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May it please your Excellency This House haveing [illegible] the several addresses of the House of Burgesses of severall former Assemblies and of your Excellencie's answer to the House of Burgesses Dated May ye 7th 1684 wherein your Excellency was then pleased to assure the House that you would make it your [illegible] that the laws should be [illegible] with directions for such [obforbations?] as should be found necessary to be made in the Body of the Laws, and so to be reported to the next Generall Assembly for their consideration 7 approbation, to the Intent they might bee accordingly by the Genll. Assembly humbly [illegible] to his Maj[illegible] for his allowance. And your Extney haveing been pleased the second instant to send them so [collected?] to this House in Complyance to their Addressee Now may it please your Excellency this House considering that that collection or [illegible] haveing taken up so much tyme & paines of those Honoblepersons who were by your Excellency appointed thereunto as being a work of that [illegible] amendment It will likewise require a due serious and deliberate consideration of this House, which tyme now dureing the sitting of this Assembly cannot possibly be afforded. This House doe therefore & humbly pray your Excellency that some of the Honoble Councill appointed by your Excellency together with some select members of this House may by a law bee appointed to inspect and [illegible] the sd collection and [illegible] consider of the same; And to Report their Observations made thereupon to your Excellency the Honoble Councill and the Burgesses of the next Assembly to the intent they may bee humbly presented to his most [illegible] Majtie for his Loyall Confirmation Signed by order of the House [illegible] speakr: May ye 11th 1688