Preamble and Resolution relative to Commander W. J.
Belt, of the United States Navy.
WHEREAS, at the last session of the General Assembly,
a preamble and resolution was passed, respectfully request-
ing the President of the United States, to reinstate Com-
mander W. J. Belt, to the station he held in the American
Navy, prior to the sentence of a court martial, in the year
eighteen hundred and forty-two: AND WHEREAS, the said
resolution did not request that a copy of the said preamble
and resolution should be forwarded to the President by the
Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, That
His Excellency, the Governor, be requested to transmit to
the President of the United States, a copy of the said pre-
amble and resolution, and to ask his favorable considera-