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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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56                                               1832.

    On motion of Mr. Smith, Andrew Jackson, of the State of Tennessee
was put in nomination for President of the United States; and
Martin Van Buren of the State of New York, for Vice President
of the United States of America:  And
    On motion of Mr. Price, Henry Clay of the State of Kentucky
was put in nomination for President of the United States; and
John Sergeant of the State of Pennsylvania, for Vice President
of the United States of America.
    The ballots for President of the United States of America
were then deposited in the ballot box, which was sealed up and
delivered to Messrs. Heath and Constable who were appointed
to county the ballots and report the result:  They accordingly retired,
and after a time returned and reported that they had
found there were Eight votes given, in all, for President
of the United States of America, Five of which were for
Henry Clay, of the State of Kentucky, and Three for Andrew Jackson
of the State of Tennessee.
    The ballots for Vice President of the United States were
then deposited in the ballot box, which was sealed up and
delivered to Messrs. Price and Smith, who were appointed to
count the ballots and report the result:  They accordingly
retired, and after a time returned and reported that they had
found there were Eight votes given in all for Vice President
of the United States of America; Five of which were for John
Sergeant, of the State of Pennsylvania, and Three for Martin
Van Buren, of the State of New York.
    Whereupon, it was declared that Henry Clay of the State
of Kentucky had received Five votes of the Ten votes to which
the State of Maryland is entitled, for President of the United States
of America; Andrew Jackson, of the State of Tennessee, Three votes,
of the Ten votes to which the State of Maryland is entitled, for President
of the United States of America; And that John Sergeant
of the State of Pennsylvania, had received Five votes, of the
Ten votes, to which the State of Maryland is entitled, for Vice President
of the United States of America, and that Martin Van Buren,
of the State of New York had received Three votes, of the Ten
votes to which the State of Maryland is entitled, for Vice President
of the United States of America.
    On motion of Mr. Heath the following Form of certificate
of the lists of votes, directed to be transmitted by mail and by express
to the President of the Senate of the United States of America and to the


 
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