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Session Laws, 1832
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1832. RESOLUTIONS.

and private worth, solemnly record their sentiment of his
impressive merits, and offer every tribute of reverence for

those excellencies which have proved themselves to Mary-
land, in permanent benefits; strengthened the Councils of
the Fathers of our Freedom, and mingled in the lustre of
our revolutionary renown Be it therefore,

Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, That we
cherish for the memory of Charles Carroll, of Carrollton,
the deepest respect; indulging with pride the reflection
that Maryland, to whose dignity and advantage were de-
voted his zealous and accomplished mind, and the energy
and weight of his pure character, was the land of his birth
and the home of his long and interesting life.

Resolved, That the resolute patriotism of Charles Car-
roll, when at the hazard of his brilliant private interests he

dedicated himself to the cause of American Independence,
consecrates his life among the memorials of civil heroism, to
adorn and enforce the history of human liberty;—that this
patriotic sacrifice, and the continued and cogent efforts of
his mind, and all his earnest labours in advancing the
consummation of our Independence, in awakening the
people of Maryland to the sense of their rights, and their
power, and in sustaining their ardour in their vindication

tion and our gratitude.

Resolved, That permanently to indicate to posterity a
noble model of public spirit, and to keep alive to future
ages of the Republic, the image of a useful life and a glo-
rious example; the Governor be and he is hereby requested
to procure to be painted a full length likeness of the de-
parted Charles Carroll, of Carrollton, to be placed in the
Senate Chamber; the scene of his legislative labours; the
theatre of that body, whose peculiar Constitution he fram-
ed, and the site of the sublime surrender of military autho-
rity, by the Father of our Country, with whose honours
the deserts of Carroll are entwined.

Resolved, That in testimony of the respect we have ex-
pressed for the deceased; the members of the Assembly,
wear badges of mourning for the remainder of this ses-
sion; and that the Council and Senate Chambers, and Hall
of the House of Delegates, be hung with mourning for
the same period.

Resolved, That the Governor be, and he is hereby re-
quested to transmit to the family of the deceased, copies
of these resolutions.


 

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