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Proceedings and Debates of the 1867 Constitutional Convention
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SEC. 5. The Commissioner of the Land Office shall also,
without additional compensation, collect, arrange, classify,
have charge of, and safely keep all papers, records, relics,
and other memorials connected with the early history of
Maryland, not belonging to any other office.
SEC. 6. The qualified voters of Worcester county shall,
on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in the month
of November, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-
seven, and every two years theerafter, elect a Wreck
Master for said county, whose duties and compensation
shall be the same as are now, or may be hereafter, pre-
scribed by law; the term of office of said Wreck Master
shall commence on the first Monday of January next suc-
ceeding his election; and a vacancy in said office shall be
filled by the County Commissioners of said county for the
residue of the term.
ARTICLE VIII.
EDUCATION
SECTION 1. The General Assembly, at its first session
after the adoption of this Constitution, shall, by law, es-
tablish, throughout the State, a thorough and efficient
system of free public schools, and shall provide by tax-
ation, or otherwise, for their maintenance.
SEC. 2. The system of public schools, as now consti-
tuted, shall remain in force until the end of the said first
session of the General Assembly, and shall then expire,
except .so far as adopted, or continued, by the General
Assembly.
SEC. 3. The school fund of the State shall be kept in-
violate, and appropriated only to the purposes of educa-
tion.
ARTICLE IX.
MILITIA AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
SECTION 1. The General Assembly shall make, from
time to time, such provisions for organizing, equipping
and disciplining the Militia, as the exigency may require,
and pass such laws to promote volunteer militia organiza-
tions as may afford them effectual encouragement.
SEC. 2. There shall be an Adjutant-General, appointed
by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of
the Senate. He shall hold his office until the appointment
and qualification of his successor, or until removed in pur-
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