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Proceedings of the Electors of President and Vice-President of the United States in Maryland, 1789-1980
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110                                1856

States, in and for the State of Maryland, not having
appeared in the Senate Chamber.
        On motion of Mr. Roman, the following order was
read and adopted.
        Ordered.  The we now proceed to fill the vacancy
existing in this College agreeably to the Act of Assembly
of December Session 1833 chapter 261.
        On motion of Mr. Roman William Thoursan was appointed
to fill the vacancy in this body occasioned
by the absence of Augustus R. Sollers as aforesaid.
        William Thoursan Esq. appeared in the Senate
Chamber qualified by taking the oaths prescribed
by the Constitution and the Laws, and by declaring
his belief in the Christian Religion, and took
his seat.
        On motion of Mr. Swann the Electors then proceeded
to ballot for President and Vice President of the United
States in conformity with the requirements of the
Constitution and Laws.
        Mr. Swann nominated Millard Fillmore of the
State of New York for President of the United States.
       The ballots of the Electors were deposited in the
ballot box which was sealed and delivered by
the President to Messrs. Swann and Wallace who
on counting the ballots in the presence of the Electors
reported there had been eight ballots cast all of
which were for Millard Fillmore.  Whereupon
it was declared that Millard Fillmore of the
State of New York had received eight votes
for President of the United States of America from
and after the third day of March next ensuing,
being the whole number to which the State of
Maryland is entitled.
        On motion of Mr. Roman the Electors proceeded
to ballot for Vice President of the United States.
        Mr. Roman nominated Andrew Jackson
Donelsan of the State of Tennessee.
        The ballots of the Electors were deposited in the
ballot box which was sealed and delivered by the
President to Messrs. Swann and Wallace who are
counting the ballots in the presence of the Electors
reported there had been eight ballots cast all of


 
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