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Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland, 1774-1776
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1776.] PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION 209

At a CONVENTION of the DELEGATES chosen by the several coun-
ties and districts, and by the city of Annapolis and town of Bal-
timore of the province of Maryland, at the city of Annapolis,
on Wednesday the 14th of August, 1776,

WERE PRESENT,

For St. Mary's county.

Middle district.

Richard Barnes,

Adam Fischer,

Ignatius Fenwick.

Upton Sheredine,

Charles county.

Christopher Edelen,

John Dent,

David Schriver.

Thomas Semmes,

Upper district.

John Parnham.

Samuel Beall,

Calvert county.

John Stull,

Benjamin Mackall,

Henry Schnebely.

Charles Grahame,

Baltimore county.

William Fitzhugh,

Charles Ridgely,

John Mackall.

Thomas Cockey Deye,

Prince George's county.

John Stevenson,

Walter Bowie,

Peter Shepherd.

Luke Marbury,

Baltimore town.

Osborn Sprigg,

John Smith,

Thomas Sim Lee.

Jeremiah T. Chase.

Anne Arundel county.

Harford county.

Rezin Hammond,

Jacob Bond,

B. T. B. Worthington,

Henry Wilson, jr.

Charles Carroll, barrister,

John Love,

Samuel Chase.

John Archer.

Frederick co. Lower district.

Cecil county,

Thomas S. Wootton,

Joseph Gilpin,

Jonathan Wilson,

Patrick Ewing,

William Bayly, jr.

David Smith,

Elisha Williams.

Talbot county.

 

Matthew Tilghman.

The convention proceeded to the choice of a president, and the
hon. Matthew Tilghman, esq. was unanimously elected.

The convention appointed Mr. Gabriel Duvall, clerk. Ordered,
That he qualify himself as such, by taking oath that he will honestly,
diligently, and faithfully discharge the office of clerk to the con-
vention of Maryland, and that he will not disclose or reveal the se-
crets thereof.
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