« AnteriorContinuar »
The Voters of the State for their Adoption or Rejection,
FIRST WEDNESDAY OF JUNE, 1851.
CORRECT EDITION PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY JOHN MURPHY & CO.
No. 178 MARKET STREET.
CHAMBER OF HOUSE OF Delegates,
At the hour of 121⁄2, on motion of Ex-Gov. SPRIGG, of Prince George, the Convention was called to order, by inviting the Hon. BENJAMIN C. HOWARD, of Baltimore county, to the Chair.
On motion of Hon. ELIAS BROWN, of Carroll, JAMES L. RIDGELY, Esq., of Baltimore county, was appointed Secretary, pro tem.
On motion of the Hon. Wм. H. Tuck, of Prince George, the Chair was authorized to appoint a committee of three, to wait on the Executive and obtain a list of the Delegates chosen to this Convention.
The Chair named Messrs. Tuck of Prince George, GWINN of Baltimore city, and RICAUD of Kent, as the committee.
Mr. Tuck, from the committee, appointed to wait on the Governor, to obtain a list of the Delegates elect to the Convention, reported that the committee had performed that duty, and that the Secretary of State was now in attendance with a communication from the Governor, touching that subject.
Whereupon, JOHN NICK WATKINS, Esq., Secretary of State, presented the following communication from the Governor to the Convention, together with the official returns of the election:
Gentlemen of the Convention:
STATE DEPARTMENT, ANNAPOLIS, MD.
I have the honor, in compliance with your request, to transmit herewith the returns of the election held on the first Wednesday of September last, under the Act of December Session, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, chapter three hundred and forty-six, entitled "an Act to provide for the taking of the sense of the people upon the expediency of calling a Convention to frame a new Constitution and Form of Government for this State, and to provide for the election of Delegates to such Convention," and a list of the Delegates to the Convention.
PHILIP F. THOMAS.
A LIST OF MEMBERS
Of the Maryland State Convention, elected under the provisions of the Act of the General Assembly of December Session 1849, chapter 346: