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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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96.    1848.

    On motion of Mr. Causin, Mr. Andrew Slicer was appointed
Messenger; & Mr. William Glover Door Keeper.
    On motion of Mr. Causin, the Electors proceeded to
ballot for President of the United States.
        Mr. Cottman nominated Zachary Taylor, of Louisiana:
Whereupon the ballots of the Electors were deposited
in the ballot box, which was sealed & delivered by the
President to Messrs. Cottman & Harris, who, on counting
the said ballots in the presence of the Electors, reported
there had been Eight ballots cast, all of which were
for Zachary Taylor.
        Whereupon, it was declared by the Secretary that
Zachary Taylor, of Louisiana, had received Eight votes
for President of the United States, from & after the Third
Day of March next ensuing, being the whole number to
which the State of Maryland is entitled.
    On motion of Egan, the Electors proceeded to ballot
for Vice President of the United States.
        Mr. Harris nominated Millard Fillmore, of
New York:  Whereupon the ballots of the Electors were
deposited in the ballot box, which was sealed & delivered
by the President to Messrs. Harris & Cottman, 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 by the Secretary that
Millard Fillmore, of New York had received Eight
votes for Vice President of the United States, from & 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 Philip Francis Thomas,
Governor of Maryland, covering Three Certificates of the
election of the Electors, which communication was read &
ordered to be on the table.
    On motion of Mr. Causin, the Secretary was directed to prepare
the usual Forms of Certificates for the signatures of the
Electors.
    Whereupon, the Secretary prepared three several certificates,
agreeably to the following Form:
    To the Honorable, the President of the Senate of the United
States of America.
    We, the undersigned, duly elected Electors of President


 
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