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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March 1697/8-July 1699
Volume 22, Page 581   View pdf image (33K)
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Assembly Proceedings, June 29-July 22, 1699. 581

Annapolis but through the ill Conduct of the Principall Under-
taker the whole work hath been hitherto Neglected to the dis-
service of God and the dishonour of the whole Province.
Be it therefore Enacted by the Kings most Excell' Maty by
and with the Advice and Consent of this present Genll Assem-
bly and the Authority of the Same That the Severall persons
hereafter named (to witt) Capt Richard Hill, Mr James Sanders
Mr Samuel Young, Mr John Worthington, Mr William Hutch-
ison Mr George Ashman and Mr John Leech or the Major part
of them shall have full power and Authority to Contract bar-
gain and agree with any Workman or workmen to Carry on,
Erect and build a Church whose foundation shall be four foot
wthin or under the Surface of the Earth fourty Inches thick
three foot above Ground and thirty Six inches up to the great
wall Plaite which shall be thirteen Inches Square the wall fif-
teen foot high, the length of the said Church Sixty five foot
long in the Clear and thirty foot wide in the Clear with a Porch
fifteen foot Clear in the Square and a like Room of the very
Same demensions on the Oposite Side of the said Church the
Purloyns twelve inches Square the Rafters Seaven inches and
a halfe broad and Six inches thick the Door Seaven foot wide
and Nine foot high strong and well made one large window
att each Gabell End and one of each Side the Porch and so of
the other side the Church, on each Side the oposite Room to
the Porch and one Window in that Room att the front thereof,
the foundation Stone, the building good brick and paved with
the Same Brick if the demensions here incerted and the Scant-
lings of the timber here proposed shall not appear to be
According to the Rules of Architecture then to Conforme the
Same to such Rules not lessen anything herein proposed with
a Large Girt Roof and the Iles Likewise the Rafters from the
Plaite to the Topp Twenty foot in length with three and four
inch Laths & Singles with Pyramedes at the four Corners of
the Topp and the like att the Porch and Room Oposite with a

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Strong Cubald or Turrett to hang a Large Bell in, with Strong
Iron barrs Down and thwart the windows to fix the Glass to
to and to be Arched att the Top of the Roof, with inside well
lathed and Plastered throughout And be it further Enacted by
the Authority aforesaid that the Said persons or any three or
more of them shall have full power and Authority to draw
Bills upon Such person or persons in whose hands the fund
shall be lodged for the building the Same for all such Sume or
Sums of Money as shall from time to time be needful for the
Carrying on the said building to the Compleating and finishing
thereof which person or persons haveing Such fund in their
hands are hereby Enjoyned to Yield and pay any or all Such
Sume or Sums as shall be so drawn Charged or Demanded of


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