His Honour the President was pleased to acquaint the Board that John Rieussett Esqr a member of Council Moved for leave of absence for twelve months Granted
James Innes Esqr Colonel of the Regimt now Raising for his Majesty's service Represented to this board that a Surgeon's Mate will be indispensibly necessary for his Regiment.
And His Honour and the Council being of the same opinion and finding no pay for such an Officer Established by Law Ordered that the surgeon's mate to be Commissioned for the said Regiment shall have and Recieve two Shilling and six pence Proclamation money per Day for his service while the said Regiment Continues in pay or till the same shall be alter'd by the Assembly
Present His Honour the President The same members as yesterday
James Innes Esqr Colonel of the Regiment now Raising in this Province for his Majestys service and Robert Palmer Esqr Colonel of the Militia in the County of Cumberland Produced their Commissions and Took the Oaths by Law Appointed to be taken by Publick Officers and made and subscribed the Declaration called the Test
Felex Oneal Gent produced his Commission from His Honour the President for Clark of the Council as an Upper House of the Assembly and took the Oaths by Law appointed to be taken by Publick Officers and made and subscribed the Declaration called the Test and took the Oath of Office