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Session Laws, 1837
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1837.

RESOLUTIONS.

entitled, consistent with his obligation to maintain the
Constitution and Laws of the United States.
Resolved, That his excellency the Governor, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate, be, and he
is hereby authorised and requested 'to appoint some
suitable person as a Commissioner, to repair to Har-
risburg, Pennsylvania, and endeavor to procure the
dismissal of the prosecutions pending against the said
Nathan S. Bemis, Jacob Forwood, Edward Prigg, and
Stephen Lewis, citizens of Maryland, or make such
arrangements as may be necessary to refer the ques-
tions involved, to the Supreme Court of the United
States, without compromitting the liberty of the ac-
cused, and obtain such modification of the laws of
Pennsylvania as will preserve the rights of slave hold-
ers, and cherish good will between the two States;
and the Treasurer of the Western Shore is hereby au-
thorised and directed to pay, out of any money not
otherwise appropriated, such amount as the Legisla-
ture may allow to the said Commissioner, as a com-
pensation for the services contemplated by these reso-
lutions.



 
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