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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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118                                        1860.

of Kentucky had received Eight votes for President of the United
States 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. Vansant the Electors proceeded to ballot for
Vice President of the United States.
        Mr. Vansant nominated Joseph Lane of the State of Oregon.
Whereupon the ballots of the Electors were deposited in the Ballot Box,
which was sealed and delivered by the President to Messrs Scott
and Vansant, who on counting the ballots in the presence of the
Electors, reported there had been Eight Ballots cast, all of which
were for Joseph Lane.
        Whereupon it was declared by the Secretary that Joseph Lane of
Oregon had received Eight votes for Vice President of the United
States from and after the third day of March next ensuing, being
the whole number to which the State of Maryland is entitled.
        The President laid before the Electors a sealed Communication from
His Excellency Thomas N. Hicks, Governor of Maryland covering
three certificates of the election of the Electors which was read and
laid on the table.
        On motion of Mr. Franklin the secretary was directed to prepare
the usual forms of certificates for the signature of the Elector.
        Whereupon the secretary prepared three several certificates agreeably
to the following form.
                We the undersigned duly elected Electors of President and
Vice President of the United States of America, and for the State of
Maryland (as will fully appear by reference to the annexed Document
being the certificate furnished by the Executive authority of the State of
Maryland) do hereby certify that on the first Wednesday in December
in the year Eighteen hundred and sixty, we met at the City of Annapolis
in the said State being the place where by the laws of the state of Maryland
the Electors of President and Vice President of the United
States on the part of said state, are directed to meet and perform the
trust reposed in them, and that then and there, having duly qualified
and organized John C. Breckenridge of the State of Kentucky was
put in nomination for President of the United States of America
for the four years from and after the third day of March, ensuing,
that we then and there in pursuance of the Constitution and Laws of
the United States proceeded to vote by ballots for President of the
United States of America, and on counting the ballots, it was ascertained
that John C. Breckenridge of the State of Kentucky received
Eight votes for President of the United States of America, that then and
there Joseph Lane, of the State of Oregon and put in nomination for Vice


 
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