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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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                                        1917

        Proceedings of Electors of President and Vice President
of the United States of America in and for the State of Maryland.
        On the second Monday of January being the Eighth
day thereof, in the year nineteen hundred and Seventeen; the
day appointed by the Constitution and Laws of the United States,
on which the Electors for President and Vice President of
the United States of America are directed to assemble and
perform the trust reposed in them, there appeared at the hour
of noon, in the Senate Chamber in the State House in the
City of Annapolis, (the time and place designated by Act of
Assembly, for the meeting of said Electors) the following gentlemen
who had been proclaimed by the Executive Authority of the
State, to have been duly elected, Electors of President and
Vice President of the United States, in and for the State of
Maryland, to wit:
                            Frank A. Furst,
                            John Royston Stifler,
                            Lenn Ernest Williams,
                            Albert C. Tolson,
                            Forest Bramble,
                            William W. Burnett,
                            George Wells,
                            George Stern.
        The said Electors severally qualified by taking
the oath prescribed by the Constitution to be taken by all
civil officers.
        On motion of Mr. Burnett, Hon. Frank A. Furst,
was unanimously chosen President of the College and was escorted
to the Chair by Messrs. Williams and Stifler, and upon
taking the Chair expressed his appreciation of the compliment
paid him by the College.
        On motion of Mr. Bramble, James W. Owens was
elected Secretary to the College and on motion of Mr.
Williams, Albert J. Almoney was elected Messenger.
        On motion of Mr. Tolson it was ordered that a
Committee of two be appointed to wait on the Governor and
inform him that the College was organized and to ask if he
had any communication to make to it.
        The Chair appointed Messrs. Williams and Stiffler
who waited on the Governor and reported that they had
performed the duty imposed on them, and that they were
informed by the Governor that he would forthwith send a


 
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