His Excellency Ordered the 11th and 30th Articles of his Instructions to be Read which was Ordered to be inserted in the Journals and are as follows.—
Article the 11th—And whereas we are sensible that Effectual care ought to be taken to oblige the Members of our said Council to a due attendance therein in Order to prevent the many inconveniences that may happen for want of a Quorum of the Council to transact Business as occasion may require, It is our Will and Pleasure that if any of the Members of our said Council residing in the Province shall hereafter absent themselves from our Province and continue absent above the space of twelve months together without
Article the 30th—
You are not to permit any Clause whatsoever to be inserted into any Law for Levying Money on the Value of Money whereby the same shall not be made liable to be accounted for unto us here in Great Britain and to our Commissioners of our Treasury or to our high Treasurer for the time being and audited by our Auditor Generals of our Plantations or his Deputy for the time being: And we do hereby particularly require and enjoin upon the pain of our highest displeasure to take care that fair Books of Accounts of all Receipts and payments of all Publick Moneys be duly kept and the Truth thereof attested upon Oath, and that all such Accounts be audited and attested by our Auditor General of Our Plantations or his Deputy who is to transmit Copies thereof to our Commissioners of our Treasury or to our High Treasurer for the time being and that you do every half year or oftener send another Copy thereof attested by yourself to our Commissioners for Trade and Plantations and Duplicates thereof by the next Conveyance. In which Books shall be specified every particular sum raised or disposed of together with the names of the Persons to whom any payment shall be made to the End we may be satisfied of the Right and due application of the Revenue of our said Province with the Probability of the Increase or Diminution of it under every Head or Article thereof.
Whereas by His Majesty's Orders to His Excellency to have the Several Counties in His Majesty's part of this Province to be surveyed and their Bounds ascertained that no injustice may de done in laying off the same.
It is ordered That the Several Justices and Commissioners of the said Counties in His Majestys Part of this Province upon the Surveyors giving them Notice of their Intention to run the Lines between the several Counties do assist the Surveyors in laying out and ascertaining their bounds.