Bill Reported to the House, Thomas Penn Declined to be Heard


The Order of the Day being read,

Sir Charles Whitworth reported the amendments made to the Bill, by the Committee of the whole House.

And the House being informed, Thomas Penn, Esquire, who petitioned this House, upon the 31st day of May last, on behalf of himself, and of John Penn, Esquire, true and absolute Proprietaries of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the three lower Counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware, in America, praying to be heard by Counsel upon the matter of said Petition, and which Petition was then ordered to lie upon the table, until the Report should be received from the Committee, to whom the said Bill was committed, declined being now heard by Counsel upon the said Petition.