the word [illegible[ strike out [illegible] of the line disagreed receded 26th line After the word [House] strike out to the word [and] after the word [shot] & instead thereof insert [one pound powder & four pounds of Ball] 28th line After the word [Trumpeters] strike out to the word [pioneers] in the twenty ninth line 31st line Instead of the word [three] insert [two] & after the word [Months] strike out to the word [Muster] disagreed receded

[added later in pencil] F 38 39