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Patapsco River, at or near Ellicott's furnace, and running thence
southerly with said Deep Run, until it reaches the Baltimore and
Washington Rail Road; and thence with the said rail roafd and including
the same until it reaches the southwestern line of Anne Arundel county
on the big Patuxent River, and thence with the said river, and the
lines of Carroll and Baltimore counties to the place of beginning as
above mentioned and that the said district shall be called Howard
District of Anne Arundel county.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That to aid in administering justice
and providing for the peculiar wants and necessities in civil and
police matters of the people of said district, there shall from time to
time as occasion may require, be appointed or elected therein, as the
case may be, a Register of Wills, a Sheriff and a Clerk of the Court,
to be established therein, which said officers shall have the same
qualifications, hold their offices by the same tenure and be appointed
or elected therein in the same manner with similar officers in the
several counties of this State.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That upon the confirmation of
this act it shall be the duty of the Executive of this State to issue
writs for the election of a Sheriff by the people of said district
within thirty days thereafter, who shall serve until the time of the
next general election of this State, and the citizens of Anne Arundel
county, now inhabitants of the fourth election district thereof and
residing in the said Howard district, shall until otherwise provided by
law, vote at all elections at the fifth election district of Anne
Arundel county, and it is hereby declared that the people of said
Howard district when established, shall vote at the fifth and sixth
election districts for Anne Arundel county, as now established by law
according to the Constitution of this State.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That upon the confirmation of this act, a court shall be
established and styled the Court of Howard District of Anne Arundel county; that the Judges of the third
judicial district of this State shall be the judges thereof, and

 
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