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The house of Deputyes brought here the Bill wch yesterday by the Com'ittee was agreed vpon, touching the Raiseing of a supply for his maties service &c for the affaires of Albany, wch they had past wthout any amendm's;—and also signified to this Board, that it was the vote of the house of Desutyes that Governor Hamilton was Released from the p’misse his Honor made for the paym of any sume or sumes of money for such of the proprieto's Land as is vnsetled;—wherevpon it's Agreed and ordered that the sd Bill bee past by this Board, also wthout any amendm', and to that end it's ordered that the 8" Bill bee fairely Ingrosed:-wch was done accordingly and sent to the house of Deputyes by m' winder and Cap Tormly &c
5 The Bill touching Courts of Small Causes was againe brought here, and after an addition of another Clause, the same was againe sent backe to the Deputyes by Cap Isaac Kingsland,-and was againe brought here signed by the Deputyes.
6 An Act was brought here from the Deputyes by Ric. Berry, for building a pound for the out plantac'ons of New Barbadoes and Aquickanne, wch being Read,—the same was signed by our Governor and sent backe by Capt Townely and m Saml winder
Adjourned till 2 Clocke afternoone
7 An Act or Bill was brought here from the Deputyes, touching an Act of Assembly made in the yeare 1683 for prohibiteing the markeing of Catle by Cropeing of both their Eares:-wch Bill was here Read, and many alteracions made, and fairely Transcribed over, was againe sent backe and agreed vnto by the Deputyes
The whole house of Deputyes Came here and gave in to this Board all such Acts of this Assembly as were in their Custody in order to bee Recorded, to the end that Coppys thereof might bee made out by the Secretary and sent vnder the seale of the province into Each County for publicac'on—after wch the house of Deputyes Desired an adjournmt vntill the Latter end of the yeare:-and by Consent of both houses the Assembly amicably agreed, to adjourne vntill the Third Tuesday in the Month of October next, and both houses adjourned accordingly.
Att a Councill held att Amboy perth the 19th day of June 1688
p'sent Governor Hamilton
Governor Hamilton produced here a new Com'ission beareing date att London the 18th August last, and to him Directed, signed by Governor Barclay &c, and given vnder the seale of the province for the office of Deputy Governor for the space of two yeares:—wch being read—It's Agreed and ordered that proclamacions bee Issued out to publish the same, and to Continue all officers both Military and Civill in their Respective offices and places vntill further order &c
JA: EMOTT Sec|
Att a Councill held at Perth Amboy ye 28th day of September anno Dom' i692
| Coll Andrew Hamilton Governour
Coll Andrew Hamilton produced here a Commission from England for Chiefe Governour of this province wch was read here, well accepted of, & he Recognized by this board Chiefe Governour of this province
The House of Deputyes being according to ye writts Issued out to y effect they appeared before this board, and ye Gover" haveing made a short Speech to thein they were desired to withdraw and Choise their Speaker and after some short time they Returned and presented Richard Hartshorne their speaker who was well accepted of
Ordered yt Capt Andrew Bowne one of the members of this board do administer the usuall oaths to all ye members of ye house of Deputyes which was done accordingly
A message sent yo Deputyes by Capt Bowne, to deliver to them a letter from ye proprietors in England, directed to ye Generall assembly of this province.
Adjourned till 8 a Clocke to morrow morning
Att Att a Councill held a perth Amboy ye 29 Sept anno Dom’ i692
Coll Andrew Hamilton Gover
John Bishops of ye Councill
James Dundas A Message from ye house of Deputyes by Six of their members desireing to see ye Goverrs Commission for Cheife Governour of this province, wch was delivered to them and in a short time they returned & declared ye Satisfaction of ye whole house therewith and returned ye thants of ye house that ye pro'prs had made Choise of a person so well known & acceptable to them & ye whole Country
The whole house of Deputyes, after perusall of the propr's letter to ye assembly, Came before this board & by their Speaker gave this board the Thanks of that house for ye proprietors Care and kindness for this province.
Adjourned till 2 a Clocke afternoon
The house of Deputyes desire yt his Ho' ye Gover would Issue out writts, for ye Chouseing Representatives for ye County of Bergen & ye Town of acquicanum, wch they find wanting.
Ordered that this board do resolve into a Comittie, to Consider wth ye house of Deputyes of a method for Confirmeing ye Lawes of this province, ye further Consideration thereof referred till to morrow morning
Adjourned till 8 a Clocke tomorrow morning Att a Councill held at Perth Amboy 30th Septr i692
[ Coll Andrew Hamilton Gover
| James Dundas A Message to ye house of Deputyes for their Concurrance to an address or letter of thants to be sent to ye prop's in England for their Care of this province.
A Message from ye house of Deputyes for a Generall Conference Concerning ye gd address wch was granted, and being meet ye Govert Council & deputyes aggreed upon ye gd address & ordered ye same to be Engrossed & signed by ye Speaker in name of ye house of Deputyes, & by ye Secretary in behalfe of this board, wch was doon accordingly
Adjourned till 2 a Clocke afternoon
Postmeridiem Thomas Gordon produced here a Commission to be Deputy Secretary of this province unter m" Dockwra, who was admitted & Sworne here, and Recognized by this board Deputy Secretary of this province.
Adjourned till 8 a Clocke to morrow morneing Att a Councill held at perth Amboy ye first day of October 1692
| Andrew Bowne)
} of ye Councill James Dundas Two bills from ye house of Deputyes for ye Concurrance of this board, viz: one for repealing yê money act for levying a tax made in May 1688, & for Confirming all ye laws of this province &c, and another for repealing a former act touching à femme Covert, both past this board.
Adjourned till 2 a Clocke afternoon A Conference of both houses about ye passing a Certain bill but upon a full debate ye bill was set aside
Adjourned till 8 a Clock on Moonday morning
John Bishop of ye Councill
( James Dundas A Bill for ye house Deputyes Concer'ing markeing of Horses past that house, & desireing yo Concurrance of this board, was past this board. Adjourned till 2 Clock afternoon
A Message from ye house of Deputyes wth a bill for prohibiteing selling of Strong drink to ye Indians, and a bill for declareing all Conveyances of lands made by vertue of letters of Attorney &c to be good in Law, both past this board.
Adjourned till to morrow morning 8 a Clock
Att a Councill held at perth Amboy ye 4th of Octr i692
[ Goverr Hamilton
Lof ye Councill
A Committie of both houses appointed, to Confer upon ye methode for raiseing a tax for helping to Carry on y® warr agst ye french. .
A bill past both houses for moderateing ye former Act Concerning markeing of horses.
Adjourned till 2 a Clock afternoon
A Generall Conference of both houses about ye money Act
Adjourned till 8 a Clock to morrow morning.
Att A Councill held at perth Amboy 5 Octr 1692
A bill for devideing each County into Townships past both houses
A bill past both houses for further Encurradgment for ye killing of woolves
A bill past both houses for Regulateing of Ordinaries, and for raiseing an Excise upon strong drink & Liquors.