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The Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland, 1939
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The States of Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Texas rejected the

The fifteenth article was submitted to the legislatures of the several
States, there being then thirty-seven States, by a resolution of Congress
passed on the 27th of February, 1869, at the first session of the Forty-first
Congress; and was ratified, according to a proclamation of the Secretary
of State dated March 30, 1870, by the legislatures of the following States:

Nevada, March 1, 1869.

Florida, June 15, 1869.

West Virginia, March 3, 1869.

New Hampshire, July 7, 1869.

North Carolina, March 5, 1869.

Virginia, October 8, 1869.

Louisiana, March 5, 1869.

Vermont, October 21, 1869.

Illinois, March 5, 1869.

Alabama, November 24, 1869.

Michigan, March 8, 1869.

Missouri, January 10, 1870.

Wisconsin, March 9, 1869.

Mississippi, January 17, 1870.

Massachusetts, March 12, 1869.

Rhode Island, January 18, 1870.

Maine, March 12, 1869.

Kansas, January 19, 1870.

South Carolina, March 16, 1869.

2 Ohio, January 27, 1870.

Pennsylvania, March 26, 1869.

Georgia, February 2, 1870.

Arkansas, March 30, 1869.

Iowa, February 3, 1870.

1 New York, April 14, 1869.

Nebraska, February 17, 1870.

Indiana, May 14, 1869.

Texas, February 18, 1870.

Connecticut, May 19, 1869.

Minnesota, February 19, 1870.

3 The State of New Jersey ratified this amendment on the 21st of
February, 1871, subsequent to the date of the proclamation of the Secre-
tary of State.

The States of California, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Oregon, and
Tennessee rejected this amendment.

1 New York withdrew her consent to the ratification January 5, 1870.

2 Ohio had previously rejected the amendment May 4, 1869.

3 New Jersey had previously rejected the amendment.


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