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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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An act to repeal an act entitled, An act to alter, change and repeal
such parts of the constitution and form of government of this state, as
relate to the division of Allegany county, into eight separate election
districts, passed at December Session, eighteen hundred and sixteen,
and confirmed at December Session, eighteen hundred and seventeen.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland,
That all such parts of the constitution and form of government,
made such by the acts of eighteen hundred and sixteen and eighteen
hundred and seventeen, which directs that Allegany county shall
be divided and laid off into eight separate election districts, be,
and the same is hereby repealed.
2. And be it enacted, That Allegany county shall be divided into
nine separate election districts; and the additional district shall be
taken and laid off from the seventh and eighth election districts, as
they are now numbered.
3. And be it enacted, That Amos Robinett, Francis Reid, Benjamin
Robinson, John North and Leonard Shereliff, or a majority
of them, or a majority of the survivors of them, be, and they are
hereby appointed commissioners, and authorized to lay off Allegany
county into nine separate election districts; and to number
the same, not altering or changing either the first, second, third,
fourth, fifth and sixth election districts; or the place of holding the
election therein as now established by law, but only dividing the
seventh and eighth into three separate election districts, having
regard
to the population, extent and convenience of the votes in each
of said districts; and said election districts so laid off anew, shall
be
numbered seven, eight and nine, and known thereafter by such
number; and also to select Old Town as the place of holding the
election for one of the said election districts thus to be laid out,
the
house of Isaac Osmun, near the mouth of Fifteen mile creek, for the
place of holding the election of another election district thus laid
out; and Walter Slicer's tavern, or any other place within said
district,
which may be deemed more convenient, for the place of holding
the election in the other election district thus to be laid out; and
the said commissioners shall, on or before the first day of April,
eighteen hundred and twenty-six, deliver to the clerk of Allegany

 
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