The armed ship Prosper, belonging to the State, to be sold

v3:20

Upon motion, Resolved, That the armed Ship Prosper, belonging to this State, be sold, and that the moneys to arise from such sale be deposited in the publick Treasury.

Ordered, That a copy of the above Resolve be sent to the Legislative Council for their concurrence.

Ordered, That the Honourable Mr˙ Justice Matthews and Mr˙ Middleton do carry the Resolve to the Legislative Council.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the President, requesting that his Excellency will be pleased to give directions for the sale of the Ship Prosper, her apparel and furniture.

Message to the President:

"MAY IT PLEASE YOUR EXCELLENCY: This House having resolved that the armed ship Prosper, belonging to this State, with her apparel and furniture, be sold, and the money arising by such sale lodged in the Treasury, request that your Excellency will be pleased to give directions accordingly."

v3:21

Ordered, That the Message be engrossed, and that Mr˙ Speaker do sign the same.

Ordered, That the Honourable Mr˙ Edwards and Mr˙ Chiffelle. do wait on his Excellency with the said Message.